Our flagship publication, the Northwest Observer, was launched in 1996 as an 8-page newsletter. Over the years it has evolved into a weekly community newspaper which provides “down home news” to over 26,000 northwest Guilford County residents every week. Directly mailed to over 11,000 northwest Guilford County homes, placed in newspaper racks for free pickup, and online 24/7.
Recognizing that newspapers can no longer reach their targeted audience in print only, we've established an online presence through the Northwest Observer website and Facebook page. A complement to our weekly newspaper, these online mediums gives us the opportunity to engage our readers, provide local news, calendar events, photo galleries and much more – 24/7.
"How do I reach my local town council members?"
"Who is the president of the youth association?" These are just some of hundreds of questions we’re asked regularly – and are answered in the annual Northwest FINDER. This free community resource is packed with need-to-know, fun-to-know and good-to-know info about northwest Guilford County. In print annually, online year-round at nwobserver.com and shared on facebook.com/northwestobserver.
Published annually, Countdown to Kickoff is an in-depth preview of the upcoming Northwest and Northern Guilford High School football season. Meet the teams, coaches, cheerleaders and dancers; get a sneak preview of the marching bands’ performances and find game schedules and season results. In print annually,
online year-round at nwobserver.com and shared
Published annually, To Your Health features
home-grown stories about fitness and healthy living
in northwest Guilford County. In print annually as a special insert in the Northwest Observer, online
year-round at nwobserver.com and shared on facebook.com/northwestobserver.
Published twice annually with spring and fall editions, At Home features everything from history and humor in northwest Guilford County to real estate news, housing trends and tackling home projects. In print annually as a special insert in the Northwest Observer, online year-round at nwobserver.com and shared on facebook.com/northwestobserver.
Published each election year, Local Election Guide equips northwest Guilford County residents to make informed votes by giving them the opportunity to learn about their town council candidates – in the candidates own words. It also includes pertinent information about polling times and locations. In print and shared online during election season.