The Sampson Independent
Sampson County’s only PAID Circulation newspaper and the county’s only source for DAILY new coverage. We reach 19,800 readers every day with our print newspaper.

Our New Media Programs:
The Sampson Independent has many products to help you reach out to our community through a variety of broad reaching programs like banner ads, and contests, to more targeted options like QR codes, email, and mobile. Our business directory services can be used as a website for your business, a mobile extension of your existing site, and/or as a tool to drive more customers to your site through SEO. We are always looking at ways to harness new technologies to help you find new ways to reach your customers. Some 68,000 unique viewers come to our website every month for the latest-breaking news stories. If you want your local news fast, can’t be beat.

Print Advertising:
To place an advertisement in the Sampson Independent, call us at 910-592-8137 and ask for the advertising department. We can design your ad to your specifications and place it in the newspaper within two business days of your phone call.

Insert Opportunities:
The Sampson Independent is the only local publication that is INVITED into the readers’ homes and is thus best vehicle for carrying your preprinted message. Check out our rates for carrying your message. Also, ask about our We Print program – we’ll design and print your preprinted message and carry it in the Independent for one low price.

Placing Retail Ads:
To place ROP ads, inserts or other retail print products, contact Sherry Matthews, ext. 2583 [email protected]

Advertising Sales Representatives:

– Robert Caison ext. 2586 [email protected]

– Courtney Bennett ext. 2585 [email protected]
Placing Classified Ads:
To place personal property, employment or other classified ads, please contact our classified department:
– Brenda McCullen ext. 2589 [email protected]

Retail and classified advertising deadlines: two business days before publication date.
Preprints: must be in-house 10 days before publication date.