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Q How do I access historical articles from The State newspaper?
Yes! We now have the digital archive for The State newspaper. On our website, go to "Research it" then under "Popular Resources" click "Newsbank." Click on "Start Now" on the right and enter your library card number and PIN if you are using it outside the library.
Once you log in to Newsbank, choose "South Carolina Historical Newspapers." This portion of Newsbank contains The State from 1891 - 1980 as well as nineteenth-century newspapers from across South Carolina.
Also available in Newsbank is "America's News," offering modern news articles including The State from 1987 to the present.
We are very happy to make this historical resource available. For further assistance contact us through the website or by calling the News Desk at (803) 929-3405 or the Walker Local and Family History Center at (803) 929-3402.