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DATA: See 6 months of tracking COVID-19 in Williamson County

It has been a little more than six months since the first case of the coronavirus in the state was reported in Williamson County, and in that time, total cases have risen to nearly 5,000.

Williamson County approves recommendation to remove Confederate flag from county seal

Following weeks of debate and seeking community feedback, the Williamson County Board of Commissioners voted 16-7 on Sept. 14 approving a resolution to accept a recommendation to remove the Confederate flag from the county seal.



3 development projects to know in Williamson County

A number of construction projects, including hotels and new schools, are underway in Williamson County, Take a look at a few currently in progress.

9 new eateries that opened in Franklin, Brentwood this summer

Several new eateries opened this summer in the Franklin and Brentwood areas. Take a look to see which new spots you may have missed.

Franklin Special School District Board Chair Tim Stillings apologizes for social media post; board will appoint new chair

In response to a social media post made Sept. 5 by Franklin Special School District Board of Education Chair Tim Stillings, the board will select a new board chair, and Stillings has issued an apology.

Wendy Sturges contributed to this report.



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Guy Fieri's Flavortown Kitchen offers food delivery in the Franklin area. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Guy Fieri's Flavortown Kitchen launches delivery-only service from Cool Springs

The virtual kitchen offers a selection of dishes inspired by the Food Network personality.

Following a recent decline in active COVID-19 cases, officials with Williamson County announced Feb. 26 that it will allow its mask mandate to expire Feb. 27 at midnight. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Williamson County lets mask mandate expire; 5 restaurants that opened in Franklin, Brentwood and more top area news

Read the most popular news from the past week from the Franklin and Brentwood area.

Thai Esane opened in February in Brentwood. (Courtesy Thai Esane, Jake Matthews)
Burgers, biryani, beer: 5 restaurants that opened in Feb. in Franklin, Brentwood

Take a look at some of the newest eateries in the area.

Williamson County Schools announced March 2 it is on track to have administered 2,500 vaccine doses. (Liesbeth Powers/Community Impact Newspaper)
Williamson County Schools on track to vaccinate 2,500 employees

The district has already administered 1,000 COVID-19 vaccines through its own clinic, according to WCS.

Tennessee will move to Phase 1C of its vaccine plan March 8. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
Tennessee to move to Phase 1C of vaccination plan March 8

The move comes less than two weeks after the opening of Phase 1B.

See how COVID-19 has impacted Williamson County in recent weeks. (Community Impact staff)
Williamson County active COVID-19 case count reaches 5-month low; officials urge continued mask wearing

The number of active coronavirus cases in Williamson County has dropped to 515 as of March 1, according to the Tennessee Department of Health. 

Following a recent decline in active COVID-19 cases, officials with Williamson County announced Feb. 26 that it will allow its mask mandate to expire Feb. 27 at midnight.  (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Williamson County will allow mask mandate to expire Feb. 27

Following a recent decline in active COVID-19 cases, officials with Williamson County announced Feb. 26 that it will allow its mask mandate to expire Feb. 27 at midnight.

Perry's Steakhouse & Grille opened its first Tennessee location Feb. 25 in Cool Springs. (Courtesy Perry's Steakhouse & Grille)
Perry's Steakhouse & Grille open in Cool Springs; Burger Dandy launches in Franklin and more news from February

Read the latest business and community news from the past month from Franklin and Brentwood.

Trader Joe's has existing locations in Green Hills and near Belle Meade. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Trader Joe's coming to Cool Springs; COVID-19 cases falling in Williamson County and more top Nashville news

Read the most popular news from the past week from the Franklin-Brentwood area.

See daily COVID-19 data updates from Williamson County. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Active COVID-19 cases in Williamson County have dropped by more than 50% since start of February

The county has not seen case numbers at that level since October, before a surge in new cases around the holiday season, according to Tennessee Department of Health data.

Perry's Steakhouse & Grille opened its first Tennessee location Feb. 25 in Cool Springs. (Courtesy Perry's Steakhouse & Grille)
Perry's Steakhouse & Grille now open in Cool Springs

This is the first Tennessee location for the company. 

Trader Joe's has existing locations in Green Hills and near Belle Meade. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
CONFIRMED: Trader Joe's plans for Cool Springs location 'sometime this year'

An official with Trader Joe's said the company is in the very early process of opening a store in Cool Springs.