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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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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 161 medical calls. The average response time was 2.9 minutes. The Police Department responded to 2,039 … Read entire article »

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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 »

Tax season scams are growing

Tax season scams are growing

Reports of tax scams have already started to come in to the La Vergne Police Department and they are expected to continue as the federal deadline for filing with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) approaches on April 15. The police department is warning that scams usually start off with a phone call from an unrecognized number. The caller will tell the … Read entire article »

Frozen fun coming to La Vergne Public Library

Frozen fun coming to La Vergne Public Library

The La Vergne Public Library is hosting “Frozen in February Family Fun Day” on Saturday, February 14, starting at 11:00 a.m. Let your other weekend plans go and come to the library for this fun event. There will be games for the family, Frozen karaoke, refreshments, and a visit from snow queen Elsa and her sister Anna at 2:00 p.m. “I … Read entire article »

Tea party brings early 20th century to life

Tea party brings early 20th century to life

Twenty ordinary women who walked into the La Vergne Public Library left as duchesses, princesses, and ladies on Saturday, January 31. Thanks to the 2nd annual Downton Abbey Tea Party, guests got to experience life as an aristocrat in the 1920s. Based on the popular BBC television series Downton Abbey, guests were served tea by a butler and treated to finger … Read entire article »

Board Meeting, February 3, 2015

Board Meeting, February 3, 2015

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen met on Tuesday, February 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 282 total calls in January, including two structure fires, four hazmat calls, one grass fire, 26 motor vehicle accidents, … Read entire article »

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 … Read entire article »