List of newspapers in South Carolina

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This is a list of newspapers in South Carolina, United States.

List of newspapers[edit]

Title Locale Year est. Frequency Publisher/parent company Notes
Advertizer-Herald Bamberg, South Carolina Weekly
Aiken Leader Wagener, South Carolina Weekly
Aiken Standard Aiken Major paper
Anderson Observer Anderson Weekly
Beaufort Gazette Beaufort McClatchy Company[1] Major paper
Berkeley Independent Moncks Corner Weekly
The Berkeley Observer Goose Creek[2] Daily
Chapin Times Chapin Weekly
Charleston City Paper Charleston, South Carolina Weekly
Cheraw Chronicle Cheraw Weekly
Chronicle-Independent Camden, South Carolina Weekly
Clinton Chronicle Clinton Weekly
Coastal Observer Pawleys Island Weekly
Colletonian Walterboro, South Carolina Weekly
Columbia City Paper Columbia Major paper
Daily King News Hilton Head Island Major paper
Dillon Herald Dillon Weekly
Dorchester Eagle-Record St. George, South Carolina Weekly
Edgefield Advertiser Edgefield, South Carolina Weekly
El Palmetto Columbia Daily
Free Times Columbia Weekly Serving Columbia, and Richland and Lexington counties.[3]
Georgetown Times Georgetown Daily
Greenville Journal Greenville Weekly
Greenville News Greenville Gannett Company[4] Major paper
Hampton County Guardian Hampton, South Carolina Weekly
Herald Rock Hill McClatchy Company[1] Major paper
Herald-Journal Spartanburg GateHouse Media[5] Major paper
Holly Hill Observer Holly Hill, South Carolina Weekly
Horry Independent Conway Weekly
Independent-Mail Anderson Gannett Company[4] Major paper
Index-Journal Greenwood Major paper
Island Packet Hilton Head Island McClatchy Company[1] Major paper
Item Sumter Major paper
Jasper County Sun Ridgeland, South Carolina Weekly
Journal Seneca Major paper
Lake City News & Post Lake City Weekly
Lancaster News Lancaster, South Carolina Three times weekly
Laurens County Advertiser Laurens, South Carolina Weekly
Lee County Observer Bishopville Weekly
Marion Star & Mullins Enterprise Marion Weekly
Marlboro Herald Advocate Bennettsville Weekly
McCormick Messenger McCormick, South Carolina Weekly
Morning News Florence Daily Berkshire Hathaway Inc.[6] Major paper
Myrtle Beach Herald Myrtle Beach Weekly
Newberry Observer Newberry Weekly
News Kingstree Weekly
News and Press Darlington Weekly
News & Reporter Chester, South Carolina Twice weekly
North Myrtle Beach Times North Myrtle Beach Weekly
People-Sentinel Barnwell, South Carolina Weekly
Post and Courier Charleston 1803[7] Major paper. Charleston Courier began in 1803; became Post and Courier in 1991
Press and Banner and Abbeville Medium Abbeville Weekly
Press and Standard Walterboro, South Carolina Weekly
Progressive Journal Pageland, South Carolina Weekly
Santee Striper Santee, South Carolina Weekly
State Columbia 1891[7] McClatchy Company[1] Major paper
Summerville Journal-Scene Summerville, South Carolina Twice weekly
Sun News Myrtle Beach Daily McClatchy Company[1] Major paper
Times and Democrat Orangeburg Major paper
True Nation News Magazine Bluffton Major paper
True Nation News Magazine Columbia Daily
Union County News Union, South Carolina Weekly
Union Daily Times Union Major paper
Upstate Business Journal (UBJ) Greenville Biweekly
Weekly Observer Hemingway Weekly
West Of Charleston (West Ashley), South Carolina Weekly


Title Locale Year est. Year ceased Notes
Citizen-News Edgefield, South Carolina 2012
Community Times-Dispatch Walterboro, South Carolina
North Trade Journal North, South Carolina

18th century[edit]


Newspapers published in Charleston, South Carolina:

