Founded in 1912, the Williamson Daily News is a daily newspaper that provides local, state, national and global news to Williamson, W.V., and surrounding areas. Williamson Daily News is published by Heartland Publications. Heartland Publications was formed in 2004 to acquire and develop community newspapers in smaller markets in the United States. The company publishes community newspapers in the states of North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, West Virginia, Georgia and Oklahoma. Its publications reach more than 125,000 households on a weekly basis. Among the company s holdings are The Robesonion of Lumberton, N.C.; Bladen Journal of Elizabethtown, N.C.; The Sampson Independent of Clinton, N.C.; The Red Springs Citizen of Red Springs, N.C.; News Democrat Leader of Russellville, Ky.; and Grayson County News Gazette of Leitchfield, Ky. Heartland Publications is headquartered in Old Saybrook, Conn. Williamson Daily News is based in Williamson, W.V.