By Denyse Clark, The Herald, Rock Hill, S.C. Knight Ridder/Tribune Business News
May 3--CAROLINA NEWSPAPERS HIRES EXECUTIVE EDITOR: YORK, S.C.--Carolina Newspapers has hired former Gaston Gazette education reporter William Joshua Lucas to be its new executive editor.
Lucas, 29, graduated from the University of Chicago with a degree in American history. While attending the university, he was founding editor of a student-led publication, the Chicago Weekly News.
Lucas has worked at three North Carolina papers, the Rocky Mount Telegram and the Wilson Daily Times and the Gazette in Gastonia.
His background in journalism includes working as …