SPARTA NEWS

09.20.2019
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - STREET LABORER
    The City of Sparta is accepting employment applications for the position of...   Street Laborer   Application forms and job descriptions can be obtained at Sparta City Hall... read more
Community of the Year 2019
09.13.2019
City of Sparta Awarded the Community of the Year for 2019
On September 11, 2019, the Upper Cumberland Development District had a ribbon cutting at their new location, 1104 England Dr Cookeville, TN 38501. This was also their Annual meeting for the UCDD.... read more
09.12.2019
Grant Announcement
We would like to thank all of the applicants for participating in this opportunity but determining the recipients of this grant was a difficult decision and was based on many factors. Unfortunately,... read more
09.01.2019
Employment Opportunity - Police Officer
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - POLICE OFFICER    City of Sparta   The City of Sparta is accepting employment applications for the position of...   Police Officer   Application... read more
08.19.2019
Announcement: Downtown Revitalization Grant
 Does your building looking tired? Does your building need a facelift? Check it out!!! The City of Sparta and the Sparta Chamber of Commerce have offered a Downtown Revitalization Initiative... read more
08.16.2019
Work Session
Notice of Board Work Session   There will be a board work session with Board of Mayor and Aldermen which will begin at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 21, 2019. The work session will take place... read more
07.30.2019
Work Session
Notice of Board Work Session   There will be a board work session with Board of Mayor and Aldermen which will begin at 4:15 p.m. on Thursday, August 1, 2019. The work session will take place in... read more
Motlow Community College Award
07.16.2019
Motlow Community College Award
Sparta Mayor, Jeff Young, presents David Miller from Citizens Bank with a check for $2500 for Motlow Community College College . This was part of the recent fundraising campaign held by Citizens Bank... read more
06.12.2019
Public Notice
Public Notice of Board Interviews   The Board of Mayor and Aldermen will be meeting on June 14, 2019 beginning at 10 am to hold interviews for the City Administrator position. These will take... read more
05.29.2019
Public Notice
Public Notice of Board Interviews   The Board of Mayor and Aldermen will be meeting on June 4, 2019 beginning at 10 am to hold interviews for the Police Chief and City Administrator position.... read more
05.29.2019
Public Notice - Meeting Date Change
Public Notice to Board of Mayor and Alderman Meeting Change   The City of Sparta’s Board of Mayor and Alderman Meeting for June 6, 2019 has been moved to June 5, 2019, due to a conflict... read more
05.24.2019
Welcome Home Event for Kellie Jolly Harper
The City of Sparta, Tenn., and the Sparta Chamber of Commerce are hosting a "Welcome Home" celebration for local native and Lady Vol head basketball coach Kellie (Jolly) Harper on June 6 at... read more
04.15.2019
Work Session
Notice of Board Work Session   There will be a board work session with Board of Mayor and Aldermen which will immediately follow the Board meeting on Thursday, April 18, 2019. The work session... read more
03.13.2019
Spring Leaf Pick Up
City of Sparta       The City of Sparta Public Works Department will be doing a Spring Leaf Pick up the March 25 through March 29.  If you any questions, please call Public... read more
02.14.2019
Information for Citizens about the HWY 111/ Bockmany Way Traffic Light
Please follow the link to read about the Newest traffic light. http://spartalive.com/west-end-traffic-light-still-hot-topic/  read more
12.27.2018
Meeting Cancelled- January 3, 2019
The City of Sparta’s Board of Mayor and Alderman Meeting for January 3, 2019 has been cancelled. The next meeting will take place on January 17, 2019 at 5:00 pm.   read more
07.23.2018
Meeting Cancelled- August 2, 2018
The City of Sparta’s Board of Mayor and Alderman Meeting for August 2, 2018 has been cancelled. The next meeting will take place on August 16, 2018 at 5:00 pm.   read more
07.10.2018
Special Called Meeting - July 12, 2018
  PUBLIC NOTICE OF CALLED MEETING OF THE BOARD OF MAYOR AND ALDERMAN OF THE CITY OF SPARTA, TENNESSEE.     There will be a special called meeting of the Sparta Board of Mayor and... read more
07.02.2018
Holiday Trash Pickup
Trash Pick Up for the week of July 2nd - 6th will be as follows:   Monday and Tuesday will be normal pickups. Wednesday pickup will be on Thursday, July 5th. Thursday pickup will be on Friday... read more
05.14.2018
Board of Mayor and Alderman Meeting Cancelled
  The Board of Mayor and Alderman Meeting for May 17, 2018 has been cancelled. The next meeting will take place on June 7, 2018 at 5:00 pm.   read more
01.19.2018
Employment Opportunity - Electric Lineman
  EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY   City of Sparta   The City of Sparta is accepting employment applications for the position of Electric Lineman   Application forms and job descriptions... read more
10.16.2017
Krystal Grand Opening
The Krystal® located at 541 West Bockman Way in Sparta is celebrating its grand opening all day on Mon., Oct. 16! The Grand Opening Celebration will offer fun for the whole family and an... read more
10.14.2017
Liberty Square - A Lester Flatt Celebration
Come join us for a Day Full of Bluegrass Music in Honor to Celebrate Lester Flatt on October 14, 2017. There will be plenty of Craft vendors, food vendors and things for the kids to do. Enjoy the... read more
05.20.2017
Sonic Cruise In and Sock Hop
Come join us for a night in the 50's. There will be an Antique Car Cruise In and music by 4 on the Floor. Come dressed for the part and dance the night away under the light of Oldham's... read more
10.16.2015
New Water and Sewer Rates
The Board of Mayor and Alderman has approved new water and sewer rates effective October 1, 2015. To View the Water Rate Schedules Click Here. To View the Sewer Rate Schedules Click Here read more
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
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