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Suspect arrested in Warrenton bank robbery

A 33-year-old Sparta, Ga., man was arrested Friday and charged with robbing First Citizens Bank in Warrenton, Ga.Mario Ruff was arrested about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-12/suspect-arrested-warre
Hancock fire prompts changes

SPARTA, Ga. - Hancock County officials are searching for temporary office space...Wednesday to lease space from Oconee Fall Line Technical College's branch in Sparta for $1 a year. WMAZ-TV reports that all county business is at a standstill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-13/hancock-fire-prompts-changes
Carolyn Askew

...Mansfield, Georgia 30055. A private family graveside service will be held at a later date at Culverton Baptist Church Cemetery in Sparta. The family suggests in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the New Rocky Creek Baptist Church Van Fund, 190 Rocky Creek...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172464982
Perfume bottle manufacturer to open etching facility in Sparta

SPARTA, Ga. -- A new industry is coming to Hancock...put about 300 employees on the payroll in Sparta, about 90 miles east of Atlanta, Hill...average. Two apparel industry plants - the Sparta Garment Factory and the Payback plant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/12/bus_332493.shtml
Business
Mary Bell Gray (SPARTA, Ga.)

SPARTA, Ga. - Entered into rest at Providence Nursing Center in Sparta, Ga., on September 2, 2011, Mrs. Mary Bell Gray. Mrs. Gray lived most of her life in this area. She was the daughter of the late E.T., and Gladys Andrews. Survivors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/obituaries/2011-09-03/mary-bell-gray-sparta-ga
Company brings 25 jobs to Sparta

...training capabilities for area schools will locate operations in Sparta, bringing 25 jobs to Hancock County. Alliances for Better...marketing arm, have worked for months to acquire a building in Sparta suitable to the company's needs. Calls to Alliances for Better...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/05/08/bus_311520.shtml
Business
Fight breaks out at Sparta prison; dozen inmates hurt

SPARTA, Ga. - Investigators believe a fight that sent a dozen inmates from Hancock...police dog units to respond to the fight. The Georgia State Patrol, the Sparta Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff's office also assisted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-11-26/fight-breaks-out-sparta-pris
GBI investigates Sparta shootings

State investigators interviewed witnesses Monday trying to find clues as to who shot a 19-year-old man in Sparta, Ga. Rodrickus Cummings remained in critical condition Monday in the intensive care unit of Medical College of Georgia Hospital...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/04/15/met_206823.shtml
Metro
Arthur Leslie (SPARTA, Ga.)

SPARTA, Ga. - Mr. Arthur Leslie, Jr., 56, of 117 Stubwood Street, Sparta, Georgia, died November 16, 2007 in his Sparta residence. He leaves to cherish his memories: children, Keith A. Leslie and Terrence Leslie, both of Sparta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/11/23/obi_153830.shtml
Obituaries
Thomas Mosley (SPARTA, Ga.)

SPARTA, Ga. - Mr. Thomas Mosley, 65, of 3356 Browns Chapel Rd., Sparta, Georgia died December 6, 2009 at Sparta Health Care in Sparta, Ga. He leaves to cherish his memories a loving mother Johnnie Mae Mosley of Sparta, Ga., a devoted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/11/obi_559048.shtml
Obituaries