About CEN

Office: 2 E. Bryan St, Suite 400, Savannah, GA. 31401

Coastal Empire News (CEN) is one of Georgia’s leading independent, locally-owned news companies, headquartered in Savannah, Georgia,  publishing in multiple markets in the state.  

CEN’s three news websites cover business, government and political news, as well as editorial views on key issues in each region.  Over 10,000 readers a day have opted in to receive and read CEN’s breaking news alerts. 

The company publishes news and advertising information on all websites and social media platforms to help advertisers reach current and prospective clients.

CEN offers full digital media services, including geo-targeting and geo-fencing of internet and social media strategies.  Under the company’s Absolute Marketing Georgia company, the firm offers web development, hosting and support services, as well as email list development and email campaigns.

CEN is owned by Louise D. “Lou” Phelps, a 100% MWBE firm.  Ms. Phelps has been a news publisher since 1981, and the recipient of multiple awards from journalism and publishing groups.