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The Shame: Dirty Politics

August 23, 2014
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Hooligans (def):  Hooliganism is disruptive or unlawful behavior such as bullying and vandalism. We knew this election season was going to be a trying one – with exaggerations and untruths already being spoken by some candidates. To get to the truth of where all candidates stand, we were already planning here at This is La Vergne to mail questions to people who have filed to run for office on different subjects including:  Do you hope to cut taxes? If yes, what services will you cut.  What do you think are the most important issues facing citizens that local government can…

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Editorial: Here’s the Thing About La Vergne Politics and Social Media

August 10, 2014
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Editorial: Here’s the Thing About La Vergne Politics and Social Media

Have feathers been ruffled lately?  Indeed they have!  We want to thank our “sister-site” for giving us a chance to respond. We are a site allegedly run by supporters of the current city elected officials, or so they say. Let’s clear the air and say…

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Whatsoever You Do To The Least of My Brothers, That You Do Unto Me

August 4, 2014
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At the two back-to-back Board of Mayor and Aldermen meetings just past, we heard some mighty loud poor-mouthing. We heard that people who live in apartments are only there because they can’t afford to buy homes and we know what kind of people they are.…

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How Much Can We Really Do to Keep Children Safe From Predators?

June 18, 2014
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We are mere days away from the official start of summer and there’s a new place to play in LaVergne. Many volunteers worked very hard in the scorching heat to build the Lake Forest Playground. A ribbon cutting ceremony will be officially announced on the…

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Laughing In LaVergne

June 9, 2014
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I’ll be the first to admit it. I laugh a lot. Like, a LOT. I am also the person you hear in the back of the church, giggling. My very most favorite thing to do in this world is laugh. And nap. But that’s another…

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It’s the People, Not the Party

April 19, 2014
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It’s the People, Not the Party

In the past year, we have seen a shift in local politics. Previously local officials did not run based on party affiliation, but qualified by getting a number of signatures on petition and then simply filing with the local election commission.   Tennessee is solidly…

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