Monthly Archives: October 2012

Stone Soup: Halloween Edition

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Another Saturday is upon us, but this one is very different from last week’s with these ~~~cold~~~ temperatures blasting us! With weather having such an important role in our everyday plans, it’s a good time to tell you about LaVergne’s…

Saturday’s Stone Soup


Let’s throw a bunch of stuff in the pot and see what we can cook up this Saturday in LaVergne! Early Voting Early voting is underway! If you are a registered voter in Rutherford County, you can stop at any…

The Real Deal on Non-Profits


Hoo boy is campaign season in full swing or what? We have been out-of-breath trying to keep up with moderating our Facebook site as people seem to be taking great joy in expressing their opinions, some of which are true,…

Election 2012: The Endorsement Post


For several years, the editors of This is LaVergne have written endorsement posts for candidates seeking local office. This year’s endorsements are written based on several factors, including: 1) The record of their service to the public while in office,…

Candidate for Alderman: Tom Broeker

Tom Broeker

Question 1:  What do you believe a municipal government should provide its citizens? While a local or municipal government should provide many things, first and foremost it has the responsibility of providing safety and security for its residents. The obvious…

Candidate for Alderman: Melisa Brown

Brown

Question 1:  What do you believe a municipal government should provide to its citizens? The municipal government should provide safe neighborhoods with ample fire and police protection, well-maintained roads, sewer services, and clean water. This should all be done in…

Candidate for Alderman: Kathy Hines

Hines

Question 1: What do you believe a municipal government should provide to its citizens? Awareness, community involvement, codes to maintain, public policies, public services that are modern, safe community for families and visitors. Question 2: Last year, the city faced…