Shelby Star

Media Information

At a Glance

Coverage area:
Cleveland County, North Carolina

9,943 Sunday, 8,559 daily

The Star has been a news source for Shelby and Cleveland County, North Carolina for over 120 years and has continually been a pioneer in North Carolina journalism. In 2007, the newspaper partnered with IFRA to produce “The Star Car,” the first mobile newsroom. With a daily circulation of 10,000, The Star continues to serve this vibrant community at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains with top-notch journalism, innovative advertising solutions and strong community partnerships.

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North Carolina Press Association

Won three First place awards for Sports Photography, News Section Design, and Arts and Entertainment Reporting; plus a Second place award for News Feature Writing, and a Third place award for Feature Photography


North Carolina Press Association

Won three First place awards for Best Online Advertising, Best Niche Publication, and Best Restaurant/Entertainment Ad in a Niche Publication; plus six Second place and four Third place awards

Contact Us

Shelby Star
315 E. Graham St.
Shelby, NC 28150

Main office – 704-484-7000
Advertising – 704-869-1725
Subscriptions – 704-669-3350

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