Local officials are still working to determine the long-term economic effects of coronavirus on the region.
Williamson County reports nearly $500M in visitor spending in 2019; tourism spending expected to drop in 2020
This year's record high does not reflect the economic issues caused by the coronavirus pandemic that has lasted throughout 2020.
Mark your calendar for two tax-free holiday weekends later this summer.
Sixteen hotels in Franklin have announced discounted rates for residents in Tennessee, while 12 have announced discounts for residents of Alabama, Kentucky, Georgia and Mississippi
More than 1.8 million visitors came to the area last year, marking an increase of 5.23% from 2018’s 1.72 million visitors.
Data released May 21 shows the unemployment rate more than quadrupled from March to April.
Franklin Special School District projecting revenue losses, increased number of economically disadvantaged students due to coronavirus
The district is anticipating economic effects from the coronavirus pandemic.
Plano-based J.C. Penney filed for bankruptcy protection May 15, a move the company said would help it navigate the difficult business climate during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Nationwide sales of retail, food services plummet in March, April amid social distancing, stay-at-home orders
As many businesses are operating on decreased capacities or have shut down completely, one side effect is a dip in monthly sales for retail and food services.
Financial data from widespread business closures throughout the region due to the coronavirus is coming into focus as cities work to finalize budgets for the next year.
In the fiscal year 2020-21 budget for the city of Franklin released May 14, staff proposes a 11.4% cut for its all funds budget due to losses sustained during the coronavirus pandemic.
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The Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration announced the drop of revenue for the state government by 39.75% for the month of April as compared to last year.
Tennessee announces guidelines for salons, barbershops, other 'close-contact' businesses to reopen May 6
See what guidelines businesses and customers will have to follow.
As businesses reopen in Tennessee, unemployment benefits may end for those who choose not to go back to work
There are some situations in which workers could still be eligible.
Gov. Bill Lee announced plans to begin reopening businesses throughout 89 of Tennessee’s 95 counties starting April 27.
Businesses will be allowed to reopen soon under modified guidelines.
The city is expected to follow guidance from Gov. Bill Lee, which will be released in the coming days.
The plan to reopen Nashville's economy includes four phases.
Cooper said it is possible the city could begin reopening its economy in phases beginning in early May.
The group is made up of individuals from across state departments, the state legislature and the private sector.
The city approved the use of the waivers through May.
The state typically receives fewer than 10,000 new claims in a three-week period.
Middle Tennessee hospitality coalition creates relief fund for workers amid coronavirus-related closures
The fund will grant up to $1,000 to local hospitality workers and small businesses who are eligible for aid.
Tennessee sees 148% increase in unemployment insurance claims during week ending March 28; nationwide claims up 100%
Initial claims for unemployment insurance in Tennessee climbed to more than 94,000 last week.