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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
On Jan. 21, 2024, at 8:06 a.m., North End Volunteer Fire Department, with automatic aid from Cassville Volunteer Fire Department, Cherry Creek Volunteer Fire Department, and Sparta Fire Department, … more
  (Jan. 22, 2024) - The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) encourages residents to identify and address radon problems in their homes, providing free radon test … more
(Jan. 20, 2024 @ 10:10 a.m.) - According to White County Firefighters Association, members of nearly every volunteer fire department in the county are on scene on Roberts-Matthews Highway between … more
A huge thank you goes out to Jerry Sawyer, White County highway superintendent, and his crew for working diligently during the freezing weather to clear the roads. more
Sparta Mayor Jerry Lowery reported a main water line had ruptured, on Gaines Street, during the sub-zero weather. City crews worked tirelessly to repair the line to ensure service was restored to … more
At approximately 3 p.m., Jan. 16, 2024, Piney Volunteer Fire Department, Fall Creek Falls Fire Department, Fall Creek Falls State Park, and Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to … more
Tennessee Governor Bill Lee along with Deputy Governor & Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Commissioner Butch Eley announced today the award of over $46 million in state and federal … more
Unemployment in Tennessee held steady during the final month of 2023. Newly released data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development showed the rate did not change between November and … more
(Jan. 19, 2024) - Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration Commissioner Jim Bryson announced today that revenues for December were lower than expected and were less than the monthly … more
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