Newspapers and magazines

Newspapers and magazines
Arnett, Silas W.
by Carraway, Gertrude S., Bowers, Thomas A. Arnett, Silas W. by Thomas A. Bowers and Gertrude S. Carraway, 1979 fl. 1783–1806 Silas W. Arnett, was a printer in New Bern as early as 12 Dec. 1783, for the senate on that date rejected a [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Asheville Citizen-Times
by Bell, John L. The Asheville Citizen-Times was founded as the Asheville Citizen in 1870 by Randolph Abbott Shotwell, who conceived the newspaper as a voice for Conservative-Democratic politics. After the Western [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Avery, Isaac Erwin
by Avery, Isaac Thomas, Jr. Isaac Erwin Avery, Foreign Service officer and newspaperman, was born at Swan Ponds, Burke County, the second son of Alphonso Calhoun and Susan Morrison Avery. His parents moved to Morganton when he [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Avery, Willoughby Francis
by Avery, Isaac Thomas, Jr. Avery, Willoughby Francis by Isaac Thomas Avery, Jr., 1979 7 May 1843–24 Nov. 1876 Willoughby Francis Avery, journalist, was born at Swan Ponds, Burke County, the youngest of the sixteen [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Beard, John, Jr.
by Brawley, James S. John Beard, Jr., newspaper editor and politician, was born in Salisbury, the son of Lewis and Susan Dunn Beard. He was graduated from Yale University and was elected to the House of Commons from [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Belk, Henry
by Troxler, George W. Henry Belk, newspaper editor and civic leader, was born in Monroe, the son of Robert Lee and Lula Rape Belk. Henry Belk was graduated from Monroe High School and received an A.B. degree from Trinity [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Belo, Alfred Horatio
by Tilley, Nannie M. Alfred Horatio Belo, journalist, was born in Salem of Moravian ancestry. His father was Edward Frederick Belo, a cabinetmaker, merchant, and would-be railroad builder. His mother, Caroline Amanda [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bernard, William Henry
by Gainor, Samuel M. William Henry Bernard, newspaper editor, was born in Petersburg, Va. His father was Peter Dudley Bernard, a printer and publisher, who owned and edited the Southern Planter, an agricultural magazine, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bingham, Lemuel
by Keever, Homer M. Lemuel Bingham, newspaper editor, was a native of Pittsfield, Mass. A printer by trade, he was brought to Salisbury in 1820 by Charles F. Fisher to found the Western Carolinian, first successful [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bingham, Robert Worth
by Steelman, Bennett L. Robert Worth Bingham, newspaper publisher and U.S. ambassador to Great Britain, was born in Mebane, the fourth child of Robert Bingham, headmaster of Bingham School, and his first wife, Delphine [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Blum, John Christian
by Hiester, Jan. Blum, John Christian by Jan Hiester, 1979 17 July 1784–18 Nov. 1854 John Christian Blum, printer and editor, was born in the Moravian community of Bethabara to Jacob Blum and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Boner, John Henry
by Stockton, Edward L., Jr. John Henry Boner, a southern poet whose technique and themes are suggestive of the poetry of Edgar Allan Poe, was born in Salem during the same year in which Poe achieved international fame with the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Borland, Solon
by Parramore, Thomas C. Borland, Solon by Thomas C. Parramore, 1979 11 Aug. 1811–31 Jan. 1864 Solon Borland, U.S. senator, diplomat, attorney, physician, Confederate general, and journalist, was born in Nansemond [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bost, William Thomas ("Tom")
by Burns, A. M., III. William Thomas ("Tom") Bost, long-time columnist for the Greensboro Daily News, "Boswell to the state government," and one of the most widely known political reporters in the state's history, was [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Boyd, Adam
by Stokes, Durward T. Adam Boyd, clergyman and newspaper editor, was born in Montour County, Pa. His father, also named Adam Boyd, was a native of Balleymoney, Ireland, and served as an Old Side Presbyterian minister from [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Boylan, William
by Lemmon, Sarah McCulloh. William Boylan, journalist, planter, and advocate of internal improvements, was born in Somerset County, N.J., the fourth son of fifteen children of John and Elizabeth Hodge Boylan. He moved to [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bruner, John Joseph
by Brown, Louis A. John Joseph Bruner, newspaper editor, was born on the Yadkin River near Salisbury in Rowan County. His father, Henry Bruner, a gunsmith by trade, died when John Joseph was two. His mother, a [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Caldwell, Joseph Pearson
