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(Dec. 29, 2020) — Blood Assurance is calling on the community to give blood and encourage others to give this week. They are in critical need of O donors and have less than half day’s … more
 Each month, White County School Board hears reports from two department supervisors so they can be updated on how each department is running and what needs they might have. This month, they … more
 On Dec. 20, 2020, Gov. Bill Lee offered a statewide address in response to the recent surge  of COVID-19 across Tennessee and in anticipation of the rise of cases during the Christmas … more
According to numerous national news sources, President Donald Trump has pardoned the four Blackwater private contractors, one of which was from Sparta, who were involved in the killing of 17 Iraqi … more
At approximately 2:30 p.m., Dec. 22, 2020, emergency services personnel were dispatched to the scene of a crash with injuries, on Highway 111, at Valley View Drive. No further details are … more
 In the past week, Seeds of Hope of TN, a local outreach aimed at helping families achieve freedom from homelessness and addiction, has received three significant, and much needed, donations … more
The final meeting of the year for Sparta Board of Mayor and Aldermen was held on Dec. 17, with the board approving a few personnel changes before hearing reports from each department that all held … more
Blood Assurance is calling on the community to give blood before Christmas. Blood donors are needed every day to help patients in area hospitals and usage around Christmas increases while the amount … more
Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) will hold commodities distribution for White County, 8:30-11:30 a.m.., Jan. 7, 2021, at White County Fairgrounds, and 9-11 a.m., Jan. 28, 2021, at  … more
 During the December meeting of White County Board of Commissioners, which was held a week early because of the Christmas holidays, several resolutions were passed without much … more
Unemployment across Tennessee decreased significantly in November 2020 ac-cording to newly released data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD). Tennessee’s … more
The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, a charitable organization dedicated to enriching the quality of life in 40 Middle Tennessee counties and beyond, announces $2,426,677 in grants to 350 … more
While winter brings traditional holiday festivities such as Christmas and New Year’s Eve, the season’s cold weather also poses enhanced fire-related risks to Tennessee … more
Everyone is invited to attend an open house for Veterans Telehealth, at 10 a.m., Dec. 22, 2020, at the American Legion Building, on the square in Sparta. There will be a program and a tour of the … more
State Rep. Paul Sherrell, R- Sparta, has been reelected by his peers to continue serving as Republican Floor Leader for the upcoming 112th Tennessee General Assembly. As Republican Floor Leader, … more
A call was dispatched by E-911 to the scene of a crash with injuries, at Bockman Way and Moore Street, at approximatey 6:20 a.m., Dec. 15, 2020. White County Emergency Medical Service, Sparta Police … more
White County Sheriff's Office deputies are conducting a traffic stop on North Church Street. Officers have been searching the vehicle. No further details are available. more
On Dec. 5, Sparta played host to television’s own John Schneider, former Dukes of Hazard and Smallville star. Schneider, along with Cody McCarver, of Confederate Railroad, Keith Burns, of … more
 Aaron Tippin may be known for his music career, but his real passion is aviation, and he, along with his family, recently hosted a ribbon cutting as they officially opened the TN Flying … more
The number of individuals with nowhere to sleep except outdoors has more than doubled in Sparta this year, and the Coldest Nights Shelter is in need of both donations and volunteers to help keep … more
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