It was published by Scotsman Publications, which in turn is part of regional newspaper publishers Johnston Press. The editorial offices were in Dunfermline.
It shared a website with the other newspapers in the Fife Free Press series.
It came out on Thursdays.
It was renamed the Herald & Post Dunfermline & West Fife in 2009, but closed in October 2010. The circulation area of the Edinburgh & Lothian Herald & Post expanded across the Forth to fill much of the gap left.