Forthcoming Newspapers – Fall 2021

banner for forthcoming newspapers to be hosted on the Georgia Historic Newspapers website

Over the next year, the Digital Library of Georgia will be adding a variety of new newspaper titles to the Georgia Historic Newspapers (GHN) website ( The digitization of these two groups of papers has been funded by the Georgia Public Library Service and the R. J. Taylor Foundation.

Below is the list of newspapers titles currently slated to be added to GHN in Fall 2021/Winter 2022.

Georgia Public Library Service-funded newspaper titles:

Advertiser (Cleveland), 1881

Brunswick Times, 1923-1932

Camila Enterprise, 1904-1926

Cleveland Advertiser, 1880-1881

Cleveland Courier, 1896-1965

Courier Sentinel (Ellijay), 1898-1899

Covington News, 1909-1924

Covington Star, 1885-1902

Ellijay Courier, 1877-1915

Ellijay Times, 1906-1915

Georgia Enterprise (Covington), 1889-1909

Pelham Journal, 1908-1924

Times-Courier (Ellijay), 1916-1924


R. J. Taylor, Jr. Foundation-funded newspaper titles:

Abbeville Chronicle, 1898-1901

Adel News, 1900-1904

Advertiser (Fort Gaines), 1887-1890

Advocate-Democrat (Crawfordville, Ga.), 1893-1899

American Union (West Bowersville), 1885-1893

Arlington Advance, 1879-1882

Ashburn Advance, 1897-1900

Banner-Messenger (Buchanan), 1891-1900

Baptist Reporter (Guyton), 1888

Blackshear News, 1878-1882

Blackshear Times, 1889-1901

Blairsville Free Press, 1892

Blairsville Herald, 1892-1902

Blue Ridge Post, 1893-1913

Bogart News, 1897

Bulloch County Banner (Statesboro), 1893

Bulloch Herald (Statesboro), 1899-1901

Bulloch Times (Statesboro), 1893-1898

Calhoun County Courier (Leary), 1882-1902

Carnesville Advance, 1899-1917

Carnesville Tribune, 1890-1894

Clay County Reformer (Fort Gaines), 1894

Clinch County News (Homerville), 1898-1911

Columbia Sentinel (Harlem), 1885-1923

Conyers Examiner, 1878-1883

Conyers Weekly, 1883-1888

Conyers Weekly, 1895-1901

Conyers Weekly-Banner, 1901-1902

Cordele Sentinel, 1899-1902

Correspondent (Roberta), 1892-1903

Crawford County Correspondent (Roberta), 1892

Crawford County Herald (Knoxville), 1890-1892

Crawfordville Advocate, 1895-1896

Crawfordville Democrat, 1881-1893

DeKalb News (Decatur), 1884

Democrat (Crawfordville), 1877-1881

Demorest Times, 1891-1894

Dispatch (Ocilla), 1899

Dodge County Journal (Eastman), 1887

DuPont Okefenokean, 1880

Eastman Times (Eastman), 1879-1887

Echols Echo (Statenville), 1916

Enterprise (Carnesville), 1890-1892

Enterprise-Record (Gibson), 1892

Excelsior News, 1879

Fannin County Gazette (Morganton), 1891

Fitzgerald Enterprise, 1897-1902

Fitzgerald Leader, 1897-1912

Fort Gaines Sentinel, 1895-1902

Fort Valley Mirror, 1880-1881

Franklin County Register (Carnesville), 1878-1888

Georgia Farmer (Statesboro), 1892

Gibson Record, 1892-1933

Hale’s Weekly (Conyers), 1892-1895

Hamilton Journal, 1881-1906

Hancock Weekly Journal (Sparta), 1869-1870

Haralson Banner (Buchanan), 1884-1891

Headlight (Gray), 1889

High Shoals Messenger, 1897

Industrial Banner (DuPont), 1892

Irwin County News (Ocilla), 1893-1897

Jasper News, 1885

Jesup Sentinel, 1890-1907

Jones County Headlight (Gray), 1888-1889

Jones County News (Gray), 1895-1906

Knoxville Journal, 1888-1889

Leader Fort Valley, 1897

Lincoln Home Journal, 1898-1902

Lincolnton News, 1882-1890

Lithonia New Era, 1890

Lumpkin Independent, 1891-1902

Monroe Advertiser (Forsyth), 1888-1902

Morgan Monitor, 1897-1899

Morganton News, 1891

Murray County Gazette (Spring Place), 1879-1879

Murray News (Spring Place), 1897-1909

North Georgia Times (Spring Place), 1881-1891

Ocilla Dispatch, 1899-1901

Oconee Enterprise (Watkinsville), 1887-1915

Oglethorpe Echo (Lexington), 1878-1898

Pickens County Herald (Jasper), 1888-1899

Pickens County Progress (Jasper), 1899-1926

Pike County Journal (Zebulon), 1888-1902

People’s Advocate (Crawfordville), 1893

Record (Wrightsville), 1897-1900

Rockdale Banner (Conyers), 1888-1900

Schley County Enterprise (Ellaville), 1886-1888

Schley County News (Ellaville), 1889-1900

Solid South (Conyers), 1885-1892

South Georgian (McVille), 1879-1880

Southeast Georgian (Kingsland), 1895-1932

Southern Record (Toccoa), 1897-1898

