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The News-Topic
TypeDaily newspaper (except Sun.)
Owner(s)Paxton Media Group
PublisherCaldwell Publishing Company
EditorGuy Lucas
LanguageAmerican English
Headquarters123 Pennton Avenue
Lenoir, North Carolina 28645
CountryUnited States
OCLC number26652822

The News-Topic (formerly the Lenoir News-Topic, which was a consolidation of the earlier Lenoir News and Lenoir Topic) is an American, English language newspaper published daily (except Sun.) in Lenoir, North Carolina and serving all of Caldwell County, North Carolina.[1]

The News-Topic was formerly owned by Worrell Newspapers of Charlottesville, Virginia. The New York Times Company acquired eight daily papers, including the News-Topic, from Worrell in 1982. The News Topic is a member of the North Carolina Press Association.[2] It is currently owned by the Paxton Media Group, which purchased it from The New York Times Company in 1995.[3] Guy Lucas is the publisher and editor, Jim Rash is the advertising director, Mike Lambert is circulation director.[4]

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  1. ^ "News Topic". Library of Congress. Retrieved January 14, 2020.
  2. ^ "N.Y. Times Company Is Acquiring The Enterprise, Other Newspapers". google news.
  3. ^ Leaving Readers Behind. Google Books. ISBN 9781610752329.
  4. ^ "The News-Topic". NC Press Associatin. Retrieved January 21, 2020.