Brentwood to host blood drive in honor of officer and more Nashville-area news

This year's event will be held in honor of officer Destin Legieza, who died in a car accident while on duty June 18. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
This year's event will be held in honor of officer Destin Legieza, who died in a car accident while on duty June 18. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)

This year's event will be held in honor of officer Destin Legieza, who died in a car accident while on duty June 18. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)

Read the latest news from Brentwood, Franklin and Williamson County.

Brentwood

Blood drive to be held in honor of Brentwood police officer Destin Legieza on Aug. 26


The Brentwood Police Department and the Brentwood Fire Department will host its annual Battle of the Badges blood drive competition Aug. 26-27 at the John P. Holt Brentwood Library, located at 8109 Concord Road, Brentwood.

This year's event will be held in honor of officer Destin Legieza, who died in a car accident while on duty June 18.



City of Brentwood reports perfect score on water system inspection

Following an unannounced inspection from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Brentwood city officials announced Aug. 20 the city has received a perfect score on a sanitary survey of its water system.

Franklin

Studio Tenn to hold virtual variety show fundraiser Aug. 27

In lieu of hosting its annual One Night Only fundraising gala, regional theater group Studio Tenn has announced it will hold an online virtual variety show fundraiser.

Williamson County

Williamson County coronavirus cases up by 76 in past 24 hours; active cases dip to lowest point in five weeks

The total number of coronavirus cases in Williamson County has risen to 4,055 as of Aug. 21, according to the latest update from the Tennessee Department of Health. This marks an increase of 76 new cases reported in the county since the department’s last update Aug. 20.

5 development projects to watch in Williamson County

While many business sectors in Williamson County have seen a slowdown in recent months, construction is still continuing on major projects throughout the county.

Williamson County Schools to honor board chair with Gary B. Anderson Day on Aug. 24

To honor the career of Gary Anderson, the chair of the Williamson County Schools Board of Education, WCS officials announced Aug. 24 will be Gary B. Anderson Day in Williamson County.

Wendy Sturges contributed to this report.



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