Southern Times & Planter (Sparta), 1874

Sparta Times and Planter (Sparta), 1874

Spring Place Jimplecute, 1891-1903

Statesboro Eagle, 1889-1891

Statesboro Star, 1894-1899

Stillmore Times, 1898

Sylvania Telephone, 1879-1907

Times-Journal (Eastman), 1899

Times & Planter (Sparta), 1874

Toccoa News, 1880-1889

Toccoa News and Piedmont Industrial Journal, 1889-1893

Toccoa News, 1893-1896

Toccoa Times, 1894-1896

Toccoa Times-News, 1896-1897

Toccoa Record, 1901-1902

Tribune (Buchanan), 1898-1901

Watkinsville Advance, 1880-1881

Wayne County News (Jesup), 1897-1910

Wiregrass Cracker (Homerville), 1883

Wrightsville Recorder, 1880-1902

Young Harris News, 1900


About the R. J. Taylor, Jr. Foundation

The purpose of the R. J. Taylor, Jr. Foundation Trust is to promote genealogical research and study in Georgia in conjunction with the Georgia Genealogical Society and the Georgia Archives. Grants are made to individuals and organizations to defray the expense of publishing (print or digital) records of a genealogical nature from public and private sources. The primary emphasis is on preserving and making available to the public genealogical data concerning citizens of Georgia who were residents prior to 1851. Visit the R. J. Taylor, Jr. Foundation at

About the Georgia Public Library Service

Georgia Public Library Service empowers libraries to improve the lives of all Georgians.

We provide innovative, scalable library technology and services; staff training and best practices; grant administration and more to create equity in library experience for patrons, no matter where they live.

We also work with elected officials to ensure they understand the critical role that libraries play in meeting the immediate and long-term needs of citizens.

Georgia Public Library Service is the state library administrative agency and a unit of the Board of Regents, University System of Georgia.

Visit Georgia Public Library Service at


Georgia Historic Newspapers Update Summer 2021

front cover of the newspaper The Penny Local (Savannah, Ga.), March 27, 1884, Page 1

This past spring and summer, the Digital Library of Georgia released several new grant-funded newspaper titles to the Georgia Historic Newspapers website. Included below is a list of the newly available titles.

Titles digitized in partnership with the Atlanta History Center

Atlanta Barb, 1974

Barb (Atlanta), 1974-1977

Titles funded by the Chattooga County Historical Society

Summerville News, 1930-1949

Titles funded by the De Soto Trail Regional Library System

Early County News, 1924-1932

Titles funded by Farris Cadle

Penny Local (Savannah), 1884

Savannah Abend Zeitung, 1872

Savannah Daily Times, 1936

Savannah Press, 1899

Searchlight (Savannah), 1906-1907

Truth (Savannah), 1892

Titles funded by the Forsyth County Government

Forsyth County News (Cumming), 1995-2004

Titles funded by the Georgia Public Library Service, a unit of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, using federal Library Services and Technology Act funds administered through the Institute for Museum and Library Services

Augusta News-Review, 1972-1985

Chattooga News (Summerville), 1888-1896

Dade County Times (Trenton), 1925-1959

Donalsonville News, 1940-1964

Hartwell Sun, 1882-1925

Miller County Liberal (Colquitt), 1907-1926

News-Review (Augusta), 1971-1972

Summerville Gazette, 1884-1885

Summerville News, 1896-1930

Titles funded by the Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council and the Live Oak Public Libraries

Savannah Tribune, 1943-1960

Titles funded by the National Digital Newspaper Program with a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities

Athens Republique, 1921-1926

Atlanta Constitution, 1887-1903

Atlanta Georgian, 1912-1914

Atlanta Semi-Weekly Journal, 1919-1920

Atlanta Tri-Weekly Journal, 1920-1925

Jeffersonian (Atlanta), 1907-1917

Savannah Tribune, 1886-1888

Watson’s Weekly Jeffersonian (Atlanta), 1907

Weekly Jeffersonian (Atlanta), 1906-1907

Titles funded by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta

Georgia Bulletin (Atlanta), 1963-1980

Titles funded by the R.J. Taylor, Jr. Foundation in partnership with the Atlanta History Center

