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Cola Daily is owned and operated by Midlands Media Group.

Cola Daily (www.coladaily.comstrives to be a hyperlocal daily publication covering news and events in Richland and Lexington counties with accuracy and integrity and without bias. But what does that mean?

In short, it means we are your newspaper. We cover the news and tell the stories that matter to you. We are a reflection of the community — our community. We present just the facts; no editorials or columns here. And we care about what you have to say. We want people to talk about our stories, with us and with each other.

We are your free, online-only local newspaper.


Kirk Litton
, executive managing partner,

Keith Stover, managing partner,

Terry Ward, managing editor,

Terry Ward has served as a reporter for The Lexington County Chronicle & Dispatch News, and the editor and publisher of his own local news website, West Metro News. A graduate of Francis Marion University, Ward began his newspaper career in 1989 at the Morning News in Florence and has worked for South Carolina newspapers in Lexington, Winnsboro, Greenwood, Loris, Conway, and Columbia. Ward has won numerous South Carolina Press Association Awards for news and feature writing, while covering everything from dog shows and presidential visits to Easter egg hunts and bank robberies. Ward has also written for Columbia Business Monthly magazine.



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