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Williamson County school districts working to address COVID-19 learning loss

Students in Williamson County have been back at school, either online or in-person, for roughly a month. In that time, school officials said, teachers have been working to determine how students are faring after months of being away from the classroom.

Sal's Family Pizza in Franklin adds outdoor seating

Sal’s Family Pizza, located at 595 Hillsboro Road, Ste. 311, Franklin, announced plans earlier this summer to add an outdoor service patio to its existing restaurant.

As of mid-September, the eatery has already added new tables, with plans to add more in the future.

1892 turns to farm-to-table roots in pandemic

This year has been a tough one for many restaurants in the Greater Nashville area, but many, such as 1892 in Leiper’s Fork, have learned to adapt to a new normal as businesses in the area have reopened.

See how Williamson County Schools, Franklin Special School District compare to neighboring districts, state data

Williamson County is home to two school districts: Williamson County Schools and Franklin Special School District. See how each district compares to state and local data in enrollment, demographics and salary levels.

CAMPUS DEEP DIVE: See demographics data from Williamson County Schools, Franklin Special School District

Williamson County is home to two school districts: Franklin Special School District, which includes grades K-8 in the Franklin area; and Williamson County Schools, which serves the rest of the district and higher grades in Franklin. Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and waivers from the Tennessee General Assembly and the U.S. Department of Education, Tennessee schools were not required to conduct testing or report assessment data for the 2019-20 school year.

Wendy Sturges contributed to this report.