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List of Digitized Historical S.C. Newspapers

Abbeville County
The banner (Abbeville, S.C.), 1846-1847
The Abbeville banner (Abbeville, S.C.), 1847-1869
The independent press (Abbeville Court House, S.C.), 1854-1860
Abbeville press (Abbeville, S.C.), 1860-1869
The Abbeville bulletin (Abbeville, S.C.), 1865
The Abbeville press and banner (Abbeville, S.C.), 1869-1922
The Abbeville messenger (Abbeville, S.C.), 1884-1887

Anderson County
The Anderson intelligencer (Anderson Court House, S.C.), 1860-1906
The Anderson intelligencer (Anderson, S.C.), 1914-1915
The Anderson daily intelligencer (Anderson, S.C.), 1914-1915
The intelligencer (Anderson, S.C.), 1915-1916

Bamberg County
The Bamberg herald (Bamberg, S.C.), 1899-1922

Beaufort County
The new South (Port Royal, S.C.), 1862-1866
The free South
(Beaufort, S.C.), 1863-1864
The palmetto herald (Port Royal, S.C.), 1864
The Beaufort Republican and sea island chronicle (Beaufort, S.C.), 1870
Beaufort Republican
(Beaufort, S.C.), 1871-1873
Port Royal commercial and Beaufort County Republican (Port Royal, S.C.), 1873-1874
Port Royal standard and commercial (Beaufort, S.C.), 1874-1876
The tribune
(Beaufort, S.C.), 1874-1876
The Beaufort tribune and Port Royal commercial (Beaufort, S.C.), 1877
The Crescent (Beaufort, S.C.), 1879

Charleston County
The Charleston daily news (Charleston, S.C.), 1865-1873
South Carolina leader (Charleston, S.C.), 1865-1867
The Charleston advocate (Charleston, S.C.), 1867-1868
The free press (Charleston, S.C.), 1868
Missionary record (Charleston, S.C.), 1873-1876
The Afro-American citizen (Charleston, S.C.), 1900

Chesterfield County
Cheraw gazette (Cheraw, S.C.), 1836-1837
Cheraw gazette and Pee Dee farmer (Cheraw, S.C.), 1838-1839
Farmers' gazette, and Cheraw advertiser (Cheraw, S.C.), 1839-1845
Cheraw gazette (Cheraw, S.C.), 1851-1859
The Chesterfield advertiser (Chesterfield, S.C.), 1892-1922
Cheraw chronicle (Cheraw, S.C.), 1905-1922
The Pageland journal (Pageland, S.C.), 1914-1922

Clarendon County
The Manning times (Manning, S.C.), 1885-1922

Dillon County
The Dillon herald (Dillon, S.C.), 1909-1921

Edgefield County
Edgefield advertiser (Edgefield, S.C.), 1836-1922

Fairfield County
The Fairfield herald (Winnsboro, S.C.), 1849-1876
The daily news (Winnsboro, S.C.), 1865
The Fairfield courier (Winnsboro, S.C.), 1865
The tri-weekly news (Winnsboro, S.C.), 1865-1872
The news and herald (Winnsboro, S.C.), 1876-1881
The news and herald (Winnsboro, S.C.), 1877-1900
The Fairfield news and herald (Winnsboro, S.C.), 1881-1900
The news and herald (Winnsboro, S.C.), 1901-1922

Georgetown County
The Georgetown planet (Georgetown, S.C.), 1873

Greenville County
The southern enterprise (Greenville, S.C.), 1854-1870
The Greenville enterprise (Greenville, S.C.), 1870-1872

Kershaw County
The Camden journal (Camden, S.C.), 1836-1851
Semiweekly Camden journal (Camden, S.C.), 1851-1852
Camden journal (Camden, S.C.), 1852
The Camden weekly journal (Camden, S.C.), 1853-1861
The Camden journal (Camden, S.C.), 1864
The Camden daily journal (Camden, S.C.), 1864
The Camden confederate (Camden, S.C.), 1864-1865
Journal and confederate (Camden, S.C.), 1865
The tri-weekly journal (Camden, S.C.), 1865
The weekly journal (Camden, S.C.), 1865
The Camden weekly journal (Camden, S.C.), 1865-1866
The Camden journal (Camden, S.C.),1866-1891

