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.
Mayor Jason Cole said “We are so proud that through our sound policy making and budgeting decisions we are recognized as the “Freest City” in Tennessee. This continues to build upon the economic opportunities that we have here in La Vergne as we continue to grow retail and industry to provide jobs and shopping to our residents.”
Brentwood, Hendersonville, Morristown and Clarksville rounded out the top five freest cities. According to the Beacon Center, “The City Freedom Index is the state's most comprehensive analysis of city policies.” The Index ranks Tennessee's 30 most populous cities based on 25 metrics in four categories.