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The Post and Courier

The July 27, 2005 front page of
The Post and Courier
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet

Owner Evening Post Publishing Company
Founded Charleston Courier-1803
Charleston Daily News-1865
News & Courier-1873
The Evening Post-1894
The Post and Courier-1991
Headquarters 134 Columbus Street
Charleston, SC 29403
United States

Website: Charleston.net

Charleston's The Post and Courier is oldest daily newspaper in the South and the eighth oldest newspaper still in publication in the United States. It traces its ancestry to three newspapers, the Charleston Courier, founded in 1803, the Charleston Daily News, founded 1865, and The Evening Post, founded 1894. Along with The Greenville News and Columbia's The State, it is one of the three largest papers in the Palmetto State. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 373 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (498 × 800 pixels, file size: 152 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) The front page of The Post and Courier (27th July 2005) from Newseum This image is of a scan of a newspaper page or article, and... is the 208th day of the year (209th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Newspaper sizes in August 2005. ... The Evening Post Publishing Company is a privately held media company, based in Charleston, South Carolina. ... 1803 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1865 (MDCCCLXV) is a common year starting on Sunday. ... 1873 (MDCCCLXXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1894 (MDCCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... Nickname: Motto: Aedes Mores Juraque Curat (She cares for her temples, customs, and rights) Location of Charleston in South Carolina. ... Official language(s) English Capital Columbia Largest city Columbia Largest metro area Columbia Area  Ranked 40th  - Total 34,726 sq mi (82,965 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 260 miles (420 km)  - % water 6  - Latitude 32° 2′ N to 35° 13′ N  - Longitude 78° 32′ W to 83... 1803 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1865 (MDCCCLXV) is a common year starting on Sunday. ... 1894 (MDCCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... The Greenville News is an Upstate South Carolina newspaper based in Greenville, SC. // History The Greenville News started off as a four page publication in 1874. ... The State is a daily morning newspaper published in Columbia, South Carolina, in the United States. ...


The founder of the Courier, Aaron Smith Willington, came from Massachusetts with newspaper experience. In the early 19th century, he was known to row out to meet ships from London, Liverpool, Havre, and New York to get the news earlier than other Charleston papers. He also had a translator working for him, so he could copy items from the Havana newspapers. This article is about the U.S. state. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... For other uses, see Liverpool (disambiguation). ... Le Havre is a city in Normandy, northern France, on the English Channel, at the mouth of the Seine. ... This article is about the state. ... This article is about the capital of Cuba. ...


Through the 1990s The Evening Post Publishing Company, which now publishes The Post and Courier, was acquiring a number of other daily and weekly newspapers, and television stations. For the band, see 1990s (band). ... The Evening Post Publishing Company is a privately held media company, based in Charleston, South Carolina. ...


The Post and Courier today maintains a circulation of about 96,000 daily and 107,000 on Sunday.


History

The Charleston Courier, founded in 1803, and Charleston Daily News, founded in 1865, merged to form the News & Courier in 1873, then merged with The Evening Post — founded in 1894 — in 1991, forming The Post & Courier. 1803 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1865 (MDCCCLXV) is a common year starting on Sunday. ... 1873 (MDCCCLXXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1894 (MDCCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ...


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