Blackwater Regional Library

Local Newspapers

Many of our libraries carry active subscriptions to the local newspapers, but we also keep a print archive as space allows.

Tidewater News (2014-present): click here  (library card needed)
Issues as far back as 1917 are available on microfilm, ask a librarian today!

Smithfield Times (1928-2013): click here
The same issues are available on microfilm, ask a librarian today!

Sussex Surry Dispatch  (1913-2011) are available on microfilm, ask a librarian today!

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  • Blackwater Regional Library
    serves the communities of:
    Isle of Wight, Southampton, Surry
    and Sussex Counties 
    and the City of Franklin

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