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Ellington CMS Client Launch: Southern Community Newspapers, Inc.

Ellington CMS, a leader in web content management systems serving innovative, high-requirements media publishers, is proud to announce the launch of eight websites for Southern Community Newspapers, Inc., a highly respected Georgia-based publisher with a 114 year history in newspaper publishing emphasizing immersive coverage of local news and sports.

Ellington CMS worked closely with the Southern Community Newspapers team to develop their seven newspaper brands' new websites in just six weeks in addition to releasing several enhancements to the Ellington CMS site comments toolset which enable newsroom workflow requirements in managing user generated content.

Robert Granfeldt Jr., Vice President of Digital Media at Southern Community Newspapers, said the new sites feature "brand-new, state-of-the-art technology that is quickly becoming the standard for newspaper websites around the country."

Granfeldt said readers would find that content "is better presented and easier to find” with the newly redesigned websites.

Dan Cox, President of Mediaphormedia, developers of Ellington CMS and Ellington Marketplace, said "we are excited and honored to work with Southern Community Newspapers under Robert Granfeldt's web strategies lead and his hand-picked web team. We have nothing short of the highest of expectations for what we'll be able to accomplish together combining our software with their unique market approach and execution strategies … watch this company!"

"We looked at a number of CMS solutions and with our aggressive focus on Audience, Ellington CMS stood out. In the coming year, we expect to double our audience and in turn, monetize those eyeballs into dramatic revenue increases," Granfeldt said.

Southern Community Newspapers, Inc. websites:

Albany Herald

Clayton News Daily

Gwinnett Daily Post

Henry Daily Herald

Jackson Progress-Argus

Newton Citizen

Rockdale Citizen

Gwinnett Prep Sports