Wilkes County Newspapers

Wilkes County Newspapers

Digital NC newspapers (free) includes
  • Journal-Patriot (1933-1950)
  • The Blue Ridge Baptist (1903)
  • Wilkes Community College Student Newspaper (1967-2009)

Newspapers.com ($) includes
  • Carter's Weekly (1920-1922)
  • The Chronicle (1890-1911)
  • The Index (1880-1881)
  • The North Wilkesboro Hustler (1899-1926)
  • North Wilkesboro News (1893-1896)

The Government and Heritage Library (free) in downtown Raleigh has microfilm of over a dozen Wilkes County newspapers, dates 1880 to 1986. This web site is a handy tool to see the specific issues that are available.

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