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The Greenville News
The Greenville News front page.jpg
The July 27, 2005 front page of
The Greenville News
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner Gannett Company
Publisher Steven Brandt
Editor John S. Pittman
Founded 1874
Headquarters 305 South Main St.
Greenville, SC 29602-1688
United States
Circulation 88,898 Morning
116,455 Sunday[1]
Official website GreenvilleOnline.com

The Greenville News is a daily morning newspaper published in Greenville, South Carolina. Along with The State in Columbia and Charleston's Post and Courier, it is one of the three largest papers in the Palmetto State.

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History

The Greenville News started off as a four-page publication in 1874. For a one-year subscription, it was eight dollars. After five different owners and many editors, the Peace family bought the paper in 1927, around the same time that Greenville was becoming known as “The Textile Center of the South.” Shortly thereafter, The Piedmont, a small afternoon paper, began printing. Then in 1995, the smaller afternoon paper and the larger morning paper merged to become The News-Piedmont. Later that same year, Gannett purchased the newspaper and became the new owner, changing the name to The Greenville News. Today The News prints over 100,000 newspapers a day.

Publications

Besides The Greenville News itself, the company also publishes a newspaper/magazine called Link. It features local entertainment, news, photos, and reviews. It is a free publication and is available at more than 1,100 locations in Anderson, Greenville, Pickens and Spartanburg counties.

References

  1. ^ "About Gannett: The Greenville News". Gannett Co., Inc.. http://www.gannett.com/about/map/ataglance/greenvi.htm. Retrieved 2006-11-07.  

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