Category: Editorials

EDITORIAL: Choose to be Nice

The editorial team here at This is LaVergne had written a couple of more posts regarding the mayor’s recordings “Caught on Tape” – particularly his comments about how he could have gotten the fire department for free (why didn’t he?…

Bye-Bye Fire Sprinklers

Let’s face it. The ordinance requiring fire sprinklers to be put into new construction homes is dead. Or it will be in a couple of months. After the effort to revoke that ordinance fizzled last month, we thought it was…

Money Talks

Will Rogers once said, “America has the best politicians money can buy.” It was true back then, and it’s true in today’s society that money is generally the bottom line! Last year the previous Board of Mayor/Alderman passed a fire…

The Day Democracy Died

3,225 votes. That’s how many don’t count according to newly sworn in Alderman Melisa Brown. That’s how many do not count according to her logic in going along with Mayor Dennis Waldron to select Calvin Jones to fill the mayor’s…