Excluded from the sale is 93.9 WSCZ Winnsboro, SC which was sold to Alpha Media last month and three translators: 94.9 W235CH St. Matthews, 98.7 W254CE and 99.5 W258CP both in Orangeburg. Community has begun operating their new acquisitions via Time Brokerage Agreement.
Original Report 9/8: Jim Leven and Bruce Mittman’s Community Broadcasters are making a big expansion into South Carolina with the purchase of Harold Miller’s Miller Communications 12 stations in Florence, Orangeburg, and Sumter.
Community Broadcasters currently operates sixteen stations in the New York markets of Elmira, Ogdensburg, Olean, and Watertown. While terms of the acquisition have yet to be released, Community will begin operating the stations immediately via LMA. Harold Miller will join Community in a management position.
The newly acquired stations are:
Florence: Hot AC “Star 93.7” WSIM Lamar, News/Talk “Live 95.3” WFRK Quinby, Variety Hits “97.1 Frank-FM” 1310 WDKD Kingstree/97.1 W246AW Florence, Sports “ESPN 98.9” 1230 WOLH Florence/1260 WHYM Lake City/98.9 W255BD Darlington
Orangeburg: Urban Oldies “Old School 102.9” WQKI Orangeburg, Country “Kat Country 105.3” WGFG Branchville
Sumter: Urban Oldies “Old School 93.3” 1290 WWHM/93.3 W227BI Sumter, Rock “Bad Dog 94.7” WWBD Sumter, Variety Hits “Z95.5” WIBZ Wedgefield, Country “Kat Country 99.3” WWKT-FM Kingstree/103.5 W278AV Sumter, NewsTalk 1240 WDXY/105.9 W290AY Sumter