Charlottesville Daily Progress
The Daily Progress is the sole daily newspaper in the vicinity of Charlottesville, Virginia. It has been published continuously since 1892, when it was founded by James Lindsay. . Lindsay's family owned it for 79 years, until the sale to the Worrell Newspaper group which took over on January 1, 1971. The DP immediately became the group's flagship paper, and T. Eugene Worrell moved his newspaper group headquarters to Charlottesville. On May 17, 2012 Media General, Inc. announced signed agreements with Berkshire Hathaway, Inc., whereby a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, BH Media Group, will purchase newspapers owned by Media General, including the Progress. The publisher for the paper is Lawrence McConnell and the headquarters for the Daily Progress are located at 685 Rio Road W. Charlottesville, Virginia 22904.