Frequently Asked Questions


1. What is your circulation?

Our circulation is more 3,500 daily, and reaches about 8,750 readers each day. This assumes the average reader rate of 2.5 based on studies by the National Newspaper Association. The Delta Democrat-Times is delivered by the U.S. Postal Service and is also available in stores and news racks throughout the area.

2. How often do you publish?

Our newspaper is published Wednesday and Saturday. 

3. What is your coverage area?

We cover all of Washington County, and we feature news from throughout the world via the Associated Press. 

4. How do I submit a news or sports item?

Submit news items to managing editor Catherine Kirk at jborst@ddtonline.com

Submit sports items to sports editor David Healy at dhealy@ddtonline.com

You may also visit our office at 988 N. Broadway, call us at 662-335-1155 or send a fax to 662-335-2860.

When submitting photos for publication, please attach them in jpeg format at the highest possible resolution. Please identify everyone in the photos.

We actively seek engagement announcements, weddings, awards and achievements, school news, letters to the editor or anything relevant to our community. We are a community newspaper, and we want to keep our readers informed about anything going on in Washington County or news about Washington County natives. Our staff writers also welcome news tips.

5. How do I place an ad in your newspaper?

Just call one of our advertising representatives at 662-335-1155 or send an email to keithwilliams@ddtonline.com  Tell us what you want and our production staff will quickly design an advertisement that fits your needs. There is no charge for ad design and composition.

6. What’s the cost to advertise?

Advertising costs are based on size and frequency. Contact advertising director Keith Williams at 662-335-1155 to enquire further.

7. How do I subscribe?

Just call 662-335-1155, e-mail susancasey@ddtonline.com or visit our office at 988 N. Broadway. 

8. Does your publication include classified ads?

Yes, and our rates are very low. Contact us at 662-335-1155 or e-mail hholland@ddtonline.com to place an ad.

9. What are your business hours?

Our office is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

10. Where is your newspaper printed?

We design and print our newspapers right here in Greenville.

11. What are the politics of your publications?

Our editorial opinions are based on what we believe is right and not influenced by political affiliation. We also welcome opposing viewpoints. We believe that the exchange of different ideas and opinions is an essential part of our mission. Letters to the editor and guest columns are strongly encouraged.