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Metro Nashville Public Schools approves plan to consolidate schools in Pearl-Cohn Whites Creek clusters
The Metro Nashville Public Schools board unanimously approved a proposal at a specially called meeting May 19 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.
Franklin Special School District approves reduction in teaching positions
In a virtual meeting May 11, the Franklin Special School District board of education voted unanimously to reduce three positions ahead of the 2020-21 school year.
Mayor John Cooper issues order requiring employees visitors to wear masks in city buildings
Mayor John Cooper issued Executive Order No. 7 on May 18 requiring all employees and visitors to wear a mask or face covering inside any building owned or operated by Metro Nashville.
Jack Brown's Beer & Burger Joint opens second Nashville location in Edgehill
Jack Brown’s Beer & Burger Joint, a chain offering burgers, craft beer and more, opened March 6 in Edgehill at 1201 Villa Place, Ste. 102, Nashville.
Williamson County Schools planning three scenarios for return in fall 2020
In a Williamson County Schools board meeting May 18, Superintendent Jason Golden said the school district was planning for three different scenarios when looking at when schools reopen this fall in light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival in Franklin canceled
The 2020 Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival, originally slated for Sept. 26-27 at The Park at Harlinsdale Farm in Franklin has been canceled, according to event organizers.
Pier 1 Imports to close all locations including one in Franklin
All locations of Pier 1 Imports, including the one located at 1761 Galleria Blvd., Franklin, will close permanently after the company sells off its remaining inventory starting on an unknown date.
Dylan Aycock, Alex Hosey, Daniel Houston and Wendy Sturges contributed to this report.