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Southwest Nashville businesses close, add new services to stay open amid coronavirus concerns

Several restaurants and shops have adjusted their offerings in response to the coronavirus.


See which restaurants are open or temporarily closed in Southwest Nashville neighborhoods

Several restaurants in Southwest Nashville have adjusted their offerings in response to the coronavirus.



April 6: 4 things Nashville-area readers need to know about the coronavirus

In case you missed them the first time around, here are some of the most notable updates from our past week of coronavirus coverage.



Q&A: What does the stay-at-home order mean for Tennessee residents?

Residents can still go to some stores but are advised to stay at home as much as possible.


Music City Center in Nashville to serve COVID-19 alternative treatment facility

Music City Center in downtown Nashville will serve as an alternative treatment facility for COVID-19 patients.




5 Nashville-area coronavirus stories readers should know

Find recent Nashville-area stories regarding the ongoing coronavirus below.


2020 CMT Music Awards rescheduled for October

The 2020 CMT Music Awards, held annually at Bridgestone Arena, will now be held in October.


Belle Meade Police Department launches delivery service for seniors, vulnerable residents

The service is available to senior citizens and others who may be more vulnerable to coronavirus.



Tennessee sees 148% increase in unemployment insurance claims during week ending March 28; nationwide claims up 100%

Initial claims for unemployment insurance in Tennessee climbed to more than 94,000 last week.


As coronavirus outbreak keeps residents at home, Nashville-area gardening expert shares tips for spring season

Trying to prepare your garden for a successful season? Here are some tips on how to get started.


Census response rates lag in Nashville compared to state average

Davidson County is behind the nation’s average response rate for the 2020 federal census as well as the average for the state as of April 1.


Metro Nashville Public Schools releases suggested daily schedule to help parents

Parents are advised to encourage continued learning for children but not to stress over completing academic work.



Metro Nashville Public Schools begins distributing laptops to seniors

Metro Nashville Public Schools are closed through at least April 24.


Metro Nashville Public Schools cancels all proms due to coronavirus

Schools in Davidson County remain closed through at least April 24.


Nashville Mayor John Cooper extends 'safer-at-home' order through April 24, all nonessential businesses to remain closed

The updated order follows a similar statewide order issued March 30 by Gov. Bill Lee.




Coronavirus, tornado recovery and a property tax increase: Nashville Mayor John Cooper outlines city’s challenges in State of Metro address

Mayor John Cooper plans to include a property tax increase in the budget he submits to Metro Nashville Council.


CMA Fest canceled for 2020, expected to return in 2021

The annual music festival has been canceled amid the local coronavirus outbreak.


Catch a live concert, take a virtual walk through Cheekwood: Activities in the Greater Nashville area to stream at home this week, March 30-April 4

For residents in the Greater Nashville area looking for activities and things to do while practicing social distancing, here are a few ways to enjoy local entertainment with leaving the house.


COVID-19 assessment centers open at Nissan Stadium, Meharry Medical College in Nashville

The third assessment center is scheduled to open on April 1.



DATA: Case numbers, age groups and tests completed in Tennessee

Since the first case of COVID-19 was identified in Williamson County on March 5, positive cases have continued to rise throughout Tennessee.


Gov. Bill Lee issues stay-at-home order through April 14

The stay-at-home order is expected to last for at least 14 days.