North Carolina Online Historical Newspapers

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County & City
Name of Newspaper
Years Covered
Cost
Resource
Alamance - Graham
Alamance Gleaner
1881 - 1910
Free
Google News Archive
Almance - Mebane
Mebane Leader
1911 - 1915
Free
DigitalNC Collection
Anson - Wadesboro
Anson Record
1955 - 1968
1970
1972 - 1981
Free
Google News Archive
Anson - Wadesboro
 Anson Record and the Messenger and Intelligencer
1981 - 1982
Free
Google News Archive
Chowan - Edenton
Edenton Gazette
1800 - 1801
Free
North Carolina State Archives
Chowan - EdentonEdenton Intelligencer
1788
FreeNorth Carolina State Archives
Chowan - EdentonEncyclopedian Instructor
1800
FreeNorth Carolina State Archives
Chowan - Edenton
North Carolina Gazette
1787FreeNorth Carolina State Archives
Chowan - Edenton
North Carolina Gazette or Edenton Intelligencer1787
FreeNorth Carolina State Archives
Chowan - Edenton
Post Angel
1800
FreeNorth Carolina State Archives
Craven - New Bern
 Carolina Federal Republican
1809 - 1818
$
GenealogyBank
Craven - New Bern
Martin’s North Carolina Gazette and New Bern Advertiser
 1787Free
North Carolina State Archives
Craven - New Bern
Morning Herald
1807 - 1808
$
GenealogyBank
Craven - New Bern
Newbern Gazette
1798 - 1801Free
North Carolina State Archives
Craven - New BernNewbern Herald
1809 - 1810
$
GenealogyBank
Craven - New Bern
Newbern Sentinel
1818 - 1828
$
GenealogyBank
Craven - New BernNorth Carolina Gazette
1751 - 1753
1757
1759
1768 - 1778
Free
North Carolina State Archives
Craven - New Bern
North Carolina Gazette and New Bern Advertiser
1785 - 1787
Free North Carolina State Archives
Craven - New Bern
North Carolina Gazette or Impartial Intelligencer and weekly General Advertiser
1783 - 1784
Free
North Carolina State Archives
Craven - New Bern
North Carolina Magazine
1764 - 1765
FreeNorth Carolina State Archives
Craven - New Bern
North Carolina Sentinel
1827 - 1836
$GenealogyBank
Craven - New Bern
State Gazette of North Carolina
1787 - 1799
$
GenealogyBank
Craven - New Bern
 True Republican
1810 - 1811
$
GenealogyBank
Cumberland - Fayetteville
American
1816 - 1827
$
GenealogyBank
Cumberland - Fayetteville
Fayetteville Gazette
1789
1792 - 1793
Free
North Carolina State Archives
Cumberland - Fayetteville
Fayetteville Observer
1851 - 1853
1861 - 1865
Free
DigitalNC Collection
Cumberland - Fayetteville
Voice
(Fayetteville State University)
1946 - 1965
1973 - 1992
1995
1997 - 1998
2001 - 2002
2005 - 2006
2008
2010 - 2011
Free
DigitalNC Collection
 Cumberland - Fayetteville North Carolina Centinel
1795Free
North Carolina State Archives
 Cumberland - Fayetteville North Carolina Chronicle
1790 - 1791
Free
North Carolina State Archives
Durham - Durham
Campus Echo > Golden Echo > Inaugural Echo > Summer Echo > Eagle
(North Carolina Central University)
1927 - 1929
1936 - 1937
1939 - 1940
1947 - 1949
1952 - 1958
1960 - 1969
Free
DigitalNC Collection
Durham - Durham
Carolina Times
1937 - 1943
1949 - 1950
Free
DigitalNC Collection
Edgecombe - Rocky Mount
Rocky Mount Record
1906Free
DigitalNC Collection
Edgecombe - Rocky Mount
Weekly Reporter
1884
Free
DigitalNC Collection
Forsyth - Winston-Salem
News Argus
(Winston-Salem State University)
1962 - 2011
FreeDigitalNC Collection
Forsyth - Winston-Salem
Winston-Salem Journal
1898 - 1929
$GenealogyBank
Guilford - Greensboro

