The County Compass, founded in April 2009, offers 360 degrees of thorough and honest news coverage – furnished FREE to thousands of loyal readers every week. Many on our staff are veterans of the newspaper and advertising industries, with decades of experience.

We did not undertake this task lightly. We believe in the future of newspapers. However, only those that adapt to changing times and preferences will survive.

Every feature, and every decision that goes into producing this newspaper each week, is designed to make The County Compass an indispensable marketing tool for our existing and potential advertisers.

We have quickly become a trusted source for local news. Our circulation is growing. Our newspapers are flying off the racks. We believe in the future of our industry. Please allow us to grow your business. Your success is our success!

The County Compass is distributed in Beaufort, Carteret, Craven, Pamlico, Jones, Chowan, Camden, Currituck, Perquimans and Pasquotank counties.

We want to be the most effective dollar that a small business will ever spend on its marketing and advertising.”

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 Advertising Deadline is Tuesday at 5 p.m.

To request a quote, send an e-mail to: or call (252) 745-3155 and ask for Jeff or Flora.

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