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The Palmetto gazette. (Palmetto, Ga.) 1871-1???

 

Title:

The Palmetto gazette.

Place of Publication:

Palmetto, Ga.

Geographic coverage:

  • None, Campbell county
  • Palmetto, Fulton county

Publisher:

A.D. Starnes

Dates of publication:

1871-1???

Description:

  • Began in 1871.

Frequency:

Weekly

Languages:

  • English

Subjects:

  • Georgia--Palmetto.--fast--(OCoLC)fst01217057
  • Palmetto (Ga.)--Newspapers.

Notes:

  • Also on microfilm: Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Libraries.
  • Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 28 (Nov. 4, 1871).

LCCN:

sn89053478

OCLC:

20137930

The Palmetto gazette. November 4, 1871

About

The citizens of Campbell County named the city of Fairburn the county seat by referendum vote in 1871. In March of 1871, A. D. Starnes, anticipating an economic boom in the town, founded the Fairburn Gazette as the city’s first weekly newspaper. The paper did not stay in Fairburn long as Starnes moved his paper to Palmetto, Georgia that same year and retitled it the Palmetto Gazette. Starnes served as editor of the paper with E. H. Miller as publisher during this period. By 1872, A. O. Cantrell owned the newspaper, now titled the Palmetto Shield, and ceased publication early that year to work on the Fairburn Waif.