Category: The Future

On High Density Housing

Several years ago, a luxury apartment community to be built at a location in LaVergne just off of Sam Ridley Parkway was proposed. The developer requested a zoning change from industrial to high density residential. Nearby residents gnashed their teeth,…

Fresh Ideas: About Greenways

When I campaigned for alderman, other people who were also running kept yelling out that they would have “fresh ideas!” if they were elected. I asked, “What kind of fresh ideas do you have?”  The answer was they hoped to…

Happy Christmas and Merry New Year!

Hello La Vergne! I trust you all have had a wonderful holiday, have enjoyed family, or just simply been a grinch, whichever floats your boat.  🙂 I’ve been wondering, reflecting mostly on this past year.  Things I’ve done, people I’ve…

City Wide Trash Service?

At the Board of Mayor and Aldermen workshop this past week, a special guest addressed our elected officials about the possibility of bringing in a city-wide trash service.  Right now we have probably a dozen (give or take) private companies…

A Gathering of Questions

Two years ago “This is La Vergne” mailed candidates a number of questions from the community.  The candidates were asked to reply by a certain date and then – in order of receipt – the answers were published on this…