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Adams Publishing Group buys 2 Cooke Communications sites

September 4, 2018

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Adams Publishing Group says it has bought Cooke Communications operations in North Carolina and Florida.

The Daily Reflector of Greenville reports it is included in the sale to Adams, along with The Rocky Mount Telegram, The Daily Advance of Elizabeth City, The Key West Citizen in Key West, Florida, and several non-daily newspapers and websites.

Two Oceans Digital, KeyWest.com and FloridaKeys.com will remain in Cooke Communications Florida.

The deal was closed last Friday. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Adams Publishing operates 30 daily newspapers, more than 100 non-daily newspapers, and other enterprises in 20 states and the District of Columbia, with more than 2,300 employees. Cooke Communications is a family owned company founded by John Kent Cooke Sr. and his family in 2000.


Information from: The Daily Reflector, http://www.reflector.com

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