MAY 8 ROUNDUP: Nashville restaurants to open May 11 and other local news

Nashville businesses will be allowed to reopen at half capacity May 11. (Courtesy Jake Matthews/Visit Music City)
Nashville businesses will be allowed to reopen at half capacity May 11. (Courtesy Jake Matthews/Visit Music City)

Nashville businesses will be allowed to reopen at half capacity May 11. (Courtesy Jake Matthews/Visit Music City)

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Nashville businesses restaurants to open at partial capacity May 11

After 53 days of being closed down, restaurants, retail stores and commercial businesses in Nashville will be allowed to open a half capacity on May 11, Mayor John Cooper announced on May 11.

East Works District update provides vision improvements for Cool Springs area

An update for East Works District, a large development project planned for the Cool Springs area, was presented at a virtual neighborhood meeting for Franklin residents on May 5.



The project, set to be developed in a 50-acre lot between Carothers Parkway, I-65 and Cool Springs Boulevard, is proposed as mixed-use with commercial, multi-family residential, single-family residential, hotel and office buildings across the property.

Tennessee Suicide Prevention network to offer free training to Franklin residents

The Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network will partner with nonprofit Franklin Tomorrow and Find Hope Franklin, a mental health initiative formed by Mayor Ken Moore, to provide free Question, Persuade, Respond (QPR) training to Franklin residents on May 13 and 20.

Dylan Aycock and Alex Hosey contributed to this report.