by Kever, Homer M. Joseph Pearson Caldwell, newspaper editor, was born in Statesville just two weeks before the death of his father, the elder Joseph Pearson Caldwell, former state legislator from Iredell County and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Carolina Comments
by Crow, Jeffrey J. Carolina Comments began in 1952 as a newsletter of the North Carolina Department of Archives and History. The newsletter reported on historical activities in the department and around the state and [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Carolina Indian Voice
by Mammen, Edwin H. Carolina Indian Voice, a weekly newspaper published in Pembroke, was established on 18 Jan. 1973. It serves the interests of the Lumbee Indians in Robeson County, who make up approximately one-third [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Carolina Israelite
by Coonin, Bryna R. Carolina Israelite, a newspaper published in Charlotte from 1944 to 1968, was the creation of journalist, social critic, and humorist Harry Golden (1902?-81). Golden, who changed his name from Harry [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Carolina Peacemaker
by Stoesen, Alexander R. Carolina Peacemaker, an African American weekly newspaper published in Greensboro since 1967, was the creation of John Marshall Stevenson, its editor and publisher. The paper was intended to address [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Caucasian
by Hunt, James L. The Caucasian was one of the state's most prominent reform publications in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Founded in Clinton in 1884 as the weekly organ of the local Democratic [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Charlotte Observer
by Williams, Wiley J. The Charlotte Observer, founded in 1869, has the largest circulation of any newspaper in North Carolina. A consistent advocate of economic progress in Charlotte and the surrounding region, the paper, [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Coffin, Oscar Jackson
by Riley, Jack. Oscar Jackson Coffin, newspaperman, professor, and dean of the School of Journalism, The University of North Carolina, was born at Carter's Mill in Moore County on a farm within the present city [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Confederate Imprints
by Norris, David A. during the civil war, printing in north carolina, as well as in the other confederate states, was severely restricted by the shortage of manpower and supplies. north carolina had 74 newspapers in [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cook, Staley Albright
by Green, C. Sylvester. Cook, Staley Albright by C. Sylvester Green, 1979 6 Dec. 1895–8 May 1966 Staley Albright Cook, newspaper editor and civic leader of Burlington, was born in southern rural Alamance County, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Council, Carl C. [Carlyle Ceasar]
by Green, C. Sylvester. Carl C. [Carlyle Ceasar] Council, newspaper publisher and radio and television executive, son of William L. and Ida Herndon Council, was born in Chatham County. His family moved to Durham while he [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Coupee, Francis
by Brawley, James S. Francis Coupee, printer, was of French origin. He moved to Salisbury in the 1790s to open the first printing shop in Western North Carolina. He and John M. Slump set up the German-English Printing [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cowles, Charles Holden
by Raper, Horace W. Charles Holden Cowles, editor, deputy clerk of U.S. District Court, state legislator, and congressman, was born in Charlotte, the son of Calvin J. and Ida Augusta Holden Cowles. His father was at [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Daily Tar Heel
by Williams, Wiley J. The Daily Tar Heel, the student newspaper of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) and the oldest college daily in the South, commenced publication as a weekly on 23 Feb. 1893. Titled [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Daniels, Jonathan Worth
by Eagles, Charles W. Jonathan Worth Daniels, editor and author, was born in Raleigh to Josephus and Addie Worth Bagley Daniels. Named for his maternal grandfather, Jonathan Worth, who was governor of North Carolina, he [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Daniels, Josephus
by Watson, Richard L. Josephus Daniels, newspaper editor, secretary of the navy, and ambassador to Mexico, was born in Washington, N.C., the fourth of five children of Josephus and Mary Cleaves Seabrook Daniels. His [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Davis, James
by Elliott, Robert N., Jr. James Davis, north Carolina's first printer, was born in Virginia. The exact location of his birth is not known, but in 1745 he was living in Williamsburg. He probably learned his trade under William [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Durham Herald-Sun
