Category: City Business

Work Stopped at Quarry

The city of LaVergne took action today and ordered mining work to stop at the quarry operating in violation of the city’s zoning ordinances.  According to the DNJ, Erwin said he and Chief Codes Inspector Derek Beard visited the site…

Board Meeting Held on Tuesday

I finally got to attend a full-blown board meeting at City Hall which was preceded by a Public Hearing about the zoning overlays essentially upgrading the building requirements in certain areas.  Click on these PDF files to read more about…

In Which I Agree with DNJ Editorial

Yes I say to the DNJ’s editorial regarding LaVergne’s decision to make discrimination a zero-tolerance offense. La Vergne’s 169 city employees are also undergoing diversity training.  Ridding City Hall and all La Vergne departments of racist language and discrimination is…

Hodge Podge of News

Smyrna Bowling Center My friend – the third shift manager of the Smyrna Bowling Center – just updated his facebook status to say they are reopening tonight at 5:00 p.m.  There will be fewer lanes, of course, but hip hip…

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…

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…

Moshea Suspended, HR Director Out

The meeting late this afternoon by the Board was in regard to an EEOC suit filed against the city regarding discrimination.  According to the DNJ, city administrator Mark Moshea has been suspended for four weeks without pay.  Earlier in the…