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The Smoky Mountain News distributes 16,000 papers per week, comes out every Wednesday, and is distributed free at more than 600 locations in Haywood, Jackson, Macon and Swain counties, and on the Cherokee Reservation. We also have stops in downtown Asheville.


Mailing address: PO Box 629, Waynesville, NC, 28786

For calendar listings, news releases and story ideas: news [at]


144 Montgomery St. Waynesville, 28786
828.452.4251 • Fax — 828.452.3585


629 W. Main St., Sylva, 28779
828.631.4829 • Fax: 828.631.0789


  • Scott McLeod (cell 828.507.8828) info [at]

Advertising Manager

  • Greg Boothroyd (cell 828.506.4112) ads [at]

News Editor

  • Jessi Stone jessi [at]



  • Becky Johnson (cell 828.507.9141) becky [at]
  • Garret K. Woodward (cell 518.593.0432) garret [at]
  • Holly Kays holly [at]

Advertising sales

  • Amanda Bradley (cell 828.273-2208) Jackson, Macon, and Swain counties and Cherokee. jc-ads [at]
  • Whitney Burton (cell 828.400.0947)  Haywood and Swain counties and Cherokee. whitney [at]
  • Scott Collier (cell 828.246.8470) — Classified sales manager. classads [at]


  • Micah McClure micah [at]
  • Travis Bumgardner travis [at]
  • Emily Moss emily [at]

Office Manager

  • Amanda Singletary smnbooks [at]