by El-Sourady, Maie, McFee, Philip. The Durham Herald-Sun traces its roots to 1894, when three staff members of the struggling Durham Daily Globe- Zeb Council, W. W. Thompson, and a printer named Gates- started a new paper called the [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Dwire, Henry Randolph
by Green, C. Sylvester. Henry Randolph Dwire, editor and university executive, was born in Winston, the son of Henry Xenophon and Mary Hanes Dwire. His father was a deputy collector of internal revenue in Winston-Salem. [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Ellenwood, Henry Small
by Perry, Percival. Henry Small Ellenwood, teacher, author, poet, and newspaper editor, was born in Newburyport, Mass., the eldest son of Elisha Small, a mariner who died in the West Indies in 1806, leaving a widow and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Ervin, William Carson
by Hood, Karen S. William Carson Ervin, lawyer, newspaper editor, and financier, was born in Marion. Nicknamed "Buddie" by his family and called "Will" in later years, Ervin was the son of James S. Ervin, a Methodist [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Evans, Charles Napoleon Bonaparte
by Stokes, Durward T. Charles Napoleon Bonaparte Evans, editor and civic leader, was born in Norfolk County, Va., the son of James E. and Jane Shirley Evans. He left home at an early age after his father's death, and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Express Lanes: Interstates, Airways and Newspapers, 1920-2001
by Parramore, Thomas C., Watson, Harry L., Nathans, Sydney, Anderson, Jean Bradley, Clayton, Thomas H., Fenn, Elizabeth A., Wood, Peter H. By Elizabeth A. Fenn, Peter H. Wood, Harry L. Watson, Thomas H. Clayton, Sydney Nathans, Thomas C. Parramore, and Jean B. Anderson; Maps by Mark Anderson Moore. Edited by Joe A. Mobley. [...] (from The Way We Lived in North Carolina, NC Office of Archives and History and UNC Press.)
Fayetteville Observer
by Parker, Roy, Jr. Fayetteville Observer by Roy Parker Jr., 2006 The Fayetteville Observer was founded in 1816 as the Carolina Observer. It is considered North Carolina's oldest newspaper, appearing since [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Ferebee, Percy Bell
by Stephens, George Myers. Ferebee, Percy Bell by George Myers Stephens, 1986 29 May 1891–30 Dec. 1970 Percy Bell Ferebee, banker and developer, was born in [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Free Will Baptist
by Pelt, Michael R. The Free Will Baptist is a Christian publication founded in 1873 by the General Conference of Original Free Will Baptists in North Carolina. Up to that time the church had functioned without the [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Gales, Joseph, Jr.
by Elliott, Robert N. Joseph Gales, Jr., editor and publisher, was born in Eckington, England, the eldest son of Joseph and Winifred Marshall Gales. He began school in Sheffield, England, where his father had established [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Gales, Seaton
by Elliott, Robert N. Gales, Seaton by Robert N. Elliott, 1986 17 May 1828–29 Nov. 1878 Seaton Gales, editor, was born in Raleigh, the son of Weston R. and Love Freeman Gales. Graduated with honors from The [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Gales, Weston Raleigh
by Elliott, Robert N. Weston Raleigh Gales, editor, was born in Raleigh, the youngest son of Joseph and Winifred Marshall Gales. He spent his youth in Raleigh where he attended the Raleigh Academy. In 1820, to escape [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Gales, Winifred Marshall
by Elliott, Robert N. Winifred Marshall Gales, writer, was born in Newark, England, the youngest daughter of John Marshall, scion of a family of distinction though not wealthy. She was educated in the classics, and at an [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Golden, Harry Lewis
by McCachern, Deborah. Harry Lewis Golden, author, journalist, and social critic, was born Harry Goldhirsch to a Jewish family in eastern Galicia, then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. In 1905 his parents, Leib and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Graves, Louis
by Caldwell, Martha B. Louis Graves, newspaper editor, was born in Chapel Hill, the son of Ralph Henry Graves (1851–89) and Julia Charlotte Hooper Graves (1856–1944). On both sides of the family the ties with The [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Graves, Ralph Henry, III
by Caldwell, Martha B. Ralph Henry Graves, III, newspaper editor, was the son of Ralph Henry and Julia Charlotte Hooper Graves. On his father's side, an ancestor, William Taylor, was the first steward of The University of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Gray, Gordon
