It was first published in the late 1980s as the Lichfield and Rugeley edition of what was then the Chase Post. In 1990 it was renamed the Lichfield & Rugeley Chase Post, before becoming simply the Lichfield edition of The Post once more from 1991. In 1994 it regained its separate status and adopted the title given above. In 1996 it added a subtitle: & Staffordshire Times.
It came out on Thursdays.
It ceased publication in July 2009, together with several other Trinity Mirror Midlands titles including its sub-edition for Rugeley, the Rugeley Post. The website still exists, but the local news hasn’t been updated since the newspaper closed.