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The Carolinian Newspaper's Team

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A long history and a deep commitment to community

The Jervay Family history of publishing dates back to the late 1800's, but our success here at The Carolinian can be largely attributed to our extended family. Over the years we have had the most amazing staff, contributors and support from our community. We have existed for 77 years because of the community that has embraced us as family.

When Paul R. Jervay, Sr. envisioned The Carolinian, he saw a newspaper that would eliminate the oppression of ignorance for a group of people that needed a resource. That need is as great in 2016 as it was in 1939. Today we have access to more information then we ever have, yet we know less and less about our history.

The Carolinian is the connection that keeps our present progressive and our past relevant.

The Carolinian was established in 1939 by Paul R. Jervay, Sr. His pioneering spirit has led to service of the Triangle's African American community for 77 years now.

Meet the team

A little more about who we are

Paul Jervay, Jr


Started with The Carolinian as a paperboy over 60 years ago. Paul has seen and led the evolution of The Carolinian.

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Howard Barnett


Going on three decades of service with The Carolinian. Mr. B has witnessed the Internet emerge from its infancy.

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Andrew Alston


15 years of service and counting. Andrew is in charge of when, where and how you get your copy of The Carolinian

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Octavia Rainey


A community activist who keeps her ear to the ground and her hand on the pulse of the Triangle and surrounding communities.

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