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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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Summer camp signups are underway

Summer camp signups are underway

Water days, games, a magic show, art, crafts, and sports are some of the events planned during Adventure Quest 2015, the summer camp hosted by the La Vergne Parks & Recreation Department. Camp registration is open from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. daily at the Parks & Recreation Office, located at 294 Sand Hill Road. The registration fee is $25 which includes a camp t-shirt. The fee for the first week of camp must be paid at … Read entire article »

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“Carry the Load” recognizes true meaning of Memorial Day

“Carry the Load” recognizes true meaning of Memorial Day

The patriotic spirit of La Vergne will be on display on Friday, May 15 as the city welcomes “Carry the Load” as they pass through on their annual 1,700 mile trek from New York to Dallas. The trek will pass through the city starting around 4:00 p.m. One lane of Murfreesboro Road will be closed when they reach La Vergne, so … Read entire article »

“Day of Honor” breakfast planned for veterans and first responders

“Day of Honor” breakfast planned for veterans and first responders

A free breakfast will be served to active members and veterans of military service in La Vergne this weekend. On Saturday, May 9 from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m., military personnel, as well as people serving in emergency services, are invited to the La Vergne Senior Center at 337 Stones River Road for a breakfast hosted by Meg's Playhouse and Preschool. “After … Read entire article »

Massive fire destroys church

Massive fire destroys church

Flames tore through a church that serves three congregations overnight at 599 Waldron Road in La Vergne. The offices of Life of Victory International Christian Ministries and the sanctuary serving Faith Life, Amazing Grace Fellowship, and Iglesia De Dios were destroyed. At approximately 9:00 p.m., the Fire Department responded to a business owner saying the church next door to Fire Station … Read entire article »

Percy Priest Lake Cleanup Postponed

Percy Priest Lake Cleanup Postponed

Due to the prediction of severe weather on Saturday (April 25) by the National Weather Service, the lakeside cleanup is being RESCHEDULED FOR May 9, 2015. While we can handle a little rain, it is the threat of hail and damaging winds that spurred the delay. We want to keep our volunteers safe! On May 9, volunteers will meet at 9:00 … Read entire article »

Board Meeting, April 7, 2015

Board Meeting, April 7, 2015

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen met on Tuesday, April 7, 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 232 calls in March, including three structure fires, two vehicle fires, one grass fire, 29 motor vehicle accidents, and … Read entire article »

Volunteers invited for spring cleaning of lakeside

Volunteers invited for spring cleaning of lakeside

The Percy Priest Lake shoreline is a main attraction for La Vergne, drawing in families to fish or feed the ducks and geese. The 25-mile shoreline also attracts debris and litter from nearby neighborhoods, as well as other cities along the lake. On Saturday, April 25 starting at 9:00 a.m., volunteers will gather at the Hurricane Creek Recreation Area next to Stones … Read entire article »

Easter Bunny hops to town for annual egg hunt

Easter Bunny hops to town for annual egg hunt

Grab your basket and head to the Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 28.  The La Vergne Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the event starting with games at 9:00 a.m. and the egg hunt scheduled at 10:00 a.m. prompt. “There will be more than 7,000 eggs this year including three golden grand prize eggs,” said Mayor Dennis Waldron. “The … Read entire article »

Board Meeting, March 3, 2015

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen met on Tuesday, March 3, 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 275 total calls in February, including three structure fires, one hazmat call, six grass fires, 35 motor vehicle accidents, and 173 medical calls. The average response time was 3.4 minutes. During the one week of the February ice storm, the Fire Department responded to 90 calls including 36 medical, 13 falls (there were a lot of broken bones, 17 motor vehicle accidents, one extrication, two fire alarms, five fire investigations, nine power lines down, … Read entire article »

American Girl tea party features “Kit”

American Girl tea party features “Kit”

Children who love the American Girl book series are invited to “Kit's Read All About It Tea Party” on Saturday, March 14 at the La Vergne Public Library. Because of the popularity of the event, there will be two tea parties, one at 11:00 a.m. and one at 2:00 p.m. Depression-era Kit Kittredge is the American Girl to be featured at … Read entire article »

La Vergne commemorates early history of city

La Vergne commemorates early history of city

After surviving the Civil War and massive tornadoes, today La Vergne thrives as an industrial powerhouse in Middle Tennessee.  The small farm community of the 1700s is long gone, but residents still commemorate the history of the city. On Saturday, March 14 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m., a special program called “Celebrate La Vergne History” will be held at the Civic … Read entire article »