About Us

Founded in 2005, American Hometown Publishing is a community media company with newspapers, magazines and websites serving readers and advertisers in Florida, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Virginia. In 2016, AHP launched Hometown Digital Solutions, a digital marketing services company that offers a complete suite of products to help our advertisers thrive online. Our mission is to tell the truth, enlighten, entertain and inform our communities with 1st-class content, advertising and service.

Our Leadership Team

Clarissa Williams, COO American Hometown Publishing.  Founder of Hometown Digital Solutions.


Clarissa’s career spans more than 25 years as a newspaper executive.  Clarissa works with AHP’s newspapers on strategy and operations. She developed Hometown Digital Solutions.  Previously, she was president and publisher of SJR Media Group (Illinois), group publisher of GateHouse Media Delaware and also worked in a variety of leadership positions with Halifax Media Group, Landmark Community Newspapers Inc., CNHI and American Publishing. She has spoken at national newspaper conventions and has served on a variety of state press association boards. She’s also been involved in community organizations like Habitat For Humanity, women’s groups and churches.  Williams is known for  pioneering numerous digital changes in the media landscape, and helping thousands of businesses with solid growth strategies.  She is committed to being a steward of entrepreneurism.  She is on the board of directors for 360 Media Alliance.



Greg began his career in the newspaper industry in 2004 as a staff accountant for his hometown newspaper, The Kenosha News. During the next 10 years, he rose from staff accountant to controller, while remaining involved in operations. In June 2015, Greg joined American Hometown Publishing as CFO. Greg is very involved with  his community and his local church.