Asheville Citizen-Times

The Asheville Citizen-Times is the major daily newspaper of Asheville, North Carolina. It was formed in 1991 as a result of a merger of the morning Asheville Citizen and the afternoon Asheville Times. It is owned by Gannett.Founded in 1870 as a weekly, the Citizen became a daily newspaper in 1885. Writers Thomas Wolfe, O. Henry, both buried in Asheville, and F. Scott Fitzgerald, a common visitor of Asheville, frequently could be found in the newsroom in earlier days. In 1930 the Citizen came under common ownership with the Times, which was first established in 1896 as the Asheville Gazette.
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  • Gannett Papers Evolve to Avoid Becoming Publishing’s ‘Buggy Whips’

    … with Gannett’s acquisition of Belo’s properties last year and the digital division is much bigger with Gannett’s recent 100% ownership of, the media company’s newspapers remain its top revenue producer. The publishing division — whose 99 daily newspapers include USA Today and 17 regionals in the U.K. — generated 70% of the Gannett’s revenues…

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