The number of new businesses starting in Williamson County has started increasing after hitting a low point in April.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is offering COVID-19 funeral assistance aimed at reimbursing some costs accrued by those who have lost loved ones from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The Williamson County Emergency Management Agency recognized county staff and volunteers who’ve spent the last year working on the COVID-19 public information line.
Around 35 percent of Williamson County residents and 27 percent of residents in Tennessee are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
The TDH recommends that women between the ages of 18 and 49 years old should weigh the risk of the vaccine with its benefits when choosing between the Johnson and Johnson vaccine versus the other two approved vaccine.
In the weeks after the killing of George Floyd, protestors took to Nashville streets and Republican Gov. Bill Lee said he would work with Tennessee law enforcement agencies to seek out possible reforms.
After a 2020 in which Tennessee lawmakers passed one of the strictest anti-abortion laws in the country (which was promptly struck down by a federal judge), abortion policy has not been front-and-center at the Tennessee General Assembly in 2021. But lawmakers couldn’t leave town without push…
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control is recommending a pause in distribution of the one-dose Johnson and Johnson (also known as Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine in the United States.
Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery is suing the federal government, arguing that strings tied to the billions of dollars in relief money coming to the state via the American Rescue Plan are unconstitutional.
Nearly 32 percent of the Williamson County population have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, with the state reporting that nearly 18 percent of the county's population is now fully vaccinated.
As deployment of the various COVID-19 vaccines accelerates, some Tennessee lawmakers are working to prevent residents from being required to get the shot — to varying degrees of success and despite state officials’ declaration that no such mandate was forthcoming.
Gov. Bill Lee’s Financial Stimulus Accountability Group is pivoting from the first round of federal coronavirus relief funds to the latest, under the expectation that nearly $9 billion will flow to state and local governments in Tennessee.
Outbreaks of COVID-19 are hinting at a comeback in Tennessee as state health officials grapple with a greater-than-expected hesitancy to get vaccinated, particularly among conservative white men in rural counties.
With fingers crossed and a note of cautious optimism filling the cyberspace, discussion at Tuesday’s work session for the Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen turned toward requests for special event permits for a couple of music festivals scheduled for the Park at Harlinsdale Farm.
With COVID-19 vaccines becoming more readily available for residents some older residents may have trouble actually getting to a vaccine site.
The Williamson County Health Department will end COVID-19 testing at the Williamson County Agricultural Center and will now be offered by appointment only at the Franklin Clinic as COVID-19 vaccine distribution increases.
The Tennessee Department of Health reported that 20 percent of Williamson County residents have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
The Tennessee Department of Human Services has announced the next round of the state's Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program, which supports children who receive free or reduced school meals.
The Metro Public Health Department announced on Tuesday that it will host a massive drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination event on March 20. The event will be located in Lots A, B, C and D at Nissan Stadium in downtown Nashville.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued its first set of recommendations on activities that people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can safely resume.
It has been one year since the first case of COVID-19 was identified in Tennessee and sent the state toward a new normal. Nearly 200 Nashville Post readers recently responded to a survey about how their businesses have managed operational changes and the economic fallout of the pandemic. Bel…
The Tennessee Housing Development Agency is now accepting applications for its COVID-19 Rent Relief program that aims to support renters who are struggling to pay rent or utilities as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Kroger will begin administering the COVID-19 vaccine as part of the U.S. Federal Retail Pharmacy Partnership plan at all 115 Kroger pharmacies across Tennessee.
Williamson County saw 57 new cases of COVID-19 Friday with testing expected to ramp back up as more people venture from their homes in wake of the week's winter storm.
Williamson Inc. held a virtual town hall with Williamson County Health Department officials and local hospital leaders where medical professionals offered an insight into the state of the COVID-19 response in Middle Tennessee nearly one year into the pandemic.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security Investigators are warning consumers about the rise in fraudulent products and scams related to COVID-19 after seizing more than 11 million counterfeit N95 respirators being marketed in the United States to medical workers and first responders.
Williamson County continues to see a positive dip in COVID-19 numbers as most of the county remains at home with the winter weather, but it also hit a grim milestone in the death count.
Williamson County has seen a low rate of COVID-19 cases in the last two days, perhaps due to icy roads lessening the amount of tests being conducted.
Tennessee will begin registering Tennesseans aged 65 and older and those in Phase 1b of the state’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan for COVID-19 next week.
Getting the COVID-19 vaccine will soon be easier after Walmart and Sam's Club were selected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as part of the U.S. Federal Retail Pharmacy Program, which will give millions more people access to the vaccine.
Marquita Bradshaw pulled off one of 2020’s biggest political upsets when she won the Democratic nomination for retiring U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander’s seat, besting a well-funded candidate supported by national Democrats while spending less than $25,000.
The distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine in Williamson County is facing some challenges, including patients who are scheduled to receive the vaccine not showing up to their appointments.
People who are within three months of being fully vaccinated against COIVD-19 do not need to quarantine if they are exposed to the virus, the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday.
It’s been nearly two months since the COVID-19 vaccine rollout began in Tennessee and as of Monday Williamson County is reporting that 10.8 percent of the county’s population has been vaccinated.
People 70 years old and older can begin to register for the Williamson County Vaccine Waitlist starting Tuesday, Feb. 2.
More than 70,000 people have participated in virtual court hearings in Tennessee this year, according to data kept by the Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts, and judicial leaders could look to make permanent some of the operational changes made in response to the spread of COVID-19.
