Mon., July 20, 2009 3:37pm (EDT)

Cox Enterprises Selling Its Newspapers
By Associated Press
Updated: 5 years ago

ATLANTA  —   The company that owns the Atlanta Journal-Constitution will sell more than a dozen of its other papers.

Cox Enterprises Inc. says it has agreed to sell 13 North Carolina newspapers to a company headed by the son of late billionaire Jack Kent Cooke.

Cox said Monday that it will sell the Rocky Mount Telegram, The Daily Reflector of Greenville and The Daily Advance of Elizabeth City along with 10 weekly papers in eastern North Carolina.

Georgia-based Cox Enterprises continues to market for sale its newspapers in Texas.