The Sparta United Methodist Church Thrift Shop, 71 Sparta Avenue, is holding a half-price sale from Wednesday, October 30th, to Saturday, November 2nd.  Almost all items in the shop will be sold at half-price.  Shop Hours:  Wed. & Sat., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Thurs. & Fri., 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. All proceeds support local, national, and global charities.  No donations of items will be accepted on Wednesday, October 30th.