North Carolina Newspapers

Burlington Times-News

The Times-News is a daily newspaper based in Burlington, North Carolina formed in 1931 by the merger Burlington Daily Times and The Burlington News. In 1887, the paper joined Freedom Communications Inc. and in 1978, the paper was sold again to Halifax Media Group in 2012. The Burlington Times-News has a special feature that it unique. The Here & Now page is a national award winner. It is unique because it is written by high school students. The paper also features local information, news, and community news and more. In addition to annual state press association awards, the Times-News is a Best of Freedom winner this year. The paper is frequently honored for its columns, editorials and graphics. The paper also has won awards in the NNA’s Better Newspaper Contest for general excellence, best sports section, photography and writing. As of 2012, Madison Taylor is the editor and Paul Mauney is the publisher. The paper circulates 36,000 daily and the paper’s headquarters are located at 707 S. Main Street, Burlington, NC.

Charlotte Observer

The Charlotte Observer, serving Charlotte, North Carolina and its metro area, is the largest newspaper, in terms of circulation, in North and South Carolina. It is owned by The McClatchy Company

Concord & Kannapolis Independent Tribune

Concord Independent Tribune is a newspaper based in Concord, North Carolina covering Cabarrus County, North Carolina. The newspaper is owned by Berkshire Hathaway. The Independent Tribune was formed September 29, 1996 with the merger of The Concord Tribune and The (Kannapolis) Daily Independent.

Durham Herald-Sun

The Durham Morning Herald began publication in 1893, as a result of the reorganization of The Durham Globe from a daily to a weekly paper. Four former employees of the downsized Globe, itself an outgrowth of the merger of Durham's first daily, The Tobacco Plant and The Durham Daily Recorder, organized a competitor newspaper, The Globe Herald, which would soon be renamed The Morning Herald. In 1929, the Durham Morning Herald Company acquired The Durham Sun, an evening daily that had been in publication in one form or another since 1889.

Gaston Gazette

The Gaston Gazette is the local daily newspaper, providing 7-day delivery service, to residents in Gaston, Lincoln, Cleveland and York (SC) counties. Based in Gastonia, North Carolina, it is the largest newspaper between Charlotte & Asheville with over 57,000 daily readers. For more than 125 years, The Gaston Gazette has been the market leader in delivering comprehensive news, sports, entertainment and advertising information to our community. The Gaston Gazette is owned by Daytona Beach, FLA- based Halifax Media Group.

Greensboro News & Record

The News & Record is the largest newspaper serving Guilford, North and the surrounding region. It is based in Greensboro and produces local sections for Greensboro and Rockingham. As of 2011, it had an average weekday circulation of about 57,500 and an average Sunday circulation of about 87,000. The newspaper began as two smaller papers, The Daily Record and the Greensboro Daily News. The News & Record began with the Daily Record which was first printed in 1890 in Greensboro. An afternoon paper, it was begun by John Benson, Joseph Reece, and Harper J. Elam. The Daily News was a morning paper founded in 1909, an outgrowth of the recently-defunct Daily Industrial News. The Daily News and the associated company, the Greensboro News Company, grew quickly; acquiring the other morning paper, the Greensboro Telegram in 1911 and in 1930 acquired the Daily Record. In the early 1980s, the Greensboro Daily News and the Greensboro Record began gradually consolidating their operations. By March 1984, both papers were combined to the News & Record.

Hickory Daily Record

Hickory Daily Record is a daily newspaper based in Hickory, North Carolina. It is owned by Berkshire Hathaway and is published seven days a week. The newspaper serves the city of Hickory along with Catawba County , and the neighboring counties of Alexander County and Caldwell County .

Jacksonville Daily News

The Daily News is an award winning daily newspaper in Jacksonville, North Carolina. It has served the city of Jacksonville, Onslow County and its surrounding areas since 1953. The Daily News was owned by Freedom Communications until 2012, when Freedom sold its Florida and North Carolina papers to Halifax Media Group. It was a broadsheet-format daily until June 1, 2009, when it and two sister dailies, the Sun Journal and the Kinston Free Press converted to a berliner-style format. Since the format change all three papers are laid out and published in Jacksonville. The publisher and editor of the Jacksonville Daily News is Elliott Potter. The Jacksonville Daily News features local news and sports, opinion, classifieds, and more special features.

Kinston Free Press

Honored for its journalism in print,The Free Press serve a section of eastern North Carolina known for its rich past and the promise of its manufacturing sector. Kinston is located midway between the state capital of Raleigh and the Atlantic Ocean beaches and is one of the state’s oldest towns, founded in 1762 as a tobacco trading center. Today, heritage tourism, agriculture and manufacturing drive the local economy.

