List of newspapers in Georgia (U.S. state)

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This is a list of newspapers in Georgia, US.

21st century[edit]

Daily and weekly newspapers (currently published)[edit]

Title Locale Year est. Frequency Publisher/parent company Notes
Advance Vidalia
Albany Herald Albany Daily
Americus Times-Recorder Americus Daily
Athens Banner-Herald[1] Athens Daily Morris Communications Company[2]
Atlanta Daily World Atlanta Weekly
Atlanta Journal-Constitution Atlanta 1868[3] Daily[4] Began as Constitution in 1868; merged with Journal in 2001 to form Journal-Constitution
Augusta Chronicle[1] Augusta 1785[3] Daily Morris Communications Company[2] Began as Augusta Gazette in 1785
Blackshear Times Blackshear Weekly
Brunswick News Brunswick Daily
Cairo Messenger Cairo
Camilla Enterprise Camilla
Clayton Tribune Clayton, Georgia Weekly
Colonnade Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville Weekly
Cordele Dispatch Cordele Tuesdays-Fridays & Sundays
Covington News Covington Wednesday, Friday & Sunday
Creative Loafing Atlanta Weekly
CrossRoadsNews South DeKalb/East Metro Atlanta Weekly
Daily Citizen Dalton Daily Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.[5]
Donalsonville News Donalsonville
Early County News Blakely
Fannin Sentinel Blue Ridge Weekly
Fulton County Daily Report[1] Atlanta
Georgia Fire News Georgia
Gwinnett Daily Post Lawrenceville
Hartwell Sun Hartwell
Henry Daily Herald McDonough
LaGrange Daily News LaGrange
Ledger-Enquirer[1] Columbus 1828[3] Daily McClatchy Company[6] Began as Columbus Enquirer in 1828, became daily Ledger-Enquirer in 1988
Marietta Daily Journal Marietta
Miller County Liberal Colquitt
Morgan County Citizen Madison
Moultrie Observer Moultrie Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.[5]
Newnan Times-Herald Newnan
News Reporter Washington Daily Independent Merger of The Washington News and The Washington Reporter
Ocilla Star Ocilla
Pelham Journal Pelham
Post-Searchlight Bainbridge
Red and Black University of Georgia, Athens Weekly
Rockdale Citizen Conyers
Rockdale News Conyers Saturday
Rome News-Tribune Rome Daily
Savannah Morning News[1] Savannah 1850[3] Daily Morris Communications Company[2]
Statesboro Herald Statesboro Daily
Technique Georgia Tech, Atlanta Weekly
Telegraph[1] Macon Daily McClatchy Company[6]
Thomasville Times-Enterprise Thomasville Daily Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.[5]
Tifton Gazette Tifton Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.[5]
Toccoa Record Toccoa 1873[7] Weekly Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.[5]
Union Recorder Milledgeville Daily Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.[5]
Valdosta Daily Times Valdosta Daily Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.[5]
Waycross Journal Herald Waycross Daily
Wheeler County Eagle Alamo
Wiregrass Farmer Ashburn

18th century[edit]

Newspapers published in 18th-century Augusta, Georgia
  • Augusta Herald. W., July 17, 1799-Dec. 31, 1800+[8]
  • Georgia. The Augusta Chronicle And Gazette Of The State. W., Apr. 11, 1789-Dec. 27, 1800+[8][9]
  • The Georgia State Gazette, Or, Independent Register. W., Sept. 30, 1786-Apr. 11, 1789.[8]
  • Southern Centinel And Gazette Of The State. W., Dec. 5, 1793-Nov. 7, 1799.[8]
Newspapers published in 18th-century Savannah, Georgia
  • Columbian Museum & Savannah Advertiser. S.W., Mar. 4, 1796-Dec. 29, 1800+[8]
  • The Gazette Of The State Of Georgia. W., Jan. 30, 1783-Oct. 16, 1788.[8]
  • The Georgia Gazette. W., Apr. 7, 1763-Feb. 7, 1776.[8][10]
  • Georgia Gazette. W., Oct. 23, 1788-Dec. 25, 1800+[8]
  • The Royal Georgia Gazette. W., Jan. 21, 1779-June 6, 1782.[8]


Title Locale Year est. Ceased Notes
Atlanta Georgian Atlanta 1906[3] 1939[11]
Atlanta Southern Confederacy
Colored American Augusta 1865[12]
Columbus Messenger Columbus 1887[12]
Daily Intelligencer Atlanta
Daily Sun
Great Speckled Bird Atlanta

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Newspaper Directory". Atlanta: Georgia Press Association. Retrieved March 19, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b c "Daily Newspapers". Augusta, Georgia: Morris Communications Company. Retrieved March 27, 2017. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Southern Press". The South in the Building of the Nation. 7. Richmond, VA: Southern Historical Publication Society. 1909. pp. 402–436. Date of establishment of leading Southern newspapers 
  4. ^ "U.S. Daily Newspapers, 2012". World Almanac and Book of Facts 2014. USA: World Almanac Books. ISSN 0084-1382.  via Google Books
  5. ^ a b c d e f g Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc., Locations: Georgia, Montgomery, Alabama, retrieved March 27, 2017 
  6. ^ a b "Our Markets". Sacramento, California: McClatchy Company. Retrieved March 26, 2017. 
  7. ^ "About Us". The Toccoa Record. Community Newspapers. Retrieved 17 April 2018. 
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Eighteenth-Century American Newspapers in the Library of Congress: Georgia". Library of Congress. Retrieved 2010-10-23. 
  9. ^ Van Ness Ingram, John (1912). A Check List of American Eighteenth Century Newspapers in the Library of Congress. Retrieved 2010-10-23. 
  10. ^ Thomas, Isaiah (1874). History of printing in America, 2nd ed. Retrieved 2010-10-23. 
  11. ^ "US Newspaper Directory: Georgia". Chronicling America. Washington DC: Library of Congress. Retrieved March 24, 2017. 
  12. ^ a b Irvine Garland Penn (1891). The Afro-American Press and Its Editors. Massachusetts: Willey and Co. 


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