SPARTA NEWS

12.12.2014
Tennessee Uncharted
In this episode, the crew sets sail on a rolling river adventure near Sparta where they experience the flat water of the Caney Fork, meet the prehistoric fish of the Collins River, and discover the... read more
12.12.2014
Codes Enforcement Officer
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY   City of Sparta   The City of Sparta is accepting employment applications for the position of   Codes Enforcement Officer   Application forms and job... read more
Historical Marker Group Photo
10.16.2014
Liberty Square: A Lester Flatt Celebration
  Sparta, TN (October 16, 2014)—Bluegrass and Country music legend, Lester Flatt, was honored in his hometown of Sparta, Tennessee recently when city and county officials joined... read more
10.01.2014
Mother Earth News selects Sparta as one of the “8 great places you’ve (maybe) never heard of” for 2014.
Read more from Mother Earth News.   http://www.motherearthnews.com/nature-and-environment/sparta-tennessee-zm0z14onzcom.aspx#axzz3Etk9xB6L   read more
04.24.2014
Sparta Awarded Multimodal Access Fund Grant
Gov. Haslam & TDOT Commissioner Schroer Announce Multimodal Access Fund Grants Grants to Fund Improvement Projects in 13 Tennessee Communities   NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee Gov. Bill... read more
04.14.2014
City receives $1 million grant for sidewalks
Mayor announces project will begin as soon as possible   By Kim Swindell Wood Editor kim@myspartanews.com Published: Monday, April 14, 2014 7:20 AM CDT   Sparta residents... read more
04.14.2014
Sparta PD receives more than $11k for drug fund
Funds dispersed by Drug Enforcement Agency   By Pamela Claytor Staff Writer pamela@myspartanews.com Published: Monday, April 14, 2014 7:15 AM CDT   After closing a major... read more
03.17.2014
Public Notice - Customer Confidence Report 2013
The City of Sparta Water System has the 2013 Water Quality / Customer Confidence Report. For a copy of the report please click on the link or call Sparta Electric and Public Works at 931-738-2281.... read more
05.01.2013
Recreation Trails Program Grant Application Submitted
The Sparta Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved a resolution at the scheduled board meeting on April 18, 2013, which authorizes the preparation and submission of a grant application to the Tennessee... read more
09.24.2012
$50,000 Tahoe won by police
Luck of the draw provides officers with new tool for traffic safety   By Kim Swindell Wood Editor kim@myspartanews.com Published: Monday, September 24, 2012 6:50 AM CDT   Sparta... read more
Photo of Tenn. Governor Bill Haslem
09.20.2012
$500,000 grant is awarded to Sparta
Governor makes recent announcement    By Kim Swindell Wood Editor kim@myspartanews.com Published: Thursday, September 20, 2012 6:53 AM CDT   Sparta has been named as one of... read more
Photo of new aldermen and families
08.27.2012
Vice mayor named
Board hears reports from department heads   By Kim Swindell Wood Editor kim@myspartanews.com Published: Monday, August 27, 2012 6:08 AM CDT   Photo: Newly sworn-in... read more
Photo of aldermen taking oath
08.20.2012
Aldermen take oath of office
Published: Monday, August 20, 2012 6:44 AM CDT   The recently elected aldermen for City of Sparta were administered the oath of office during the Aug. 16, 2012, meeting of Sparta Board... read more
06.25.2012
City to purchase property across from park
Cost of land is $8,000   By Kim Swindell Wood Editor kim@myspartanews.com Published: Monday, June 25, 2012 6:44 AM CDT   City of Sparta will be adding another piece of property to... read more
Photo of Dillard Quick
06.11.2012
City hires new codes enforcement officer
Quick brings vast experience to position   By Kim Swindell Wood Editor kim@myspartanews.com Published: Monday, June 11, 2012 6:26 AM CDT   Sparta Board of Mayor and Aldermen has... read more
Photo of Robert Jackson "Bob" Breeding
05.24.2012
Breeding leaves behind legacy of leadership
Former mayor of Sparta passes away at 85   By Kim Swindell Wood Editor kim@myspartanews.com Published: Thursday, May 24, 2012 6:01 AM CDT   White County has lost one of its... read more