How to get the most out of your subscription to The Herald-Sun

The median market value of houses in Durham County has increased by 24 percent since the last tax assessment in 2016.
The median market value of houses in Durham County has increased by 24 percent since the last tax assessment in 2016. Raleigh

If you’re reading this, you might have just decided to become a subscriber to The Herald-Sun. Or you might be a longtime subscriber, who — understandably — never got around to exploring everything you have access to. Either way, we’re glad you are here.

These are the many ways you can get more out of your subscription to The Herald-Sun:

Access all of the journalism you pay for

The first step toward getting more out of your subscription is to get online. If you’re a print subscriber, you have full access to The Herald-Sun’s online coverage and other perks. All you need to do is activate your digital subscription by entering your last name, phone number and house number at heraldsun.com/activate.

The day’s news, delivered straight to your inbox

The Herald-Sun’s editors and reporters curate a selection of top stories for our daily morning and evening e-mail newsletters. If you’re just interested in knowing about the very latest stories, you can sign up for The Herald-Sun’s breaking news newsletter, too.

If you’re a subscriber, you can also sign up for emails about rewards, perks and other deals you’re eligible for. See all of our newsletters at newsobserver.com/newsletters.

Take us with you everywhere you go

The Herald-Sun’s smart phone news app is available on iOS and Android devices. Find out more at heraldsun.com/mobile.

Once you’ve downloaded the apps, log in to your account by clicking on the three dots in the top right corner and selecting “Sign In.” If you want to be notified of the latest breaking news, turn on push alerts for the apps.

Spice up your social media feeds with The Herald-Sun

The Herald-Sun is constantly posting new stories and updates on Facebook and Twitter. Follow along for the latest updates about the news that matters most to you and your community.

And, of course, reporters and editors maintain social media profiles that are worth a follow if you want to know more about the reporting process and about who we are.

Like the newspaper, but more...

Do you know about The Herald-Sun’s eEdition? The virtual edition of our newspaper offers the predictability and nostalgia of turning a curated page of news but includes much more than the print edition. You will be able to read as many as 40 extra pages per day of business, entertainment, sports, features and national news, plus the local coverage you love. And, the eEdition can be accessed from any device, anywhere in the world at heraldsun.com/e-edition.

Claim your rewards

As a subscriber to The Herald-Sun, you can earn points and win prizes, gifts cards and other perks by activating your rewards profile. Go to heraldsun.com/rewards and click the “members” button to sign in.

Not a subscriber? What are you waiting for?

We would love for you to join the large community of subscribers who support The Herald-Sun’s journalism. To subscribe, visit heraldsun.com/subscribe.

If you need help with anything related to your subscription or access to any of these features, please contact customer service by email at customerservice@heraldsun.com or by phone at919-794-4280.