Journal Communications subsidiary sells newspapers

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Posted: Sep 08, 2011 9:18 AM
Journal Communications subsidiary sells newspapers

A subsidiary of Journal Communications is selling its publications and websites in Florida to a South Carolina company.

Journal Community Publishing Group, Inc. says it is selling Clay Today, Clay County Leader, Ponte Vedra Recorder, St. Augustine Underground, First Coast Register and Car Connection, which are distributed in Clay, St. John's and Duval counties in Florida. OPC News, LLC, of Sumter, S.C., is buying the companies. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed in the Thursday statement.

Journal Communications, Inc., headquartered in Milwaukee, owns and operates 33 radio stations and 13 television stations in 12 states and operates an additional television station under a local marketing agreement.