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From White County Executive Denny Wayne Robinson: Without our volunteers, White County could not operate or even exist. We are so fortunate to have them. Recently, we got to honor two of those … more
Senator Paul Bailey (R-Sparta) is praising Tennessee’s successful, one-of-a-kind TennCare waiver for generating $300 million in shared savings for the second year of the program, known as … more
I am pleased to announce an exciting new initiative aimed at supporting and promoting our local businesses. Alongside our city administrator, Tonya Tindle, we have devised a plan to highlight the … more
 Sparta Board of Mayor and Aldermen worked quickly through a full agenda of items in their first of two scheduled meetings for the month. The Feb. 1 meeting began with Mayor Jerry Lowery … more
Question: Is there a reason our trash does not get picked up on the set scheduled days? Answer: The city does everything it can to keep the set scheduled day for trash pickup at your … more
With a recent reminder, working smoke alarms alert occupants to deadly smoke while we sleep, while spending time with family, and can alert us to danger in areas of our home that we may not be able … more
Who will you root for during Super Bowl LVIII? We’ll be rooting for you! Whether you’re hosting a Super Bowl viewing party or attending one, everyone has an important job: Help keep drunk … more
Question: Can you give us an update on the Splash Pad and Playground that is proposed? Answer: The splash pad and playground planning stages and getting all the contract issues in … more
Black History Month gives Americans an opportunity to highlight the contributions African-American men and women have made to today’s society. It’s founder, Dr. Carter Woodson, … more
An investigation by the Tennessee Comptroller’s Office has resulted in the indictment of Brittney Hope Webb, the former treasurer of the Mt. Gilead Volunteer Fire Department, in Sparta. … more
Question: How do you determine what roads should be addressed when the snow and ice create bad road conditions? Answer: The city of Sparta has approximately 55 miles of roads within … more
A beloved White County man who has been at the center of the sports community for several decades lost his life in a head-on collision last week. According to a report from Tennessee Highway … more
The United Daughters of the Confederacy, Captain Sally Tompkins 2123 will have its monthly meeting at 1 p.m., Feb. 2, 2024, in the lower level of Putnam County Library. more
(Jan. 23, 2024) - The Department of Revenue and the Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (DIDD) are working together to provide financial relief for parents and guardians of … more
The Tennessee Department of Agriculture and Tennessee Association of Fairs recently recognized the outstanding achievements of Tennessee's premier county fairs. These accolades were presented to the … more
(Jan. 24, 2024) - Through its new Safe Store Tennessee program, the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security, TDOSHS, is offering free cable gun locks to any Tennessean available on … more
( Jan. 25, 2024) - Nearly every county in Tennessee ended 2023 with lower unemployment, according to new data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD). Ninety-two of the … more
For the past several months, White County has been accepting proposals from companies interested in purchasing the White County Landfill, and, this week, the decision was narrowed down to one of … more
 A two-vehicle crash that occurred June 28, 2023, in White County, and resulted in one fatality has led to the indictment of 42-year-old Sumor Lynn George, of Pikeville. White County Grand … more
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