Alpharetta Free Press, 1893

Athens Chronicle, 1885-1888

Athens Clipper, 1901-1904

Athens Evening Chronicle, 1889

Athens Evening News, 1895

Athens Weekly Chronicle, 1889

Atlanta Advance, 1891

Atlanta Commercial, 1895-1896

Atlanta Evening Herald, 1893

Atlanta Universalist, 1881-1882

Atlanta Whig, 1872

Baptist Banner (Atlanta), 1862-1864

Baptist Banner (Cumming), 1880

Baptist Sun (Gainesville), 1889

Banner and Baptist (Atlanta), 1862

Brunswick Advocate, 1861

Brunswick Appeal, 1879

Carroll County Times (Carrollton), 1880-1885, 1895

Cassville Gazette, 1835

Cherokee Advance (Canton), 1880, 1898

Cherokee Advocate (Marietta), 1848

Cherokee Agriculturist and Patron of Husbandry (Dalton), 1875

Columbia Advertiser (Harlem), 1881-1882

Columbia Sentinel (Harlem), 1886-1887

Columbus Daily Times, 1878-1885

Dahlonega Watchman, 1846

Daily Argus (Dalton), 1910-1911

Daily Chronicle & Sentinel (Augusta), 1850

Daily Evening News (Macon), 1865

Daily Journal and Messenger (Macon), 1865

Daily New Era (Atlanta), 1865-1868

Daily Tribune (Rome), 1880

Dalton Argus, 1882-1911

Dalton Enterprise, 1875

Evening Call (Griffin), 1899

Evening Herald (Atlanta), 1882

Evening Post (Brunswick), 1890

Daily New Era (Atlanta), 1865-1868

Gainesville Eagle, 1879-1914

Georgia Banner & Sentinel (Newnan), 1861

Georgia Grange (Atlanta), 1873-1877

Georgia Literary and Temperance Crusader (Atlanta), 1861

Georgia Major (Atlanta), 1883

Georgia Pioneer, and Retrenchment Banner (Cassville), 1835-1839

Georgia Record (Atlanta), 1899-1900

Georgia Statesman (Milledgeville), 1825-1827

Graphic (LaGrange), 1889-1900

Hustler of Rome (Rome), 1894-1898

Ice Berg (Winterville), 1897

Independent Blade (Newnan), 1861

Jewish Tribune (Atlanta), 1896

Kind Words for the Sunday School Children (Macon), 1877

Kaleidoscope (Atlanta), 1885

Kennesaw Route Gazette (Atlanta), 1875

Landmark Banner & Cherokee Baptist (Atlanta), 1859-1861

Lawrenceville News, 1861

Lumpkin Palladium, 1860

Macon Daily Telegraph, 1860

Macon News, 1898

Marietta Helicon, 1847

Marietta Semi-Weekly Advocate, 1861

Miners Recorder and Spy in the West (Auraria), 1834-1837

Monochord (Macon), 1886

Motive (Atlanta), 1896

Morning Call (Griffin), 1899

Mountain Signal (Dahlonega), 1877-1883

Mystic Owls (Atlanta), 1880

New South (Douglasville), 1891-1906

New Western Railway Guide (Atlanta), 1887

New Working World (Atlanta), 1886

Norcross Advance, 1873-1874

North Georgia Times (Dalton), 1860-1863

North Georgian (Gainesville), 1878-1883

People’s Friend (Rome), 1873

Pilgrim’s Banner (Valdosta), 1895-1897

Progressive Era (Athens), 1899

Republican Herald (Columbus), 1836

Rome Courier and Southern Statesman, 1859

Rome Hustler-Commercial, 1898-1899

Rome Tribune, 1893-1897

Rome Tribune, 1900

Rural Southerner & Plantation (Atlanta), 1875

Savannah Gazette, 1817

Semi-Weekly True Flag (Rome), 1861

Soldier’s Friend (Atlanta), 1863

Southern Farm (Atlanta), 1893

Southern Recorder (Milledgeville), 1846-1855

Southern Statesman (Calhoun), 1855

Southern Whig (Athens), 1834-1839

Southerner and Commercial Advertiser (Rome), 1861

Standard of Union (Milledgeville), 1834-1840

State Press (Macon), 1857-1859

Sun and Columbus Weekly Enquirer, 1874

Tribune-of-Rome, 1890-1891

Weekly Atlanta Intelligencer, 1867-1870

Weekly Augusta Chronicle, 1893-1898

Weekly Banner (Athens), 1895

Weekly Constitutionalist (Augusta), 1862-1869

Weekly Republic (Augusta), 1849-1851

Weekly Southerner (Rome), 1861

Weekly Star (Douglasville), 1885-1887

Weekly Tribune (Rome), 1893-1895

Western Herald (Auraria), 1834

Wire-grass Reporter (Thomasville), 1861

Woman’s Work (Athens), 1888-1910