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About Us

The Fairview Town Crier is a free, monthly, nonprofit newspaper covering the people of and events in the greater Fairview community. Our paper is mailed at no charge to over 9,000 households in Fairview and Gerton and parts of Fletcher and Reynolds.

DONATE. It preserves our nonprofit status, which allows us to mail at a reduced rate.

• Mail checks to PO Box 1862, Fairview, NC 28730

• Drop off at our office (see hours below) or use the blue dropbox anytime

• Donate online here


The Crier’s office is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 am–3 pm at 1185H Charlotte Highway, Fairview. (Same shopping center as Americare Pharmacy.) Call us at 828-628-2211.

For news-related questions or submissions, or to start advertising (display or classifieds), contact the editor, Ralph Grizzle, at [email protected] or

828-338-8133 (call/text). For questions regarding billing, contact our bookkeeper at [email protected] or call our general info number at 828-628-2211.

Advertise in the Crier

Let the Town Crier put your display ad in over 9,000 households in Fairview, Gerton, Fletcher and Reynolds! Or use our classifieds to get your message across ($10 for 20 words and just 25¢ for each word over).


For more information, contact Ralph Grizzle, at [email protected] or 828-338-8133 (call/text)


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Click here for classified ad info.

Content Policy

The Crier’s policy is to not publish articles or letters that endorse or condemn a specific business or individual. This was established because we are a community newspaper read by all and to ensure no one is offended by what they read in our paper.

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