Events canceled, police officer dies and more: News from Nashville this week

Main Street Festival happens each summer along historic Main Street in downtown Franklin, Tennessee. (Courtesy Visit Franklin)
Main Street Festival happens each summer along historic Main Street in downtown Franklin, Tennessee. (Courtesy Visit Franklin)

Main Street Festival happens each summer along historic Main Street in downtown Franklin, Tennessee. (Courtesy Visit Franklin)

Read recent news from this week's coverage of the Nashville area.

2020 Main Street Festival, Pumpkinfest and Dickens of a Christmas events canceled

The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County announced June 17 that all programming and events for the remainder of 2020 will be canceled.

Brentwood city commissioners respond to death of police officer June 18

The city of Brentwood is grieving and investigating a traffic incident that resulted in the death of a Brentwood police officer in the early morning hours of June 18.



Nashville to begin Phase 3 of economic reopening June 22; bars to open at 50% capacity

One month after restaurants and retail stores began operating at 75% capacity as part of Nashville’s second reopening phase, Mayor John Cooper announced June 18 the city will advance to Phase 3 on June 22.

Metro Nashville Police Chief Steve Anderson to retire; city to conduct nationwide search for replacement

Metro Nashville Police Chief Steve Anderson is stepping down after 10 years of service as chief, according to an announcement from the city June 18.

Tennessee Department of Education to release district guidance for meal service, technology and more as schools reopen this fall

As districts across the state finalize plans for students to return to school in August, the Tennessee Department of Education is working to release two dozen sets of toolkits for districts that will reopen for the first time since early March.

Dylan Aycock and Wendy Sturges contributed to this report.



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In addition to bars, pedal taverns and other "transpotainment" vehicles were shut down by the city of Nashville. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
City of Franklin issues citations after party buses migrate down from Nashville

The buses were found in Franklin after ordinances in the city of Nashville caused operations to cease.

Affordable housing units at Cherokee Place in Franklin will be torn down and redeveloped into new multifamily, affordable housing. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
100 affordable housing units proposed in Franklin

The project is proposed to replace existing affordable housing units in the city, adding a net of 28 new units.

Here is the Williamson County COVID-19 case update for Aug. 10. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Williamson County coronavirus cases up by 26 in past 24 hours

There are now 1,232 active cases of coronavirus in the county, a decrease of 18 since Aug. 9.

Owners Parker Turner, Dr. Howard Aubert, Adam Will and Michael Haley will open a new location of Vida Flo later this month. (Courtesy Vida Flo)
Vida Flo to open IV hydration clinic in Franklin

The hydration clinic will offer intravenous fluids and nutrients such as vitamins, antioxidants and medications.

The district is expected to make an announcement later this week to say if schools will reopen or if the district will keep most grades in remote learning. (Design by Katherine Borey/Community Impact Newspaper)
Williamson County Schools to make announcement on future protocol Aug. 14

The district is expected to make an announcement later this week to say if schools will reopen or if the district will keep most grades in remote learning.

Residents can watch baby chicks hatch via livestream during this year's Williamson County Fair, which will be held virtually. (Courtesy Williamson County Fair)
Williamson County Fair begins virtually Aug. 7

While the fair will not have in-person events this year, residents can still participate in events, such as watching baby chicks hatch via a livestream and playing online games.

Here are the latest coronavirus updates in Williamson County. (Community Impact staff)
Coronavirus cases in Williamson County up by 42; active cases drop to lowest level in nearly a month

Cases of coronavirus in Williamson County have risen to 3,405 as of Aug. 6, according to the latest update from the Tennessee Department of Health.

The third phase of Berry Farms, Chadwell, would include a mixed-use center with retail, office space and residences. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Hotel, retail, 1,500-plus residences proposed for next phase of Berry Farms development in Franklin

The third phase of Berry Farms, Chadwell, would include a mixed-use center with retail, office space and residences.

Active cases in the county have decreased by 12 since yesterday, according to the Tennessee Department of Health. (Community Impact staff)
Williamson County reports 55 new cases of coronavirus in 24 hours; active cases continue to decline

Active cases in the county have decreased by 12 since yesterday, according to the Tennessee Department of Health.