Bars to close due to coronavirus and more Nashville-area news

Beginning July 3, Nashville will revert to a modified version of Phase 2 of economic reopening. (Alex Hosey/Community Impact Newspaper)
Beginning July 3, Nashville will revert to a modified version of Phase 2 of economic reopening. (Alex Hosey/Community Impact Newspaper)

Beginning July 3, Nashville will revert to a modified version of Phase 2 of economic reopening. (Alex Hosey/Community Impact Newspaper)

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

Nashville reverting to Phase 2 of economic reopening; Mayor John Cooper orders bars to close

Nashville Mayor John Cooper announced July 2 that the city will close bars for at least two weeks and reduce restaurant capacity from 75% to 50% as part of a modified return to Phase 2 of economic reopening.

Sunset Road in Brentwood to close July 6 for paving

A portion of Sunset Road in Brentwood will close on Monday, July 6 for paving work as part of the city's ongoing project to widen the road.



Gov. Bill Lee calls for ban on chokeholds across all police agencies in Tennessee

In a July 2 press briefing, Gov. Bill Lee called for police departments and agencies across the state to review polices related to law enforcement policies that have garnered nationwide attention in recent weeks.

Sweethaven to hold grand opening in Franklin's Westhaven community

Sweethaven will host a grand opening celebration July 3 at 1015 Westhaven Blvd. Ste. 130, Franklin.

Wendy Sturges and Dylan Aycock 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)
Franklin cites party buses coming from Nashville and more area news

Read the latest Franklin and Brentwood news as well as updates from Williamson County.

Spark is slated to open in late August in Brentwood. (Courtesy Spark: An Art Studio)
Spark: An Art Studio coming soon to Brentwood

Spark is a make-your-own art studio where customers can create glass and tile mosaics from stencils provided by the studio.

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.