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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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Jade Lawson crowned 2014 Miss La Vergne

Jade Lawson crowned 2014 Miss La Vergne

La Vergne High School Senior Jade Lawson, age 17, was crowned as 2014 Miss La Vergne during the Miss La Vergne Pageant on Saturday, September 6.  She was awarded the queen title during the fourth annual pageant held Saturday at LHS. Jade is the daughter of Angelique Lawson. Judges scored contestants individually (rather than “comparison” judging) in six categories, including personality, confidence, eye contact and smile, response to interview question, stage presentation, and overall appearance. Alexzandria Johnson, … Read entire article »

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Suspect sought in armed robbery of Shell station

Suspect sought in armed robbery of Shell station

For the second time in two weeks, La Vergne Police are seeking help from the public in identifying a suspect in an armed robbery.  On Monday, September 8 around 12:30 p.m., the Shell station at 5207 Murfreesboro Road was robbed of an undisclosed amount of cash at gunpoint. The suspect is a black male between 6-ft, 2-in and 6-ft, 4-in and … Read entire article »

Police seek help in identifying armed robbery suspect

Police seek help in identifying armed robbery suspect

La Vergne Police are seeking help from the public in identifying a suspect in an armed robbery that occurred on Sunday, August 31 at about 9:30 a.m.  The suspect robbed Discount Tobacco and Beer Neighborhood Store #2, located at 4459 Murfreesboro Rd. The suspect was driving a vehicle described as a sky blue Nissan. The clerk observed the vehicle as it … Read entire article »

Board Meeting, September 2, 2014

Board Meeting, September 2, 2014

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen met on Tuesday, September 2, 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 July, the Fire Department responded to 176 total calls, including two structure fires, four vehicle fires, six grass fires, … Read entire article »

“Real firefighters wear pink” for Old Timers Festival

“Real firefighters wear pink” for Old Timers Festival

NOT JUST FOR “OLD TIMERS” Festival has lots of activities for all ages! Old Timers Festival activities will kick off this weekend with the 4th Annual Miss La Vergne pageants.  On Saturday, babies and children in the community will compete in the baby show starting at 11:00 a.m., followed by the pageants which will begin at 1:00 p.m. The application deadline has been extended … Read entire article »

Police looking for impaired drivers this weekend

Police looking for impaired drivers this weekend

The La Vergne Police Department will be looking for drunk drivers in the city on Friday and Saturday, August 29-30 through alcohol saturation patrols and sobriety checkpoints. Increased police patrols will be conducted from 6:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m. both days. The La Vergne Police Department will monitor traffic for signs of impaired driving within city limits and along Interstate 24.  … Read entire article »

Police seek help in identifying suspects

Police seek help in identifying suspects

Police are seeking assistance in identifying three suspects who robbed the Kwik Sak located at 518 Waldron Rd.on Saturday morning. At approximately 3:30 a.m. on August 16, 2014, two of the suspects smashed the front glass door with a sledge hammer and entered the store.  They took an ATM machine containing cash.  The suspects were driving an older model pickup truck, … Read entire article »

Board Meeting, August 14, 2014

Board Meeting, August 14, 2014

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen met on Thursday, August 14, 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 July, the Fire Department responded to three structure fires, one vehicle fire, three grass fires, three hazmat calls, 24 … Read entire article »

La Vergne print available in Spirit of Rutherford County collection

La Vergne print available in Spirit of Rutherford County collection

La Vergne has joined other cities, the county, distinguished businesses, and local organizations to create a collection of prints symbolizing the “Spirit of Rutherford County.”  Prints of the County Courthouse, Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home, and the City of La Vergne are now available. Design work is underway for MTSU and a Civil War remembrance to add to the collection. The … Read entire article »

La Vergne has eighth highest income growth in state

La Vergne has eighth highest income growth in state

Cities in Tennessee were recently scored to see who is on the rise in an in-depth analysis of the population, employment, and income growth. La Vergne was ranked for having the eighth highest median income growth in the state, increasing by 8.1 percent, and was scored 12th overall. Nerdwallet.com crunched the numbers of Tennessee cities having populations with at least 20,000 … Read entire article »

Howl at the Moon 5k Run registration is open

Howl at the Moon 5k Run registration is open

Registration has opened for the annual Howl at the Moon 5K Run, sponsored by the La Vergne Parks & Recreation Department. The annual event is scheduled on Friday, August 22 starting at 8:00 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park. The entry fee is $25 for pre-registration (due Tuesday, August 19) and $30 the day of race. Howl at the Moon REGISTRATION 2014 “Howl at … Read entire article »