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Franklin High School's mascot will no longer be the Rebels effective immediately, according to Superintendent Jason Golden. (Alex Hosey/Community Impact Newspaper)
Franklin High School's mascot will no longer be the Rebels effective immediately, according to Superintendent Jason Golden. (Alex Hosey/Community Impact Newspaper)

Franklin High School's mascot will no longer be the Rebels effective immediately, according to Superintendent Jason Golden. (Alex Hosey/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Franklin High School to change mascot following committee recommendation

Franklin High School's mascot will no longer be the Rebels, following a recommendation from a committee of made up of Franklin High faculty, students, school leaders and community members, according to a July 28 announcement from Williamson County Schools.

DATA: Low housing inventory amid coronavirus creates more competition for real estate in Williamson County

The effects of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic can be seen in nearly every aspect of Williamson County’s economy, and the real estate industry is no different. However, as many small businesses deal with tough losses due to closures, local Realtors are seeing some unexpected consequences of the virus—namely, more buyers looking to spend more on housing.



Ulta Beauty to open in early August at The Mall at Green Hills

Ulta Beauty, a cosmetics company with locations across the U.S., will open Aug. 7 inside The Mall at Green Hills, 2126 Abbott Martin Road, Ste. 174, Nashville, according to a social media post from the company. The store offers makeup, skin care products, hair care products, fragrances and salon services.

Wendy Sturges and Dylan Aycock contributed to this report.



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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

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Here are the coronavirus data updates to know today in Williamson County. (Community Impact staff)
Williamson County coronavirus cases rise by over 30 in 24 hours

There are now 1,287 active cases of coronavirus in the county, a decrease of 25 since yesterday.

Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson renewed the county-wide mandate requiring citizens to wear masks or cloth face coverings in public on Aug. 3 which will last until at least Aug. 29. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Williamson County mayor extends mask mandate to Aug. 29

Officials said the county mayor believes the continued wearing of masks will continue to help active cases of coronavirus drop and is needed to help keep businesses and schools open during the fall.

Cases of coronavirus in Williamson County have risen to 3,132 as of July 31, according to the latest update from the Tennessee Department of Health. (Community Impact staff)
Williamson County coronavirus cases rise by over 70 in 24 hours

There are now 1,304 active cases of coronavirus in the county, a decrease of four since yesterday.

United Way of Greater Nashville announced July 28 plans to use a $25,000 grant from the PNC Foundation to support the Imagination Library of Middle Tennessee in Williamson County in partnership with The Dollywood Foundation. (Alex Hosey/Community Impact Newspaper)
United Way to support Imagination Library of Williamson County

The program will provide one book a month to over 2,000 children in the area ages 0-5 for a year at no cost to their families.