America's Newspapers welcomes two new members

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America's Newspapers is honored to welcome The People-Sentinel in Barnwell, South Carolina, and  Nexta.io into membership!

The People-Sentinel has quite a story to tell as Barnwell County’s oldest business.

The newspaper dates back to 1852 when The (Barnwell) Palmetto Sentinel was established by E. A. Bronson. In 1925 it merged with the Barnwell People, which began publication in 1877 after its founding by Major John W. Holmes. The Williston Way, which was founded in 1921, later consolidated into the present newspaper.

The People-Sentinel has had many owners throughout its history, including local residents and large corporations. The paper is currently owned by Barnwell native Jonathan Vickery who purchased the newspaper in July 2021 from Gannett Media, and also serves as publisher.

It is published weekly on Wednesdays.

The mission of Nexta.io is to empower local publishers and media companies to remain relevant for their digital advertising clients. Nexta.io seeks to be the backbone of your digital transformation. The digital marketing engine provides automation and integrates seamlessly into existing publisher order-entry software, while allowing you to offer omni-channel digital marketing campaigns, with automation and smart AI technology, to better serve your end clients' digital marketing needs.

Morten Revsbech is head of strategic partnerships and can be reached at morten@nexta.io.

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