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Reward offered for information after fire damages business, police department in Sparta

...Hudgens is asking for the public's help with information about an early morning fire Wednesday in Sparta that destroyed a business and spread to the Sparta Police Department.Investigators believe arson could be the cause of the fire that burned a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-07/reward-offered-informa
Mattie Wingfield

...Services for Mattie Ficklin Wingfield will be held on Saturday, May 9, 2015, at 2pm at Union Missionary Baptist Church, Sparta GA. The burial will follow at Mill Rock Baptist Church, Warrenton, GA. Survivors include a devoted husband Edward Wingfield...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174811691
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
Lewis Jordan (SPARTA, Ga.)

SPARTA, Ga. - Mr. Lewis Jordan, 83, of 550 Butts Road, Sparta, Georgia died September 21, 2007 at McDuffie Regional...leaves to cherish his memories a wife, Mary Jordan of Sparta, GA; seven daughters, Myrtle Denson and Mildred Gordon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/26/obi_145187.shtml
Obituaries
Leslie Osborne (SPARTA, Ga.)

SPARTA, Ga. - Leslie Joy Brooks Osborne, 26...will be held at 4:00 p.m. Sunday at Sparta Baptist Church with Rev. Alan McCoy and...Bradley officiating. Burial will follow at Sparta Cemetery. Leslie was a life long resident...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/20/obi_148587.shtml
Obituaries
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