599 results total, viewing 1 - 20
(March 23, 2023) - Tennessee’s February 2023 unemployment remained unchanged at 3.5% for the fifth month in a row, according to the latest data released by the Department of Labor and Workforce … more
 Updating Tennessee’s 2021 Literacy Success Act to strengthen student outcomes (March 20, 2023) - The Senate Education Committee last week passed a bill that would update … more
The upcoming retirement of Police Chief Doug Goff has led to a few changes to the structing of the law enforcement department for the city of Sparta. According to the agenda information for the … more
Tennessee State Representative Paul Sherrell (District 43) was recently recognized for his efforts to support a Term Limits Amendment on Congress. This amendment was created by the U.S. Term … more
White County commissioners have voted to rescind a controversial resolution that was titled Regulations Governing the Health and Safety Standards. The resolution, which was passed in 2020, has … more
A statement released from Mayor Jerry Lowery and Sparta City Hall, Sparta Police Department, and District Attorney General’s Office. On 03/22/2023, at approximately 5:25 p.m., a passerby … more
A debris burn permit is required through May 15 for outdoor burning from the Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Division of Forestry where local restrictions do not apply. “Fire … more
White County has been chosen to receive funds to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county: Phase 40 for $8,341.00. The selection was made by a National Board that is chaired by … more
On March 17, Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Jeff Long and Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) Colonel Matt Perry welcomed the newest graduating classes of Tennessee … more
The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting Sobriety Roadside Safety Checkpoint on March 17th 2023 on State Route 111 in Van Buren County. Impaired driving is a serious crime that kills more … more
(March 10, 2023) - The Education Committee this week passed a bill I am sponsoring to increase the number of special education teachers in Tennessee amid an ongoing shortage. There are over 1,200 … more
County residents had the opportunity to vote on a sales tax referendum that was on the ballot for March 14. The question on the ballot read: “Shall Resolution No. 88-12-2022 passed by the … more
A man who was verified as having been employed at White County Sheriff’s Office at the time of his arrest has been indicted by Putnam County Criminal Court for assault. According to the … more
State Representative Paul Sherrell has been on the hot seat for the last two weeks since he made an inflammatory statement about a “hanging tree” as a means of execution. Sherrell, a … more
On March 13, 2023 at approximately 8:50pm Central View Volunteer Fire Department, Doyle Volunteer Fire Department, Mt. Gilead Volunteer Fire Department, and Hickory Valley Volunteer Fire Department … more
UDPATED @ 3:17 p.m., March 13, 2023 Bryant Dunaway, district attorney general for the 13th Judicial District, has released the names of the two deceased individuals involved in a murder/suicide, … more
At approximately 7 a.m., March 12, White County E-911 received a call about gunshots on Country Club Road. Emergency units responded to the scene. Unconfirmed reports at this time are that two … more
Join the Department of Revenue on March 23 at from 9 am to 5 pm Central time for a rapid hire event at Tennessee Tech University’s Johnson Hall, located at 1105 N. Peachtree Avenue in … more
(March  11, 2023) - The end of seasonal holiday jobs in January can be counted as one of the contributing factors that led to higher county unemployment rates across Tennessee for the month. … more
This week, a few members of White County High School Warrior Media attended the Meals and Manners dinner at First National Bank, which was hosted by Tennessee Tech. Nia Powers, Josiah Rushing, and … more
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 30 | Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past 365 days.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.