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List of newspapers in North Carolina

The following is a list of newspapers in North Carolina, United States.


List of newspapersEdit

Title Locale Year est. Frequency Publisher/parent company Notes
Andrews Journal Andrews, North Carolina Community Newspapers, Incorporated[1]
Anson Record Wadesboro, North Carolina Champion Media[2]
Asheville Citizen-Times[3] Asheville, North Carolina Gannett Company[4]
Asheville Tribune Asheville, North Carolina
Biblical Recorder Raleigh, North Carolina
Biltmore Beacon Asheville, North Carolina Weekly Mountaineer Publishing Company
Black Mountain News Black Mountain, North Carolina
Bladen Journal Elizabethtown, North Carolina Champion Media[2]
Carrboro Citizen Carrboro, North Carolina
Carteret County News-Times Morehead City, North Carolina M,W,Su Walter Phillips and Lockwood Phillips
Cary News[3] Cary, North Carolina McClatchy Company[5]
Caswell Messenger Yanceyville, North Carolina Womack Publishing Company[6]
Chapel Hill News[3] Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Charlotte Jewish News Charlotte, North Carolina
Charlotte Observer[3] Charlotte, North Carolina[7] 1886[8] McClatchy Company[5]
Chatham Journal Siler City, North Carolina
The Chatham News Siler City, North Carolina 1924 weekly The Chatham Media Group LLC[9]
The Chatham Record Pittsboro, North Carolina 1878 weekly The Chatham Media Group LLC[9]
Cherokee Scout Murphy, North Carolina Community Newspapers, Incorporated[1]rock
Cherokee Sentinel Murphy, North Carolina
Clay County Progress Hayesville, North Carolina Community Newspapers, Incorporated[1]
Clayton News-Star Clayton, North Carolina
Courier-Tribune Asheboro, North Carolina 1876[10] Daily GateHouse Media[11]
Crossroads Chronicle Cashiers, North Carolina Community Newspapers, Incorporated[1]
Daily Advance Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Daily Dispatch Henderson, North Carolina
Daily Herald Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina
Daily Record Dunn, North Carolina
Daily Reflector Greenville, North Carolina
Daily Southerner Tarboro, North Carolina
Daily Tar Heel University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Daily (During academic year)
Davie County Enterprise-Record Mocksville, North Carolina
Dispatch Lexington, North Carolina Daily GateHouse Media[11]
Fayetteville Observer[3] Fayetteville, North Carolina Daily GateHouse Media[11]
Franklin Press Franklin, North Carolina Community Newspapers, Incorporated[1]
Gaston Gazette Gastonia, North Carolina Daily GateHouse Media[11]
Goldsboro News-Argus Goldsboro, North Carolina
Graham Sentinel Robbinsville, North Carolina
Graham Star Robbinsville, North Carolina Community Newspapers, Incorporated[1]
Greensboro News & Record[3] Greensboro, North Carolina Berkshire Hathaway Inc.[12]
Grey Area newspaper Eastern North Carolina[13]
Havelock News Havelock, North Carolina Weekly GateHouse Media[11]
Herald-Sun[3] Durham, North Carolina Daily McClatchy Company[5]
Hickory Daily Record Hickory, North Carolina Berkshire Hathaway Inc.[12]
High Country Press Boone, North Carolina
High Point Enterprise[3] High Point, North Carolina
Highlander Highlands, North Carolina Community Newspapers, Incorporated[1]
Holly Springs Sun Holly Springs, North Carolina
Independent Tribune Cabarrus County, North Carolina
Island Free Press Hatteras and Ocracoke, North Carolina[14]
Jacksonville Daily News Jacksonville, North Carolina Daily GateHouse Media[11]
Jacksonville News Journal Jacksonville, North Carolina Daily Campbell-Brooks Newspaper Holdings
Jefferson Post West Jefferson, North Carolina (Tues., Fri) [15] Champion Media[2]
Kannapolis Citizen Kannapolis, North Carolina
Kinston Free Press Kinston, North Carolina Daily GateHouse Media[11]
