10:13 PM Jun 19, 2020 CDT

PHOTOS: Hundreds turn out for candlelight vigil in Brentwood for fallen police officer

Residents, county and city officials attended a vigil in Brentwood to honor the memory of Officer Destin Legieza, who was killed in a traffic accident June 18.


Coronavirus cases in Tennessee rise by nearly 1,200 in 24 hours

The state has conducted more than 667,000 tests for COVID-19.


State, city leaders recognize Juneteenth on June 19: Learn more about the holiday and its connection to Tennessee

Juneteenth honors the day in 1865 when more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation became official in 1863, Union General Gordon Granger came to Galveston to announce the liberation of enslaved people in Texas.



Studio Tenn postpones productions, furloughs staff

Studio Tenn’s board of directors voted to postpone the theater’s 2020-21 season until February of next year and will furlough the majority of its staff as a result of coronavirus concerns.


Brentwood to hold candlelight vigil June 19 to honor Officer Destin Legieza

Officer Destin Legieza was killed in a traffic incident while on duty in the early morning hours of June 18.


Brentwood Assistant Police Chief Tommy Walsh to retire after 31 years

The city of Brentwood announced Assistant Police Chief Tommy Walsh will retire after 31 years of service effective June 28.


City of Franklin to host neighborhood meeting for Old Charlotte Pike development

The proposed development includes plans for a subdivision of single family detached homes, farmsteads and townhomes across 58.6 acres with 157 total homes.



Eat the Frog Fitness opens Brentwood location

The fitness center delivers highly personalized workouts in a studio setting.


Coronavirus cases in Tennessee up by more than 600 in 24 hours; total deaths surpass 500

More than 652,000 COVID-19 tests have been conducted statewide.


Brentwood city commissioners respond to death of police officer June 18

The officer was killed in a traffic incident in the early morning hours.


Holiday events canceled, coronavirus cases rising: News from Nashville area

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



2020 Main Street Festival, Pumpkinfest and Dickens of a Christmas events canceled

Additionally, scheduled events at The Franklin Theatre have also been canceled.


Tennessee Department of Education to release district guidance for meal service, technology and more as schools reopen this fall

Suggestions from the state department of education include staggering lunch times and using school buses as mobile Wi-Fi hot spots.


Coronavirus cases in Tennessee rise by 313 in 24 hours

In Davidson County, there have been at least 7,082 reported cases. Williamson County has reported 730 cases.


Curio Brewing Company to open taproom, coffee brewing facility in Franklin

The taproom will offer house-made cold brew coffee as well as beer.



Copper Penny to close in Brentwood

The store, which has been in Brentwood for the past five years, is slated to close at the end of July.


Face mask donations needed and more: News from Nashville

Read the latest news from Nashville here.


Face mask donations needed at Williamson Medical Center

The hospital is accepting donations to use as courtesy masks in non-COVID-designated areas.


Coronavirus cases in Tennessee rise by 670 in 24 hours; hospitalizations reach highest level to date

Officials with Vanderbilt University Medical Center announced hospitalizations could reach 1,000 by late July.



Residents call for racial-based reforms during Williamson County board of education meeting

Parents of Williamson County School students expressed frustrations with the lack of diversity initiatives present in the district at its June 15 board of education meeting and suggested ideas for improvement.


Franklin to celebrate Juneteenth and more: News from Nashville

Read the latest news from the Nashville area here.


City of Franklin to celebrate Juneteenth with historical web series

Stuckey said every day throughout the week at 6 p.m., the city will release a video related to the history of Juneeteenth or African American history in the city of Franklin.


Coronavirus cases in Tennessee up by more than 700 June 15 following weekend spike in new cases

The state saw more than 1,300 new cases reported over the weekend.