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Franklin community leaders speak out against racism at candlelight vigil

Hundreds of Franklin residents overflowed from the corner of the First Missionary Baptist Church parking lot to listen to church leaders, educators, city officials and concerned citizens speak out against systemic racism across the county at a candlelight vigil held June 2.

Cases of coronavirus in Tennessee rise by more than 800 cases in 24 hours

Coronavirus cases across the state of Tennessee have risen to 24,375 as of June 2, according to the latest update from the Tennessee Department of Health.

Metro Nashville Public Schools, other agencies will offer free meals during summer

Director of Schools Adrienne Battle announced at the May 26 board meeting that the district will continue to provide free meals for children under the age of 18 throughout the summer.

Douglas Corner Cafe closes permanently on Eighth Avenue South

Douglas Corner Cafe owner Mervin Louque announced May 28 that he will permanently close the music venue at 2106 Eighth Ave. S., Nashville.

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