by Weaver, Frances A. Gordon Gray, public servant, newspaper publisher, radio and television station owner, and university president, was born in Baltimore, Md., the second son of Bowman and Nathalie Fontaine Lyons Gray. [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Greensboro News and Record
by Snider, William D. The Greensboro News and Record had its genesis in the afternoon Greensboro Daily Record and the morning Greensboro Daily News, both begun around the beginning of the twentieth century and both [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Hale, Edward Jones
by Yanchisin, D. A. Edward Jones Hale, editor and publisher, was born in Chatham County, the son and youngest child of Joseph and Dorothy Herndon Hale. An orphan before he was ten, he became the ward of his namesake, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Hale, Edward Joseph
by Mcarver, Charles H., Jr. Edward Joseph Hale, journalist and statesman, was born in Fayetteville. His father, Edward Jones Hale, was the longtime publisher (1825–65) of one of the South's leading Whig newspapers, the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Hale, Peter Mallett
by Mcarver, Charles H., Jr. Peter Mallett Hale, newspaper editor and publisher, was born in Fayetteville, the son of Edward Jones Hale, the longtime publisher of the influential Whig newspaper, the Fayetteville Observer. His [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Hall, Allmand
by Stephens, H. K., II. Allmand Hall, printer, of Scottish ancestry, was the son of Sarah Hall Burney who had been widowed and married William Burney of New Bern. In 1795, Hall moved to Wilmington where he operated a book [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Hammer, Minnie Lee Hancock
by Rives, Ralph Hardee. Minnie Lee Hancock Hammer, religious, civic, and cultural leader, and newspaper manager, was the daughter of Dr. J. M. and Jane Page Hancock and the granddaughter of James Page, doorkeeper in the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Hammer, William Cicero
by Hamilton, Kay M. William Cicero Hammer, lawyer, editor, and congressman, was born in Randolph County four miles southwest of Asheboro. His parents were William Clark and Hannah Jane Burrows Hammer. The son and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Hanes, Lewis
by Brawley, James S. Lewis Hanes, newspaper editor, was born in Forsyth County but spent most of his life in Davidson County. In addition to his work as a journalist, Hanes was active in politics. He was a Whig member of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Harris, Winder Russell
by Poe, Charles Aycock. Winder Russell Harris, newspaperman and congressman, was born in Raleigh, one of eleven children of Raleigh attorney John Cebern Logan and Florence Upchurch Harris. After attending the Raleigh public [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Helper, Hardie Hogan
by Wall, James W. Hardie Hogan Helper, abolitionist, Union soldier, journalist, and moderate Republican Reconstruction leader, was born two miles west of Mocksville, the son of Daniel J. and Sarah Brown Helper. He [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Hodge, Abraham
by Robinson, Catherine L. Abraham Hodge, state printer and Federalist activist, was born in the colony of New York in 1755. He had at least one sibling, a sister Elizabeth, who married John Boylan; they were the parents of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Holden, Joseph William
by Raper, Horace W. Joseph William Holden, poet, newspaperman, and state political leader, was born in Raleigh, the son of William Woods and Ann Augusta Young Holden. He attended the Lovejoy School in Raleigh and later [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Holton, Rachel Regina Jones
by Agan, Kelly. Holton, Rachel Regina Jones by Kelly Agan, North Carolina Government & Heritage Library, 2016 23 May 1813-22 Nov 1905 See also:  Thomas Jefferson Holton Rachel Regina Jones [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Holton, Thomas Jefferson
by Wimberly, Alek. Holton, Thomas Jefferson by Alek Wimberly, North Carolina State University, 2015 25 Aug. 1802-27 Dec. 1860 See also: Rachel Regina Jones Holton See [...] (from North Carolina State University.)
Howard, Caleb D.
by Bowers, Thomas A. Caleb D. Howard, printer and journalist, published in Wilmington The Wilmington Centinel and General Advertiser with his partner, Daniel Bowen; their first issue apparently appeared on 5 Mar. 1788. [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Jones, Alexander Hamilton
by Alexander, Roberta Sue. Alexander Hamilton Jones, newspaper editor and Republican congressman, was born in Buncombe County near Asheville where he received his early education. He explained that during his youth he taught [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Joseph Gales, Sr.
