|Managing editor||Amanda McReynolds|
|Sports editor||Chris Miller|
|Staff writers||Jannette Pippin
Kevin VandenburgMaxim Tamarov
|Headquarters||724 Bellfork Road|
Jacksonville, NC  353-1171
|Circulation||2,400 Sunday, 2.400 Daily (as of 2019)|
|Sister newspapers||Gannett newspapers in southeastern North Carolina, specifically the StarNews in Wilmington, The Fayetteville Observer, New Bern Sun Journal, and Kinston Free Press|
The Daily News is an American, English language daily newspaper headquartered in Jacksonville, North Carolina. It has served the city of Jacksonville, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, and the surrounding parts of Onslow County including, Richlands, Swansboro, Sneads Ferry, Holly Ridge, and North Topsail since 1953.
Sunday circulation is approximately 9,000, while M-Sat. circulation is roughly 7,000.
The Daily News was founded in either 1953 or 1954. The Daily News was owned by Freedom Communications until 2012, when Freedom sold its Florida and North Carolina papers including JD News in Jacksonville, Free Press in Kinston and the Sun Journal In New Bern to Halifax Media Group. Halifax Media Group owned a total of 36 newspapers which were acquired in 2015, by GateHouse.
It was a broadsheet-format daily until June 1, 2009, when it and two sister dailies, the Sun Journal and the Kinston Free Press converted to a berliner-style format. Since the format change, all three papers are laid out and published in Jacksonville.
The paper is a member of the North Carolina Publishing Association. The paper has won many awards from the North Carolina Press Association. In 2019, the paper won first place in News Enterprise Reporting, (Kelsey Stiglitz and Amanda Thames for their story on child abuse. in the daily newspapers under 12,500 circulation category. The paper also won first place in Religion and Faith Reporting, for their article on faith leaders.
The paper won first place in Education Reporting in 2017, for reporter Jannette Pippin's story on school choice.