Historical Archives

The past is just a click away with the Journal Gazette & Times-Courier's new digital archive.

  • Search the text in historical Journal Gazette & Times-Courier pages
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  • Includes 1+ million pages of archives from multiple weekly and daily Mattoon & Charleston newspapers from 1860 - 2014.

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Text Archives

The Journal Gazette & Times-Courier NewsLibrary text archives contain staff-written and other selected articles from 1992 to present.

  • Searching is free and unlimited for Journal Gazette & Times-Courier Full Access subscribers

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Individuals can browse for free.

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Articles are generally placed in this archive within 14-21 days of appearing in the Journal Gazette & Times-Courier.


Search the most recent articles, photos, collections and more on JG-TC.com.

  • JG-TC.com archives can be accessed by using the search box on most pages of the website
  • Web archives include both local and national content from 2005-present
  • Articles and images can be shared, bookmarked or emailed

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Searching JG-TC.com is free, along with the homepage, index pages and advertisements. Non-subscribers get 10 free article views per month.

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About the archives

The JG/T-C's archive contains staff-written and other selected articles from September 1992 to the present.

Searching is free and unlimited. The results list for your search will display the headline, the publication date, and the estimated word count for the complete article.

To view the complete article, you must click on the headline in the results list.

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If you have any technical difficulties please contact NewsBank by e-mail atjg-tc@newsbank.com. NewsBank will respond within one business day; longer on weekends and holidays.

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