by Elliott, Robert N. Joseph Gales, journalist and reformer, was born in Eckington, England, the eldest son of Thomas Gales, a local artisan and schoolmaster. Trained in the printing trade by J. Tomlinson, a printer and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Journalism Hall of Fame
by Coffin, Alex. With individual newspapers serving its many small and medium-sized cities, North Carolina saw the rise of a high-quality and competitive press that, in turn, developed a large community of talented [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Joyner, Edmund Noah
by Malone, E. T., Jr. Edmund Noah Joyner, Episcopal priest, missionary, soldier, poet, and newspaper editor, was born in the Marlboro community near Farmville in Pitt County, the son of Dr. Noah and Emily Adelaide [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Keener, Walter Ney
by Green, C. Sylvester. Walter Ney Keener, newspaper editor, was born in rural Lincoln County, the son of Elijah Washington and Rhoda Caroline Loftin Keener. After attending local schools, he entered Wake Forest College [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Literary Lantern
by Albright, Alex. The Literary Lantern was a column by Addison Hibbard published in several North Carolina newspapers beginning in 1923. An English professor and dean of the College of Liberal Arts at the University [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
London, Henry Armand
by Smith, Claiborne T., Jr. London, Henry Armand by Claiborne T. Smith, Jr., 1991 1 Mar. 1846–20 Jan. 1918 Henry Armand London, journalist and lawyer, was born in [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
London, Henry Mauger
by Ballinger, Susan C. London, Henry Mauger by Susan C. Ballinger, 1991 11 Apr. 1879–30 Dec. 1939 Henry Mauger London, state legislative reference librarian, was born in Pittsboro, the oldest son and second of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
McKelway, Benjamin Mosby
by Brandon, Betty J. Benjamin Mosby McKelway, newspaperman, was born in Fayetteville of Scottish ancestry. His father was Alexander Jeffrey McKelway, Presbyterian minister, journalist, and child labor reformer; his [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
McNeill, John Charles
by Walser, Richard. John Charles McNeill, poet, journalist, and lawyer, was born at Ellerslie, his father's farm near Wagram in Richmond (later Scotland) County. His two grandfathers had emigrated from Argyllshire, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Moore, Louis Toomer
by Perdew, Margaret Moore. Louis Toomer Moore, journalist, author, and local historian, was born in Wilmington, the son of Colonel Roger and Susan Eugenia Beery Moore. He was a lineal descendant of James Moore, colonial [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Mummy Letters
by Faulkner, Ronnie W. "Mummy Letters" by Ronnie W. Faulkner, 2006 "Mummy Letters," four articles written from 1 Feb. to 6 Mar. 1886 by journalist Walter Hines Page for Josephus Daniels's State Chronicle (Raleigh), [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Newspapers Part 1: North Carolina's First Newspapers
by Gavins, Raymond, Mammen, Edwin H., Parker, Roy, Jr., Mobley, Sarah. Newspapers by Edwin H. Mammen, 2006 Additional research provided by Raymond Gavins, Sarah Mobley, and Roy Parker Jr. See also: Carolina Peacemaker; Charlotte Observer; Fayetteville [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Newspapers Part 2: Political Affiliations of Nineteenth-Century Newspapers
by . Part 1: North Carolina's First Newspapers, Part 2: Political Affiliations of Nineteenth-Century Newspapers, Part 3: An Expanding Press Champions Economic and Social Progress, Part 4: Changing [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Newspapers Part 3: An Expanding Press Champions Economic and Social Progress
by . Part 1: North Carolina's First Newspapers, Part 2: Political Affiliations of Nineteenth-Century Newspapers, Part 3: An Expanding Press Champions Economic and Social Progress, Part 4: Changing [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Newspapers Part 4: Changing Technologies, New Voices, and the Trend toward Corporate Ownership
by . Part 1: North Carolina's First Newspapers, Part 2: Political Affiliations of Nineteenth-Century Newspapers, Part 3: An Expanding Press Champions Economic and Social Progress, Part 4: Changing [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
North Carolina Christian Advocate
by Williams, Wiley J. North Carolina Christian Advocate by Wiley J. Williams, 2006 At a meeting of the Eastern North Carolina Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, in Pittsboro in December 1854, the [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
North Carolina Farmer
by Mammen, Edwin H. The North Carolina Farmer, a publication that referred to itself as a "journal of Agriculture, Horticulture and Domestic Economy," was established in June 1876 in Raleigh. Published monthly by James [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
North Carolina Historical Review
by Crow, Jeffrey J. The North Carolina Historical Review was founded in 1924 under the aegis of the North Carolina Historical Commission. Trinity College history professor William K. Boyd proposed the quarterly journal [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
North Carolina Press Association
by Shires, Nancy P. The North Carolina Press Association (NCPA) was established on 14 May 1873 in Goldsboro, making it one of the oldest such organizations in the United States. J. A. Engelhard, of the Wilmington [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
North-Carolina Gazette
by Mammen, Edwin H. The North-Carolina Gazette, established by printer James Davis in New Bern, was North Carolina's first newspaper. Judging from the earliest extant copy-volume 1, number 15-the first issue was [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Our Living and Our Dead
by Faulkner, Ronnie W. Our Living and Our Dead was a literary-historical periodical first published in New Bern on 2 July 1873. Stephen D. Pool, the editor of the weekly folio, declared that its purpose was "to make a fair [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Owen, Guy
by Walser, Richard. Guy Owen, teacher and writer, was born of Welsh and English ancestry in the Elkton community near Clarkton (called "Clayton" in his fiction) in Bladen County ("Cape Fear County"), the oldest of four [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Park, John Alsey
by Green, C. Sylvester. John Alsey Park, journalist, was born in Raleigh, the son of Benjamin Franklin and Frances Beavers Park. His ancestral lines extended from Scotland and Ireland on his father's side, and from Great [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Paul, Hiram Voss
by Miller, Patricia J. Hiram Voss Paul, poet, author, editor, and journalist, was born in New Bern of Scotch-Irish ancestry. His forefathers, the McCotters and the Pauls, were among the first settlers of Albemarle County [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Peattie, Elia (Maria Cahill) W.
