Below are newspaper articles taken from various sources, with news relating to Carowinds during the 1970's and early 90's. I have many of these old clippings to share and will continue to add them bit by bit as time permits.
1973 - Opening day photos in the rain - HERE
1973 - Bilbo worked at Astroworld - HERE
1973 - Legislatures Meet at Carowinds, Raleigh News & Observer - HERE
1974 - Carowinds Agrees To Sell Park At Half Original Cost - HERE
1974 - The Breeze article on Carowinds artist Pat Peirce - HERE
1975 - Paladium concert review, Charlotte Observer - HERE
1976 - Thunder Road tops out at 93ft - HERE
1976 - Carowinds Winds Up Solid Season - HERE
1977 - White Lightnin' construction - HERE
1977 - Charlotte Observer article announcing White Lightnin' - HERE
1977 - Amy Carter's Free Carowinds visit Irks Man - HERE
1977 - Traffic Piles Up Outside Carowinds, Charlotte Observer - HERE
1978 - Pat Hall, founder of Carowinds, dies at 57 - HERE
1978 - Carowinds announces expansion for '79, Charlotte News - HERE
1979 - Rock Hill Herald article announcing the Carolina Cyclone - HERE
1981 - Charlotte News announcing new Carowinds General Manager - HERE
1982 - Wet, Wild new ride, Charlotte News - HERE
1983 - Carowinds being sold, Charlotte Observer - HERE
1984 - Smurf Island, Charlotte Observer - HERE
1985 - Charlotte Observer article announcing Blackbeard's Revenge - HERE
1985 - Thunder Road Wedding, Charlotte Observer - HERE
1993 - New Carowinds General Manager - HERE
1994 - Charlotte Observer article announcing monorail removal - HERE