Yard sale

3:25 PM, May 24, 2024

Estate Sale Saturday May 25th 7am-4pm 437 Nob Hill Drive Rain or Shine Furniture, bedroom set, household items, home decor, tools, some small appliances, framed pictures, …
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Business

1:00 PM, May 23, 2024

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Business

11:00 AM, May 23, 2024

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Business

10:00 AM, May 23, 2024

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Memories

Rachel Auberger  9:02 AM, May 23, 2024

 2014 The White County Jail received notice that they had been re-certified for the eighth year in a row by the Tennessee Corrections Institute which found the facilities with no …
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Opinion

Marsha Blackburn, United States Senator (R)  9:00 AM, May 23, 2024

 Last week marked one year since House Republicans passed H.R. 2, a comprehensive border security bill that would end President Biden’s disastrous catch-and-release policy, restart border …
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Opinion

Troy Smith  8:31 AM, May 23, 2024

A history of the conflict between Israel and Palestine, with sufficient context to give you a good idea of the full picture… I don’t even know where to begin. The other day I saw a …
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News

Posted by Kim Swindell Wood  8:22 AM, May 23, 2024

As the nation approaches the 250th anniversary of the birth of America, the Tennessee Society Daughters of the American Revolution are encouraging celebrations in towns, cities, and counties …
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Agriculture

Posted by Kim Swindell Wood  8:04 AM, May 23, 2024

The winners have been announced for the White County Farm Bureau 5th Grade Essay Contest. As part of a statewide contest, students were asked to write an essay explaining why agriculture is …
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Obituaries

7:53 AM, May 23, 2024

Celebration of Life - 10 a.m., May 25, 2024 Eastland Cemetery, in White County, Tennessee Anna’s passing marks the end of an era that began when her father, Archie Smith, at the age …
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Obituaries

7:50 AM, May 23, 2024

Patricia Ann Arnold, 79, of Sparta, went to be with her Savior, on May 9, 2024. She was born May 26, 1944, in Colon, Republic of Panama. Pauline lived much of her life in St. Petersburg, Florida, and …
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Education

Candice Allen, Communications Director - White County School System  7:44 AM, May 23, 2024

White County Middle School and Northfield Elementary are both participating in the Tennessee Valley Authority’s EnergyRight School Uplift program. School Uplift offers energy efficiency …
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News

Rachel Auberger  7:36 AM, May 23, 2024

Sparta Board of Mayor and Aldermen made several decisions during its recent meeting that brought about concern from some residents. First up was a vote on pursuing the purchase of 120 acres on …
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News

Jerry Lowery  7:31 AM, May 23, 2024

The city’s board of alderman and I voted at the last meeting to address the safety concerns of two intersections within the city limits. The first of the intersections is the Turntable …
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Decoration

2:55 PM, May 22, 2024

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Contest

12:39 PM, May 22, 2024

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Outdoors

Posted by Kim Swindell Wood  12:02 PM, May 22, 2024

(May 21, 2024) - In advance of summer travel and to help preserve Tennessee's natural beauty, and protect both wildlife and visitors along the state’s scenic byways, Tennessee Department of …
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Sports

Posted by Kim Swindell Wood  6:35 AM, May 22, 2024

Do you have photos of your kiddos playing spring/summer sports? Would you like to share them? Please send photos to kim@spartalive.com and provide the names of the individuals in the photos. These …
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News

Kim Swindell Wood  8:01 AM, May 21, 2024

The search for a beloved former White County basketball coach will continue in full force today as members of the community converge on the Lovejoy Road property where Roy Whited was last seen. …
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Health

Jennifer Tatum-Cranford  11:01 AM, May 17, 2024

 May is Healthy Vision Month. Taking care of your eyes should be a priority just like eating healthy and exercise. To keep your eyes healthy, get a comprehensive dilated eye exam yearly. I just …
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Faith

Caleb Andrews  9:24 AM, May 17, 2024

For review, without repentance, a person cannot have a relationship with God leaving that person separated in the present but also for eternity.  Those who do not repent of sin will face Hell as …
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Obituaries

