News Flash

Posted on: July 11, 2020

Quick Thinking Child, Teens Escape House Fire

House Fire

A family is safe today thanks to the quick thinking of some kids after their house went up in flames. 

At 2:30 a.m. Saturday the family at the 600 block of Big Hurricane Drive woke up to black smoke and almost no visibility. The youngest child, 11...

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La Vergne Fire Department
Posted on: June 29, 2020

La Vergne Life Safety Officer Attains Fire Officer III Certification

Life Safety Officer Allen McCormick

One of La Vergne’s firefighters has earned his certification for Fire Officer III through the State of Tennessee Fire Commission.

Life Safety Officer Allen McCormick received his certificate on June 17, 2020 after passing the Fire Officer III tes...

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La Vergne Fire Department
Posted on: June 16, 2020

City Evaluates Fire Department History While Looking Forward for Growth

FIRE - USE THIS - TRANSPARENT

The culture of the La Vergne Fire Rescue Department is one of growth and has been ever since it was purchased by the City in January of 2014. But with that culture comes its own set of challenges that the emergency personnel of the department are willing ...

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La Vergne Fire Department
Posted on: May 28, 2020

City of La Vergne Hires New Fire Chief

Ronny Beasley

The City of La Vergne has hired Ronny Beasley to serve the city as Fire Chief. Beasley’s tentative start date is June 29.

Beasley is a 28-year veteran of the Memphis Fire Department where he has held the ranks of Lieutenant, Battalion Chief, and ...

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La Vergne Fire Department

News Flash

Posted on: July 8, 2020

La Vergne Alderman Matt Church Resigns

image of Matt Church

City of La Vergne Alderman Matt Church has resigned from his seat effective immediately. The city council will consider approving a resolution at a special meeting on July 20 to accept the resignation and make it official.

According to his letter of resign...

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La Vergne News Flash
Posted on: July 8, 2020

Mayor Announces 2020 Citizen of the Year

2020 Citizen of the Year - Melissa Joyner

Mayor Jason Cole has selected the 2020 Citizen of the Year as part of his initiative for honoring citizens who make a difference in the community. This year’s recipient is Melissa Joyner.

Joyner is the wife of a La Vergne Police officer and is ve...

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La Vergne News Flash
Posted on: July 1, 2020

La Vergne named ‘Freest City’ in Tennessee

City Freedom Index

The City of La Vergne has been named the “Freest City” in the state of Tennessee according to a study conducted by Beacon Center of Tennessee.

The Beacon Center says the reason La Vergne ranked in the number one spot is credit to its st...

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La Vergne News Flash
Posted on: June 24, 2020

La Vergne City Council Passes 2020-21 Budget

budget

The City of La Vergne Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted to pass the Fiscal Year 2020-21 budget at a special meeting on June 23 at City Hall. The FY 2020-21 general fund budget is $23,082,666. The board passed the second reading with a 3-1 vote.

There is no...

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La Vergne News Flash
Posted on: May 20, 2020

Farmers Market to Open June 2, Accepting Vendors Applications

City of La Vergne

The La Vergne Farmers Market will be back for the summer. City staff are taking extra precautions to ensure everyone’s safety during the COVID-19 pandemic while still providing fresh fruits and vegetables for citizens.

The first market date will ...

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La Vergne News Flash
Posted on: May 19, 2020

Inframark to Begin Unidirectional Flushing

Unidirectional Flushing

Inframark will begin unidirectional flushing in La Vergne starting May 26. Unidirectional flushing is an annual practice by the water treatment plant that is used to improve and maintain high-quality drinking water.

The flushing will occur Monday through F...

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La Vergne News Flash
Posted on: May 28, 2020

City of La Vergne Hires New Fire Chief

Ronny Beasley

The City of La Vergne has hired Ronny Beasley to serve the city as Fire Chief. Beasley’s tentative start date is June 29.

Beasley is a 28-year veteran of the Memphis Fire Department where he has held the ranks of Lieutenant, Battalion Chief, and ...

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La Vergne News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: June 30, 2020

Teenager Wanted for Shooting, Robbery in Nashville Arrested in La Vergne

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A teenager wanted by Metro Nashville Police was taken into custody by La Vergne officers.

The 19-year-old, who will not be identified at this time, was spotted in a stolen vehicle in the Kroger parking lot on June 30. The teen and vehicle matched the descr...

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La Vergne Police Department