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Person County Newpapers

The following information summarizes the names and dates of newspapers that have been published in Person County. This information was copied from    http://statelibrary.dcr.state.nc.us/ncnp/perso.htm

 

  1. The Courier
    Began in 1896
    Earliest known issue: May 20, 1896
    Ceased in 1910
    Last known issue: May 11, 1910
    OCLC #26888709
    Continues: Person County Courier
    Continued by: Roxboro Courier

  2. Courier-Times
    Began in 1943
    Earliest known issue: Oct. 18, 1943
    Currently published
    OCLC #25618541
    Formed by the union of: Roxboro Courier, and: Person County Times

  3. News Leader
    Began in 1979
    Earliest known issue: Aug. 15, 1979
    Last known issue: Jan. 2, 1980
    OCLC #39266806

  4. Person County Courier
    Began in 1885
    Earliest known issue: Sept. 23, 1885
    Ceased in 1896
    Last known issue: May 13, 1896
    OCLC #26888699
    Continues: Person County News
    Continued by: Courier

  5. The Person County News
    Began in 1882
    Earliest known issue: July 5, 1882
    Ceased in 1885
    Last known issue: May 30, 1883
    OCLC #26888564
    Continues: Roxboro Herald
    Continued by: Person County Courier

  6. Person County Times
    Began in 1929
    Earliest known issue: Oct. 8, 1929
    Ceased in 1943
    Last known issue: Oct. 14, 1943
    OCLC #35170862
    Merged with: Roxboro Courier, to form: Courier-Times

  7. The Roxboro Courier
    Began in 1910
    Earliest known issue: May 18, 1910
    Ceased in 1943
    Last known issue: Dec. 29, 1942
    OCLC #26888720
    Continues: Courier
    Merged with: Person County Times, to form: Courier-Times

  8. The Roxboro Herald
    Began in 1881
    Earliest known issue: May 5, 1881
    Ceased in 1882
    Last known issue: July 21, 1881
    OCLC #26888598
    Continued by: Person County News


Microfilm Holdings of the Person County Library
  • Roxboro Courier: 9/1885 - 12/1942
  • Roxboro Courier Times: 10/1943 - 12/2003 (first nine months of 1943 are missing)

 


Microfilm Holdings of the North Carolina Archives
  • Courier, weekly, 1896-1910. RoxRC 4-17, 13 reels. A continuation of the Person County Courier. Continued by the Roxboro Courier.

  • Courier-Times, semi-weekly, 1945-1972. RoxCT, 29 reels.

  • Person County Courier, weekly, [1885], 1887-1896. RoxRC 1-4, 4 reel. Continued by the Courier.

  • Person County News, weekly, [1882, 1883]. RoxMISC-1, partial reel.

  • Person County Times, semi-weekly, 1936-1941, 1943. RoxPCT, 4 reels. (Weekly -March 1937).

  • Roxboro Courier, weekly, 1910-1917, [1923]. RoxC 17- 24, 8 reels. A continuation of the Courier. Merged with the Person County Times to form the Courier-Times.

  • Roxboro Herald, weekly, [1881]. RoxMISC-1, partial reel.


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