Newspapers of Greene County, Alabama


Snedecor's 1855-1856 Directory of Greene County, Alabama listed the following newspapers:

The Alabama Whig - published weekly at Eutaw. Thos. J. Anderson, Editor and Proprietor.

Alabama Beacon - Published weekly at Greensboro. John G. Harvey, Editor and Publisher.

The Independent Observer - Published weekly at Eutaw. Stephen F. Nunnellee, Editor and Proprietor.


Independent Observer during the Civil War


The following newspapers can be found at the Probate Offices in the Eutaw Court House:

Greene County Gazette - Published in Old Erie from May 1830 through May 1832

Alabama Whig - Mid-May through October 1859

Eutaw Whig and Observer - 1875 on

Eutaw Mirror - beginning in 1880


The reference library at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa has microfilms of the following newspapers:

Alabama Whig - Beginning in the early 1850s

Eutaw Whig and Public Advisor - Intermittent dates beginning with 1840


Eutaw Whig and Observer - Old issues available on microfilm at Samford University

The Greene County Patriot - Old issues available on microfilm at Samford University

The Greene County Independent - 106 Main Street, Eutaw, AL 35462

The Greene County Democrat - PO Box 598, Eutaw, Alabama 35462

Newspapers for Georgia and Alabama Misc. transcribed newspaper articles

Alabama Beacon Catherine Williams Cooper transcriptions from microfilm of the Alabama Beacon newspaper published in Greensboro. At one time, Greensboro was part of Greene Co. but later became part of Hale Co.