The new company, which will be called Gannett, will be focused on establishing a business model that puts digital offerings first.
GateHouse Media, which owns more than 150 newspapers in the U.S. and is backed by an investment company, plans to buy Gannett Co., the second largest newspaper company in the U.S.
Also, Asheville has organized a chapter of the American Institute of Graphic Arts, and more.
Four journalists lost their jobs in Wednesday's layoffs, including reporter Mark Barrett, who started at the newspaper in 1986.
Also, the Asheville Fringe Festival is in full swing, and much more.
Also, peeling paint on Coxe Avenue is being cleaned up, and much more.
Three more newsroom jobs are being cut at the newspaper.
The newspaper plans to lease back space and remain, while the entire interior is renovated for new tenants.
Buncombe commissioners have been at odds with Buncombe County Sheriff Van Duncan before; most recently over Duncan's proposal for a new jail, which commissioners have opposed.
The number of employees working out of the Asheville Citizen-Times building at 14 O'Henry Ave. has been cut dramatically over the past decade.
Carolina Commentary encourages news organizations to share their editorials.
Also, the Asheville Art Museum is planning to open temporary offices on Biltmore Avenue, and much more.
The latest round of newspaper layoffs is more evidence of the unstoppable decline in print advertising.
Also, Crucible bar in the River Arts District is open, and much more.
Awtry oversaw a dramatic newsroom reorganization and oversaw another round of layoffs during his short tenure.
Veteran reporter Barbara Blake and photographer John Coutlakis bid farewell in two very different columns, one nostalgic, one gut-wrenching.
It's another sorrowful day at the Asheville Citizen-Times.
At least four newsroom employees have decided not to reapply for their jobs, including reporter Barbara Blake, who has been at the newspaper for four decades.
The likely results? The remaining copy editors in Asheville will be re-assigned, and more editing errors.
Word on the street is that the Gannett-owned Asheville Citizen-Times will be one of the papers to see the 12-14 pages of USA Today content.
Gannet Blog reports that Gannett is planning to extend pay walls to more of its newspaper websites early next year. The company has been experimenting w pay walls at three locations, including Tallahassee, were former ...