The Williamson County Emergency Management Agency is offering information about the COVID-19 vaccine on their public information line to help citizens answer questions and receive assistance throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Williamson County saw a new load of COVID-19 cases come in over the weekend — 353 new cases got added to the overall tally for the county.
The Williamson County Health Department and the Williamson County Emergency Management have issued new information for citizens regarding COVID-19 vaccines.
Tennessee health officials have identified a more contagious variant of the novel coronavirus, known as B117, within the state, and are warning that it could accelerate outbreaks just as they show signs of abating.
Tennessee House members on Friday approved a first-in-the-nation Medicaid block grant plan, following their Senate counterparts, who passed the resolution on Thursday.
Overall, 2020 was the slowest year for business starts in a decade, largely because of the huge dip in new licenses during the spring.
Betting may now be legal in Tennessee, but all bets are off when it comes to distribution of vaccines for protection against the coronavirus.
The vacancy rate for office space in Cool Springs reached nearly 19% in the final quarter of 2020, but the long term prospects for Williamson County’s business district remain promising.
At the end of 2019, there were more than 1,300 single family homes and condos for sale in the county. At the end of 2020, the number had dropped to 525, more than a 60 percent decline in the span of a year.
The Williamson County Health Department announced that it is transitioning to administering vaccines using a waitlist system in accordance with the state health department.
The State of Tennessee is seeking both medical and non-medical workers who have been furloughed to join the Tennessee Medical Reserve Corps in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Williamson County saw a high increase of COVID-19 cases Wednesday as 2020 begins to come to a close.
New data released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis shows that Williamson County’s gross domestic product jumped by about 4.6% in 2019.
The coronavirus pandemic pushed companies throughout the health care industry to dramatically increase their use of telehealth.
Sen. Marsha Blackburn and U.S. Rep. Mark Green were among the minority 59 members of Congress to vote against the newly passed $900 billion COVID-19 relief bill, which itself was attached to a $1.4 trillion omnibus spending bill.
Williamson County saw another increase of COVID cases Tuesday as the state's ICU bed capacity becomes more worrisome.
CVS Health will begin administering COVID vaccines at 415 skilled nursing and assisted living facilities in Tennessee starting Dec. 28.
With Christmas approaching, Williamson County saw another large haul of COVID-19 cases come in over the weekend, 786 to be exact.
In November, the median home price in Brentwood cracked $1 million. The city also had a median home price over $1 million in June.
Williamson County is home to several large health care companies with facilities all across the U.S. and one of the largest senior living companies in the country.
Williamson County continues to see its COVID-19 count grow at an exponential rate, with numbers now surpassing 15,000 cases.
Hospitals in Tennessee were delivered their first shipments of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine early Thursday morning and health care workers are lining up to receive their first doses. It has been nine months since the first vaccine candidate was tested in humans, and since then more than 63 cl…
Starting next week, the Williamson County Emergency Management Agency will switch to self-administered COVID-19 tests a few days per week.
Williamson County continues to see its COVID-19 numbers climb at an increasing rate and a grim milestone has been reached on the death toll.
At least 16 hospitals in Tennessee ran out of intensive care unit beds last week, according to newly released federal data, and an expected spike in COVID-19 hospitalizations from the Thanksgiving holiday looms.
Even before the pandemic, the Middle Tennessee’s tech industry had a high rate of remote work, but the Franklin-based company Rustici Software is different.
Earlier this year, one of the best-selling items in the Tin Cottage’s online store was a notepad bearing the image of the rapper Snoop Dogg. The phrase Fo’ Scribbles, a riff on the rapper’s famous catchphrase, is printed at the bottom in a gothic font.
As demand for convalescent plasma at local hospitals increases, the nonprofit Blood Assurance is calling for donors to help meet the need.
Williamson County saw 402 new cases of coronavirus come in over the weekend as Tennessee hit a grim toll for total pandemic deaths.
A Tennessee committee overseeing the state’s allocation of $2.3 billion in federal coronavirus aid met Wednesday to discuss the final steps before the funds expire at the end of the month.
Former Brentwood police officer, family man and Spring Hill resident Dan Hester, 49, tragically passed away Tuesday after battling COVID-19 for over a month.
Tennessee lawmakers are considering ways to claw back pandemic-related powers from the executive branch ahead of their return to legislative session in January.
The Tennessee Department of Education and the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services have partnered with other statewide organizations, to provide a COVID-19 Emotional Support Line for all Tennessee educators.
Maury Regional Spring Hill, along with all Maury Regional hospitals will see new visitor restrictions imposed starting Monday, Nov. 30, as COVID-19 cases spike across the state.
“I completely acknowledge that it [COVID-19] exists — I’m not a COVID-denier. People have died from this disease, that is tragic, loss of life is tragic, but I’m not being callous when I say this — people die,” Gary Humble said.
Williamson County saw another large number of COVID-19 cases reported Monday as Thanksgiving week continues.
With Thanksgiving less than one week away the United States is seeing an explosion of COVID-19 viral infections that could increase dramatically as families gather for the holiday on Thursday.
Several tech executives from Williamson County companies shared lessons learned during the pandemic and their vision of the next steps for the tech industry at a virtual conference this week.
As COVID-19 vaccines inch closer to readiness, a group of Tennessee lawmakers is seeking to make it harder to require immunizations of the state's citizens.
Williamson County is seeing its highest surge of new COVID-19 cases since the pandemic's start as November continues.
Over the last several weeks, a number of airlines have announced programs that test passengers for COVID-19 before they get on a flight.