Wilson Times Co. purchases Wake Weekly newspapers 2/5/19

The Wake Weekly newspaper group – The Wake Forest Weekly and its zoned editions in Rolesville and Franklin County along with the Butner-Creedmoor News – are operating under new ownership.

Publisher and Executive Editor Todd Allen has sold the newspapers, along with marketing agency Kingsdale Media, to The Wilson Times Co., a growing print and digital media company with a daily paper and two other weeklies in its publishing portfolio.


Wilson Times Co. acquires and merges four publications in Johnston County 9/4/18

The Wilson Times Co. of Wilson, N.C., has purchased the Kenly News, Pine Level News, Princeton News Leader and Selma News from Rick and Karen Stewart, owners of the newspapers since 1981.

The Stewarts are retiring and Keven Zepezauer, Times president and publisher, combined the four publications into a countywide weekly newspaper under the Johnstonian News banner.

Ken Blum, senior associate with Grimes, McGovern & Associates, represented the Stewarts.


Zepezauer hired as general manager in Wilson, N.C. 8/16/16

By Brie Handgraaf, staff writer, The Wilson Times

Throughout Keven Zepezauer's 22-year career, he has witnessed many shifts within the newspaper industry, so it is fitting the seasoned executive joined The Wilson Times staff on Monday.

In his post as general manager, he'll oversee daily operations, including recent survey-based alterations to the newspaper's content.

"The time has come for me to get some fresh, new ideas and Keven was the right person to bring in at the right time," said Times President and Publisher Morgan Dickerman.