by Walser, Richard. Elia (Maria Cahill) W. Peattie, writer, journalist, and lecturer, was born in Kalamazoo, Mich., the oldest of five daughters of Frederick and Amanda Maria Cahill Wilkerson. She and her four [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Peele, Herbert Evans
by Green, C. Sylvester. Herbert Evans Peele, newspaper editor and publisher and radio executive, was born in rural Halifax County at Crowell's Crossroads, the son of the Reverend Robert Evans and Adelaide Whitehouse Peele. [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Pennington, John L.
by Powell, William S. John L. Pennington, newspaper editor and governor of the Dakota Territory, was born in Wake County, N.C. The names of his parents seem not to be recorded, but he probably was the son of John [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Progressive Farmer
by Hunt, James L. The Progressive Farmer is among the oldest and most widely read of the nation's agricultural periodicals. The history of the publication reflects dramatic changes in southern rural life and [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Raleigh News and Observer
by Williams, Wiley J. The Raleigh News and Observer, dating to 1865, has been one of North Carolina's most influential newspapers for more than a century, particularly regarding state and national politics. Before wire [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Ramsey, Claude Swanson
by Cowles, Mary. Claude Swanson Ramsey, newspaper executive and political writer, was born in Burlington, the son of S. Clay and Lucy Pinckard Ramsey. As a youth he moved to Asheville with his family and began his [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Ramsey, Darley Hiden
by Riley, Jack. Darley Hiden Ramsey, editor, newspaper manager, historian, and scholar, was born in Gretna, Va., the son of Simeon Clay and Lucy Pinckard Ramsey of Ferrum, Va. In 1903 the family moved to Asheville, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Ray, John Robert
by Powell, William S. John Robert Ray, labor organizer, printer, and newspaperman, a native of North Carolina, was probably born in Raleigh. Since his mother, Mrs. Rachel T. Ray, was identified in Raleigh city directories [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Robinson, Benjamin
by Parker, Roy, Jr. Benjamin Robinson, newspaper publisher, editor, novelist, political activist, lawyer, and Confederate officer, was born in Fayetteville, the son of Dr. Benjamin (Young Ben) West (1811–85) and Joanna [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Rollins, Edward Tyler, Sr.
