Laurence named publisher of Richmond Register

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RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) - Community Newspaper Holdings Inc. has named Ann Laurence publisher of the Richmond Register.

The newspaper reports Laurence began her new responsibilities Monday.

Since 2005, she has been publisher of The News Courier in Athens, Ala., where she oversaw daily newspaper operations that included digital, print and niche publications. She joined CNHI in 2000.

Laurence started her newspaper career in the composing room of her hometown newspaper The Winchester (Ky.) Sun, and worked her way up to advertising director.

She says she is happy to be back in her home state and wants to "build on the accomplishments" of the newspaper.

She succeeds Nick Lewis, who had served in the post for more than eight years.

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