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
Coastal Courier Hinesville, 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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