If you have North Carolina ancestors/relatives and wish to search for articles about them, I encourage you to make use of these two free resources.
Also, I would encourage you to view this short video which demonstrates the navigation for this site. There are some interesting features that you will want to be aware of.
You can search these sites at North Carolina Newspapers and North Carolina Newspaper Digitization Project
If you are interested in other U.S. state and Canadian province collections and videos, click the links below: