About Us

The Gilbert Times has been providing the residents of Gilbert and surrounding areas with the best in local news coverage since April of 1985. It has always been, and continues to be, a newspaper that is focused on the community, a publication that delivers ‘hometown news’ to Gilbert, WV and it’s surrounding areas.

The Gilbert Times staff and management are proud of our heritage, and especially proud of the contributions we have made to the county for so many years.

The Gilbert Times staff strives constantly to put forth our best effort for the benefit of our readers and advertisers by serving them ably and professionally and in a friendly and courteous manner. We feel our best years are ahead as we continue to grow, and look forward to a new millennium and serving the Gilbert area for years to come.

Civitas Media, headquartered in Davidson, North Carolina, is a dynamic, multi-channel, local information company with strong roots in traditional community newspaper publishing.

Civitas-Latin for “community or “citizen”-is exclusively focused on being the premier local information conduit of community news, information and relevant entertainment presented on a variety of platforms including print, digital media, video and other evolving technologies in both content and advertising.

“We will serve you your world in the way or ways the customer prefers.” states Michael Bush, Civitas Media’s CEO and President. “Our goal is to build loyalty by offering the most creative and innovative local consumer multi-channel experiences possible.”

Civitas Media employs over 1200 dedicated, creative and innovative associates across 11 states including North Carolina, South Carolina, Ohio, Illinois, Missouri, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Kentucky and Tennessee. Civitas publishes 35 daily, 28 weekend editions and 63 weekly publications for a combined weekly distribution of over 1.6 million copies.