Kevin Powell named GM of Tryon Newsmedia

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Long time marketing executive Kevin Powell has been promoted to General Manager of Tryon Newsmedia, LLC, which publishes the Tryon Daily Bulletin, Life in Our Foothills, Visitor’s Bulletin and related digital products.

Betty Ramsey, the newspaper’s publisher since 2010, will retain her ownership interest in the company, and will be moving to Farmville, Va. where she will take over as publisher of the Farmville Herald, Farmville the Magazine, The Charlotte Gazette, The Kenbridge Victoria Dispatch and related digital products in January.

“Kevin understands the unique role of a community newspaper and has earned this opportunity through his hard work, good results and commitment to the community,” Ramsey said. “Our future is bright under Kevin’s leadership.”

Powell joined the newspaper in 2013, and lives in Columbus with his wife, Krystal, and their two children, Brianna and Brandon.