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The Columbia Star - SC Public Notices MARCH 27. 2009 * 13 Let The Gall Mike " Team develop a Q~ Paulene marketing plan that works for, you,! Less than 8% say they would look for ads on the internet Public notice advertising is a vital way in which the public is informed about important issues in their communities. Recent research shows that newspapers are far and away the preferred media for legal notices. A 2005 survey of more than 1,000 adults in the Palmetto State showed that 73% would most likely turn to their local newspaper for information about zoning, taxes, liquor licenses or other legal notices. Some government agencies want to list their legal ads on the internet instead of in the newspaper, even though only 8% of respondents say they would turn to a computer legal ads. Newspapers offer a secure, accessible and independent method of ensuring that we have an informed citizenry and that public notices are for everyone, not just people with computers. Read and support public notice advertising ...it's your right. This message brought to you by this newspaper and the South Carolina Press Association I 69% have read legal or public notice ads in their local newspaper Some government agencies want to list their legal ads on the internet, instead of in the newspaper. However, only 8% of the respondents in a recent statewide survey say they would turn to a computer for legal ads. Newspaper legal notices are a vital way in which citizens are informed about important issues in their community. In a 2005 survey of more than 1,000 adults in the Palmetto State, 69% of respondents report that they have read public notices in the newspaper. Public notice advertising such as zoning changes, tax notices, liquor license applications or other legal notices, should not be available only to those with computers. In our state, only 56% of respondents,l ave internet access at home. By contrast, each week more than 80% of South Carolinians read their local newspaper. Newspapers offer a secure, independent method of ensuring that we have an informed citizenry and that public notices are for everyone, not just people with computers. Read and support public notice advertising ...it's your right. This message brought to you by this newspaper and the South Carolina Press Association I