B. T. C. 10-shun
(Basic Training Camp No. 10 World War II Military Base)
1943 - 1946
Free
DigitalNC Collection
Guilford - Greensboro
Bennett Banner
(Bennett College)
1934
1937
1939
1942 - 1943
1945 - 1949
1951 - 1953
1955 - 1965
1968 - 1991
1993 - 2002
Free
DigitalNC Collection
Guilford - Greensboro
Daily Record
1906 - 1929
$
GenealogyBank
Guilford - Greensboro
Greensboro Daily News
1909 - 1980
$
GenealogyBank
Guilford - Greensboro
Greensboro News and Record
1985
$
GenealogyBank
Guilford - Greensboro
Greensboro Record
1927 - 1983
$
GenealogyBank
Halifax - Halifax
North Carolina Journal
1792 - 1797
$
GenealogyBank
Halifax - Littleton
True Reformer
1900$
GenealogyBank
Hoke - Raeford
News-Journal
1943 - 1956
1968 - 1969
Free
DigitalNC Collection
Mecklenburg - Charlotte
Africo-American Presbyterian
1899$GenealogyBank
Mecklenburg - Charlotte
Carolina Israelite
1944 - 1958
$
GenealogyBank
Mecklenburg - Charlotte
Catawba Journal
1824 - 1828
FreeDigitalNC Collection
Mecklenburg - Charlotte
Charlotte Jewish News
1979 - 2000
2011
Free
DigitalNC Collection
Mecklenburg - Charlotte
Charlotte News
1888 - 1922
$GenealogyBank
Mecklenburg - Charlotte
Charlotte Observer
1892 - 1922
$
GenealogyBank
Mecklenburg - Charlotte
Mecklenburg Jeffersonian
1841 - 1849
Free
DigitalNC Collection
Mecklenburg - Charlotte
Miners' and Farmers' Journal
1830 - 1835
FreeDigitalNC Collection
Moore - Southern Pines
Pilot
1929 - 1942
Free
DigitalNC Collection
Nash - Rocky Mount
Rocky Mount Record
1906Free
DigitalNC Collection
Nash - Rocky Mount
Weekly Reporter
1884
Free
DigitalNC Collection
 New Hanover - Wilmington
Cape Fear Mercury
1769 - 1775
Free
North Carolina State Archives
New Hanover - Wilmington
Hall's Wilmington Gazette
1797 - 1798
Free
North Carolina State Archives
New Hanover - Wilmington
North Carolina Gazette and Wilmington Post Boy
1756 - 1766
Free
North Carolina State Archives
New Hanover - Wilmington
Wilmington Centinel
1788 - 1789
 Free North Carolina State Archives
Orange - Chapel Hill
Black Ink
(Black Student Movement, University of NC-Chapel Hill)
1969 - 2001
Free
DigitalNC Collection
Orange - Hillsboro
North Carolina Gazette
1785 - 1786
Free
North Carolina State Archives
Pasquotank - Elizabeth City
 State Teachers College Newsletter > Compass > Normal Magnet > State Normal School Messenger > State Normal School Monthly > Senior Letter > State Normal Banner
(Elizabeth City State University)
1927 - 1929
1935
1937
1942 - 1945
1947 - 2011
Free
DigitalNC Collection
Rowan - Salisbury
Carolina Watchman
1832 - 1898
FreeNorth Carolina State Archives
Rowan - Salisbury
North Carolina Mercury
1789 - 1801
Free
North Carolina State Archives
Rowan - Salisbury
Western Carolinian
1820 - 1842
Free
North Carolina State Archives
Wake - Raleigh
Dispatch
1991 - 1993
$
GenealogyBank
Wake - Raleigh
Gazette
1893 - 1898
$
GenealogyBank
Wake - Raleigh
North Carolina Minerva
1799 - 1800
$
GenealogyBank
Wake - Raleigh
Semi-Weekly Standard
1861 - 1868
$
GenealogyBank
Wake - Raleigh
Star
1808 - 1831
$
GenealogyBank
Washington - Roanoke
Roanoke Beacon
1897 - 1898
Free
 Washington County, NCGenWeb





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