- Associated Press - Thursday, April 3, 2014

SEBRING, Fla. (AP) - The Daytona Beach-based Halifax Media Group has sold the News-Sun of Sebring to the Charlotte County-based Sun Newspapers.

The News-Sun (http://goo.gl/Vu7ec7 ) reports that the sale was completed Tuesday. Details of the sale weren’t disclosed.

Derek Dunn-Rankin founded Sun Newspapers in 1977 with the purchase of the Venice Gondolier. The company, which is still owned by the Dunn-Rankin family, has expanded over the years with daily and weekly publications throughout southwest and central Florida. The News-Sun will be the company’s first tri-weekly newspaper.