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 Upper Cumberland Regional Airport Board of Directors met in regular session Sept. 9. Fuel sales through August are up almost $1,300 compared to last year. The airport is moving forward on … more
The controversy surrounding a writing assignment at White County Middle School made its way into the county commission meeting Sept. 18. Newly elected commission chairman Kyle Goff opened the … more
The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting Sobriety Roadside Safety Checkpoints starting on September 17th, 2023, through September 23rd, 2023 on State Route 136 in White County. Impaired … more
(September 14, 2023) - Tennessee’s statewide unemployment rate for August 2023 remained at the state’s all-time low seasonally adjusted rate of 3.1%, according to new data released by the … more
During the citizens' comments portion of the meeting, which is near the end of the video: (1) Dewayne Howard, White County School Board member and (2) Dale Walker, pastor more
City of Sparta Mayor Jerry Lowery and City Administrator Tonya Tindle recently presented flowers and keys to the city to Pinkie Tubb Hill  and Rosalie Lankford Beck  who both celebrate … more
 In a departure from normal order, Sparta Mayor Jerry Lowery opened the Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting with comments from the public. Lowery did this because Bob Young was present to … more
White County has taken the first steps toward developing the Everett Rowland Sawmill property. Steering Committee B has recommended spending $3,500 to have the property cleared of overgrowth, … more
Question: What is the process of a new business coming into Sparta? Answer: Great question. Often the city is not the first one to know a business is interested in opening up in … more
The Expositor is searching for breast cancer survivors who are willing to share their stories. These stories will be printed in a special section during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is in … more
At approximately 7:52 a.m., Sept. 11, 2023, emergency services personnel were dispatched to the scene of a crash at the intersection of Hampton’s Crossroads and Highway 111. Initial reports … more
  Tennessee Department of Transportation contract crews will close a portion of SR-1 in Crossville to replace the Obed River Bridge beginning Monday, Sept. 11, 2023. The … more
(Sept. 8, 2023) - The state veterinarian confirms that a horse in Gibson County has testedpositive for West Nile Virus (WNV). “The recent case of WNV is a reminder of measures horse owners … more
On Aug. 12, 2023, Rock House Chapter Members travelled to Maryville, for the DAR workshops that are held annually in all three divisions of Tennessee.  Chapter members Donna Hamilton and Karyl … more
  (Sept. 1, 2023) - Tennessee’s Opioid Abatement Council (OAC) is opening its community grant application portal to receive proposals for its first round of funding.  … more
 Secretary of State Tre Hargett celebrates National Voter Registration Month by continuing to lead voter registration efforts in Tennessee through the College Voter Registration Competition, the … more
 Update on projects that are scheduled for the city of Sparta: Spring Street Sidewalk Project  You may have noticed along North Spring Street some symbols that have been painted … more
White County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution Aug. 21 to establish a 25-mile-per-hour speed limit on Swamp Road between Burgess Falls Road and Purvin Lollar Road. The board also … more
Sherry Anderson has taken over as White County Administrator of Elections. She replaces Dorcas Marcum who retired in June after serving as a certified Administrator of Elections since June of 2011. … more
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