It is a rare occasion that a newspaper IS the news of the day

We hope to become your new source of news, information and features about the people and places in the greater Olney area,

About Us

Welcome to your community newspaper

It is a rare occasion that a newspaper is the news of the day.

This is that occasion.

Welcome to your community newspaper.

We are your source of news and information about the people and places in the greater Olney area, including Brookeville, Sandy Spring, Ashton, Brinklow, Laytonsville, Sunshine, Derwood, Norbeck, Cloverly and Leisure World, and all areas around the county where the news is important to our readers.

A community newspaper provides a way to connect the community.
Our mission is to be fair, objective and ethical in reporting the news.
And in this day of social media, when you can get news in the palm of your hand around the clock, our goal is not just to tell you that something happened – you probably already know that – it is to tell you what that news means to you, to break it down, to spotlight the local people who live, work and play here.

We want to give you news you cannot get anywhere else.

We believe the community needs – and deserves – a newspaper.

A community newspaper is a public servant. The newspaper does not belong to those of us who work for it. It belongs to the community, to our readers, young and old, and our advertisers.

We come to you each week with news and features of our governments, civic organizations, schools, the arts, our faith community, nonprofits, sports, business news, letters to the editor, and police, fire and other public safety news.

We hope you will read us.
We hope you will allow us to tell your stories.
We hope you will advertise with us.
And we hope you will patronize our advertisers, and tell them you saw their ad in The Greater Olney News.

Advertise With Us

The Greater Olney News reaches more than 20,000 homes and businesses through the U.S. Postal Service and hundreds more are dropped at businesses and popular gathering spots.

For a media kit, deadlines, rates and other advertising information, call 240-454-5648.

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