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Rising number of active coronavirus cases moves Williamson County Schools to 'medium' spread back-to-school scenario

The number of active cases in Williamson County is now nearly 1,200, according to daily data from the Tennessee Department of Health. This number pushes the county spread level from "low" to "medium," according to metrics from Williamson County Schools.

Franklin BOMA approves settlement with United Daughters of the Confederacy over Confederate monument downtown

The Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted unanimously to approve a draft settlement agreement with the United Daughters of the Confederacy over the Confederate monument in Franklin’s public square, at its July 14 meeting.

Williamson County Parks and Recreation announces opening of Brentwood Splash Park

The Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department announced the opening of the Brentwood Splash Park in partnership with the city of Brentwood on July 16 at the Indoor Sports Complex located at 920 Heritage Way.

Nashville bars to remain closed through July 31

Mayor John Cooper announced July 14 that bars in Davidson County will remain closed until at least July 31, citing rising in COVID-19 cases in the county.

E+Rose Wellness Cafe opens Nashville location in The Gulch

E+Rose Wellness Cafe, a local chain with plant-based foods and wellness items, opened its fifth Nashville-area location June 9 at 1201 Demonbreun St., Ste. 110, Nashville.

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