Category: Editorials

When Character Counts


Candidate David Driggers has said he does not like how long-time residents are being treated by this administration. They no longer have free reign and now have to follow the rules and ordinances of the land. He doesn’t like it one dang…

Blocking Free Speech


A notorious local social media site has long claimed to be open and fair to all citizens of the city, even posting this under their “About” section: Our intent is to open discussions regarding our town which includs fiscal responsibility, taxes,…

Thoughts on the Hatch Act


This column has been a struggle. We have struggled about how to say what needs to be said and have even struggled on whether to write it at all. However, the seriousness of the allegations is enough to merit a comment.…

Play and Live SAFE


What a kerfuffle we’ve witnessed this past weekend!  Before we talk about that, let’s share some great news from Safe Choices Security… LaVergne came in at #15 as the safest city to live in Tennessee!! In our quest to create…

One Weird Campaign


IN OUR OPINION… It takes a special kind of person to campaign as Alderman Waldron is doing. He placed his campaign sign on the INSIDE of a gated cemetery on Carothers Rd.  We ask in all seriousness, could this be any more…

The Shame: Dirty Politics


Hooligans (def):  Hooliganism is disruptive or unlawful behavior such as bullying and vandalism. We knew this election season was going to be a trying one – with exaggerations and untruths already being spoken by some candidates. To get to the…