The Mountain Times newspaper has been sold to Media Services Group (MSGI) of Greeneville, Tennessee, according to Gary Greene of Cribb & Associates, who represented the seller Ken Ketchie in this transaction.

Established in 1979, The Mountain Times has a weekly circulation of 31,000 and serves the communities of Boone, Blowing Rock, Banner Elk, Newland, Seven Devils, Linville, Sugar Mountain, and Beech Mountain.

Cribb & Associates is the oldest media consulting and brokerage firm in the United States with offices in Montana, Wyoming, Wisconsin, Virginia, and Florida.

Published May 14, 2002

Boone, NC