Tenn. coronavirus cases rise, two tax-free weekends and more: News from Nashville

Here are the coronavirus data updates to know today in Tennessee. (Community Impact staff)
Here are the coronavirus data updates to know today in Tennessee. (Community Impact staff)

Here are the coronavirus data updates to know today in Tennessee. (Community Impact staff)

Read the latest news from the Nashville area.

Tennessee coronavirus cases rise by over 1,300 in 24 hours

Cases of the coronavirus in Tennessee have risen to 53,514 as of July 7, according to the latest update from the Tennessee Department of Health.

Tennessee will have two tax-free holiday weekends this summer

The Tennessee General Assembly has approved two sales tax holidays weekends in 2020—one for back-to-school items and the other for restaurants, according to a news release.



Hampton Inn & Suites Nashville Downtown Capitol View to open July 10

Hampton Inn & Suites Nashville Downtown Capitol View will open July 10 at 530 11th Ave. N., Nashville, according to a news release.

Alex Hosey and Dylan Aycock contributed to this report.






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District officials have said that none of Williamson County Schools' 49 campuses are approved for political gatherings. (Community Impact staff)
Williamson County Schools cautions against using campuses for political parades

District officials have said that none of Williamson County Schools' 49 campuses are approved for political gatherings.

Residents are working to organize a new event this year after the annual Christmas parade held by the Kiwanis Club of Franklin was canceled. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Residents organizing Christmas parade in downtown Franklin

City staff is working to ensure that guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Tennessee Pledge, as well as the county’s mask mandate, will be followed.

The studio offers a number of different yoga courses. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Free Flow Yoga now open in Berry Farms

The studio offers a number of different yoga courses.

The store opened this fall inside the CoolSprings Galleria. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
Offline by Aerie now open in CoolSprings Galleria

The store is the first brick-and-mortar location for the company.

Williamson County is currently seeing a second rise in active cases. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Active cases of coronavirus in Williamson County now over 700; mask mandate goes into effect Oct. 24

The county has also seen nine deaths and seven new hospitalizations this week, according to the Tennessee Department of Health.

The partnership is slated to end next year, which will allow Williamson County to search for new pediatric care options. (Community Impact staff)
Williamson Medical Center will not renew children’s hospital partnership with Vanderbilt

The partnership is slated to end next year, which will allow Williamson County to search for new pediatric care options.

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Williamson County Schools gets flex days and more top news from the week

Read popular news from the Nashville area from the past week.

Pinspiration will open in late October. (Courtesy Pexels)
Pinspiration to open studio in Brentwood

The Pinterest-inspired studio offers a space for craft projects, parties and more.

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Williamson County reinstates mask mandate; requirements could last through end of 2020

County Mayor Rogers Anderson announced the reinstatement this morning.

Two Aldi locations will open in Brentwood. (Courtesy Aldi)
Aldi announces opening dates for two new Brentwood locations

Both new stores will be open before the end of the year.