The Daily Southerner, Tarboro, NC

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    The Daily Southerner

    504 West Wilson St.

    Tarboro NC. 27886


    Publishing and printing since 1826

    Published Monday Wednesday Thursday  Friday (afternoon)

    Professional Memberships:

    Newspaper Association of America

    Southern Newspaper Publishers Association

    NC Press Association


    Editor, Calvin Adkins, Ext. 128

    Accounts Receivables Clerk, Denise Taylor, Ext. 122


    Staff Writer, Miranda Baines, Ext. 127

    Staff Writer, John Carosn, Ext. 125


    Sales Manager/Tarboro, Edgecombe County Sales, Gene Hudson, Ext. 131

    Nash County Sales, Susan Lewis, Ext. 134

    Classified/Legal Advertising, Amanda Brown, Ext. 120

    Graphic Designer, Jessica McCumbee, Ext. 115


    Circulation, Joseph R. Taylor, Ext. 130

    January 5, 2011

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    The Daily Southerner
    Edgecombe County’s Hometown Newspaper Since 1826.

    Serving Edgecombe County, North Carolina, and these towns/cities:
    Tarboro, Princeville, Pinetops, Leggett, Conetoe, Crisp, Macclesfield, Speed, Whitakers, Rocky Mount.

    Your Community. Your Voice. Your Newspaper.
    504 West Wilson Street, P.O. Box 1199, Tarboro, NC 27886
    (252) 823-3106 * FAX: (252) 823-4599

    Mission Statement
    The Daily Southerner will produce the highest quality newspaper in Edgecombe County by providing the most comprehensive local news and sports coverage; by providing the best advertising and marketing value possible; by serving our readers and advertisers by being accessible and responsive to their needs; by remaining vigilant in our quest to act as a positive force for change and growth in our community, and by seeking always to uphold the highest level of integrity, quality, value and service.

    Vision Statement
    We are committed to providing Edgecombe County with a newspaper that is a reflection of itself, and one that faithfully lives up to its responsibility as being the voice, conscience and unbiased observer of our community; a position that we feel is unique and solely ours in our portion of Eastern North Carolina.

    The Daily Southerner will continue to expand its news coverage to provide the information essential to fostering a better understanding of the communities in which we live and the people that make those communities live and breathe.

    We will develop a highly motivated and greatly talented group of experts in their field by providing the training, expertise, guidance and bravery to become the epitome of the newspaper professional. We will accomplish this by remaining principle-centered, ethical, honest, professional and of unquestionable integrity in all of our dealings with those that we serve.

    Our Commitment
    “To be your #1 choice for local community news and information in Edgecombe County”

    “Edgecombe County’s Hometown Newspaper Since 1826”

    Promotional Slogans
    “Edgecombe County’s Hometown Newspaper Since 1826”
    “Your Community. Your Voice. Your Newspaper.”
    “Written. Printed. Published. IN Edgecombe County”

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    Owned by Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc., Birmingham, AL.

    445 Dexter Ave., Suite 7000, Montgomery, AL 36104

    Phone: (334) 293-5800

    Fax: (334) 293-5910


    December 15, 2009

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