Read the latest news from this week's coverage of the Nashville area.

Drive-in theater The Field at Franklin to open July 24

The Field at Franklin, a drive-in theater located at 1810 Columbia Ave., Franklin, will open July 24, according to a social media post from the venue.

Williamson County Schools to begin 2020-21 school year virtually for most grades

Students in Williamson County Schools will begin the 2020-21 school year virtually for most grades for at least the first two weeks of school, according to a July 23 virtual announcement by WCS Superintendent Jason Golden.



Gov. Bill Lee denies Williamson County Schools' request to waive TNReady testing, instructional days requirements

State officials are denying a request from Williamson County Schools to cancel TNReady testing for the 2020-21 school year.

Nashville Mayor John Cooper: Restaurants, businesses that serve alcohol to close by 10 p.m.

Nashville restaurants and businesses that serve alcohol will soon close by 10 p.m., Mayor John Cooper announced at a July 21 press conference.


The new public health order, which Cooper said is expected to be issued by July 24, will affect restaurants, restaurants that have become bars "in practice" and other businesses that serve alcohol.

Pie Town Tacos opening July 28 in Nashville

Pie Town Tacos will open July 28 at 614 Ewing Ave, Nashville, according to a social media post. The fast-casual restaurant serves tacos, bowls, queso and other dishes as well as "Nashville style" tacos made with hot chicken, fish or cauliflower.

Wendy Sturges, Alex Hosey and Dylan Aycock contributed to this report.