About Us

The Advocate & Democrat has been serving the news and advertising needs of Monroe County for nearly 150 years.

The award-winning newspaper is published on Wednesdays and Sundays. The Advocate & Democrat publishes several informative magazines about Monroe County and the surrounding area, including the Tennessee Mountain Traveler tourism publication produced three times a year.

The Advocate & Democrat is part of Jones Media Inc., which publishes newspapers in Tennessee and North Carolina.

A variety of news and other services are provided online at advocateanddemocrat.com. You can sign up for free breaking news alerts on our website.