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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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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, possibly a Dodge or Chevy built in the late 1970s or early 1980s. The suspects who … Read entire article »

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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 »

Sobriety checkpoints are returning

Sobriety checkpoints are returning

The La Vergne Police Department will be looking for drunk drivers in the city on Friday and Saturday, August 15-16 through alcohol saturation patrols, as well as conducting 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 … Read entire article »

Hit a home run with La Vergne Youth Baseball and Softball League

Hit a home run with La Vergne Youth Baseball and Softball League

The City of La Vergne Youth Baseball & Softball League is having fall ball registration now until Thursday, August 14. Sign-ups will take place at the Parks and Recreation Department, 294 Sand Hill Rd., from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. or at Veterans Memorial Park softball fields in the offices above the concession stand from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.  “The league … Read entire article »

McGruff to visit during National Night Out in La Vergne

McGruff to visit during National Night Out in La Vergne

National Night Out Against Crime is being held in La Vergne this year on Tuesday, August 5 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park.  Police and other emergency responders will be on-hand during the evening to talk about crime prevention. Like last year, the drunk goggles simulation will again be available for ages 15 and older to allow a … Read entire article »

Lifelong volunteers named grand marshals of Old Timers Festival

Lifelong volunteers named grand marshals of Old Timers Festival

Martin and Mary Blair have dedicated a significant part of their lives in the service of other people. Since 1970, they have been principal members of the La Vergne Rescue Unit, on call day and night to help people in need. Martin is the longest serving current member and is in his 40th year as treasurer of the organization. The city … Read entire article »

Officer Wilson recognized as officer of the year

Officer Wilson recognized as officer of the year

One officer from each law enforcement agency in Rutherford County is recognized as the Officer of the Year by Rutherford County Crime Stoppers every year.  Officer Travis Wilson was recognized as the Officer of the Year for La Vergne on Monday, July 21. According to the La Vergne Police Department, Wilson has demonstrated his ability to remain ever vigilant and exhibits his … Read entire article »

Lake Forest Park playground is now open

Lake Forest Park playground is now open

The brand new playground at Lake Forest Park is now open for children to enjoy.  In keeping a decades old promise, Mayor Senna Mosley also announced the official ribbon-cutting will be held on Saturday, July 26 at 10:00 a.m. The playground is located behind the police substation at 401 Holland Ridge Drive.  Accessible for children of all abilities, it contains three … Read entire article »