Back-to-school plan OK'd by Franklin Special School District and more Nashville-area news

(Community Impact Staff)
(Community Impact Staff)

(Community Impact Staff)

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Franklin-Brentwood

Franklin Special School District approves back-to-school plan for 2020-21 school year

The Franklin Special School District Board of Education voted unanimously July 20 to approve the district's back-to-school framework, which give parents and students the option of choosing between in-person and virtual instruction for the 2020-21 school year.

'Community Impact' now seeking feedback from parents, teachers regarding 2020-21 school year



We would like to hear from our readers about Williamson County Schools' plan for the upcoming school year and get their feedback on how the district is handling reopening in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Feedback submitted may be used in upcoming print and online coverage.

Drive-in theater The Field at Franklin to open July 24

The Field at Franklin, a drive-in theater located at 1810 Columbia Ave., Franklin, will open July 24, according to a social media post from the venue.

Kate & Lulu's coming soon to Westhaven community

Kate & Lulu’s Kitchen will open in the Westhaven community in Franklin at 158 Front St., Ste. 110.

The bakery and restaurant will offer spins on classic Texas breakfast foods and baked goods like kolaches and cinnamon rolls, with the owners planning to open the store in August.

Southwest Nashville

Davidson County coronavirus cases rise by 179 in 24 hours


Coronavirus cases in Davidson County have risen to 16,223 as of July 20, according to the latest update from the Tennessee Department of Health.

Williamson County coronavirus cases rise by over 40 in 24 hours

Cases of coronavirus in Williamson County have risen to 2,562 as of July 20, according to the latest update from the Tennessee Department of Health.

Ice cream sandwich shop The Baked Bear opens in Midtown

The Baked Bear, a dessert shop specializing in ice cream sandwiches, opened July 17 in Midtown at 1809 Division St., Nashville. Customers can order customized ice cream sandwiches, which are made with hand-churned ice cream, between cookies, brownies or a combination of both.

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