La Conexión Raleigh, North Carolina 1995 Weekly Velasquez Communications Corporation The first Spanish Language Newspaper in North Carolina
Lake Gaston Gazette-Observer Littleton, North Carolina Womack Publishing Company[6]
Laurinburg Exchange Laurinburg, North Carolina Champion Media[2]
Lincoln Times-News Lincolnton, North Carolina
Macon County News Franklin, North Carolina
Martin County Enterprise & Weekly Herald Williamston, North Carolina
McDowell News Marion, North Carolina Berkshire Hathaway Inc.[12]
Mebane Enterprise Mebane, North Carolina Womack Publishing Company[6]
Mitchell News-Journal Spruce Pine, North Carolina Community Newspapers, Incorporated[1]
Mooresville Tribune Mooresville, North Carolina
Mount Airy News Mount Airy, North Carolina Champion Media[2]
Mount Olive Tribune Mount Olive, North Carolina, covering Southern Wayne and Northern Duplin Counties Weekly
Mountain Xpress[3] Asheville, North Carolina
Mountaineer, The[3] Waynesville, North Carolina Mon., Wed., Fri. [15] Needs Wikipedia page created.
News & Observer[8] Raleigh, North Carolina[3] 1880 Daily McClatchy Company[5] In publication as Daily News in 1872; became News and Observer in 1880[16]
News Herald Morganton, North Carolina Berkshire Hathaway Inc.[12]
News of Orange County Hillsborough, North Carolina Womack Publishing Company[6]
News-Topic Lenoir, North Carolina
North Carolina Gazette Charlotte, North Carolina
North State Journal Raleigh, North Carolina
Ocracoke Observer Ocracoke, NC 1999 Daily online coverage; Monthly print edition March-December Self-published
Pilot Pilot Mountain, North Carolina Champion Media[2]
Reidsville Review Reidsville, North Carolina
Richmond County Daily Journal Rockingham, North Carolina Champion Media[2]
Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald Ahoskie, North Carolina
Robesonian Lumberton, North Carolina Champion Media[2]
Rocky Mount Telegram Rocky Mount, North Carolina
Salisbury Post Salisbury, North Carolina
Sampson Independent Clinton, North Carolina Champion Media[2]
Sanford Herald Sanford, North Carolina
Shelby Star Shelby, North Carolina Daily GateHouse Media[11]
The Smoky Mountain News Waynesville, North Carolina Weekly (Wed.)[15] Smoky Mountain News Inc.
Smoky Mountain Sentinel Hayesville, North Carolina
Smoky Mountain Times Bryson City, North Carolina Community Newspapers, Incorporated[1]
Stanly News and Press Albemarle, North Carolina Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.[17]
Star-News[3] Wilmington, North Carolina Daily GateHouse Media[11]
The State Port Pilot Southport, North Carolina[18]
Statesville Record & Landmark Statesville, North Carolina Berkshire Hathaway Inc.[12]
Stokes News King, North Carolina Champion Media[2]
Sun Journal New Bern, North Carolina Daily GateHouse Media[11]
Sylva Herald and Ruralite Sylva, North Carolina
Taylorsville Times Taylorsville, North Carolina 1886 Weekly Lee & Jane Sharpe Began as Alexander County Journal, then Taylorsville Index, then Taylorsville News, then Mountain Scout, and finally Taylorsville Times.
Times-News Hendersonville, North Carolina Daily GateHouse Media[11]
Times-News Burlington, North Carolina Daily GateHouse Media[11]
Tribune Elkin/Jonesville, North Carolina Champion Media[2]
Tryon Daily Bulletin Tryon, North Carolina
Wake Weekly Wake Forest, North Carolina Weekly (Thurs).[15]
Warren Record Warrenton, North Carolina Weekly (Wed.)[15] Womack Publishing Company[6]
Watauga Democrat Boone, North Carolina
Washington Daily News Washington, North Carolina
Wilkes Journal-Patriot North Wilkesboro, North Carolina
Wilson Times Wilson, North Carolina
Winston-Salem Chronicle Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Winston-Salem Journal[3] Winston-Salem, North Carolina Berkshire Hathaway Inc.[12]
Yadkin Ripple Yadkinville, North Carolina Champion Media[2]

