Submissions

Home in Henderson is a community driven FREE information site featuring local news, opinion and events in and around Henderson, NC in Vance County. We rely on YOU to provide information that we can share to our over 5,000 monthly readers.

We are actively seeking submissions of your upcoming or recently happened event including school and company events, things to do in the area, news tips, opinion letters, etc etc.  From a yard sale to a concert, to a story about your recent experience in our area, our goal is to let the community know about the great things this area has to offer.

We have 2 ways you can submit to Home in Henderson, you may you may fill out the form on this page,  or simply email us submit@homeinhenderson.com

Read our submission guidelines below this form for more details.

Submission Form

  • Your name is required and will be posted for the public to see.
  • A one sentence headline for your submission.
  • Use this area to write your main article. This can be as lengthy as you want. You can use multiple paragraphs. If you wish to have readers contact you, you should put your contact info in this area. You may also include links to other websites.
  • You may choose multiple categories. We may modify the categories as we see fit.
  • Your email is required, but will not be posted for the public to see. If you do want to list your email so our readers can contact you, enter your contact info in your Content above.
  • You may upload images for your article. This first image will be the 'featured image' and will be shown on the home page. If you upload more images, they will be shown once a viewer clicks on your article. Recommended image size is 1920x1080. If you do not send an image, we may choose one for you at our discretion. Include the name of the photographer in the Caption.
  • Additional image for your article. Include the name of the photographer in the Caption.
  • Additional image for your article. Include the name of the photographer in the Caption.
  • Additional image for your article. Include the name of the photographer in the Caption.
  • Additional image for your article. Include the name of the photographer in the Caption.
  • Here, you may upload a file to go along with your article. For instance, a .PDF document is common to include.
  • Here, you may upload a file to go along with your article. For instance, a .PDF document is common to include.
  • Here, you may upload a file to go along with your article. For instance, a .PDF document is common to include.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

 

 

Please feel free to send an email, attach a word or pdf document, attach pictures, send a link to a video etc.  We do not have a maximum number of words or pictures (cyberspace is infinite), but submissions should adhere to the standards of decency and relevance which we have tried to establish over these many years. We reserve the right to edit or reject material deemed inappropriate, offensive, or poorly written.

Mailing Lists – Please include our email address on any mailing list for your organization so we can know about what you’re doing to improve the community!  We may or may not publish items in the mailing list due to the time of formatting individual pieces.  If you want to be sure we publish a particular item, send us an Article.

Articles – An article is a fact based piece in the classic sense of a news format.  Articles will be published with your name or organizations name and will be categorized under the News section of our website and listed as Submitted Article.  We will verify authorship of Articles so include your contact information.  Contact information will not be shared with readers.

Opinions – An opinion piece can be about any topic you choose and is not fact based.  For example, references to particular people, places, things could include the phrase “In my opinion,”.  Opinion pieces will be published with your name, and will be clearly marked as Opinion. We will verify authorship of Opinions so include your contact information.  Contact information will not be shared with readers.

Events and Calendar Items – Events that are free and open to the general public are no charge to list on Home in Henderson.  These events will be shown as an article on our home page, and appear in our Community Calendar. Events that charge an admission fee, or are open only to invited, selected or screened individuals will incur an advertising fee as specified on our advertising page.

For Sale – Items for sale is a category for traditional advertisements like a business having a promotion, or you are attempting to sell something like a personal item.  We are not interested in being a yard sale site full of individual items at this time, so submissions to this category will be limited to larger items, yard sales as a whole event, business sales or promotions.  For Sale items will incur an advertising fee as specified on our advertising page.

If your entry contains pictures, you may include a caption for each picture.  We encourage you to include the name of the photographer who took the picture.

Items posted to our web page are also posted to our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/homeinhenderson.  Comments are allowed on our Facebook page, and we will defer to Facebook to control the editing of comments.

All entries submitted to Home in Henderson may be published on our website, social media, printed materials, advertisements, emails, etc and will be shown to readers at our discretion. We will not gain ownership of your material, only the right to use the material.  If you do not agree to allow Home in Henderson to retain non exclusive rights to use and publish the material you provide then do not submit! By submitting material you agree that you have the authority to submit the material, for it to be published, and grant Home in Henderson usage rights.

As always, Home in Henderson remains Vance County’s number one forum for expressing your views about whatever concerns you most.