4:00 AM May 26, 2020 CDT

Long road to economic recovery begins in Williamson County

Local officials are still working to determine the long-term economic effects of coronavirus on the region.


10:31 AM May 29, 2020 CDT

Franklin Special School District will continue meal service through summer

Meals will be provided free of charge to students, even if they do not attend a school in the Franklin Special School District.


State preps to expand hospital capacity, plus four other Nashville updates

Here are five recent updates from the Nashville area on businesses reopening, the path to economic recovery and more.



Tennessee coronavirus cases up by more than 400 in past 24 hours; 4 more deaths confirmed

New reported cases have risen by less than 2% in the past 24 hours.


Williamson County to reopen pools, Franklin Splash Park on June 3

Additional county recreation facilities will also reopen.


City of Franklin cancels 4th of July events

City officials said state mandates on large gatherings and social distancing guidelines led them to cancel the events.


Tennessee preps alternate care site in Nashville to increase COVID-19 hospital capacity in region

If state health officials determine additional hospital capacity is needed in Middle Tennessee, the alternate site will allow space for 67 beds.



Coronavirus cases in Tennessee rise by 373 in 24 hours

More than 6,000 people have been tested over the past 24 hours, according to the Tennessee Department of Health.


Franklin BOMA considers delaying certain capital improvement projects

The city of Franklin is considering delaying four different capital improvement projects based on priority rankings from the Board of Mayor and Aldermen.


Coronavirus cases in Tennessee rise by 341 in 24 hours

Nearly 410,000 tests have been conducted statewide as of May 27.


ROAD CLOSURE: I-440 at I-65 ramp in Nashville to close May 29-June 1

Construction on I-440 in Nashville is set to wrap up this summer.



Cool Springs traffic study indicates areas for improvement

The preliminary results of a traffic study for the Cool Springs area was presented to the Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen at its May 26 work session.


Virtual summer learning and more: News from Nashville

Read the latest news from Community Impact Newspaper's coverage of the Nashville area.



Cycle Bar in Franklin adapts to offer mix of in-person, virtual classes

Cycle Bar Franklin Owner Sharon Thompson said she is working to make sure customers feel comfortable as gyms and fitness studios reopen locally.



Coronavirus cases in Tennessee rise by 462 in 24 hours

Cases numbers rose by 2.2% since May 24.


ROUNDUP: Businesses reopen in Metro Nashville

Here are three updates on the reopenings of Nashville businesses, including Nordstrom in The Mall at Green Hills.


Coronavirus cases in Tennessee rise by 356, surpassing 20,000 total cases

More than 380,000 tests have been conducted statewide.


Restaurant reopenings, rising unemployment and 3 other Nashville stories

Here are five recent updates from Metro Nashville, on plans for school in the fall semester, info on the economic impact of coronavirus and more.



Coronavirus cases in Tennessee rise by 433 in past 24 hours

Here are the coronavirus updates to know May 22.


Row House to open June 1 in Franklin

The new studio offers single-station workouts on state-of-the-art rowing machines.



Capacity restrictions lifted from restaurants, retailers in Tennessee; large attractions can also reopen

While social distancing guidelines are still in place, Gov. Bill Lee is allowing select businesses across the state to operate at up to full capacity.



Coronavirus has 'staggering' effects on Tennessee's unemployment rate, new data shows

Data released May 21 shows the unemployment rate more than quadrupled from March to April.


Coronavirus cases in Tennessee rise by 429 in past 24 hours

The number of new cases rose by 2.2% since yesterday.