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SouthComm to acquire the Nashville Scene and Nfocus

August 19th, 2009

Chris Ferrell
SouthComm, Inc


SouthComm, Inc announced today it is acquiring the Nashville Scene and Nfocus from Village Voice Media. The deal is expected to close on Friday, August 21. Terms of the transaction are not being divulged.

VVM has owned and operated the Scene since 2006. Chris Ferrell, CEO of SouthComm, was Publisher of the Nashville Scene from 2005-2007.

SouthComm, Inc was formed in late 2007 to operate regional niche publications. The Nashville-based company owns The City Paper,, BusinessTN magazine, MusicRow, the Medical News chain of papers, Her Nashville and LEO, an alternative weekly in Louisville. The company also owns Target Marketing and SouthComm Publishing which are custom publishing companies serving chambers of commerce and other associations.