Local Newspapers

The following newspapers are archived in the Wayne County microfilm holdings:

Republican
  • January 9, 1850 - November 9, 1852
  • February 28, 1854 - December 20, 1854
New Bern-Goldsboro Republican & Patriot
  • May 17, 1853 - October 26, 1853
State Journal
  • October 27, 1862 - February 18, 1865
Goldsboro Daily Messenger
  • April 1, 1869 - October 25, 1869
Carolina Messenger
  • October 22, 1869 - March 22, 1877
Goldsboro Messenger
  • March 26, 1877 - June 3, 1887
Goldsboro Star
  • 1881 - 1882
Goldsboro & Wilmington Weekly Transcript & Messenger
  • January 25, 1878 - June 27, 1889
Goldsboro Headlight
  • January 8, 1890 - December 25, 1889
Caucasian
  • January 9, 1892 - January 26, 1893
  • February 2, 1893 - December 27, 1894
Miscellaneous Newspapers
Danbury - Greenville
  • 1860 - 1900 (includes the Fremont paper the Free Will Baptist Advocate 1874, and the Fremont paper the Rural Visitor 1898, 1899)
  • Goldsboro 1854 - 1888
  • Goldsboro 1867 - 1890
  • Mount Olive Miscellaneous - includes 1898, 1900 other dates unknown
Goldsboro Weekly Record
  • 1942 - 1945
Goldsboro News Argus
  • Miscellaneous Issues 1885 - 1923
  • May 17, 1890 - Present (Sometimes print copies go missing until we receive the microfilm. There may be a few months delay for the microfilm.)