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The Erwin Record

(423) 743-4112 phone; (423) 743-6125 fax

The Erwin Record is an award-winning weekly newspaper based in Unicoi County, Tenn., with a circulation of nearly 5,000.

The first edition of The Erwin Record was published on Jan. 27, 1928, the heir to a number of newspapers published in the county since the late 1800s. For a short period of time in the 1930s, the Record published as a daily newspaper, but for most of its time has been published as a weekly newspaper.

The Erwin Record is one of Tennessee’s most honored newspapers for journalistic excellence. The Tennessee Press Association has awarded the Record with its Sweepstakes Award for ten years — 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2014 — signifying the Record as the best non-daily newspaper in its class. The Erwin Record also received the “Grand Award” in 1957, naming it the best newspaper in Tennessee.

Lisa Whaley — Publisher

Bryan Stevens — Managing Editor

Kathy Carmichael — Circulation Manager

Marcella Peek — Advertising Director

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