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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 offering free self-defense class for women

City offering free self-defense class for women

The La Vergne Police Department will be hosting a self-defense class for women on Saturday, September 12 from 12:00 noon until 3:00 p.m. in the Board Room at City Hall. During the class called Women’s Awareness and Response (W.A.R), women will be taught basic tools/weapons, confident body posture, situational awareness, shielding, points of impact, break-aways, and escape and evasion. Sgt. Sheree Robertson said, “We want all women to consider taking this class. Bring your mom, bring your … Read entire article »

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Police increase DUI enforcement during statewide Booze It and Lose It mobilization

Police increase DUI enforcement during statewide Booze It and Lose It mobilization

The La Vergne Police Department is partnering with the Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office to step up DUI enforcement from August 19 to September 7, 2015 surrounding the Labor Day holiday. The statewide Booze It and Lose It campaign is part of a national mobilization to prevent drunk driving. Tennessee experienced 6,645 known alcohol-related crashes in 2014. That equates to an … Read entire article »

Cars, trucks, firetrucks and furniture are up for sale on GovDeals

Cars, trucks, firetrucks and furniture are up for sale on GovDeals

Several big ticket items are now being auctioned on GovDeals by the city of La Vergne. The 22 items include two used fire trucks, cars from police seizures, a tool box, electric caution blinking arrow, furniture, and other items. You can bid from now until the auctions close at 4:00 p.m. (Central time) on Thursday, August 27. Vehicles to be sold include … Read entire article »

2015 Miss La Vergne crowned on Saturday

2015 Miss La Vergne crowned on Saturday

A new Miss La Vergne and her royal court were crowned on Saturday, August 22 at La Vergne High School during the fifth annual Miss La Vergne Pageants. Mackenzie Henry, a junior at Riverdale High School, was named Miss La Vergne and also received the People’s Choice award. She is the daughter of Heath and Holly Henry and granddaughter of … Read entire article »

Old Timers Festival fun planned for kids of all ages

Old Timers Festival fun planned for kids of all ages

The Old Timers Festival in La Vergne is open to all ages, but will feature some new activities for children on September 19 at Veterans Memorial Park. Along with a bounce slide and face painting, there will be human hamster ball races for children and pony rides with Pink Spur Party Ponies. The Miss La Vergne Pageants and baby show will … Read entire article »

National Night Out to feature low impact crash experience

National Night Out to feature low impact crash experience

National Night Out Against Crime is being held in La Vergne on Tuesday, August 4 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. A low-impact crash simulator called “The Seatbelt Convincer” will be available. Provided by the Governor's Highway Safety Office, the simulation is … Read entire article »

Learn to grow at La Vergne Farmers Market

Learn to grow at La Vergne Farmers Market

Children of the community are invited to the La Vergne Farmers Market on Tuesday, July 28 to learn some of the basics of gardening. The La Vergne Public Library is hosting “We Are Growing in La Vergne” from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the market behind the library. Children will be given a flower seed packet, potting soil, and a … Read entire article »

Job Fair planned at La Vergne Public Library

Job Fair planned at La Vergne Public Library

Job seekers may visit the La Vergne Public Library on Wednesday, July 22 from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. for a Career-Family Resources Day. Hosted by TN-ZERO Family Resource and Information, 25 service organizations will be available to answer questions and provide assistance. “The Career-Family Resources Day was organized to bring resources and notifications of jobs to the community so that … Read entire article »

Old Timers Festival rescheduled to September 19

Old Timers Festival rescheduled to September 19

La Vergne has talent – or they will on September 19 when the former stars of “America's Got Talent” take the stage during the 2015 Old Timers Festival. The city has tentatively confirmed The Willis Clan as the headliner performance, moving the original festival date back one week to accommodate the musicians. The family-friendly group currently stars in its own television … Read entire article »

Public information portal down for maintenance

The public information portal containing public records will be down until Monday, July 6 for scheduled maintenance. A copy of the agenda for the workshop of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen scheduled tonight at 5:30 p.m. is in the link below. Some changes may be made to the agenda prior to the meeting. Agenda – 2015-07-02 Mayor Aldermen Workshop For any additional immediate needs of public records, contact the city at info@lavergnetn.gov. … Read entire article »

La Vergne Library hosting family day on Saturday

La Vergne Library hosting family day on Saturday

Libraries today are so much more than quiet whispers and the hushed sounds of pages turning. Modern libraries offer patrons the use of computers and free wifi, genealogy research, GED courses, teen programs, and story-time for children of all ages. This Saturday, June 27, the La Vergne Public Library will be fun central with a day planned for the whole family. … Read entire article »