Welcome to the Athens Historic Newspapers Archive




The Athens Historic Newspapers Archive spans the years 1827-1928 and includes the following titles:

Athenian, 1827-1832
Athens Herald, 1913-1923
Clarke County Courier, 1903-1913
Southern Banner, 1832-1882
Southern Watchman, 1855-1882
Southern Whig/Southern Herald, 1838-1850
Daily/Weekly Banner-Watchman, 1882-1889
Daily/Weekly Athens Banner, 1889-1922
Athens Banner-Herald, 1923-1928


The Athens Historic Newspaper 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 a grant provided by the Frances Wood Wilson Foundation, Inc.