The Fayetteville Observer
|Publisher||Robert J. Gruber|
|Headquarters||458 Whitfield Street
Fayetteville, North Carolina 28306 USA
The paper is the oldest continuously published newspaper in North Carolina. It was founded in 1816 as the Carolina Observer, but was destroyed by William T. Sherman's invading army in 1865. It was refounded as The Fayetteville Observer in 1883. Originally an afternoon paper, it began publishing a morning paper, The Fayetteville Times, in 1973. The two papers merged as a single morning paper, The Fayetteville Observer-Times, in 1990. It dropped "Times" from its masthead in 1999.
- electronic edition
- The short film STAFF FILM REPORT 66-22A (1966) is available for free download at the Internet Archive
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