As of April 2, 86 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Rutherford County by the Tennessee Health Department and there has been one (1) death. A breakdown of reported cases by city has not been released.
Stores in places like Murfreesboro, Smyrna, Manchester, Nashville will tell workers to stay home or seek medical care if they have a fever of a least 100 or higher.
Clark has accepted the position of Public Safety Director for Rutherford County. His last day at La Vergne will be April 8, 2020. Chief Clark has been with the Fire Department since 2014 and accepted the position of Fire Chief in January 2019 after the death of Fire Chief Ricky McCormick.
It was determined that states require a twelve-month delay and that the new deadline for REAL ID enforcement is October 1, 2021. The Department of Homeland Security will publish a notice of the new deadline in the Federal Register in the coming days.
Greenhouse Ministries, a local non-profit, is helping hundreds of households with food as more and more people are finding themselves without work.
As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to escalate, the City of La Vergne is expanding its precautionary measures to ensure the safety of residents and city staff. All lobbies at city buildings will be closed beginning Tuesday, March 24, 2020...
As coronavirus precautions continue to necessitate more time at home for everyone, Rutherford County residents are urged to check their mailboxes and stacks of mail for their 2020 Census forms that for the first time can be filled out online as the April 1 Census Day approaches.
The study, conducted by Alarms.org, calculated the crime rate in La Vergne per 1,000 to be 977 using 2018 statistics. La Vergne reported 157 violent crimes, 820 non-violent crimes, and 75 law enforcement employees (sworn and non-sworn).
The schools are asking that children in all grades don't hang out together or visit with one another...
A request for funding to add new schools to the Rutherford County education system is a top priority as the community continues to grow. Trey Lee with Rutherford County Schools stated...
The last year has been an adventure to say the least. This has been my first year as mayor and we've seen a lot of changes to City Hall and to the city as a whole. Aggressively, with the support of our staff, we began taking La Vergne forward to a better place.
A large-scale drug bust took place several weeks ago in Rutherford County. WGNS also talked to the Sheriff's Department about an increase in heroin related drug overdoses.
As part of his continuing education Mayor Jason Cole has completed...
After weeks of work the new playground at Veterans Memorial Park is ready to be opened to the public.
Brandon Lee Jenkins, 24, was arrested Tuesday night (January 28, 2020) in LaVergne on a grand jury indictment charging him with first-degree murder for the June 30 fatal shooting of....
The suspect entered the back of the Regions Bank on Murfreesboro Road around 9:30 a.m. and presented a note to the teller. In the note the subject said he had a gun and wanted all the money in the till.
The 2020 Winter Formal: Father-Daughter Dance has been scheduled for February 1. Dozens of families are expected to attend the dance this year.
In the vehicle officers found an altered weapon and ammunition as well as illegal narcotics including suspected gray heroin.
The Tennessee Grain Indemnity Fund has surpassed its minimum balance requirement of $10 million and will suspend assessments from grain producers.
Shortly into the noon on Sunday afternoon La Vergne Police Department responded to a domestic call in the 100 block of Heritage Circle. The five juveniles in the home told the 911 operator that there had been an attempted homicide and suicide.
Reports indicate officers will be working moving Alcohol Saturation Patrols (ASP) from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, and then conducting the Sobriety Checkpoints on Murfreesboro Road.
The ICEE Company will establish its headquarters in La Vergne and create approximately 200 jobs in Rutherford County over the next five years.
Authorities told WGNS, "She got into the passenger side of a dark colored 2019 Infinity Q60 before fleeing the scene."
The ribbon cutting, hosted by the City of La Vergne, will be on Saturday, January 12th at 10:45 a.m., just in time for the restaurants grand opening at 11:00 a.m.
According to police, the robbery happened on the night of November 25, 2018 at an ATM machine on Waldron Road.
State Representative Mike Sparks (R-Smyrna) today received an endorsement from the Tennessee Professional Fire Fighters Association (TPFFA) in his re-election bid for the 49th House District.
The man killed Tuesday night when he lost control of his motorcycle on I-24 East near the Old Hickory Boulevard exit is identified as...
A plea date for an aggravated rape suspect is nearing in the Rutherford County Courts.