McDowell News

The McDowell News is an American, English language newspaper published daily in Marion, North Carolina covering McDowell County. The newspaper is currently owned by Lee Enterprises, it was previously owned by Berkshire Hathaway's subsidiary BH Media Group since 2012[4][5][6] and by Media General before that.[7] Lee Enterprises bought BH Media Group's publications in early 2020.

Morganton News Herald

The News Herald (North Carolina) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The News Herald is a daily newspaper based in Morganton, North Carolina covering Burke County.

New Bern Sun Journal

The Sun Journal, published since 1876, is the torch-bearer in New Bern’s long newspaper tradition that began in the 1740s with the publication of North Carolina’s first newspaper and magazine. New Bern is the state’s second oldest city, founded in 1710, and was the last colonial capital, the first state capital, was home to the state’s first printing press, and the state’s first public school and library. A thriving community today, New Bern’s historic downtown sets the standard for preservation and revitalization. The community is home to a manufacturing base that produces, among many things, world class yachts, plumbing fixtures, sound mixing boards and household appliances. Craven County is home to the elite 2nd Marine Corps Air Wing and Fleet Readiness Center East, the largest civilian employer in North Carolina east of Interstate 95. The Sun Journal was among the top three for general excellence among newspapers its size in 2013.

Raleigh News & Observer

The News & Observer is the local daily newspaper is based in Raleigh and also covers Durham, Cary, and Chapel Hill. The paper also has significant readership in most of the state east of Winston-Salem. The paper has a daily circulation of approximately 176,000, and a Sunday circulation of approximately 211,000. It is the state's second-largest newspaper, after The Charlotte Observer. In 1995, the paper was purchased by McClatchy Company of Sacramento, California. The paper has won three Pulitzer Prizes, most recently in 1996 for a computer-assisted investigation of the North Carolina hog industry. The publisher is Orage Quarles, who was titled the nation's outstanding publisher by Editor and Publisher magazine in 2002. The headquarters are located at 215 South McDowell Street Raleigh, North Carolina 27601.

Shelby Star

For over 115 years, The Shelby Star (NC) has been the market leader for news and information in our area. We are the community newspaper serving residents 7-days a week in Shelby, at Gardner Webb University and throughout Cleveland County (NC). Our award winning staff is constantly working to provide readers the most comprehensive coverage of area news, sports, entertainment and advertising. The Star is a must-have for those living, working and keeping in touch with Cleveland County. The Shelby Star is owned by Daytona Beach, FL – based corporation, Halifax Media Group, and is located in historic, downtown Shelby at 315 E Graham St.

Statesville Record & Landmark

Statesville Record & Landmark is an American, English language daily newspaper based in Statesville, North Carolina. The newspaper is owned by Lee Enterprises . The Statesville Record & Landmark is the newspaper of record for Statesville and has been serving the city and Iredell County, North Carolina since June 19, 1874 when it was a weekly called the Landmark .

Wilmington Star News

StarNews Media is based in Wilmington, North Carolina, a thriving port city with twelve pristine beaches and beautiful historic roots. The Wilmington market expands throughout Brunswick, New Hanover and Pender counties which offers locals and visitors alike, a vibrant lifestyle with access to global, regional and local entrepreneurial businesses, all with the ease and comfort of a beach and riverfront lifestyle. Wilmington is a creative and ever-growing arts and culture community featuring theater, dance, galleries, gardens, and film and television productions such as: “Blue Velvet,” “One Tree Hill,” “Dawson’s Creek,” “Ironman 3,” “Under the Dome,” and “Sleepy Hollow.” StarNews Media offers daily circulation over 35,000, and Sunday circulation over 41,000 through its print edition, the StarNews, and continues to provide the largest digital audience in the Southeastern, North Carolina region through its top-rated online news and information platform. Consistently honored among the state's best for print publication and online news site.

Winston-Salem Journal

The Winston-Salem Journal is a daily newspaper primarily serving the city of Winston-Salem, North Carolina and its county, Forsyth County, North Carolina. It also features coverage of Northwestern North Carolina and circulates as far west as Tennessee and north to Virginia. The Journal is primarily distributed through Forsyth County and the county seat of Winston-Salem. However, the paper also is distributed in Alleghany County, Ashe County, Davidson County, Davie County, Stokes County, Surry County, Wilkes County, Watauga County, and Yadkin County. The paper is owned by Berkshire Hathaway. The Journal was founded in 1897. Its editorial-page slant is considered moderate, although its conservative readership often decries its liberal bias and its liberal readers point out that the Journal hasn't endorsed a Democratic Party presidential candidate since Lyndon Johnson in 1964. In 2004, the paper refused to endorse a presidential candidate. The paper also produces a weekly entertainment and social tabloid called Relish.