Month: January 2010

Work Being Done on Icy Roads


From the city, two emails: City salting hilly roads first Mayor Ronnie Erwin said Sunday morning that he is working on getting the side roads salted as soon as possible. First priority are roads which have hills, he said. He…

Roof Collapses at Smyrna Bowling Center


UPDATE 3:42 p.m., 1/31/2010: From WKRN, Ice, snow causes bowling center roof to collapse UPDATE 1:45 p.m., 1/31/2010: From the DNJ, Roof collapses at Smyrna Bowling Center. Photo posted on Mark’s facebook page, taken by mechanic. UPDATE 12:09 p.m., 1/31/2010:…

A Snowy Day in LaVergne


I had to get out in this mess because a certain young adult in my household just HAD to come home from college today. She caught a ride with a friend and we met them in town to keep her…

Housekeeping Announcements for TiLaV


New Year, fresh start!  After talking with our writers, we are trimming our numbers somewhat but growing in other ways.  I want to express my appreciation to Michael, Fortune Cookies, GingerSnaps, Chef Eleni, and Biane for their contributions these last…

City Closed for Rest of Day


The city of LaVergne its doors today due to inclement weather. If you’re out and about snapping photos, why not send a copy to me and I’ll feature them here on our site… for our friends who’ve moved to far…

A Rock Quarry?


Instead of shutting down an illegal operation, our city officials will work around the problem to bring it into compliance according to the DNJ. The 30-acre site on the edge of the city limits — located just off Interstate 24…

Resume Workshop Coming to Library


If you’re good about adding to-do events on your calendar and need to find new employment, then write this down.  From a city press advisory, Looking for a new job?  Want to make a great impression on a potential employer?…

Ingram Lays Off 53


According to the Daily News Journal, three percent of the workforce at Ingram have been laid off.  I read a friend’s facebook update yesterday where she expressed relief that her name wasn’t “on a list” Friday.  I’m relieved she wasn’t…