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Southeast North Carolina Newspapers


This guide lists the various historical and current newspapers produced in the eight-county Southeast North Carolina region, including information on how to locate and access them. Many of these newspapers have been partially or fully digitized and made accessible online. This guide primarily draws on the digital collections of the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center, Chronicling America Project, and Historic North Carolina Digital Newspaper Collection, which are described in more detail below. It also explains how to search for print copies of newspapers, in the event that a particular title is not available online or on microfilm.

This guide is intended to be thorough but not exhaustive. If you are unable to find the information you're looking for after consulting the resources in this guide, please reach out to us so that we may assist you. 

Last updated February 2024.

North Carolina Digital Heritage Center

Chronicling America Project

Historic North Carolina Digital Newspaper Collection

Locating Newspapers in WorldCat

To locate print and microfilm copies of newspapers listed in this guide held outside Randall Library, click the WorldCat logo below, then copy and paste the OCLC number associated with the newspaper into the WorldCat search box. You will then be able to see which libraries across the country hold copies of the newspaper, and which formats are available (e.g. print issues, microfilm, or digital copies).

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