Q: How can I subscribe to The Marietta Times?
A:Fill out the online subscription form or phone us at (740) 376-5400.
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) 376-5400 or our toll free number at 1-800-531-1215. You can also e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com. For information about advertising on MariettaTimes.com call Online Manager Art Smith at 1-304-485-1891 or e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q: How do I get my information printed in The Marietta Times?
A: You may e-mail the information to email@example.com 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 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.
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 1898. 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.
Q: Is the whole newspaper online?
A: No, the newspaper and the website are not meant to be identical resources. The newspaper contains many features and stories not found on the website. 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, up-to-the-moment weather information, 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: At the top left corner of each page is a link for our mobile edition. Click on it to get a scaled-down version of our site. If you use an Apple iphone, or other mobile Apple device you can download our iOS app here.