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Williamson County Schools officials express concern over postholiday COVID-19 rise

As families prepare for the holidays, local officials are preparing for the effect gatherings may have on the number of coronavirus cases in the area.

Local couple revives longstanding Brentwood Market & Deli on Franklin Road

One of the oldest businesses in Brentwood was revived last year when Williamson County couple Hailey and Jeremy Hiett took over the Brentwood Market & Deli on Franklin Road, which has been standing since the 1960s.

Williamson County hospital, school officials urge mask usage, social distancing as coronavirus cases surge

Active coronavirus cases saw a steep rise in the past week in Williamson County, prompting local officials to urge caution and adherence to coronavirus safety guidelines.

See key dates from Williamson County Schools' approved 2021-22 calendar

The Williamson County Schools Board of Education unanimously approved its 2021-22 academic calendar during its Nov. 16 meeting.

Williamson County Schools approves pay raise for substitute teachers as staffing shortage continues

To help address a substitute teacher shortage in the area, the Williamson County Schools board of education approved a pay raise during its Nov. 16 meeting to help attract more teachers to the district.

Wendy Sturges contributed to this report.