Members of the LaVergne Police Department will be conducting Sobriety Checkpoints THIS Saturday, September 1st.
The City of La Vergne is excited to officially open the new Hurricane Creek Greenway on Saturday, August 25th.
The new population count will bring in another $250,000 annually in state / shared revenue.
A 17 year old killed while meeting two juveniles to buy a cellphone on April 30th of this year and the accused suspects will soon head to court.
More sobriety checkpoints are being planned for Rutherford County...
Two teens, Jannette Esquivel, 19, and Aaron Trejo, 17, are charged with five separate armed hold-ups that occurred Saturday night in South Nashville, including a shooting in the 3200 block of Cloudfalls Trace that critically injured a male victim.
UPDATE: At 4:08 a.m. Monday, June 2nd a LaVergne Police officer attempted to pull over a driver on Sue Ellen Drive after noticing the vehicle did not have any working brake lights.
The La Vergne board of mayor and alderman voted to approve the new 2018-19 Fiscal Year Budget and 2018 Tax Rate at a special meeting on June 28. The board voted to approve the ordinance by a vote of 3-0, making the new tax rate $0.71 per $100 assessed value.
The La Vergne Historic Preservation committee is having a celebration of the history of La Vergne for the city's 46th anniversary.
Motorists will not be delayed by road construction as they travel Tennessee's highways this Memorial Day weekend.
A company soliciting donations for police may have its sights set on La Vergne.
Final results recorded the total number of residents is 34,423, a 6% increase over the last federal census in 2010.
Around 5:00 on Saturday evening (3/3/18), Amity Lovelace allegedly threatened her husband at gunpoint at 616 Hollandale Road, according to LaVergne Police.
On Wednesday night (1/24/18) shortly after 7:00pm, LaVergne Police responded to a shooting call at the Kings Ridge Apartment complex located on Waldron Road.
Two men and one woman were arrested this past weekend after an alert citizen observed 2 suspects steal a package off a neighbor's front porch.
La Vergne Police are asking for the public's assistance in identifying a man captured on an ATM security camera.
A construction worker in Murfreesboro told police he walked into the Florence Road Market on Broad Street at Florence Road and soon after he walked in, he saw his minivan drive away. Evidently, the victim left his van running while going into the convenience store.
After being rushed to the hospital he had a heart attack. A coma followed the next 28 days and some family members thought that he wouldn't survive.
The La Vergne Police Dept. is looking for help to identify a woman who maybe tied to an Identity theft case that detectives are working on.
Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) today announced the company is the recipient of a Subaru Quality-Delivery-Partnership Award.
The old Whirlpool plant in LaVergne now has a new resident after shutting down almost 10 years ago.
A LaVergne man died after wrecking his motorcycle on I-24 this past Tuesday night.
On appeal, Pitts said that the state purposefully discriminated against prospective jurors during jury selection who were African American.
The shooting occurred at 4:50 Sunday morning and the two men who died were identified as 23 year old...
On Sunday (2/19/17) evening, two men stole six desktop computers from the Walmart store in La Vergne. The suspects then fled the store in a white Ford Crown Vic.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting a safety belt checkpoint this Friday (February 10, 2017) in Rutherford County.
City officials are happy to announce that more dining options are coming to the City of La Vergne. Checkers, Dunkin' Donuts and Taco John's will be debuting in La Vergne this year.
Rudy Vazquez never forgot the snickers. He still remembers being told the other schools at a SkillsUSA competition for criminal justice clubs weren't taking LaVergne High School seriously.
About $134,400 worth of high grade marijuana and eight firearms were confiscated from a La Vergne resident after a search warrant was served last week at his home, a Rutherford County Sheriff's narcotics supervisor said Monday.
If you know of a Tennessean who served or is currently serving, consider honoring them with the purchase of a brick in the La Vergne Veterans Park Memorial Wall for just $25.
The city has come a long way since then, and La Vergne told WGNS that it is an honor and a privilege to now have a park in La Vergne that represents Tennessee soldiers -- and the city has upheld the name "Veterans Memorial Park" with the utmost respect.
The city of La Vergne is currently experiencing D-1 or "Moderate Drought" conditions...
