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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
Alma Smith

SPARTA, Ga. - Funeral services for Mrs. Alma...Pierce Memorial United Methodist Church in Sparta with Rev. Darrell McGinnis and Rev. Billy...Mrs. Smith was retired from the city of Sparta, Gas and Water Dept. and was a lifelong...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174319309
Tenecia Posley

...00 pm at New Beulah Baptist Church in Sparta, Georgia. Rev. Stevie Lott Pastor...state at Ingram Brothers Funeral Home, Sparta, Georgia, on Wednesday, March 11...her other siblings. Tenecia resided in Sparta, Ga. for most of her life. She attended...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174368586
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