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Newspapers: Duplin to Iredell Counties

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Duplin to Iredell

Duplin County

Warsaw Brief Mention (Warsaw) 
        (On reel with Sunny Home
        Sept. 1, 1880

Durham Recorder (Durham) 
        Continues : Hillsborough Recorder, (Hillsborough, NC with June 2, 1879 
        (on reel 8 of Hillsborough Recorder (Hillsborough) 
        June, 1879-Dec. 19, 1888 (Holdings Incomplete)

Continued by: Hillsborough Recorder, Hillsborough, NC with May, 1895

Forsyth County

People's Press Salem 
        Feb. 8, 1851- Dec. 8, 1892 (Incomplete holdings. Scattered issues 1859-1869)

Winston-Salem Journal Winston Salem, NC 
        Library has current subscription 
        Unbound-retain current month only

Franklin County

Dispatch (Franklinton) 
        (On reel with Old Constitution
        July 21, 1887-Dec. 23, 1887;

Continues : Hillsborough Recorder, Hillsborough, NC with June 2, 1879 
        Jan. 5, 1888-July 5, 1888

Franklinton Weekly Franklinton 
        (On reel with Old Constitution
        Dec. 7, 1883; Sept. 23, 1886; Sept. 14, 1893

Gaston County
 

Gastonia Daily Gazette (Gastonia) 
        April 1, 1929-Sept. 30, 1930

Granville County
 

Berea Gazette (Berea) 
        (On reel with Mountain Voice Bakersville) 
        May 4, 1877; May 25, 1878 
        (On reel with Greensboro Patriot
        Apr. 24, 1826-May 5, 1827

Continued by:

 Patriot and Greensborough Palladium (Greensboro) 
        (On reel with Greensboro Patriot
        May 12, 1827-May 16, 1829

Continued by:

Greensborough Patriot (Greensboro) (1829) 
        May 23, 1829-Dec. 12, 1837

Continued by:

Carolina Patriot (Greensboro) 
        (On reel with Greensboro Patriot
        Dec. 19, 1837-Feb. 11, 1839

Continued by:

Greensborough Patriot (Greensboro) (1839) 
        Feb. 18, 1839-Dec. 26, 1856

Continued by:

Patriot and Flag Greensboro 
        (On reel with Greensboro Patriot
        Jan. 9, 1857-June 4, 1858

Continued by:

Greensborough Patriot (Greensboro) (1858) 
        June 11, 1858-June 5, 1868

Greensboro Patriot (Greensboro) (1869) 
        Feb 5, 1869- Dec. 8, 1880 (Incomplete holdings) (Negative copy)

News and Record (Greensboro) 
        Library has current subscription 
        Library keeps current month

Guilford County
 

Patriot Greensboro (1826) 
        (On reel with Greensboro Patriot) 
        Apr. 24, 1826-May 5, 1827

Continued by:

Patriot and Greensborough Palladium (Greensboro) 
        (On reel with Greensboro Patriot) 
        May 12, 1827-May 16, 1829

Continued by:

Greensborough Patriot (Greensboro) (1829) 
        May 23, 1829-Dec. 12, 1837

Continued by:

Carolina Patriot (Greensboro) 
        (On reel with Greensboro Patriot) 
        Dec. 19, 1837-Feb. 11, 1839

Continued by:

Greensborough Patriot (Greensboro) (1839) 
        Feb. 18, 1839-Dec. 26, 1856

Continued by:

Patriot and Flag (Greensboro) 
        (On reel with Greensboro Patriot) 
        Jan. 9, 1857-June 4, 1858

Continued by:

Greensborough Patriot (Greensboro) (1858) 
        June 11, 1858-June 5, 1868

Greensboro Patriot (Greensboro) (1869) 
        Feb 5, 1869- Dec. 8, 1880 (Incomplete holdings) (Negative copy)

News and Record (Greensboro) 
        Library has current subscription 
        Unbound -library keeps current month

Halifax County
 

Enfield Times (Enfield ) 
        (On reel with Old Constitution
        Apr. 12, 1873; Nov. 29, 1873

Enfield Sentinel (Enfield) 
        (On reel with Old Constitution
        Dec. 2, 1880; July 21, 1881

North Carolina Republican and Civil Rights Advocate (Weldon) 
        (On reel with Bulletin Louisville, KY) 
       May 22, 1884 
        (African-American newspaper)

Enfield Progress (Enfield) 
        (On reel with Old Constitution
        July 8, 1887

True Reformer (Littleton) (Afro-Union Club) 
        (On reel with Bulletin Louisville, KY) 
        microfilm v.1, no. 47--July 25, 1900 
        (African-American newspaper)

Harnett County

Nation (Buffalo Springs) 
        (On reel with Mountain Voice 
        July 28, 1858; Aug. 11, 1858

Haywood County
 

Daily News (Waynesville) 
        (On reel with Sunny Home
        Jan. 17, 1886; July 20, 1886

Waynesville Courier (Waynesville) 
        (On reel with Sunny Home) 
        March 7, 1888; Feb.26, 1897; March 10, 1897; March 26, 1897; Sept. 17, 1909; July 14, 1911; July 28, 1911

Waynesville News (Waynesville) 
        (On reel with Sunny Home) 
        March 22, 1888

Clyde Register (Clyde) 
        (On reel with Sunny Home) 
        June 16, 1888

Haywood Enterprise (Waynesville) 
        Oct.2, 1908-Oct. 30, 1908

Continued by:

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

Carolina Mountaineer and Waynesville Courier (Waynesville) 
        Oct.11, 1917-Dec.25, 1919; Jan.6, 1921-March 25, 1925

Continued by:

Carolina Mountaineer (Waynesville) 
        March 12, 1925-Oct. 29, 1925

Continued by:

Waynesville Mountaineer (Waynesville) 
        Nov.12, 1925-Dec.30, 1926; Nov.5, 1931-June 26, 1972

Continued by

Mountaineer (Waynesville) 
        Library has current subscription 
        June 28, 1972--present

Henderson County
 

Daily Herald (Hendersonville) 
        July 5, 1910-Dec.27, 1910

French Broad Hustler (Hendersonville) 
       1905-1911; 1913-1919

Merged with:

News of Henderson County (Hendersonville)

To form:

Hendersonville News (Hendersonville) 
        Aug.7, 1919-Dec.25, 1919; Jan.6, 1921-Aug.30, 1921; Jan.22, 1922-Jan.28, 1927

Hendersonville Daily Times(Hendersonville) 
        Aug. 17, 1924-Sept. 24, 1924

Continued by:

Hendersonville Times (Hendersonville)

Hendersonville Times merged with Hendersonville News

To form

Times News (Hendersonville) 
       April 17, 1924-Dec.4, 1924; July 2, 1956-Dec., 1990

Hertford County
 

Hornet's Nest Murfreesboro 
        Oct. 1, 1812- Nov. 4, 1813 (Holdings Incomplete)

North Carolina Chronicle Murfreesboro 
        (On reel with Hornet's Nest
        March 16, 1827-June 30, 1827; July 21, 1827

Citizen Murfreesboro 
        (On reel with Hornet's Nest
        Aug. 3, 1859-Dec. 1, 1860 (Holdings Incomplete)

Albemarle Southron and Union Advocate Murfreesboro 
        (On reel with Hornet's Nest
        April 5, 1860; May 17, 1860; July 26, 1860

Iredell County

Iredell Gazette (Mooresville) 
        Mar. 5, 1880; Aug. 13, 1880