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
Alma Times Alma Weekly
Athens Banner-Herald[1] Athens Daily Morris Communications Company[2]
Americus Times-Recorder Americus Daily
Atkinson County Citizen Atkinson Weekly
Atlanta Daily World Atlanta Weekly
Atlanta Inquirer Atlanta Weekly
Atlanta Journal-Constitution Atlanta 1868[3] Daily[4] Began as Constitution in 1868; merged with Journal in 2001 to form Journal-Constitution
Atlanta Voice Atlanta 1966 Weekly
Augusta Chronicle[1] Augusta 1785[3] Daily Morris Communications Company[2] Began as Augusta Gazette in 1785
Berrien Press Nashville Weekly
Blackshear Times Blackshear Weekly
Brunswick News Brunswick Daily
Bryan County News Fitzgerald Weekly
Cairo Messenger Cairo
Calhoun Times Calhoun 1870 Weekly Times Journal Inc.
Camilla Enterprise Camilla
Catoosa County News Ringgold Weekly
Champion Newspaper Decatur Weekly
Charlton County Herald Folkston Weekly
Cherokee Tribune & Ledger Canton Daily
Citizen Fayetteville Weekly
Clayton Tribune Clayton, Georgia Weekly
Clinch County News Homerville Weekly
Coastal Courier Hinesville, Georgia Weekly
Cochran Journal Cochran 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]
Daily Tribune News Cartersville Daily
Dawson County News Dawsonville Weekly
Dodge County News Eastman Weekly
Donalsonville News Donalsonville
Douglas Enterprise Douglas Weekly
Dunwoody Crier Alpharetta Weekly Appen Media Group
Early County News Blakely
Effingham Herald Rincon Weekly
Elberton Star Elberton Weekly
Fannin Sentinel Blue Ridge Weekly
Forest-Blade Swainsboro Weekly
Forsyth County News Wed/Fri/Sun
Franklin County Citizen-Leader Lavonia Weekly
Fulton County Daily Report[1] Atlanta
Georgia Fire News Georgia
Georgia Post Roberta Weekly
Gwinnett Daily Post Lawrenceville
Hartwell Sun Hartwell
Henry Daily Herald McDonough
Herald-Leader Fitzgerald Weekly
Houston Home Journal Perry Weekly
Jackson Herald Jefferson Weekly MainStreet Newspapers Inc.
Jackson Progress-Argus Jackson Weekly
Jeff Davis Ledger Hazlehurst Weekly
Jones County News Gray 1895 Weekly
LaGrange Daily News LaGrange
Lake Oconee Breeze Milledgeville Weekly
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
Metter Advertiser Metter Weekly
Monticello News Monticello Weekly
Moultrie Observer Moultrie Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.[5]
Newnan Times-Herald Newnan
News-Observer Blue Ridge Weekly
News Reporter Washington Daily Independent Merger of The Washington News and The Washington Reporter
Northeast Georgian Cornelia Weekly Community Newspapers Inc.
Ocilla Star Ocilla
Pelham Journal Pelham
Post-Searchlight Bainbridge
Quitman Free Press Quitman Weekly
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]
Times-Courier Ellijay 1875 Weekly Times-Courier Publishing Co.
Times-Georgian Carrollton Daily
Toccoa Record Toccoa 1873[7] Weekly Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.[5]
Tribune and Georgian St. Marys Weekly
True Citizen Waynesboro Weekly
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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