  • The Charleston Evening Gazette. D., T.W., July 11, 1785- Oct. 18, 1786.[8]
  • The Charleston Morning Post, and Daily Advertiser. D., Jan. 18, 1786-Nov. 5, 1787.[8]
  • Charlestown Gazette. W., Aug. (?), 1778-Jan. 18, 1780.[8]
  • The Chronicle of Liberty, or, the Republican Intelligencer.W., Mar. 25, 1783.[8]
  • The City Gazette & Daily Advertiser. D., Jan. 2, 1792- Dec. 31, 1800+[8]
  • The City Gazette, and the Daily Advertiser. D., Nov. 6- Dec. 17, 1787.[8]
  • The City Gazette or, the Daily Advertiser. D., Dec. 18, 1787-Jan. 1, 1792.[8]
Columbian Herald, 1784
  • The Columbian Herald & Daily Advertiser. T.W., Sept. 1792- 1793(?).[8]
  • Columbian Herald, and the General Advertiser. T.W., 1792(?)-July 25 (?), 1793.[8]
  • The Columbian Herald, or, the Independent Courier of North-America. S.W., T.W., Nov. 24, 1785-Sometime After June 28, 1791.[8]
  • Columbian Herald, or, the New Daily Advertiser. D., Oct. 3, 1795-Dec. 17, 1796.[8]
  • The Columbian Herald, or, the Patriotic Courier of North- America. S.W., Nov. 23, 1784-Nov. 21, 1785.[8]
  • Columbian Herald, or, the Southern Star. T.W., July 27, 1793-September (?), 1795.[8]
  • The Daily Evening Gazette and Charleston Tea-Table Companion. D., Jan. 3, 1795-Feb. 18, 1795.[8]
  • Evening Vesper Courier. S.W., July 31-Nov. 16, 1798.[8]
  • Federal Carolina Gazette. W., Jan. 2(?)-Dec. 25, 1800.[8]
  • The Gazette of the State of South-Carolina. W., S.W., Apr. 9, 1777-Mar. 24, 1785.[8]
  • The Royal Gazette. S.W. Mar. 3, 1781-Sept. 28, 1782.[8]
  • The Royal South-Carolina Gazette. T.W., S.W., June 1(?), 1780-Sept. 12, 1782.[8]
  • The South-Carolina and American General Gazette. W., S.W., Apr. 4, 1764-Feb. 28, 1781.[8]
  • The South-Carolina Gazette. W., Jan. 8, 1732-Dec. 18, 1775.[8][9]
  • South-Carolina Gazette; and Country Journal. W., Dec. 31, 1765-Aug. 1, 1775.[8]
South-Carolina Gazette and General Advertiser, 1783
  • South-Carolina Gazette, and General Advertiser. S.W., T.W., Mar. 15, 1783-Oct. 23, 1784.[8]
  • The South-Carolina Gazette, and Public Advertiser. S.W., Mar. 3, 1784-July 9, 1785.[8]
  • The South-Carolina Gazette, and the General Advertiser. S.W., Jan. 7-14, 1786.[8]
  • The South-Carolina Gazette and the Public Advertiser. T.W., S.W., July 12, 1785-Jan. 4, 1786.[8]
  • South Carolina State Gazette and Daily Advertiser. D., Nov. 30, 1784-July 26, 1785.[8]
  • South Carolina State Gazette, and General Advertiser. T.W., Oct. 26-Nov. 27, 1784.[8]
  • South-Carolina State-Gazette & Timothy & Mason's Daily Advertiser. D., Jan. 1, 1794-Dec. 31, 1797.[8]
  • South-Carolina State Gazette, and Timmothy's Daily Advertiser. D., Jan. 1, 1798-Dec., 31, 1800+[8]
  • The South-Carolina Gazetteer; and Country Journal. . W., Dec. 17-24, 1765.[8]
  • The South-Carolina Weekly Advertiser. W., Feb. 19-Apr. 23, 1783.[8]
  • The South-Carolina Weekly Gazette. W., Nov. 22 (?), 1758- Mar. 28, 1764.[8]
  • South-Carolina Weekly Gazette. W., Feb. 15, 1783-Feb. 27, 1784.[8]
  • The State Gazette of South-Carolina. S.W., T.W., Mar. 28, 1785-Dec. 31, 1793.[8]
  • The Telegraphe, and Charleston Daily Advertiser. D., Mar. 16-20, 1795.[8]


Newspapers published in Columbia, South Carolina:

  • The Columbia Gazette. W., Jan. 28, 1794-Dec. 9, 1794.[8]
  • South Carolina Gazette. W., Mar. (?), 1792-Sept. 3, 1793.[8]


Newspapers published in Georgetown, South Carolina:

  • The South-Carolina Independent Gazette; and Georgetown Chronicle. W., Apr. 2, 1791-1796(?).[8]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Our Markets". Sacramento, California: McClatchy Company. Retrieved March 26, 2017.
  2. ^ The Berkeley Observer
  3. ^ "About Us". Evening Post Industries. Retrieved 10 June 2017.
  4. ^ a b Gannett Co., Inc., Our Brands: South Carolina, McLean, Virginia, retrieved March 27, 2017
  5. ^ GateHouse Media, LLC, Our Markets: South Carolina, Pittsford, New York, retrieved March 27, 2017
  6. ^ Berkshire Hathaway Inc., "Daily Newspapers: South Carolina", 2016 Annual Report (PDF), Omaha, Nebraska
  7. ^ a b "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
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am "Eighteenth-Century American Newspapers in the Library of Congress: South Carolina". Library of Congress. Retrieved 2010-10-23.
  9. ^ Thomas, Isaiah (1874). History of printing in America, 2nd ed. Retrieved 2010-10-23.


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