About Us

South County Publications, based in Auburn, IL, publishes nine weekly newspapers - The Auburn Citizen, Chatham Clarion, Rochester Times, Pawnee Post, Pleasant Plains Press, New Berlin Bee, Riverton Register (includes Tri-City Register) and the Williamsville/Sherman Sun-Times. All publications are based in Sangamon County, IL.


South County Publications focuses on local news, sports and feature items. We are community-based and family-owned. We do not charge for items such as obituaries, engagements and weddings.  Submit news items or ad inquiries to: southco@royell.org or chathamclarion@royell.org.  Call 217-438-6155 for more information.