Lancaster County
The Lancaster ledger (Lancaster, S.C.), 1852-1905
Lancaster enterprise (Lancaster, S.C.), 1897-1904
The Lancaster news (Lancaster, S.C.), 1905-1922

Lauren County
The Laurens advertiser (Laurens, S.C.), 1885-1922

Lexington County
The Lexington dispatch (Lexington, S.C.), 1873-1916
The Batesburg advocate (Batesburg, S.C.), 1901-1911
Lexington dispatch-news (Lexington, S.C.), 1917-1919
The dispatch-news (Lexington, S.C.), 1919-1922

Marlboro County
The Marlboro democrat (Bennettsville, S.C.), 1885-1908
The Marlboro democrat (Bennettsville, S.C.), 1911

Newberry County
The tri-weekly herald (Newberry, S.C.), 1865
The weekly herald (Newberry Court House, S.C.), 1865
The Newberry weekly herald (Newberry Court House, S.C.),1865
The Newberry herald (Newberry, S.C.), 1865-1884
The daily herald bulletin (Newberry, S.C.), 1879
The Newberry herald and news (Newberry, S.C.) 1884-1903
The herald and news (Newberry, S.C.), 1903-1922

Orangeburg County
The Orangeburg news (Orangeburg, S.C.), 1867-1875
Orangeburg times (Orangeburg Court House, S.C.), 1872-1875
The free citizen (Orangeburg, S.C.), 1875-1876
Orangeburg news and times (Orangeburg, S.C.), 1875-1877
Orangeburg times (Orangeburg, S.C.), 1877-1881
The Orangeburg democrat (Orangeburg, S.C.), 1879-1880
The times and democrat (Orangeburg, S.C.), 1883-1911

Oconee & Pickens Counties
Keowee courier (Pickens Court House, S.C.), 1849-1922

Pickens County
The Pickens sentinel (Pickens, S.C.), 1873-1894
The Easley messenger (Pickens, S.C.), 1883-1883
The people's journal (Pickens, S.C.), 1891-1903
The Pickens sentinel-journal (Pickens, S.C.), 1903-1906
The sentinel-journal (Pickens, S.C.), 1906-1909
The Pickens sentinel-journal (Pickens, S.C.), 1909-1911
The Pickens sentinel (Pickens, S.C.), 1911-1922

Richland County
Columbia phoenix (Columbia, S.C.), 1865
Columbia phoenix (Columbia, S.C.), 1865
The Columbia daily phoenix (Columbia, S.C.), 1865
The daily phoenix (Columbia, S.C.), 1865-1877
Tri-weekly phoenix (Columbia, S.C.), 1871-1875
Straight-out democrat (Columbia, S.C.), 1878
The people's recorder (Columbia, S.C.), 1898-1909
The Southern indicator (Columbia, S.C.), 1913-1922

Spartanburg County
The Spartan (Spartanburg, S.C.), 1844-1849
The Carolina Spartan (Spartanburg, S.C.), 1856-1866
The Spartan (Spartanburg, S.C.), 1896-1898
Spartanburg journal (Spartanburg, S.C.), 1902-1906
The journal and the Carolina Spartan (Spartanburg, S.C.), 1917

Sumter County
The Sumter banner (Sumterville, S.C.), 1846-1855
The Sumter watchman (Sumterville, S.C.), 1870-1872
The watchman and southron (Sumter, S.C.), 1881-1922

Union County
The weekly Union times (Union, S.C.), 1873-1894
The Union times (Union, S.C.), 1894-1918
The Union daily times (Union, S.C.), 1918-1922

Williamsburg County
The county record (Kingstree, S.C.), 1897-1922

York County
Yorkville enquirer (Yorkville, S.C.), 1855-1922
The Fort Mill news (Fort Mill, S.C.), 1891-1892
The Rock Hill messenger (Rock Hill, S.C.), 1900
Fort Mill times (Fort Mill, S.C.), 1900-1922