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Newspapers: Alamance to Burke County

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 Alamance County

North Carolina National (Burlington Company Shops, NC) 

        (On reel with Mountain Voice ) 
        July 6, 1882

Graham Tribune (Graham) 
        (On reel with Old Constitution
        Aug.31, 1900

Anson County

Woman's Right (Wadesboro) 
        (On reel with Sunny Home
        April 30, 1874; July 30, 1874

Beaufort County

Whig (Washington, N.C. ) 
        (On reel 1 of North State Whig) Negative Copy 
        Aug. 1, 1835; Aug. 8, 1835; Aug. 17, 1835

Continued by:

Washington Whig (Washington, N.C.) 
        (On reel 1 of North State Whig) Negative Copy 
        Feb. 6, 1838; Feb. 12, 1839-April 30, 1839

Continued by:

Washington Whig and Republican Gazette (Washington, N.C. ) 
        (On reel 1 of North State Whig) Negative Copy, Incomplete holdings 
        May 22, 1839-July 29, 1840

Continued by:

Washington Whig (Washington, N.C.) 
        (On reel with North State Whig
        May 5, 1841; Oct. 6, 1841; Nov. 17, 1841; Jan., 1842-Dec. 21, 1842

Continued by:

North State Whig (Washington, N.C.) 
        Negative copy, Incomplete holdings 
        April 20, 1843-July 18, 1849; Feb.6, 1850-Oct. 11, 1854

Bladen County

Bladen Bulletin (Elizabethtown) 
        (On reel with Old Constitution
        Oct. 8, 1885; Aug 12, 1886

Beacon (Elizabethtown) 
        (On reel with Old Constitution
        Sept. 6, 1888; Dec. 13, 1888

Cape Fear Lance (Elizabethtown) 
        (On reel with Old Constitution
        May 26, 1899

Buncombe County

Asheville Messenger 
        1849-1851

Asheville News (Asheville) 
        Jan.9, 1851-Nov.16, 1865

Continued by:

Asheville News and Western Farmer (Asheville) 
        (On reel 3 Asheville News
        March 12, 1868-Nov.19, 1868

Continued by:

Asheville News and Mountain Farmer (Asheville) 
        May 20, 1869-Nov.18, 1869

Asheville Pioneer (Asheville) 
        Aug.20, 1867-1869

Continued by:

Weekly Pioneer (Asheville) 
        (On reel with Asheville Pioneer
        1879-Aug.15, 1872; Feb.7, 1874-Dec.19, 1874

Weekly Register. (Asheville) 
        April 10, 1884

Our Home (BeaverDam) 
        On reel with Mountain Voice
       April 26, 1893; June 21, 1893; June 28, 1893; July 26, 1893

Asheville Democrat (Asheville) 
        Oct.10, 1889-Sept.23, 1892 (Ceased)

Register (Asheville) 
       (On reel with Asheville Register
        March 31, 1894

State Register (Asheville) 
        (On reel with Asheville Register
        Aug. 30, 1895-Sept. 27, 1895; April 24, 1896

Continued by:

Asheville Register (Asheville) 
        Jan 6, 1899-Nov.4, 1905

Asheville Daily Gazette (Asheville 
        Oct.13, 1897-June 30, 1901; Jan.1, 1902-Dec.31, 1902

Western Carolina Enterprise (Asheville) 
        (Continues: Haywood Enterprise
        (On reel with Haywood Enterprise
        Nov. 6, 1908-Sept. 7, 1910

Asheville Advocate (Asheville) 
        Dec.25, 1931-Oct.11, 1935 
        Continued by Daily News Oct., 1935

Asheville Daily Citizen (Asheville) 
        (On reel with Asheville Citizen 1885-1901) 
        April 1, 1890-April 23, 1900

  Weekly Citizen (Asheville) 
        (On reel with Asheville Citizen
        Feb. 7, 1889-March 27, 1890

Continued by:

Asheville Weekly Citizen (Asheville) (1881-1918) 
        (On reel with Asheville Citizen (Asheville) (1885-1901) 
        April 3, 1890-Nov. 2, 1894

Continued by:

Asheville Citizen

North Carolina Citizen (Asheville) 
        (On reel 1-2 of Asheville Citizen
        May 1, 1873-1875; 1878-Dec.18, 1879

Continued by:

Asheville Citizen (Asheville) 
        Feb 7, 1889- 1904; July 1, 1905- June, 1991

Continued by:

Asheville Citizen-Times (Asheville)

Asheville Times (Asheville) 
        April 7, 1916-Nov. 16, 1919; Feb. 26, 1920-june 30, 1946; Sept. 2, 1946-Dec.31, 1946

Continues: Asheville Gazette News(Asheville)

Merged into:

Asheville Citizen-Times (Asheville) 
        Library has current subscription 
        July 1, 1991- present

Burke County

Valdese News (Valdese) 
        Dec.8, 1838-Dec.20, 1950 (Holdings incomplete)

Blue Ridge Blade (Morganton) 
        May 9, 1876-Oct.10, 1876; Sept.6, 1878-May14, 1881

Mountaineer (Morganton) 
        (on reel with Iredell Gazette) 
        July 7, 1883

Continued by:

Carolina Mountaineer (Morganton) 
       March 31, 1883-Nov.15, 1884 
Merged with Burke Enterprise and Burke Blade to form Morganton Star

Morganton Herald (Morganton) 
        Continues Morganton Star 
        March 19, 1891-Oct.31, 1901

Merged with:

Burke County News (Morganton) 
        Jan.13, 1899-March 12, 1900; March 16, 1900-Dec.28, 1900

To Form:

News Herald (Morganton) 
        Library has current subscription. Current issues only

Burke County Times (Morganton) 
        Aug.9, 1917-Aug.1, 1918 (Ceased)