Telemedicine boon to rural Hancock

SPARTA, Ga. -- While health care across rural...connection was on display recently at a Sparta clinic. Kemberly Smith, a nurse practitioner...regular nurse practitioner at the clinic in Sparta. It's now open five days a week, up...

Red Devils late to pull out victory

SPARTA, Ga. - Lincoln County rallied in the fourth quarter to stay unbeaten, edging Hancock Central 7-6 in a Region 7-A game Friday...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...