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Christmas Parades Crank Up Saturday Across Region

Christmas parade season goes into overdrive this weekend across the Upper Cumberland. Pickett County is celebrating the holidays with the “Christmas in Byrdstown” event and Christmas parade Saturday. It will be at the Pickett County Library featuring music, food, and even an appearance from Santa Claus. The event begins at 9am. The Jamestown Rotary Club hosts its annual parade Saturday ... Read More »

Sparta Rotary Club Gave Over 100 Students Shoes Through Donation Drive

The Sparta Rotary Club bringing smiles to White County students through its Shoe Donation Drive. Club Member Cathy Farley said they raise funds with the First Methodist Church to buy and gift new shoes and socks. “We have volunteers that go out to that school and spend some time one on one with some kids making sure the new shoes ... Read More »

Memorial Day Bell Ringing For Those Lost During Sparta Ceremony

Residents from across White County gathered at the Rotary Club of Sparta Veterans Park for its Memorial Day service. The program was put on by Sparta’s American Legion, featuring the ringing of the bells for those killed in action since the American Revolution. American Legion Post 99 Commander Ronald Lapierre said the message for the public on Memorial Day should ... Read More »

Sparta Rotary Club Trying New Style of Christmas Parade

Sparta residents will have to change the way they imagine the Sparta Rotary Club’s 75th annual Christmas Parade. This year the parade will be stationary and residents will drive-thru the parade instead of standing and watching floats go by. Sparta Rotary Club President Terri Whited said medical professionals reached out and suggested trying something different this year to protect the ... Read More »