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Welcome to the Heart of Middle Tennessee

Welcome to the Heart of Middle Tennessee

La Vergne is the gateway to Rutherford County and the neighbor to Nashville, the Country Music Capitol of the World. La Vergne is nestled next to the 14,000-acre Percy Priest Lake offering outdoor recreation opportunities including fishing, boating, and more. The city is ranked sixth in the state for being business-friendly.  We are ranked as the fourth best place in the state of Tennessee for job seekers. In addition, La Vergne was named as the most affordable suburb of a major … Read entire article »


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Police going pink on Friday

Police going pink on Friday

Police officers are changing their uniform color tomorrow when they go pink.  On Friday, October 17, La Vergne Police Department personnel are wearing pink “Cops for a Cure” t-shirts and pink “Fight Breast Cancer” wristbands. “We want to show our support for the members of our families, friends, neighbors, and even our co-workers who are fighting this disease,” said Chief Mike Walker. “We are honoring the memory of those who fought and have lost their battle, … Read entire article »

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Scary snacks at La Vergne Public Library

Scary snacks at La Vergne Public Library

The La Vergne Public Library is tricking and treating patrons with creepy creations at the annual Gross Grub event. This disgustingly delightful buffet will take place on Thursday, October 30 from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Staff members are creating horrific and terrific treats that will make patrons squirm and their tummies growl with excitement.  Some of the scary treats include Big … Read entire article »

2014 Election Information

Early voting begins today in Rutherford County.  In La Vergne, you can vote at the Civic Auditorium, located at 283 Old Nashville Highway.  Early voting hours are as follows: October 15 – 30:  10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Saturdays (October 18 & 25):  8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon. The sample ballot for Rutherford County can be found here. If you are an eligible, registered voter, you may vote at any of these locations: Rutherford County Election Commission Office, One South Public Square Murfreesboro Rutherford County Election Commission Annex, 426 E. Vine St. Murfreesboro Murfreesboro SportsCom, 2310 Memorial Blvd. Murfreesboro Blackman Elementary School, 586 Fortress Blvd. Murfreesboro La Vergne Civic Auditorium, 283 Old Nashville Highway, La Vergne Tennessee Rehabilitation Center, “J” Building, 460 9 Avenue, Smyrna For further … Read entire article »

Trick or treating returns to Veterans Memorial Park

Trick or treating returns to Veterans Memorial Park

Veterans Memorial Park may soon be overrun with little Elsa and Anna lookalikes, ninja turtles, and the walking dead as the annual candy trail returns to La Vergne. Thousands of children are expected to walk the “Trail of Treats” on Saturday, October 25 between 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.  The annual event is free and includes a hayride, games, and a hike … Read entire article »

Board Meeting, October 9, 2014

Board Meeting, October 9, 2014

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen met on Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Senna Mosley, Vice Mayor Chris Farmer, Alderman Tom Broeker, Alderman Sherry Green, and Alderman Dennis Waldron were in attendance. Department Reports Chief Rick McCormick reported that in September, the Fire Department responded to 258 total calls, including five structure fires, three vehicle fires, four hazmat calls, … Read entire article »

League of Women Voters Forum is tonight

League of Women Voters Forum is tonight

The Election Forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters is being held tonight (Wednesday, October 8, 2014) in the Board Room at City Hall.  The aldermen forum is at 7:00 p.m. and the mayor forum is at 8:00 p.m. Seating in the Board Room has been expanded and an overflow tent is available next to City Hall with a live-feed on … Read entire article »

First grade class thanks city for Read to Succeed Day

First grade class thanks city for Read to Succeed Day

Firefighters, police, and other city officials walked into a first grade class at Rock Springs Elementary School in September and inspired 20 students to read, read read! Ms. Gunder's first grade class was part of the Read to Succeed program on September 19 and they appreciated it so much they wanted to return the favor. On September 30, 6-year old Peyton … Read entire article »

Fall book sale is this weekend at La Vergne Public Library

Fall book sale is this weekend at La Vergne Public Library

The La Vergne Public Library is holding its Fall Book Sale for two days this weekend. The sale is being held on Friday, October 3 from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. and on Saturday, October 4 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Books are purchased by donation so buyers pay the amount they think is fair. On average the library collects about … Read entire article »

Monthly “Cost” of City Services

Dear Residents of La Vergne, Today, the property tax bills are being mailed to all property owners here in La Vergne.  Sometimes we get “sticker shock” when we see a bill that only comes once or twice a year.  This letter is intended to provide a breakdown of the costs of these services on a “monthly basis.”  This breakdown is for all general fund services relative to the property taxes only. According to the Rutherford County Property Appraiser’s Office, the average appraised value of a single-family home in La Vergne is $125,061.86.  This is calculated by taking the total appraised values for all residential, agricultural and farm property in La Vergne and dividing that value by the total … Read entire article »

Drive-In Movie Night coming to La Vergne

Drive-In Movie Night coming to La Vergne

UPDATE:  DUE TO THE WEATHER, THE DRIVE-IN MOVIE HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO NEXT FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17, AT 7:00 P.M. The thrill of going to a drive-in movie is coming to La Vergne this month!  On Friday, October 10 at 7:00 p.m., the city is hosting a family movie night, drive-in style!  Admission is free at Veterans Memorial Park, 115 Floyd Mayfield … Read entire article »

La Vergne police sergeant graduates from FBI National Academy

La Vergne police sergeant graduates from FBI National Academy

Sgt. John Eubank of the La Vergne Police Department completed one of the most prestigious law enforcement training programs in the nation this month, graduating from the FBI National Academy Program at Quantico, Virginia on September 19. The program is internationally known for its academic excellence and offers 10-weeks of advanced investigative, management, and fitness training for selected officers with proven … Read entire article »