The Jacksonville Daily News, founded in 1953, is based in Onslow County, North Carolina, which is home to the Marine Corp Base Camp Lejeune. Due to the military presence, Onslow is the youngest county in North Carolina. The Jacksonville Daily News is consistently honored as among the state's best for both its print publication and online news site, jdnews.com. In the past two decades, the newspaper has been awarded first place in General Excellence among the North Carolina Press Association's mid-sized dailies a total of six times. The website has also won first place for General Excellence in 2010 and 2011.