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The Times-Journal
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The Times-Journal
June 4, 2008
TypeDaily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s)Southern Newspapers
PublisherTricia Dunne
Managing editorEmily Kirby
Headquarters811 Greenhill Blvd. NW
Fort Payne, Alabama, 35967
Circulation 5,000 (Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday)
Website times-journal.com

The Times-Journal newspaper appears three times a week is published in Fort Payne, Alabama and serves the DeKalb County, Alabama region. The Times-Journal was a Southern Newspapers publication for 60 years before selling to Patrick Graham in 2019, [1] along with sister papers in Albertville and Scottsboro. The Times-Journal resulted from the merger in 1959 of the Fort Payne Journal, first published in 1878, and the Times-New Era. The latter newspaper was the product of the 1951 merger of The DeKalb Times and The Collinsville New Era. [2] [3]


Of the 25 daily newspapers published in Alabama, the Times-Journal has the nineteenth highest daily circulation. [4]

The Times-Journal has won numerous awards from state newspaper associations, such as the Alabama Press Association and the Associated Press Managing Editors. [5]

Weekly Post

The Weekly Post was a weekly newspaper published in Rainsville, Alabama, by Southern Newspapers and serving the DeKalb County, Alabama region. It was founded in 1986 by Carey and Teri Baker. In 2010 the Times-Journal absorbed the smaller sister-paper, the Weekly Post. [6]


2018 Better Newspaper Contest - Alabama Press Association [7]

2018Best Humorous Column1stBradley Roberts

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  1. Graham purchases Times-Journal
  2. Alabama Department of Archives and History: Newspapers on Microfilm
  3. Alabama Department of Archives and History: Hardbound Newspapers
  4. Alabama Press Association: 2008 Ratesheet Archived 2008-06-25 at the Wayback Machine
  5. "Alabama APME Contest Winners," Mobile Press-Register, May 4, 2008, p. B2
  6. "Weekly Post, Times-Journal merge". The Weekly Post. Archived from the original on 2010-07-06. Retrieved 2010-04-02.
  7. Langan, Jaclyn. "APA Better Newspaper Contest Award Winners Announced" (PDF). Alabama Press Association. Retrieved 13 July 2018.