Defunct newspapersEdit


Newspapers published in 18th-century Edenton, North Carolina
  • The Edenton Gazette. W., Nov. 19 – Dec 25, 1800+[19]
  • The Edenton Intelligencer. W., Apr 9 – June 4, 1788.[19][20]
  • The Herald Of Freedom. W., Feb 27 – May 1, 1799.[19]
  • The Post-Angel, or, Universal Entertainment. W., Sept. 3 – Nov 12, 1800.[19]
  • State Gazette Of North-Carolina. W., Sep 8, 1788 – Feb 20, 1799.[19]
Newspapers published in 18th-century Fayetteville, North Carolina
  • Fayetteville Gazette. W., Aug 24, 1789 – Oct 12, 1789.[19]
  • The North-Carolina Centinel and Fayetteville Gazette. W., May 30, 1795 – Aug 29, 1795.[19]
  • The North-Carolina Chronicle, or, Fayetteville Gazette. W., Jan. 1790-Mar 7, 1791.[19]
  • The North-Carolina Minerva, and Fayetteville Advertiser. W., Mar 24, 1796 – April 1799.[19]
Newspapers published in 18th-century Halifax, North Carolina
North-Carolina Journal, 1792
  • The North-Carolina Journal. W., July 18, 1792 – Dec 29, 1800+[19]
Newspapers published in 18th-century Hillsborough, North Carolina
  • The North Carolina Gazette. W., Oct 6, 1785 – Feb 16, 1786.[19]
Newspapers published in 18th-century Newbern, North Carolina
Newspapers published in 18th-century Raleigh, North Carolina
  • The North-Carolina Minerva. W., November–Dec 30, 1800+[19]
  • The North-Carolina Minerva, and Raleigh Advertiser. W., May 7, 1799-Nov. (?), 1800.[19]
Newspapers published in 18th-century Salisbury, North Carolina
  • The North-Carolina Mercury and Salisbury Advertiser. W., April 1798-Dec 25, 1800+[19]
Newspapers published in 18th-century Wilmington, North Carolina
  • The Cape-Fear Mercury. W., Oct 13 (?), 1769-Sep 1, 1775.[19]
  • Hall's Wilmington Gazette. W., Jan 5, 1797-Jan. 1799.[19]
  • The North-Carolina Gazette. W., Oct. (?), 1764-Feb 26, 1766.[19][22]
  • The Wilmington Centinel, and General Advertiser. W., Mar 5, 1788-(?).[19]
  • The Wilmington Chronicle, and North-Carolina Weekly Advertiser. W., July 3, 1795 – Aug 4, 1796.[19]
  • The Wilmington Gazette. W., Jan 3, 1799 – Dec 24, 1800+[19]

See alsoEdit


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  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Our Properties". Champion Media. Retrieved August 5, 2017.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Member Directory". North Carolina Press Association. Retrieved March 20, 2017.
  4. ^ Gannett Co., Inc., Our Brands: North Carolina, McLean, Virginia, retrieved March 27, 2017
  5. ^ a b c d "Our Markets". Sacramento, California: McClatchy Company. Retrieved March 26, 2017.
  6. ^ a b c d e "Our Papers". Womack Publishing Company. Retrieved August 5, 2017.
  7. ^ "U.S. Daily Newspapers, 2012". World Almanac and Book of Facts 2014. USA: World Almanac Books. ISSN 0084-1382. via Google Books
  8. ^ a b "Southern Press". The South in the Building of the Nation. 7. Richmond, VA: Southern Historical Publication Society. 1909. pp. 402–436. Date of establishment of leading Southern newspapers
  9. ^ a b Johnson, Joe (October 26, 2018). "Chatham County newspapers sold. Look who bought them". Herald Sun.
  10. ^ "About Us". Courier Tribune. Retrieved February 13, 2019.
  11. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l GateHouse Media, LLC, Our Markets: North Carolina, Pittsford, New York, retrieved March 27, 2017
  12. ^ a b c d e f Berkshire Hathaway Inc., "Daily Newspapers: North Carolina", 2016 Annual Report (PDF), Omaha, Nebraska
  13. ^ GAN
  14. ^ IFP
  15. ^ a b c d e Editor & Publisher DataBook. Weeklies. 2018. p. 291.
  16. ^ "US Newspaper Directory: North Carolina". Chronicling America. Washington DC: Library of Congress. Retrieved March 23, 2017.
  17. ^ Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc., Locations: North Carolina, Montgomery, Alabama, retrieved March 27, 2017
  18. ^ [1]
  19. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa "Eighteenth-Century American Newspapers in the Library of Congress: North Carolina". Library of Congress. Retrieved October 23, 2010.
  20. ^ Brigham 1918.
  21. ^ Ingram 1912.
  22. ^ Evans, Charles (1905). American Bibliography: 1751–1764. Retrieved October 23, 2010.
  23. ^ School of Communications. "About the School". Elon University. Retrieved March 24, 2017.


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