News-Herald goes ‘mobile’

Published 8:45 pm Friday, July 10, 2009

AHOSKIE – How do you like your news…traditional (in print) or in electronic format (desktop or laptop computer)?

The Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald offers both and is now proud to announce a third readable format aimed at today’s fast-paced, mobile world.

Effective immediately, the Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald is offered in a mobile edition – a Web site customized for viewing on handheld devices, such as the iPhone and Blackberry, capable of wireless Internet access.

To access the latest news via this method, simply replace the “www” portion in the URL address bar with “m” or the word “mobile.” Thusly, becomes or

This latest addition to the News-Herald’s information-sharing arsenal is almost as fast as the news of our area unfolds. Our top news and sports stories, including breaking news, will be updated every four minutes on the mobile edition.

So, for the busy, on-the-go person with wireless Internet accessibility in the palm of their hand, they can stay on top of the latest news that shapes the Roanoke-Chowan area.