Welcome to the West Georgia Historic Newspapers Archive




The West Georgia Historic Newspapers Archive spans the years 1843-1942 and includes the following titles:

Butler Herald, 1876-1942
Carroll Free Press (Carrollton), 1883-1922
Douglas County Sentinel (Douglasville), 1917-1922
Fayetteville Advertiser, 1845
Fayetteville Chronicle, 1886
Fayetteville News, 1888-1925
Herald and Advertiser (Newnan), 1887-1909
LaGrange Herald, 1843-1844
LaGrange Reporter, 1857-1914
Newnan Herald, 1865-1887; 1915-1921
Newnan Herald & Advertiser, 1909-1915
Newnan News, 1906-1907
Newnan Weekly News, 1905-1906
Paulding/Dallas New Era, 1883-1908


The West Georgia Historic Newspapers database is a project of the Digital Library of Georgia as part of Georgia HomePLACE. The project is supported with federal LSTA funds administered by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Georgia Public Library Service, a unit of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. Digitization is also made possible through the generosity of the Taylor County Historical-Genealogical Society and the Flint Energies Foundation.