The Shopper is a free community newspaper serving Allegany County and surrounding counties in The Potomac Highlands of West Virginia. The publication has been the recipient of many state and national awards for advertising design and promotions. Founded in 1973, The Shopper is distributed every two weeks to supermarkets, convenience stores and other retail outlets. Our mission is to provide effective advertising to area businesses and to our readers. We are also committed to providing related support services and products, including marketing and promotion to businesses and the general public in the Tri-State area. We're dedicated to helping local businesses prosper by continuing to improve our technical and marketing skills and sharing that knowledge consistently in a creative, personal atmosphere.