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BH Media buys Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star

The Richmond Times-Dispatch reported Thursday that its parent company, BH Media Group, has purchased the Free Lance-Star in Fredericksburg.

The deal also includes the Free Lance-Star's commercial printing operation, known as Print Innovators. The Free Lance-Star's previous owner, Sandton Capital Partners, acquired the paper in 2014 as the result of a court-approved bankruptcy auction. No terms were revealed.

BH Media Group purchases two Va. newspapers

BH Media Group continues to expand its newspaper holdings in Virginia.

The company announced on March 31 that it has acquired the Martinsville Bulletin and the Franklin News-Post in Rocky Mount from Haskell Newspapers. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Program announced for annual conference in April

Doug Hiemstra, who oversees the operation of the 28 daily and more than 30 weekly newspapers BH Media Group purchased from Media General last year, will headline the Virginia Press Association Annual Conference that takes place April 4-5, 2014 and culminates with the news and advertising awards banquet.