Copyright and Reuse
The newspaper publications found in the Georgia Historic Newspapers Archive are either in the public domain or permission has been granted by the copyright owner for digital distribution. The newspapers on this site are freely available for personal and educational use.
You can find more copyright information from Peter Hirtle's Copyright Term and the Public Domain in the United States and also DPLA's Understanding Copyright online module. You might also want to use ALA's Copyright Genie as a quick way to determine if a work is still in copyright.