Month: July 2010

Greenvale Goes for Broke


With only $50,000 in assets and between $10 and $15 million in debt, Greenvale Homes has filed for bankruptcy according to the DNJ.  I feel sorry for the creditors, Major unsecured creditors include 84 Lumber Co. in Murfreesboro, which is…

Early Voting Ends After Today


Today is your last chance to vote early in the primary elections of 2k10.   The LaVergne Civic Auditorium at 283 Old Nashville Highway will be open until 4:00 p.m. this afternoon.  After that, no more early voting for the primary! …

We Are LaVergne: Elizabeth Murphy


It’s hard to imagine that an unassuming, polite woman may very well be the most widely known person in LaVergne. However, the sweet, white-haired lady who sits at the welcome window of the city’s water department is the one person…

Lawsuit Over and Done With


According to the DNJ, Fifth Third Bank dropped its lawsuit again LaV developer Amnon Shreibman. Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, the bank’s attorneys, submitted a notice to the court July 20 that the suit had been dismissed without prejudice. There…

Open Letter to New LHS Team


Dear Mr. Ash, new administrators, faculty, and staff, First, congratulations on your new jobs!  You have made some really great impressions somewhere in your educational careers to land the top job (and support jobs) at LHS.  Middle School Principal of…

Water Report (Submitted)


Chris Farmer emailed me the report he received after having his drinking water tested. You’ll probably need Word to read it, although some word processing software may be able to decipher it. 139398 – Drinking Water Report (Chris Farmer) 7-12-10…

It’s Voting Time for the Ruthies


Last year I had the privilege of being invited to the Ruthies awards celebration having placed as a finalist in the “Favorite Realtor” category for LaVergne and Smyrna.  I didn’t win, but slid into second place.  It was an interesting…

LaVergne Budget 2010-11


I fussed a little with myself about whether to post this link to the city budget for 2010-11, but figure it’s public information, there are no social security numbers or other personal information listed, and residents have a right to…