Vanderbilt seeking volunteers for coronavirus vaccine and more news from Nashville

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is recruiting 1,000 volunteers for a COVID-19 vaccine trial. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is recruiting 1,000 volunteers for a COVID-19 vaccine trial. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is recruiting 1,000 volunteers for a COVID-19 vaccine trial. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

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Vanderbilt University Medical Center recruiting 1,000 volunteers for COVID-19 vaccine trial

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is seeking 1,000 volunteers for a COVID-19 vaccine trial, the hospital announced July 15.

Davidson County coronavirus cases rise by over 340 in 24 hours

Cases of coronavirus in Davidson County have risen to 14,550 as of July 15, according to the latest update from the Tennessee Department of Health.



Williamson County coronavirus cases rise by over 120 in 24 hours

Cases of coronavirus in Williamson County have risen to 2,119 as of July 15, according to the latest update from the Tennessee Department of Health.

Dylan Aycock and Alex Hosey contributed to this report.






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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.

Williamson County Schools remains in the "medium" spread scenario, with 0.54% of the county population currently infected with the virus, according to the district's framework. (Community Impact staff)
Williamson County coronavirus cases rise by more than 30; WCS remains in 'medium' spread scenario

Williamson County Schools remains in the "medium" spread scenario, with 0.54% of the county population currently infected with the virus, according to the district's framework.

The U.S. Census Bureau will halt its counting operation a month earlier than expected. (Courtesy U.S. Census Bureau)
U.S. Census Bureau to halt counting operation a month earlier than expected

The self-response deadline has moved up to Sept. 30.

Sun-dried tomato chicken ($23) This dish features Italian crusted chicken cooked in sun-dried tomato lemon butter and topped with Parmesan cheese, with mashed potatoes and asparagus on the side. (Photos by Alex Hosey/Community Impact Newspaper)
Mere Bulles looks to make food, atmosphere more accessible in Brentwood

Fun Fact: Mere Bulles' name, which translates to “Mother Bubbles,” came from the founder Rodney Wise’s wife, Shirley, who would watch grandchildren in exchange for a bottle of champagne.