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.