9:19 AM, May 17, 2024

Valarie Kay Carpenter was born March 27, 1971, to Robert Holman, of Nashville, and Charlotte Smith Holman, of Sparta. She died May 3, 2024, at the age of 53, after battling inflammatory breast …
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Obituaries

8:36 AM, May 17, 2024

James O’Dell “Dick” Teeple, 95, of Sparta, passed from this life, on May 11, 2024, at his home. James was born Jan. 15, 1929, in Sparta, the son of James Porter Teeple and …
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Obituaries

8:30 AM, May 17, 2024

Thurston Proctor Jolley, 94, of Sparta, passed away May 9, 2024, at NHC Healthcare of Sparta. Mr. Jolley was born Oct. 24, 1929, in the Jolley Creek community, of Pickett County, to Dudley …
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Obituaries

8:27 AM, May 17, 2024

Marie Susan Witmer Diller, age 61 years 1 month 22 days, departed this life May 12, 2024, at her home. She was born in Dayton, Virginia, on March 20, 1963, to John and Ruth Koogler Whitmer who …
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Agriculture

8:25 AM, May 17, 2024

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture Division of Forestry (TDF) invites forest landowners to apply for technical and financial assistance to establish or improve their forests. Forest industry …
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Business

2:36 PM, May 16, 2024

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OBITUARIES
Barbara Geraldine Turner Milligan
Barbara Geraldine Milligan passed from this life, on May 2, 2024, surrounded by her family. She was born June 9, 1943, to Lois …
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Christopher Lynn Taylor
Christopher Lynn Taylor, 43, of Cookeville passed away May 4, 2024, at the Saint Thomas Highlands Hospital, in Sparta. Chris or …
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Kenny Darron Randolph
Kenny Darron Randolph Sr., 59, of Sparta, passed away May 6, 2024. He was born Nov. 26, 1964, in Sparta, to Billy Randolph and …
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Jim Aaron Sutcliffe
Jim was born Feb. 13, 1922, in Ionia, Michigan, to The Rev. Ewart Lenton Sutcliffe, a Methodist minister, and Erma Jim McCormick …
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Marion Clinton Walling
Marion Clinton Walling, known as “Pete” and best known as “Pa Pete ‘’ went home to be with our loving …
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SPORTS
Golf team is state bound
After a two-hour rain delay, on May 6, the White County Middle School girls’ golf team took to the greens in the sectional …
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Softball district honors
The White County High School softball team finished their season short of a district title, however, their hard work all season did …
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WCMS softball finishes season 9-1 in district play
After dropping the first game of the week to Livingston, the White County Middle School softball team finished the regular season on a …
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WCHS soccer loses fourth straight game
The White County High School Warriors continued their losing streak on Tuesday, April 16 when they lost to the Cumberland County Jets. …
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WCMS soccer loses tough match against Algood
The Warriors were in action on April 19th as they took on Algood Middle School in the penultimate match of the regular season. The …
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FAITH

Christian Basic Training-Part V

As a review for this topic, many churches use services to gather people together, perform the newest songs on Christian radio, and allow the popular speaker to share a motivational speech all around …

EDUCATION
WCHS Class of 2024 makes plans for future
 On May 13, the White County High School Class of 2024 walked across the stage, on Dee Harris Field, to receive their diplomas …
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TN Promise application deadline extended to May 31 due to FAFSA issues
  (May 15, 2024) – The Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) announced today the Free Application for Federal …
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TN Promise marks a decade of success
(May, 8, 2024) - The Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) is proud to announce the 10-year anniversary of the Tennessee …
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WCHS Science Club visits Mid South Labs
In a world where atoms and molecules are the ingredients of everything around us, chemistry emerges as a vibrant canvas upon which the …
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Qualifying Tennessee high school seniors can participate in free real estate licensing program
The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance’s (“TDCI”) Division of Regulatory Boards proudly announces the …
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OPINION

A nation divided over a nation divided

An interesting thing happened to me the other day. I was on YouTube, looking for the most recent clip from John Oliver’s Last Week Tonight. The first thing that popped up was a bit showing …