Reach readers of the The Grey Area News by advertising your business, products, or services on the news site.

Online advertising is priced fairly to provide an affordable vehicle for small businesses and “Mom and Pop” shops to reach local customers. Advertising with The Grey Area News online may help your business reach local — plus national and international — readers.

Online advertising rates are below. Call 919.637.6973 or email Sales.

Ads may be purchased for one month or in monthly intervals up to a year.

Square $55/month for square ad
($149 for 3 months, save $16)
Banner $175/month for banner ad
($499 for 3 months, save $26)
Puzzle Page* *Not currently available.

$33 for ad on one week’s puzzle page PDF
($99 for 3 weekly puzzles pages)


Call for custom-ad size pricing, or pricing for online ads plus social media broadcast. Use your ad, or have one created.

Year-long (12 consecutive months) of advertising paid in advance may be discounted further. Ads may be changed or rotated throughout the year if desired.

Rates are subject to change without notice.

Online ad sizes may be seen along the right side of the page, or at the bottom of articles, depending on mobile vs. computer and display zoom level.



The Grey Area moved “green” away from print and 100% online in February 2016, as we began our sixth year as The Grey Area News online. New articles are posted to the news site throughout the week, replacing the every-other Friday news cycle during our printed newspaper years (2011-2016).