Driven by the need to expand Ebuys' online fulfillment capabilities, the new 600,000-square-foot facility will be operational in February 2017.
Prior to the fatal crash, Kostyk was driving his 2007 Hyundai Elantra south on I-65 when he struck the center concrete barrier at the I-40 overpass.
State Representative Mike Sparks (R-Smyrna) joined with State Senator Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) and several members of LaVergne town council to honor local former Post Master and LaVergne Mayor, A.C. Puckett yesterday at the Smyrna Town Centre.
If you happen to be commuting in La Vergne, you'd better be on your best behavior. The La Vergne Police Department has added 5 new police cars to their fleet.
The city of La Vergne has announced the promotion of Kyle Brown to Assistant City Administrator.
La Vergne Fire Department will attempt to keep their winning streak alive by taking on the La Vergne Police Department once again in the National Night Out softball game.
La Vergne residents could see a decrease in their homeowner's and commercial property insurance premiums thanks to new initiatives pushed forward by The La Vergne Fire Department.
LaVergne resident Jason Cole has announced that he will seek the office of Alderman for the City of LaVergne in the November 8, 2016 election.
The Tennessee Yellow DOT program is designed to provide first responders with an individual's medical information in the event of an emergency on Tennessee's roadways.
On Thursday, suspect Robert Binkley was accused of firing a rifle inside a home that he shares with a roommate. The incident unfolded at a home on Hidden Forest Lane in LaVergne.
Rob Mitchell, the Rutherford County Assessor of Property told WGNS on Thursday, "In a recent report by the website SmartAsset.com; Lavergne was ranked..."
La Vergne Mayor Dennis Waldron told WGNS that bricks are still available for their Veterans Memorial Wall...
John E. Lamb III was caught in the act with the young child by a relative. When that relative called 911, Lamb left the scene on foot.
On Tuesday night (1/19/16) just before 7:30, the Rite Aid located at 5192 Murfreesboro Road in LaVergne was robbed.
The original charges for the man who allegedly barricaded himself in a La Vergne home stemmed from an investigation in Shawnee County, Kansas. The crime was of a sexual nature involving at least one minor 14 years of age or younger.
Staff members are creating ghoulish grub and gross looking goodies that will make patrons squirm and their tummies growl with excitement.
In LaVergne, police are on the look for an armed robber who allegedly robbed the Comfort Inn on Enterprise Boulevard.
"Many people see their dogs as their pride and joy," said Mayor Dennis Waldron. "The city wants to give people a chance to show off their favorite dogs and to help out a good cause."
Several phone numbers on the LaVergne Mayor's city issued phone are the same numbers advertised by online escort services.
Music will fill the fall night air this Friday, September 25 at Veterans Memorial Park in La Vergne.
The La Vergne Fire Department will hold its first Citizens Fire Academy from October 8 - December 10. All classes are scheduled from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. at Fire Station 3 located at 301 Bill Stewart Blvd.
The Father's House Church, located on Waldron Road in La Vergne, is embarking on community-wide projects to raise funds for land and to pay for a new building that will be delivered in just few short months.
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.
Several big ticket items are now being auctioned on GovDeals by the city of La Vergne.
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.
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.
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.
Water days, games, a magic show, art, crafts, and sports are some of the events planned during Adventure Quest 2015, the summer camp hosted by the La Vergne Parks & Recreation Department
The patriotic spirit of La Vergne will be on display on Friday, May 15 as the city welcomes "Carry the Load" as they pass through on their annual 1,700 mile trek from New York to Dallas.
On Saturday, April 25 starting at 9:00 a.m., volunteers will gather at the Hurricane Creek Recreation Area next to Stones River Road clean along the lakeside. With tons of trash expected to be picked up, Stormwater Project Manager Katherine Green expects several tons of trash to be collected.
Godspower shot and killed Briana Brown, the mother of his child and Browns mother Diana Glover. Brown was only 16-years old when she became involved in a romantic relationship with 32-year old Godspower.
According to Police Chief Mike Walker, 16-year old Leticia Diaz is considered endangered because of the existing and incoming weather.