by Green, C. Sylvester. Edward Tyler Rollins, Sr., newspaper publisher, was born at Cary, the son of Wyatt Paul and Eliza Jane Smith Rollins. His early education was meager, and his formal schooling did not extend beyond [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Roulstone, George
by Folmsbee, Stanley J. George Roulstone, first printer and newspaper publisher in the Tennessee country, was born in Boston, Mass., where he received a fair education and learned the printer's trade. He possibly was the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Russell, Charles Phillips
by Spearman, Walter. Charles Phillips Russell, teacher, author, and newspaperman, was born in Rockingham, the son of Moses H. and Lucy Plummer Phillips Russell. He was graduated in 1904 from The University of North [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Salisbury Post
by Linn, Jo White. The Salisbury Post was launched as the Salisbury Evening Post on 9 Jan. 1905 by J. B. Doub, E. C. Arey, and Gabe M. Royal from their Royal Printing Company in Salisbury, with John M. Julian as [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Sandburg, Carl August
by Gohdes, Clarence. Carl August Sandburg, poet, journalist, biographer, and folk song recitalist, was a national celebrity long identified with the Midwest when he moved to North Carolina in 1945 after purchasing the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Saunders, William Oscar
by Jennette, B. Culpepper, Jr. William Oscar Saunders, newspaper editor, politician, and spokesman on state and national affairs, was born at Goodens Pond Mill in Perquimans County. He was one of six children—two sons and four [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Seaton, William Winston
by Bivins, Caroline Holmes. William Winston Seaton, journalist, was born in King William County, Va., at Chelsea, the family home, which at that time contained ancestral portraits and memorabilia. He was one of four sons and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Seely, Fred Loring
by Seely, Fred L., Jr. Fred Loring Seely, pharmaceutical manufacturer, newspaperman, architect, and developer, was born in Fort Monmouth, N.J., the son of Colonel Uriah, a Union officer disabled by wounds at the Battle of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Shepherd, Lilla (May) Vass
by Walser, Richard. Lilla (May) Vass Shepherd, poet, was born in Raleigh, the youngest child of Lillias Margaret McDaniel and William Worrell Vass. She had a brother William Worrell, Jr., a sister Eleanor Margaret, and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Simmons, James Frederick
by Powell, William S. James Frederick Simmons, poet, newspaperman, and judge, was born in Halifax, the son of James (1800–1891) and Susan Gary Simmons. His mother died when he was an infant and he was raised by an aunt, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Sledd, Benjamin Franklin
by Woodard, John R. Benjamin Franklin Sledd, educator and poet, was born in Bedford County, Va., the son of William Edgar and Arabella Hobson Sledd. Members of both the Hobson and Sledd families had fought in all the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Slump, John Martin
by Cauble, Frank P. John Martin Slump, schoolmaster, printer, and newspaper publisher, was of German descent but of uncertain family background. His surname may originally have been spelled Schlump or Schlumpf, but it [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Small, John Humphrey
by Spell, Richard V. John Humphrey Small, congressman and father of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, was born in Washington, Beaufort County, the son of John H. and Sally A. Sanderson Small. Small's parents, who had [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Smethurst, Frank Austin
by Riley, Jack. Frank Austin Smethurst, newspaper reporter, columnist, and editor, was born in Raleigh, the son of William Sidney and Martha Yearby Smethurst. His paternal grandfather was Sidney Smethurst, of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Smithfield Herald
by Lassiter, Wingate. The Smithfield Herald, established in 1882 by F. T. Booker, E. G. Smith, and John W. Lassiter (who was not a close relative of the family that later controlled the Herald through much of the [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Spirit of the Age
by McGee, David. The Spirit of the Age was a temperance newspaper established in 1849 in Raleigh by Alexander M. Gorman, who earlier had served as the foreman of the Raleigh Register's office. It began as the organ [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Statesville Record and Landmark
by Middlesworth, Chester Paul. The Statesville Record and Landmark, among the oldest daily newspapers in North Carolina, began as the Landmark, a weekly, on 19 June 1874. John B. Hussey, a native of Duplin County, was the first [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Stem, Thaddeus Garland, Jr.
