MAY 12 ROUNDUP: Latest news from Nashville-area coverage

The Mall at Green Hills will reopen to the public in mid-May. (Dylan Skye Aycock/Community Impact Newspaper)
The Mall at Green Hills will reopen to the public in mid-May. (Dylan Skye Aycock/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Mall at Green Hills will reopen to the public in mid-May. (Dylan Skye Aycock/Community Impact Newspaper)

Read the latest from Community Impact Newspaper's coverage of the Nashville metro area.

The Mall at Green Hills to reopen May 13 in Nashville

The Mall at Green Hills will open May 13 following Nashville Mayor John Cooper's decision to allow businesses to reopen at half capacity beginning May 11, according to the mall's website. The mall has been closed since March 20.

Metro Nashville renews monthly curbside recycling program

Metro Nashville Council approved an ordinance May 5 to renew the city's curbside recycling program for five years.



Brentwood Library to offer curbside pickup beginning May 11

The John P. Holt Brentwood Library will offer curbside pickup for library patrons beginning May 11, with the new service to be available 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Sat.

Dylan Aycock and Alex Hosey contributed to this report.



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The Tennessee General Assembly approved two tax-free weekends in 2020. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Tennessee will have two tax-free holiday weekends this summer

Mark your calendar for two tax-free holiday weekends later this summer.

Here are the coronavirus data updates to know today in Tennessee. (Community Impact staff)
Tennessee coronavirus cases rise by over 1,300 in 24 hours

The daily totals also include 665 cumulative deaths, 2,950 cumulative hospitalizations and an estimated 31,827 recoveries to date.

Masks will be mandatory in Williamson County beginning July 7. (Courtesy Pexel)
Williamson County mandates face masks and more Nashville-area news

Read the latest news from the Nashville area.

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Franklin, Brentwood leaders respond to mask order in Williamson County

A survey of more than 2,400 Williamson County residents showed only about 30% or less of residents felt comfortable inside a store or restaurant without a mask. Additionally, that same survey showed more than 70% of respondents believe wearing a mask can help flatten the COVID-19 curve. 

Here are the coronavirus data updates to know today in Tennessee. (Community Impact staff)
Cases of coronavirus in Tennessee rise by more than 700 in the last 24 hours; tests reported lower than previous days, TDH data shows

Nearly 2,800 new cases were reported over the weekend, according to the Tennessee Department of Health.

Beginning July 3, Nashville will revert to a modified version of Phase 2 of economic reopening. (Alex Hosey/Community Impact Newspaper)
Bars to close due to coronavirus and more Nashville-area news

Read the latest news from Community Impact Newspaper's coverage of the Nashville area.

Masks will be mandatory in Williamson County beginning July 7. (Courtesy Pexel)
Williamson County to mandate face masks beginning July 7

Violations of the order will constitute a Class A misdemeanor.

The city's Blue Bin program had been suspended since March. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Franklin to resume Blue Bin recycling July 13

The city's Blue Bin program had been suspended since March.

The First Street Foundation's dataset includes a forecast models that anticipate the effects of climate change and sea level rise. (Screenshot via First Street Foundation)
Analysis: FEMA may be undercounting national total flood risk by as much as 70%

The new dataset includes an interactive Flood Factor dashboard that anyone can use to assess the risk of flooding over a 30-year period for any address.

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Sunset Road in Brentwood to close July 6 for paving

Residents who live nearby should plan to take alternate routes. 

Lee said he is calling on law enforcement agencies across the state to review and update use of force and duty to intervene policies in the next 60 days. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Gov. Bill Lee calls for ban on chokeholds across all police agencies in Tennessee

Law enforcement agencies statewide will have 60 days to review their policies to ban chokeholds and require duty-to-intervene policies for officers.

When interest rates are low, homeowners may look to save money by refinancing, which means getting a new mortgage with a better term or interest rate to lower payments. (Source: Matt Frankel/Community Impact Newspaper)
'Refinancing isn't free:' How to navigate refinancing a mortgage

When interest rates are low, homeowners may look to save money by refinancing, which means getting a new mortgage with a better term or interest rate to lower payments.