According to the RTA, time points for riders on RTA Route 86X Smyrna/La Vergne Express and Route 96X Nashville/ Murfreesboro Relax & Ride will change only by a few minutes from the previous stop located in the Kroger parking lot.
La Vergne has been named the best place for young families to live in Rutherford County, Tennessee by NerdWallet, a consumer-advocacy website.
According to police, the robbery was at the Ramada Inn on Enterprise Blvd.
The La Vergne Police Department is warning residents to take extra safety precautions during the holiday season to protect yourself, your family and your property.
It took police six minutes to apprehend a suspect Friday morning who had stolen a truck in front of the vehicle owner and his daughter.
The La Vergne Police Department will be looking for drunk drivers in the city on Saturday, November 29, 2014 through alcohol saturation patrols and sobriety checkpoints.
There have been a lot of questions about the letter water customers in La Vergne have been receiving this week in the mail...
Applications are currently being accepted for the La Vergne Citizens Police Academy, scheduled to begin Tuesday, January 20, 2015.
If your home is repaired, the City would assist you with a five-year forgivable loan.
The La Vergne Public Library is tricking and treating patrons with creepy creations at the annual Gross Grub event.
Police officers are changing their uniform color Friday when they go pink.
City of La Vergne Alderman Candidate Jason Cole announced that he has received the endorsement of County Commissioner Brad Turner, Rutherford County School Board member Aaron Holladay and State Senator Jim Tracy.
Veterans Memorial Park may soon be overrun with little Elsa and Anna lookalikes, ninja turtles, and the walking dead as the annual candy trail returns to La Vergne.
We have additional news on the Monday (9/29/14) afternoon crash that occurred on I-24 in LaVergne.
The name of the woman killed in a Monday afternoon accident on I-24 in LaVergne has been released.
Admission is free at Veterans Memorial Park, 115 Floyd Mayfield Drive. The audio for the movie will be through the a.m. radio of your vehicle.
Applications are currently being accepted for the La Vergne Citizen Police Academy, scheduled October 14 through December 22, 2014.
A LaVergne Police Officer is off the job now due to a situation that reportedly occurred this past July.
La Vergne High School Senior Jade Lawson, age 17, was crowned as 2014 Miss La Vergne during the Miss La Vergne Pageant on Saturday, September 6.
For the second time in two weeks, LaVergne Police are seeking help from the public in identifying a suspect in an armed robbery.
In 2013, Wilson Central High School in Lebanon received $100,000 and a concert by The Band Perry...
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...
Martin and Mary Blair have dedicated a significant part of their lives in the service of other people.
At this point, the results of the investigation into that incident have yet to be disclosed.
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.
The vehicles come from the Department of Defense. Law Enforcement agencies across the United States can get them for free, but have to pay the shipping for them.
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.
Congressman DesJarlais will be receiving care in Chattanooga, which will begin this week with the majority of it occurring during the August Congressional recess.
A domestic assault call on Sunday, July 6 in La Vergne resulted in a four-agency pursuit and multiple felony charges.
The teenager arrested in LaVergne for allegedly setting off an explosive device this past February will file a plea in a Rutherford County Courtroom on July 23, 2014.
The "Keep My Tennessee Home Program" has provided mortgage assistance to unemployed or substantially underemployed homeowners, divorcees, eligible men and women of the military, individuals who have suffered a medical hardship...
A man died after drowning in Percy Priest Lake on Sunday. The victim has been identified as 28-year old David...
The Tennessee Regulatory Authority approved the addition of a new area code—629.
Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) is allocating $210,000 in HOME funding to the city of La Vergne for homeowner rehabilitation projects.
Police officers in La Vergne are looking for fishermen to be a part of the 5th Annual Officer Benefit Bass Tournament.
Eric Sharpe has not been able to come up with the funds to bond out of jail at this point. The bond is $38,000.
(LA VERGNE) - Assistant LaVergne Police Chief Keith Lowery told WGNS the initial call was in regards to a possible fight. Lowery further stated in an email...
Members of the La Vergne Police Department’s (LPD) Criminal Investigation Division (CID) arrested local businessman David M. Driggers Tuesday afternoon.
A sobriety checkpoint will take place in LaVergne this Saturday and a seat belt checkpoint will occur in Murfreesboro on Saturday as well.
