The Morning News, a Berkshire Hathaway Co. newspaper, is published daily and Sunday in Florence, S.C., to serve the Pee Dee.
The first edition of the newspaper, the Weekly News and Review, appeared on March 18, 1922. Its immediate predecessor was the Florence News and Review, and its name was later changed to the Morning News Review.
In February 1928 it purchased the Florence Daily Times and the name was changed to the Florence Morning News.
The Florence Morning News was purchased by Thomson Newspapers in December 1981, was sold to Media General of Richmond, Va., in 2000 and to BH Media in 2012.