Contact Us

Main phone number:
To subscribe:
252-946-2144, ext. 228
For Classifieds:
252-946-2144, ext. 227
For Advertising:
252-946-2144, ext. 239
For the News Room:
252-946-2144, ext. 1
For Sports:
252-946-2144 ext. 236


Physical Address:
217 N. Market St.
Washington, NC 27889
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1788
Washington, NC 27889

Staff List

Ashley Vansant

Publisher & President

Gina Lee

Customer Service / Circulation

Kim Riggs

Customer Service / Bookkeeping

Vail Stewart Rumley

News Editor

Caroline Hudson


Jonathan Rowe


David Cucchiara

Sports Editor

Jason Scott


Cecilia Prokos

Marketing Consultant

German Llodrat

Marketing Consultant

Spencer Stanley

Marketing Consultant

Caleb Miller

Classifieds / Legals

Amy Whitaker

Advertising Coordinator

Sylvester Rogers


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