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Masks, short-term rentals and home-based businesses: 3 ordinances approved by Metro Nashville Council July 7

Metro Nashville Council’s July 7 meeting included the approval of several ordinances on third reading, three of which involved mask requirements, non-owner-occupied short-term rental properties and home-based businesses.

Tennessee coronavirus cases rise by over 2,400 in 24 hours, marking the largest single-day increase in cases to date

Cases of the coronavirus in Tennessee have risen to 55,986 as of July 8, according to the latest update from the Tennessee Department of Health.

New committee to explore changing Franklin High mascot

A new committee has been formed to discuss the possibility of changing the Rebel mascot of Franklin High School and is seeking feedback from the public, according to a release from Williamson County Schools.

Alex Hosey and Dylan Aycock contributed to this report.