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Williamson County approves recommendation to remove Confederate flag from county seal
Following weeks of debate and seeking community feedback, the Williamson County Board of Commissioners voted 16-7 on Sept. 14 approving a resolution to accept a recommendation to remove the Confederate flag from the county seal.
DATA: See 6 months of tracking COVID-19 in Williamson County
The Tennessee Department of Health releases several data points each day, and with changes in reporting practices in recent weeks, it can be difficult to know what each metric means.
Here is a breakdown of reporting metrics with local data from the last six months.
Williamson County active coronavirus cases remain stable; cases in school-age children up 13% since last week
The number of active coronavirus cases in Williamson County is 407, according to the Sept. 14 update from the Tennessee Department of Health. While this number is up slightly from Sept. 3, when the department changed its reporting practices to account for shorter active case periods, the total is the same as last week.
3 development projects to know in Williamson County
A number of construction projects, including hotels and new schools, are underway in Williamson County, Take a look at a few currently in progress.
Robert Blair selected board chair for Franklin Special School District; community members call for former chair to resign
Following the announcement last week that Tim Stillings, a member of the Franklin Special School District board, would not volunteer to serve as board chair this year, FSSD board member Robert Blair was named as the new board chair Sept. 14.
City of Brentwood to conduct smoke testing in residential areas
As part of the city's ongoing work to improve its sewer system, the city of Brentwood will be conducting smoke testing over the next few weeks in some Brentwood neighborhoods.
Wendy Sturges contributed to this report.