Mathews named publisher of Mobile Press-Register

Ricky Mathews, who served as publisher of the Sun Herald in Biloxi until Aug. 7, was named today as the publisher and president of the Mobile Press-Register, the newspaper has announced.

Mathews also was named president of Advance Alabama/Mississippi and will assume oversight responsibility for the Birmingham News and the Huntsville Times, in addition to the Press-Register and Mississippi Press.

All four newspapers are part of Advance Publications Inc.'s newspaper group.

Read more about this story in Tuesday's Sun Herald.