by Glover, Erma Williams. Thaddeus Garland Stem, Jr., poet, essayist, newspaper columnist, and short-story writer, the son of Thaddeus G., attorney at law, and Hallie Mayes Stem, was born in his parents' home at 104 East [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Steuart, Andrew
by Bowers, Thomas A. Andrew Steuart, Wilmington printer and journalist, was born in Belfast, Ireland, where he learned the printing trade from James MacGee. In 1758 he went to Philadelphia and established a printing shop [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Strudwick, Frederick Nash
by Chambers, R. M. Frederick Nash Strudwick, lawyer and legislator, was born in Hillsborough, Orange County, one of three sons of Dr. Edmund and Ann Nash Strudwick. His father, a well-known physician, helped [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Suedliche Post
by Jones, H. G. The Suedliche Post (Southern Post) was a short-lived German-language newspaper founded in Goldsboro in 1869 by August Heinrich Christian Julius Bonitz (who usually signed his name Julius A. Bonitz). [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Swaim, Benjamin
by Whatley, L. McKay. Benjamin Swaim, lawyer, printer, author, and newspaperman, was almost certainly the son of William (10 Mar. 1770–1 June 1850) and Elizabeth Sherwood Swaim (8 Nov. 1773–14 Aug. 1835). They and several [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Swaim, Lyndon
by Whatley, L. McKay. Lyndon Swaim, printer, newspaperman, and architect, was the oldest of eleven children. His father, Moses (31 Dec. 1788–25 Apr. 1870), married Adah Swindell (17 Apr. 1791–2 May 1866) of Hyde County on [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Swaim, William
by Arnett, Ethel Stephens. Swaim, William by Ethel Stephens Arnett, 1994 16 Dec. 1802–31 Dec. 1835 William Swaim, newspaper proprietor and editor, was born in the Centre community of Guilford County, the son of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Tarboro Daily Southerner
by Nash, Jaquelin Drane. The Tarboro Daily Southerner, one of the oldest daily newspapers in North Carolina, was first published in 1826 as the Tarborough Free Press. According to tradition, the word "free" was dropped from [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Tompkins, Daniel Augustus
by Eagles, Brenda Marks. Daniel Augustus Tompkins, engineer, industrialist, and newspaper publisher, was born in Edgefield County, S.C., to DeWitt Clinton and Hannah Virginia Smyly Tompkins. After attending the local schools [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Walker, Carleton
by Engstrom, Mary Claire. Carleton Walker, British-born collector of the Port of Wilmington, paymaster of troops in the War of 1812, and Cape Fear planter and lavish speculator, was the youngest of three sons of James (d. [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Warren, Julius (Jule) Benjamin
by Powell, William S. Warren, Julius (Jule) Benjamin by William S. Powell, 1996 12 Oct. 1887–24 June 1960 Julius (Jule) Benjamin Warren, newspaperman and editor, was born in Durham, the son of Julius B., a [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Watts, Alston Davidson
by Gatton, T. Harry. Alston Davidson Watts, Democratic political leader, legislator, public official, and newspaper publisher, was born in Shiloh Township, Iredell County, near Statesville, the son of Margaret Morrison [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Weaver, John Van Alstyne
by Walser, Richard. John Van Alstyne Weaver, writer, was born in Charlotte, the son of Annie Randolph Tate of Charlotte and John Van Alstyne Weaver, Sr., of New York State. Of Scottish, Irish, Huguenot, German, English, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Webb, Charles Aurelius
by Cowles, Mary. Charles Aurelius Webb, newspaper publisher, attorney, legislator, and teacher, was born in Warrenton, the son of Alexander S. and Anabelle Moore Webb. His father, whose family was long prominent in [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Western Carolinian
by Williams, Wiley J. The Western Carolinian was founded in Salisbury on 13 June 1820, with Jacob Krider and Lemuel Bingham as editors. The western counties of North Carolina, more sparsely populated than those in the [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Whitehead, Zollicoffer Wiley
by Bullock, J. Marshall. Zollicofer Wiley Whitehead, businessman, editor, and journalist, was born in Kenansville, one of three children of Wiley W. and Cordelia Hussey Whitehead. After attending the county public schools, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Wills, Henry
by Roberts, B. W. C. Wills, Henry by B. W. C. Roberts, 1996 9 Apr. 1764–12 July 1827 See also:  Webb, Sarah M. Norfleet, (from the Dictionary of North Carolina Biography); North-Carolina Gazette (from [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Wilmington Star
by Williams, Wiley J. The Wilmington Star, North Carolina's oldest continuously published daily newspaper, was founded by Maj. William Henry Bernard, a Confederate veteran, on 23 Sept. 1867 as the Wilmington Evening Star [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Wilson, Franklin Inge (Frank.)
by Powell, William S. Wilson, Franklin Inge (Frank.) by William S. Powell, 1996 1822–16 June [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Wilson, Peter Mitchel
by Powell, William S. Peter Mitchel Wilson, lawyer, newspaperman, and clerk of the U.S. Senate, was born in Warrenton, the son of Thomas Epps, a physician, and Jane Marshall Mitchel Wilson. He attended Warrenton Male [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Winston-Salem Journal
by Whittenburg, Catherine A. The Winston-Salem Journal, located in North Carolina's fifth-largest city, is one of the state's most influential newspapers, and several of its owners, editors, and reporters have gone on to play [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Yates, William James
by Topkins, Robert M. Yates, William James by Robert M. Topkins, 1996 28 Aug. 1827–25 Oct. 1888 William James Yates, newspaper editor, was a native of Fayetteville, the fourth of six children of James (1788–1850) [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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