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2011-06-28 00:00:33

To be rolled-out nationally after successful Pilot at Augusta Chronicle San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 27, 2011 InSequent (http://www.insequent.com) today announced that Morris Publishing Group (http://www.morris.com) has selected them as their mobile marketing solution provider. InSequent's solution will be offered as a standalone option, as well as bundled with various ad products, and sold by the company's ad sales force. Morris has numerous daily and non-daily newspapers, radio...

2011-05-02 13:52:00

AUGUSTA, Ga., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Morris Publishing Group today announced the retirement of Executive Vice President James C. Currow and the appointment of Derek J. May as the new executive vice president effective Friday, May 6. As EVP of Morris Publishing Group, Mr. Currow, 67, has served as the chief operating officer, overseeing the company's 13 daily newspapers, 27 non-daily publications and Skirt magazine. "Jim Currow's leadership and management of our newspapers have been...

2010-03-02 08:19:00

AUGUSTA, Ga., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Morris Publishing Group, LLC today announced that it has completed the necessary steps to consummate its prepackaged plan of reorganization, thereby officially marking the Company's emergence from bankruptcy. William S. Morris III, chairman of Morris Publishing said, "Yesterday, we completed our formal debt restructuring, with Morris Publishing emerging with a significantly de-leveraged balance sheet. I am grateful for the support of all of our...

2010-02-17 09:54:00

AUGUSTA, Ga., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The bankruptcy court here today confirmed Morris Publishing Group's reorganization plan and approved the adequacy of its Disclosure Statement, clearing the way for the Company to emerge from bankruptcy as soon as March 1, 2010. Once it emerges from bankruptcy, Morris Publishing and its 13 daily newspapers will operate from a stronger financial position, having reduced its overall principal amount of indebtedness from approximately $418 million to...

2010-01-19 18:40:00

AUGUSTA, Ga., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Morris Publishing Group announced today that, as part of its financial restructuring, the company has received Court approval to continue business operations without interruption. Judge John Dalis of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Augusta granted critical "first-day" motions that allow the company to continue paying wages and benefits to employees and to continue covering both pre- and post-petition obligations to suppliers and customers. The court...

2010-01-19 06:00:00

AUGUSTA, Ga., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- With the support of an overwhelming majority of its bondholders, Morris Publishing Group today filed a plan in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Georgia in Augusta to complete the restructuring of its debt. Morris has asked the Court to approve a plan that will reduce bondholder debt through the issuance of $100 million of new second lien secured notes due in 2014 in exchange for the cancellation of approximately $278.5 million...

2009-11-30 14:51:00

AUGUSTA, Ga., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Derek May has been named assistant to the president of Morris Communications Company, LLC. His appointment to the newly-created position is effective Jan. 4, 2010. "Derek has been part of the Morris Communications family for more than two decades, and he brings broad-ranging experience to this new position," said William S. Morris IV, President. "We are pleased to have the opportunity to work with him in this new capacity." A native Augustan and...

2008-10-14 03:00:32

Katrina Storey Dixon, 52, entered into rest Saturday, October 11, 2008. Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Wednesday, October 15, 2008 in the Lumpkin Road Chapel of Elliott Sons Funeral Home with Minister Timothy Cole officiating. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park. Kurt Roberson, Kyle Roberson, Brannon Graybill, Kris Storey, Blake Storey and Howard Ellison will serve as pallbearers. Katrina lived in Augusta all her life, graduating from Butler High School. She was a...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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