The woman who allegedly robbed the bank went in with a note that demanded cash. She then fled the scene.
La Vergne Police Officer John Fesmire has joined the elite number of law enforcement officials recognized as a “Drug Recognition Expert.”
A teenager drowned in J. Percy Priest Lake on Tuesday. His friends say he jumped into the water and never resurfaced.
La Vergne will once again provide a patriotic welcome to “Carry the Load” as they pass through the city on May 16 between 4:00 and 6:00 p.m.
Like most waterways, litter washes into Hurricane Creek in Rutherford County throughout the year.
The La Vergne Senior Center is hosting a yard sale on Saturday, May 10 from 7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The yard sale will take place at the Senior Center located at 337 Stones River Road.
Acknowledging the cultural centerpiece of the city and a state-of-the-art emergency facility, the city of La Vergne is featuring the La Vergne Public Library and Fire Station 3 in new 360° virtual tours on Google maps.
In one of its biggest auctions to date, the City of La Vergne has placed 41 items – including fire trucks, cars, SUVs, and trucks – up for auction on GovDeals.
La Vergne has been named one of the top places for home ownership in Tennessee by NerdWallet, a consumer-advocacy website.
Tyler Raybon-Tate of Nashville was indicted on charges of attempted murder and evading arrest.
“We got it!” exclaimed Mayor Senna Mosley in announcing today that a major shopping development is coming to La Vergne.
Authorities in LaVergne are continuing their investigation into a case that has turned cold involving the murder of a woman who was found in 2007.
Congratulations to Tori Ruis, assistant principal at LaVergne High School in the Rutherford County school system.
La Vergne has formally lifted the request for water conservation. Water quality was never compromised as the utility addressed various impacts to the system as a result of cold weather-related...
Baseball, softball, and t-ball signups are underway in La Vergne for the spring season. Parents and guardians can register children ages three to 18 for a cost of $65 for t-ball and $85 for baseball or softball.
LaVergne Police are successful in the diffusion of an alleged standoff after man threatens to harm himself late Sunday evening.
In LaVergne, authorities have arrested an 18-year old by the name of Jonathan Wooten after he allegedly set off an explosive device in the Lake Forest Subdivision Wednesday night. Kathy Tyson, spokesperson for the City of LaVergne, confirmed the suspects identity on Thursday morning with WGNS.
A suspect escaped with an undisclosed amount of money following an armed robbery of the Southeast Financial Credit Union, located at 325 Waldron Rd. in La Vergne Thursday.
UPDATE: It was a home invasion type situation. Two victims were transported to Vanderbilt - one emergency, one non-emergency. Victims were related, but not saying how just yet.
Sobriety Checkpoints are being planned for Super Bowl Weekend in Rutherford County. The Tennessee Highway Patrol will have one set up on Saturday, February 1st in Murfreesboro…
The massive project of replacing 2-inch water lines in the older sections of La Vergne begins on February 3. The project of installing 6-inch lines is expected to take 13-months to complete.
Keith Lowery, a 27-year law enforcement officer in Rutherford County, has been selected as the new assistant chief of police of the La Vergne Police Department.
UPDATE WITH INTERVIEW: A man who went for a jog in LaVergne on Wednesday ended the run with a trip to the hospital. Kevin Bell tells WGNS (audio)...
The arctic-like temperatures of the last week have caused a huge jump in water consumption in La Vergne, putting an enormous demand on the water supply.
The total purchase price of $4 million will be paid in two installments, one in January of 2014 and one in January 2015.
Tax bills were first mailed on October 1, 2012 and were due February 28, 2013. A second tax notice was sent to delinquent taxpayers on March 1.
Ahmadiyya Muslim Community is the only Islamic organization to believe that the long- awaited messiah has come in the person of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad (1835-1908) of Qadian, India.
A home invasion in LaVergne is being investigated at this time. The incident occurred on Tuesday around 3 in the afternoon.
LaVergne need your help in identifying a man who fraudulently used a credit card.
The Tennessee Department of Health is working to educate Tennesseans that some antibiotics are no longer effective for some people due to antibiotic resistance, a condition that can be created when antibiotics are overprescribed or misused.
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