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City of Sparta has received more than a half-million-dollars in grant money to improve its sewer system. Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner … more
 Sparta Board of Mayor and Aldermen recently voted to approve moving forward in executing a TDOT Multimodal Access Project that will help install sidewalks on North Spring Street. The city … more
Ninety-two veterans and their friends and families gathered at Sparta’s American Legion building, on Nov. 21, to enjoy a time of thanksgiving. The event, named Thanksgiving Dinner with a … more
At approximately 8 a.m., on Nov. 26, 2022, Landon Flatt, 17 years of age, was reported missing from his parents’ residence, on Oak Lane, in Putnam County. Flatt is 6’3” and … more
(Nov. 17, 2022) - Attorney General Jonathan Skrmetti joined a coalition of 21 states in filing a Petition for Rulemaking, requesting that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the … more
  Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration Commissioner Jim Bryson today announced that Tennessee tax revenues exceeded budgeted estimates in October. Overall October revenues were … more
(Nov. 23, 2022) - Unemployment in a majority of Tennessee’s counties remained below 5% during October 2022, according to newly released data from the Department of Labor and Workforce … more
(Nov. 28, 2022) -  The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is providing extra support to thousands of families who receive monthly cash assistance through the state’s Families … more
On Nov. 23, 2022, Putnam County Sheriff’s Office Drug Division arrested Robert Carper Jr. According to a press release issued by PCSO, the arrest resulted from a traffic stop, on Jan. 26, … more
As most of us prepare to gather with friends and family as we begin the holiday festivities next week, filling our stomachs with Thanksgiving goodies and our hearts with love and laughter. However, … more
Self-defense classes for women have become more and more popular in recent years as a way for women to feel safer and more prepared to fend off violent attacks, and the Sparta-White County YMCA has … more
Thanksgiving: No trash pickup on Thursday, November 24th and Friday, November 25th. For customers normally picked up on Thursday, November 24th, pickup will be on Wednesday, November … more
White County firefighters spent most of Nov. 10 at a brush fire in the Northern portion of the county, on Walter Stone Road. The call was originally dispatched at approximately 10:11 a.m., Nov. … more
During the Nov. 3 meeting of Sparta Board of Mayor and Aldermen, the board voted to name Tonya Tindle, the city recorder, as interim city administrator. The motion, and subsequent vote, came after … more
Gov. Bill Lee’s budget hearings with state departments have been scheduled for November 9, 10, 17, and 18 (Click here for schedule) and will be streamed live from the capitol. The hearings will … more
On Nov. 4, 2022, at approximately 5 p.m., a single-engine, two-passenger aircraft made an offsite rough emergency landing in the Mt. Carmel Church Road area. The crash was off airport property … more
Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m, Sunday, Nov. 6. Turn clocks BACK one hour. more
 A big topic within the county recently has been that of the state of the county’s landfill. At the October meeting, the White County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to remove … more
(Nov. 1, 2022) – Tennessee Department of Transportation’s (TDOT) Nobody Trashes Tennessee announces its second No Trash November, a month-long statewide initiative … more
According Mayor Jerry Lowery, the City of Sparta administrator has resigned. “I accepted Mr. Brad Hennessee's letter of resignation as Sparta's City Administrator,” Lowery said.  … more
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