The Gaston Gazette

The Gaston Gazette is an American, English Language daily newspaper based in Gastonia, North Carolina. The newspaper was owned by Freedom Communications until 2012, when Freedom sold its Florida and North Carolina papers to Halifax Media Group. In 2015, Halifax was acquired by New Media Investment Group, which was merged and became Gannett in 2019.[1][2]

The Gaston Gazette
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The May 5, 2008, front page of
The Gaston Gazette
TypeDaily newspaper
FormatBroadsheet
Owner(s)Gannett
PublisherLucy Talley
EditorNA
Founded1880
LanguageAmerican English
Headquarters1893 Remount Rd.
Gastonia, North Carolina 28054  United States
Circulation30,000Daily
33,300Sunday
OCLC number27041214
Websitewww.gastongazette.com

Its editorial position is generally conservative, and sometimes libertarian. Among the syndicated columnists whose columns it runs are Thomas Sowell, Walter Williams, and Tibor Machan.

OverviewEdit

The Gazette primarily serves Gastonia and Gaston County and the surrounding counties of Lincoln County in North Carolina and York County in South Carolina.

The Gazette partners with WSOC-TV (Channel 9, an ABC affiliate) in nearby Charlotte.

The Gaston Gazette is a member of the North Carolina Press Association.[3]

The Gaston Gazette has a Facebook page for sharing news and interacting with readers.[4]

HistoryEdit

The Gaston Gazette was founded in 1880. The newspaper has had several names:[2]

  • The Gaston Gazette. (Gastonia, N.C.) 1989-current
  • The Gastonia Gazette. (Gastonia, N.C.) 1947-1989
  • Gastonia Daily Gazette. (Gastonia, N.C.) 1919-1947
  • The Daily Gazette. (Gastonia, N.C.) 1919-1919
  • The Gastonia Gazette. (Gastonia, Gaston Co., N.C.) 1880-1919

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ New Media Announces Agreement to Acquire Halifax Media Group for $280.0 Million Archived 2016-03-07 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ a b "Gaston Gazette". Library of Congress. Retrieved January 16, 2020.
  3. ^ "NC Press Association Directory". NC Press Association. Retrieved January 16, 2020.
  4. ^ "Gaston Gazette". Facebook. Retrieved January 16, 2020.

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