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We Are Still Making Changes...

Please bear with us until we get everything updated. If you need help with placing an ad, please call 828-406-0773 from 6-9 pm and we will help you.

Please read carefully:

MOST ads for individuals run free of charge. (Please check below to see if your ad category requires payment.)

You may include a photo of your item if you prefer.

SOME ADS for Individuals and Businesses (see "Definition of A Business" below) must still be prepaid and the prices are a little different. Please check below to see. If your ad category DOES require payment, your ad will not appear on the site until payment is received.

A hyperlink for a website or Facebook page is included in the price. You may add your logo or a photo for an additional one-time payment of $2 (per the number of weeks your ad runs). Prices are $7 per ad per week ($9 with photo), $14 for 2 weeks ($16 with photo), or $20 for three weeks ($22 with photo). When you pay for 3 weeks, the 4th week is FREE!

You may submit your ads through our website or email them (with or without attached photo(s)) to Classifieds@SHNPlus.com PLEASE NOTE: You may submit up to three photos along with your ad and they WILL BE available online. However, only one of them will appear in the actual (PDF version) of the paper.

Please do not submit copyrighted photos.

(Effective January 10, 2022)

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“Business” for our purposes is defined as a person or persons, partnership, corporation or “home-based business” selling a product or animal or providing a service (including housing) on an ongoing basis, for the purpose of making a profit, as opposed to John Doe selling his car or Jane Doe selling a piece of furniture.

(Effective January 10, 2022)

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Classified Ad Pricing Structure

FREE Ads for Individuals Include:
  • Items Being Given Away
  • General Merchandise, Farm & Garden, Automotive or Antiques & Collectibles priced under $2,500 - price must be listed in the ad
  • Community or Church Announcements
  • Generalized "Want Ads" for Merchandise or Services Needed
  • Community-Organized Fundraisers* for a Local Entity, provided the ad states that ALL proceeds benefit this cause (*Does not apply to county, state or worldwide organizations)
  • Classes Offered for FREE; if you are charging a fee for your class, the ad automatically becomes a "paid" ad
  • “Thank You” Messages, Lost & Found Items and Lost and Found Pets


    If you are listing more than one item, please list them separately so they are easily categorized; do not lump them all together into a single ad. (You are welcome to include a photo if you like.):

    ALSO, If you wish your email to be included as a method of contact (there is no charge for this), please add it just before your phone number within your ad and that way, we will know to include it.

PAID Ads for Individuals Include:

  • Hay and Firewood for Sale
  • Christmas Trees and Related Items (for sale or wanted)
  • Timber (for sale or wanted)
  • Commercially-Produced Farm Produce or Products
  • Animal Services, as well as animals for which service fees are charged, (i.e.: "At Stud")
  • Professional or Non-Professional Breeder Ads for Dogs, Cats, Rabbits, Chickens, Horses, etc. (registered or not)
  • All Livestock for Sale Ads (Cattle, Horses, Sheep, Goats, Llamas, Pigs)
  • All Yard Sales and **Some Fundraisers. (**Applies to county, state or worldwide organizations)
  • Auctions, Thrift Shops and Flea Markets
  • Any and All Rentals or Leases (per rental or lease)
  • Any and All Homes, Businesses and/or Land for Sale (per Property Listed Within the Ad)
  • Any and All Guns or Ammo (for sale or wanted, on a per item basis), Gunsmithing Services and Concealed Carry Classes
  • Any and All Vehicles (Cars, Trucks, Trailers, Campers, Boats, 4-Wheelers, Tractors, etc., priced $2,500 and higher)
  • Any and All Services Offered on a part-time or "work from home" basis (for example, Appliance Refurbishing, Child Care, Cleaning Service, Elder Care, Landscaping, Lawn & Garden Equipment Refurbishing, Lawn Mowing & Weed Trimming, Ongoing Yard Sale, etc.)
  • Business Opportunities Offered
  • Employment (Help Wanted)
  • Services Provided (full or part-time)

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Display Ads

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We have ad packages available to fit any budget! For Display/Box ads, please call 828-406-0773 (if we miss your call, we will call you back) or email Classifieds@SHNPlus.com

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• Weekly exposure on our "categorized" website for the duration of your "paid for" time

• Exposure in our online PDF version of Secondhand News Plus, available in its entirety from a link on our website.

• Business display (box) ads also receive exposure on our website slide show AND on our FB page: Secondhand News Plus — we invite you to check it out!

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