Governor calls for special session of Legislature, mask mandate extended in Williamson County: News from Nashville

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Southwest Nashville

Gov. Bill Lee calls for special session of the Tennessee Legislature to act on coronavirus liability, protest legislation

A special session of the Tennessee Legislature will convene beginning Aug. 10, according to an Aug. 3 announcement from Gov. Bill Lee.

Authentic French pastries, to-go meals in spotlight at Little Gourmand's new Berry Hill location



More than five years after opening a French cafe and market in Green Hills, Little Gourmand owners Guenievre Milliner and Eric Summer expanded to the Berry Hill area in mid-June.

Davidson County coronavirus cases rise by 80 in 24 hours

Cases of coronavirus in Davidson County have risen to 19,400 as of Aug. 3, according to the latest update from the Tennessee Department of Health.

This marks an increase of 80 new cases reported in the county since the department’s last update Aug. 2.

Liberation Yoga Nashville closes brick-and-mortar studio in 12 South

Liberation Yoga Nashville permanently closed its brick-and-mortar studio after six years at 2907 12th Ave. S., Ste. 4, Nashville, the owner announced via social media July 22. The studio will continue to offer virtual classes, according to the post.

Franklin-Brentwood

Mere Bulles looks to make food, atmosphere more accessible in Brentwood

Mere Bulles, located in the historic Maryland Manor in Brentwood, began as a Southern restaurant in downtown Nashville in 1985—before Broadway was filled with the neon lights of honky tonks and bars that can be seen today.

Williamson County coronavirus cases rise by over 30 in 24 hours

Cases of coronavirus in Williamson County have risen to 3,269 as of Aug. 3, according to the latest update from the Tennessee Department of Health.

This marks an increase of 39 new cases reported in the county since the department’s last update Aug. 2.

Williamson County mayor extends mask mandate to Aug. 29

Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson has renewed the countywide mandate requiring citizens to wear masks or cloth face coverings in public to last until at least Aug. 29.

Wendy Sturges, Dylan Aycock and Alex Hosey contributed to this report.