Here are five recent updates from the Nashville area on Franklin’s fiscal year 2020-21 budget, plans to potentially close schools and more.

Brentwood projects revenue growth despite coronavirus

The city of Brentwood held a public meeting May 14 for fiscal year 2020-21, showing projections for the upcoming year amid dramatic economic changes in the last few months.

Franklin proposes 11% lower city budget amid coronavirus losses; no property tax increase proposed

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.



Williamson County Fair cancels in-person events, activities due to coronavirus

In light of the ongoing spread of coronavirus statewide, officials with the Williamson County Fair Board announced May 13 that in-person events for the 2020 Williamson County Fair have been canceled.

Metro Nashville Public Schools considering closing four schools through consolidation plan

The Metro Nashville Public Schools board is considering a proposal to close four schools as part of a consolidation plan in the district’s Whites Creek and Pearl-Cohn clusters, both located north of Southwest Nashville.


Oscar's Taco Shop now open in Midtown

Oscar’s Taco Shop opened in late March in Midtown at 2323 Elliston Place, Nashville. The restaurant offers nachos, tortas, breakfast burritos, rolled tacos and more.

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