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Search for a Specific Newspaper Title
Search for a specific title in the Library Catalog. The results will tell you if the library has the item in print (current copies on our newspaper shelves; older copies on microfilm) or online via a database. Ask at the reference desk or the circulation desk if you need assistance using microfilm.
List of NC Newspaper Websites
Note: many online newspapers have limits to how many articles you may access for free per month. If you have trouble accessing a specific article, contact a librarian.
Historical N.C. Newspapers
Digital NC: North Carolina Newpapers
A growing collection of digitized newspapers from all over North Carolina. Each title has a limited range of dates available.Search by a topic or browse for a specific newspaper.
Browse Hunter Library's NC Historical Newspapers
Hunter Library has many newspapers on microfilm; many of these are also available via various digital collections or databases. Browse those access points here--by title, location, or time period. You can also search this resource by a town name (e.g., Sylva) and find relevant newspapers.
See also: Historical Newspapers Guide
News in North Carolina is often covered by newspapers in other states--even countries.Search the British newspapers too--many NC news stories, especially historically, were of international interest.
The Cherokee Phoenix from Hunter Library
Selected English language articles from the Cherokee Phoenix newspaper, published by the Cherokee Nation from 1828-1834. Articles focus on Cherokee history and regional history.