Williamson County distributes vaccines and more top Nashville-area news

Statewide, more than 120,000 vaccines have been distributed to date. (Courtesy Texas Children’s Hospital)
Statewide, more than 120,000 vaccines have been distributed to date. (Courtesy Texas Children’s Hospital)

Statewide, more than 120,000 vaccines have been distributed to date. (Courtesy Texas Children’s Hospital)

Read the most popular news from the past week from Franklin and Brentwood.

See how Williamson County is distributing the COVID-19 vaccine; register for future vaccine alerts

To help residents understand how they will receive the coronavirus vaccine, the Williamson County Health Department has launched a vaccine distribution website to help answer questions and to sign up to be alerted when they are eligible to receive the vaccine according to Tennessee's COVID-19 Vaccination Plan.

Williamson County Schools to go remote following winter break

Students at Williamson County Schools will not return to campus following the district's winter break Jan. 5.



Williamson County to transition to waitlist system for COVID-19 vaccines; find sign-up information here

Officials with Williamson County announced Jan. 7 it will transition to using a waitlist system to administer COVID-19 vaccines in accordance with the Tennessee Department of Health.

Visit Franklin President/CEO Ellie Westman Chin stepping down

The longtime leader Franklin's tourism board is stepping down after more than six years.

Visit Franklin announced Jan. 5 that President and CEO Ellie Westman Chin will leave to join the convention and visitors bureau in Madison, Wisconsin.

Williamson County Schools students to return to campus Jan. 11

Following a week of remote learning Jan. 5-8, students at Williamson County Schools will return to on-campus learning Jan. 11, according to an announcement from the school district.

Wendy Sturges contributed to this report.