The Gaston Gazette
The May 5, 2008, front page of
The Gaston Gazette
TypeDaily newspaper
PublisherLucy Talley
LanguageAmerican English
Headquarters1893 Remount Rd.
Gastonia, North Carolina 28054  United States
Circulation9,883 (as of 2018)[1]
OCLC number27041214

The Gaston Gazette is a daily newspaper based in Gastonia, North Carolina. The newspaper was owned by Freedom Communications until 2012, when Freedom sold its Florida and North Carolina papers to Halifax Media Group. In 2015, Halifax was acquired by New Media Investment Group, which was merged and became Gannett in 2019.[2][3]


The Gazette primarily serves Gastonia and Gaston County and the surrounding counties of Lincoln County in North Carolina and York County in South Carolina.

The Gazette partners with WSOC-TV (Channel 9, an ABC affiliate) in nearby Charlotte.

The Gaston Gazette is a member of the North Carolina Press Association.[4]

The Gaston Gazette has a Facebook page for sharing news and interacting with readers.[5]

In December 2023, the paper announced it will be switching from carrier to mail delivery via the U.S. Postal Service.[6]


The Gaston Gazette was founded in 1880. The newspaper has had several names:[3]

See also


  1. ^ "2018 Legacy NEWM Annual Reports" (PDF). 2018.
  2. ^ New Media Announces Agreement to Acquire Halifax Media Group for $280.0 Million Archived 2016-03-07 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ a b "Gaston Gazette". Library of Congress. Retrieved January 16, 2020.
  4. ^ "NC Press Association Directory". NC Press Association. Retrieved January 16, 2020.
  5. ^ "Gaston Gazette". Facebook. Retrieved January 16, 2020.
  6. ^ "Gaston Gazette transitioning to postal delivery". Gaston Gazette. December 29, 2023. Retrieved 2024-01-02.