Deadlines & Policies
The Erwin Record
1 year subscription in Unicoi County $35; 1 year subscription
outside Unicoi County, $42
Contact our office by calling (423) 743-4112 or by emailing Donna Rea / Advertising Director for current advertising rates, including special rates for Celebration or In Memory advertising.Advertising Deadlines
Our deadline for display advertising, classified display and line ads is noon Friday before publication date. While we will try to assist you if you have any last minute additions, deletions or changes, we cannot guarantee changes or additions requested after the deadline.
Classified Line Ads -- 11am Friday before publication date
Display Ads -- 11am Friday before publication date
Legal Notices -- 11am Friday before publication date
Obituaries -- 12pm Monday before publication dateAdvertising Policies
The Erwin Record reserves the right to edit or reject any advertising.
A 25% setup fee will be charged for ads which are canceled before our published deadline. Charges for cancellation after our deadline has passed are 50% of the cost of the ad or $25, whichever is greater. No cancellation will be accepted after 12 p.m. Monday prior to publication on Tuesday of that same week.
The Erwin Record should be notified of any errors in an advertisement before the next edition deadline. If the mistake is ours, we will publish a correction equivalent to the size of the error. Advance payment made for advertising which is inadvertently left out will be refunded. The newspaper's liability is limited to the refund of unused advertising dollars.
The Erwin Record offers digital tearsheets to its customers at no cost. Requests for tearsheets should be made at the time the ad is placed.Payment Policies
Prepayment is required on political ads, personal ads, classified ads and going out of business advertising.
New accounts must be paid in advance until credit is established.
Payment is due 10 days following the invoice billing date. Credit will not be extended to accounts more than 60 days overdue. In the event an account must be turned over to an attorney or collection agency, the advertiser agrees to pay all collection costs, including reasonable attorney fees and court costs.
News Page Mechanicals
1 column width 1 7/8 inches
2 column width 3 3/4 inches
3 column width 5 5/8 inches
4 column width 7 5/8 inches
5 column width 9 1/2 inches
6 column width 11 1/2 inches
Full page length 21.25 inches
Classified Page Mechanicals
1 column width 1 3/8 inches
2 column width 2 3/4 inches
3 column width 4 1/4 inches
4 column width 5 3/4 inches
5 column width 7 1/8 inches
6 column width 8 5/8 inches
7 column width 10 inches
8 column width 11 1/2 inches
Full page length 21.25 inchesAnnouncements
The Erwin Record accepts announcements for births, youth birthdays, senior birthdays, engagements, weddings and anniversaries. The deadline is Friday prior to the desired publication date. Forms are available at our office located at 218 Gay St. in historic downtown Erwin or at our Web site, www.erwinrecord.netSpecial Sections
The Erwin Record publishes various special sections throughout the year.
Special issues normally include, but are not limited to, the following each year: Anniversary Edition, Ramp Festival Tabloid, Salute to Graduating Class, Senior Living Tabloid, Apple Festival Tabloid, Holiday Tabloid, Holiday Songbook, Holiday Greetings Issue, Yearly Calendar