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D-R Media buys Sun Publications of Florida

When the Dunn-Rankin family bought its first newspaper in Highlands County, the announcement stressed the mission of community newspapers. That belief in making a positive impact on the local communities continues today as David Dunn-Rankin, president and CEO of D-R Media and Investments LLC, announces the acquisition of Sun Publications of Florida, a group of four weeklies in Lake and Sumter counties, from Lakeway Publishers.

“We believe in the future of community newspapers. Well-run local papers are growing and thriving. Lakeway newspapers are strong community-focused products located near our existing publications in central Florida. The newspapers in Mt. Dora and Clermont are a natural fit for our existing papers in Highlands and Polk counties,” Dunn-Rankin said.

Read the full article from the Highlands News-Sun: D-R Media buys Sun Publications of Florida