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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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Annual fire inspections conducted in La Vergne

Annual fire inspections conducted in La Vergne

The La Vergne Fire Department began conducting pre-fire planning and courtesy fire inspections this week at local businesses. Every business will be inspected annually, both as a courtesy to business owners and managers, as well as to aid the Fire Department. While all commercial buildings are formally inspected by the City Fire Inspector – with 243 inspected in 2014 – the fire inspections will allow fire personnel to view the inside layout of structures. This pre-fire … Read entire article »

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Special dance planned for little sweethearts

Special dance planned for little sweethearts

Tomboys and princesses alike will have one thing in common when they gather together on February 7. They will be making memories with their dads at the Daddy and Daughter Dance, scheduled at Roy Waldron Elementary School from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. The Parks and Recreation Department of the City of La Vergne is hosting the third annual dance for the … Read entire article »

City providing temporary Park & Ride for RTA

City providing temporary Park & Ride for RTA

After several La Vergne residents nearly lost the only transportation available to them, the city has teamed up with the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) to open a temporary Park and Ride lot at Veterans Memorial Park. Beginning on Monday, February 2, riders will be using a new lot located in Veterans Memorial Park at 115 Floyd Mayfield Drive. According to the … Read entire article »

La Vergne collects items for Community Baby Shower

La Vergne collects items for Community Baby Shower

Diapers, bottles, wipes, blankets, and onesies (newborn to six months) are the items most needed by the United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties. The City of La Vergne is one of several sites throughout the county collecting these donations for a Community Baby Shower. The collection bins will be in Murfreesboro at the United Way Office on Memorial Blvd., Rutherford County … Read entire article »

Gas station robbed for second time

Gas station robbed for second time

A gas station in La Vergne was robbed for a second time in two months on Friday, January 9. The Pilot Travel Center on Waldron Road was again targeted after another robbery on December 14, 2014. At around 11:35 p.m., four black males in their late teens or early twenties walked up on foot. All but one had their faces covered, … Read entire article »

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Human trafficking is a big problem both nationwide and in small cities across the country. It is defined as modern-day slavery that involves the use of force, fraud and coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act. People who are subjected to human trafficking may be forced into prostitution, domestic servitude, or other forced labor such as … Read entire article »

La Vergne woman indicted for murder of newborn

La Vergne woman indicted for murder of newborn

Charges of murder, child abuse and child neglect were filed against a mother on Monday by the Rutherford County Grand Jury. The La Vergne Police Department responded to a medical call on September 3, 2014 about an unresponsive woman. After being transported to Stonecrest Hospital, medical personnel determined Shenekia Parks, then 27-years old, had given birth. During the investigation, a deceased … Read entire article »

Board Meeting, January 8, 2015

Board Meeting, January 8, 2015

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen met on Thursday, January 8, 2015. Those present included Mayor Dennis Waldron, Vice-Mayor Sherry Green, Alderman Tom Broeker, Alderman Melisa Brown, and Alderman Calvin Jones. Department Reports Fire Chief Rick McCormick reported the Fire Department responded to 227 total calls in December, including two structure fires, five hazmat calls, two grass fires, 11 motor vehicle accidents, … Read entire article »

La Vergne tops best places for young families in Rutherford County

La Vergne tops best places for young families in Rutherford County

La Vergne has been named the best place for young families to live in Rutherford County, Tennessee by NerdWallet, a consumer-advocacy website.  The study was conducted to help young families with tighter finances find good homes that allow a good quality of life. NerdWallet based its ranking on the following criteria: home affordability, prosperity and growth, quality of education, and family … Read entire article »

Ceremony planned honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Ceremony planned honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

A remembrance ceremony will be held in the city of La Vergne to honor Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.  It is scheduled at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 19 at the Multipurpose Building behind City Hall. Guest speakers for the ceremony include Alderman Calvin Jones, Civic Leader Kathy Hines, and Administrator of Human Resources Fred Gaston who is with the Tennessee Department of Labor and … Read entire article »

Signups are underway for Spring ball

Signups are underway for Spring ball

The La Vergne Youth Baseball & Softball League is currently signing up youth for the Spring ball season. The player fee for all ages is $75 and includes full uniforms and 18 games, weather permitting. “Opening Day is scheduled for April 11,” said Athletic Coordinator Bobbie Moseley. “I encourage our players to bring a marker and a ball on Opening Day … Read entire article »