Here are five recent updates from Metro Nashville on area protests, library services and more.

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 country at a candlelight vigil held June 2.

Mayor John Cooper: No curfew for June 2 in Nashville

Nashville Mayor John Cooper announced there will be no curfew for June 2 following three straight days of curfews in the evening hours citywide; however, he said first responders will maintain a presence downtown as a precaution.



Williamson County Board of Commissioners to amend budget at June 8 meeting to allow more money for schools, facilities

The Williamson County Board of Commissioners plans to consider amending the county’s budget for fiscal year 2019-20 at its June 8 meeting to allow for more money for schools, parks and recreation, libraries and more.

See photos from the June 4 Black Lives Matter protest in downtown Nashville

Chants of "No justice, no peace," "Hands up! Don't shoot!” and "Say his name! George Floyd!" could be heard on the streets of Nashville on June 4 as thousands of protestors gathered downtown to march to City Hall as part of the Nashville Black Lives Matter Youth-Led Rally.


Nashville Public Library to offer curbside pickup beginning June 8, including in Green Hills

Nashville Public Library will reopen in phases, beginning with curbside pickup available to library patrons June 8, according to a news release.

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