I heard the rumor a couple of weeks ago and started poking around, and just now got confirmation from the most reliable of sources:
Yes, we just closed on the Free Times in Columbia! We are putting out a press release as I am sending this. We are super excited about the acquisition and look forward to growing in the Columbia market!
The Post and Courier
This is good news, following on the most terrible of news. In the wake of Charlie Nutt’s shocking death, I had worried about what would become of the alternative weekly and my friends who work there.
It’s good to know that an outfit as steady and successful as the P&C will now be publishing the paper.