COVID-19

9:47 AM, Oct 21, 2020

“If Upper Cumberland county mayors are waiting until Covid-19 cases present a serious threat to public health before issuing a mask requirement, the time they have been waiting for is here. THE …
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Education

Kim Swindell Wood  9:35 AM, Oct 21, 2020

With the Dec. 4 deadline less than two months away, tnAchieves needs an additional 3600 volunteer mentors across the state to support TN Promise applicants from the Class of 2021. White …
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Health

Kim Swindell Wood  9:30 AM, Oct 21, 2020

 The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) reminds consumers that Open Enrollment for health insurance coverage in 2021 on the Federally Facilitated Marketplace (FFM) begins …
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Business

Kim Swindell Wood  9:21 AM, Oct 21, 2020

Center Hill Lake Realtor® Tony Luna was honored with the Big Wave Award for his outstanding sales performance at the seventh annual Lake Homes Realty National Agent Virtual Summit, held …
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News

Kim Swindell Wood  9:03 AM, Oct 21, 2020

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) is alerting consumers to an increase in fraudulent credit card devices found at gas pumps across the state. “Inspectors with our Weights and …
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Political

6:46 AM, Oct 21, 2020

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News

Kim Swindell Wood  2:59 PM, Oct 20, 2020

The Tennessee Department of Health and Tennessee’s Unified Command Group today announced the launch of a new website to provide COVID-19 data, additional health information and relevant updates …
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News

Deidre Moon  2:10 PM, Oct 20, 2020

Earlier this year, a group of ironworkers with the Arnold Engineering Development Complex Model and Machine Shop at Arnold Air Force Base were tasked with building a complex aluminum platform system …
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Obituaries

1:48 PM, Oct 20, 2020

Barry Bradley Cooper, 69, of Sparta, while at Saint Thomas Highlands Hospital, in Sparta, went to be with the Lord, on Oct. 16, 2020.   Mr. Cooper was born May 11, 1951, in Nashville. He …
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Obituaries

1:37 PM, Oct 20, 2020

James “Lester” Sparks, 78, of Cookeville, passed away Oct. 18, 2020, from complications from a long battle with cancer. Mr. Sparks was born Sept. 18, 1942, in Sparta, to Charlie Uvalda …
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Opinion

Donald Holman  1:04 PM, Oct 20, 2020

I am sorry I missed the deadline last week for submitting my article and lost a valuable pre-election chance to talk with you. But, looking around, I see we are all back this week, so let’s get …
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Faith

Steve Qualls  1:01 PM, Oct 20, 2020

I once had a leaking supply line under a sink cabinet at our house. We were not aware it had a small drip causing water to leak behind the cabinet, onto the wall, and under the flooring. What we …
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News

Rachel Auberger  12:57 PM, Oct 20, 2020

Upper Cumberland Regional Airport’s October meeting was about progress, growth, and the future as several improvements and projects were discussed. Airport manager Dean Selby told the board …
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Election

Kim Swindell Wood  12:52 PM, Oct 20, 2020

White County early voting for the Nov. 3, 2020 election is off to a promising start, with daily totals thus far showing an average of 72 voters per hour casting their ballots. According to Dorcas …
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Government

Rachel Auberger  12:40 PM, Oct 20, 2020

Before the second meeting for the month of October for the Sparta Board of Mayor and Aldermen, the board held a work session to discuss several projects and potential opportunities for the …
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Political

8:06 AM, Oct 20, 2020

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Health

8:04 AM, Oct 20, 2020

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News

Kim Swindell Wood  4:18 PM, Oct 19, 2020

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency announces the availability of grant dollars to assist cities, schools, community organizations, civic groups, watershed organizations, and conservation groups, …
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News

Kim Swindell Wood  3:46 PM, Oct 19, 2020

The Tennessee Comptroller’s Office, working at the request of the District Attorney General of the 22nd Judicial District, has released an investigation detailing the theft of $798,265 worth of …
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Political

7:45 AM, Oct 19, 2020

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Political

5:00 AM, Oct 18, 2020

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OBITUARIES
Ed Brown
Ed Brown, 55, formerly of Spring City, passed away Oct. 9, 2020. Mr. Brown was born Oct. 19, 1964, in Elyria, Ohio. He was a …
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Donald “Donnie” Hillis
Donald “Donnie” Hillis, 83, passed Oct. 13, 2020, at his home, surrounded by his loving family.  Mr. Hillis was …
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Joyce Ann Stoltz
Joyce Ann Stoltz, 29, of Nashville, passed away suddenly Oct. 12, 2020. She was born March 17, 1991, in Chicago, Illinois. She …
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William Glynn Guy
William Glynn Guy, 81, of the Hickory Valley community of White County, passed away Oct. 12, 2020, at his home on Blackburn …
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Bryn Edward Arthur Madge
Bryn Edward Arthur Madge, 80, of Quebeck, passed away Oct. 11, 2020, at Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital, in Murfreesboro. Mr. …
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SPORTS
Glass competes in TSSAA state golf tournament
One of the goals of every golfer as the season begins is to qualify the state tournament.  Jarrett Glass, a senior golfer for the …
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Warriors tame Wildcats on homecoming 34-28
The White County High School Warriors held their homecoming game, on Oct. 9, at Warrior Stadium.  Livingston Academy made their …
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TTU Hall of Fame selects four for Class of 2020
 Overcoming new challenges and obstacles is just par for the course for a student-athlete. The truly great ones understand and …
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FAITH

Community Prayer Event

Everyone is encouraged and invited to attend a Community Prayer Event, at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, at White County Courthouse. Regardless of political or church affiliations, White Countians are …

EDUCATION
WCMS recognizes students at school board meeting
During the regularly scheduled school board meeting, on Oct. 8, White County Middle School chose to spotlight two students who make it …
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TN Promise applications down 20 percent
As of October 13, TN Promise applications are down 20 percent across Tennessee. At this rate, more than 10,000 Tennessee high school …
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TTU student-athletes help feed children in time of need
In this present climate with the region recovering from the effects of natural disasters and pandemics, part of the mission for …
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Comptroller’s office investigates Hiwassee College operations
The Tennessee Comptroller’s Office has completed an investigation into allegations surrounding the operations and closing of …
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Teachers learning valuable lessons during pandemic
White County Middle School was the host for the Oct. 8 meeting of the White County Board of Education, and administrators were proud …
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OPINION

Voting for America is critical during this election

This particular article is meant to transcend Republican and Democrat party lines.  It is an appeal to put “America First.”  In the storied history of our country, there has …

SPECIAL SECTIONS
Living 50 Plus
Read about one of White County's most active couples and how they still remain a vital part of the community after retirement. Click …
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