Read the top stories from the past week from the Franklin and Brentwood areas.
Tennessee VA now offering COVID-19 vaccine for veterans age 65 and older
Veterans in Tennessee age 65 or older may now qualify for the COVID-19 vaccine through the Tennessee Valley Healthcare System and the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.
Perry's Steakhouse & Grille will open Franklin location Feb. 18
The first Tennessee location of Perry's Steakhouse & Grille will open in Franklin on Feb. 18, according to an announcement from the eatery.
Williamson County active COVID-19 cases drop more than 20% in past week
The number of active cases of coronavirus in Williamson County has dropped by 23% in the past week, dropping to 1,763 cases as of Jan. 20, according to the Tennessee Department of Health.
New boutique Valentine House now open in Westhaven in Franklin
The boutique, located near the intersection of Front Street and Westhaven Boulevard, offers a selection of home decor and gifts, including candles, lamps, furniture and other accessories.
Williamson County Schools, state address effects of COVID-19 on learning loss
While many students have returned to on-campus learning in the past several months, they have also been subject to learning loss due to pandemic-related school closures in early 2020, which has prompted local and state officials to take action in 2021.
Wendy Sturges contributed to this report.