Q: How can I subscribe to The Marietta Times?
A: We have several subscription options available. To get your newspaper delivery started, use our online store, or call at 740-373-2121. You can also purchase a digital subscription that will allow you to read the entire newspaper on your computer, tablet or smart phone. All Access digital subscriptions are included with all print subscriptions, or can be purchased separately here.
Q: Where should I send my payments for my subscription?
A: You can mail or drop off payments to The Marietta Times at 700 Channel Lane, Marietta, Ohio 45750.
Q: Who should I call if I don't receive my newspaper?
A: You may call our customer service department at 740-373-2121 or our toll free number at 1-800-531-1215. You can also e-mail us at email@example.com.
Q: How can I advertise in The Marietta Times?
A: The classified ads that appear in The Marietta Times also appear on MariettaTimes.com. For information about placing an ad in The Times call 740-373-2121 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. For information about advertising on MariettaTimes.com call Online Manager Art Smith at 1-304-485-1891 or e-mail him at email@example.com.
Q: How do I get my information printed in The Marietta Times?
A: You may e-mail the information to firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call at 740-373-2121. You can also submit it via our Virtual Newsroom. We have printable forms for some types of information. You can download them here.
Q: How often is the website updated?
A: The site is updated early each morning with the news from that day's paper. We also update the site at other times of the day with breaking news. Community information is updated as is needed.
Q: Does the website have an archive?
A: Yes, readers can read stories dating back to January of 2008. Past days stories are listed below the current ones on the index pages from news, sports, business and all other categories of news on our site. Readers can also use the search feature located at the top of the right column on the home page. The site currently has more than 35,000 stories available. The e-edition contains a 30 day archive of digital versions of the printed newspaper.
Q: I need an article from early than 2008, can I access it online?
A: No, articles from before 2008 are not included on our site. Both the Washington County Public Library and the Marietta College Legacy Library maintain microfilm copies of the newspaper dating back to 1864. The materials are accessible by the public at both libraries. A selection of historical front pages from The Times is available in our community section. As part of the observance of The Times publishing for 150 years we featured 365 front pages as part of a feature called Times Capsule, which showcased pages from the first century and a half of publication. Also included are complete editions from each decade of publication.
Q: Is the whole newspaper online?
A: Yes, most of the articles found in the printed newspaper can also be found on MariettaTimes.com, the entire printed newspaper can be found on the e-edition that is part of the website and is also available via apps for tablets and smart phones. The newspaper contains some features that are not found on the web. Conversely, the site has resources not available in print. This includes a massive community section with profiles on schools and area cities and villages, reader forums, blogs and an online poll.
Q: How do I comment on stories?
A: First you have to register for a free user account. You can do so by clicking on the Create an Account link located at the top of the page. People have commented on stories 177,000 times since 2008. In addition to stories, you will also be able to comment on polls, agree or disagree with other comments and sign up for e-mail alerts.
Q: Someone left a comment on a story that is not true and I find very offensive, can you take it off?
A: There is a "report abuse" button next to every comment on the site. Simply click the button to alert us to a comment that may be offensive. All comments reported as abusive are reviewed.
Q: I travel a lot, how can I get The Times on my phone?
A: An electronic All Access subscription would be a great fit for you. It would allow you to read the entire newspaper every day on your computer, smart phone or tablet device. If you have a print subscription All Access is included, you just have to validate your account. We also have several digital-only options available. Find out more information on our All Access information page.