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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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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 RTA, time points for riders on RTA Route 86X Smyrna/La Vergne Express and Route 96X … Read entire article »

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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 »

Frigid temperatures put city on alert

Frigid temperatures put city on alert

With single digit temperatures expected this week, La Vergne officials are alerting residents to check on neighbors, the elderly, and others who may be in need of extra attention. “Just as we are instructing our police officers, firefighters, public works and utilities personnel, and other employees who work outside to use extra caution, we are asking our citizens to also check … Read entire article »

Recycle live Christmas trees for mulch

Recycle live Christmas trees for mulch

The City of La Vergne will accept live Christmas trees through January 31 for residents wishing to dispose of them after the holiday season. There is a specially marked parking lot next to the Public Works Department, located at 149 International Boulevard off of Waldron Road. The trees must be cleared of all ornaments, tinsel, garland, and lights prior to being … Read entire article »