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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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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 drive to express the presence of professionalism in all aspects of his duties. Wilson is … Read entire article »

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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 »

Fugitive apprehended in Alabama

Fugitive apprehended in Alabama

A domestic assault call on Sunday, July 6 resulted in a four-agency pursuit and multiple felony charges.  James J. Hummer was apprehended in Elkmont, Alabama by the U.S. Marshal’s Middle Tennessee Fugitive Task Force on Tuesday, July 8 and is awaiting extradition back to Tennessee. La Vergne Police Officer John Hughes responded to an assault call Sunday afternoon and spotted the … Read entire article »

Free health screenings in La Vergne on Wednesday

Free health screenings in La Vergne on Wednesday

The mobile health unit of Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital will be at the La Vergne Public Library on Wednesday, July 9 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.  Free blood pressure and glucose checks will be available to the public. The goal of the mobile health unit is to help achieve access to health care, helping individuals overcome barriers and obstacles. According … Read entire article »

Board Meeting, July 1, 2014

Board Meeting, July 1, 2014

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen met on Tuesday, July 1, 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 June, the Fire Department responded to 120 calls including one structure fire, two vehicle fires, two hazmat calls, and … Read entire article »

THDA allocates HOME funds to La Vergne

THDA allocates HOME funds to La Vergne

Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) is allocating $210,000 of HOME funding to the city of La Vergne for homeowner rehabilitation projects. The federally funded HOME program promotes preservation and rehabilitation of housing for households of low income. La Vergne will use the funding to assist seven households with repairs. “We offered this grant previously and helped seven local families,” said Mayor Senna Mosley. “This … Read entire article »

La Vergne plans free fireworks show

La Vergne plans free fireworks show

La Vergne plans to celebrate big this year during its fourth annual 4th of July party. Beginning at 6:00 p.m., listen to live music and stay for the spectacular fireworks show at dark. The free event, held at Veterans Memorial Park on Floyd Mayfield Drive off of Murfreesboro Road, will feature a free concert by Wildfire, a popular band that plays … Read entire article »

Annual bass fishing tournament is Saturday

Annual bass fishing tournament is Saturday

Police officers in La Vergne are looking for fishermen to be a part of the 5th Annual Officer Benefit Bass Tournament. The tournament, hosted by Lodge 85 of the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), is open to the public and will take place at Long Hunter State Park on Saturday, June 21 from “safe light” until 2:00 p.m. “This tournament is … Read entire article »

Ball season to continue despite rain

Ball season to continue despite rain

With a very wet baseball and softball season, Parks & Recreation Director A.C. Davis had already made the decision to cancel the last games of the 15-game spring season and move directly to the tournaments. After receiving numerous calls from concerned parents, however, Davis is reversing the decision and will allow all teams to complete their seasons prior to the … Read entire article »

Playground build coming to Lake Forest Park first week of June

Playground build coming to Lake Forest Park first week of June

Lake Forest Park is an empty field on top of a quiet hill in the middle of the biggest subdivision in the state. This will change after the first week of June as the city of La Vergne keeps a promise made decades ago to local residents to build a playground. On June 4-7, a volunteer team of local residents, businesses, … Read entire article »

Southern Ladies Show and Auction this Friday

Southern Ladies Show and Auction this Friday

The La Vergne Southern Ladies Show and Auction is being held on Friday, May 30 at 7:00 p.m. in the Multipurpose Building behind City Hall.  The event is hosted by Box 100, the rehab group that supports fire and police at the scene of emergencies. The ladies show and auction will feature exhibits by vendors including: Origami Owl, Posh, Thirty-One, Mary … Read entire article »