The number of new businesses starting in Williamson County has started increasing after hitting a low point in April.
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.
Williamson Medical Center, Williamson County Health Department, Williamson County Schools, Franklin Special School District and Williamson, Inc. released a joint statement calling for the greater community to take steps to help lessen the impact of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as cases rise…
Since Oct. 1, the COVID-19 outbreak has more than doubled in size in Tennessee and the number of people hospitalized for the virus has risen 86 percent.
Williamson County saw a startling new number of COVID-19 cases come in over the weekend as the state went through a backlog of new cases.
Tennessee Stands, a nonprofit advocacy group, is gathering donations to fund a lawsuit against Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson with the goal of seeking an injunction on the county mask mandate and removing Anderson from office.
Williamson County saw 48 new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday. The overall tally now stands at 7,235 overall for the county since the start of the pandemic, with 798 of those cases deemed active. 6,381 people in the county have either recovered or had their cases deemed inactive by the state, and 5…
Williamson County crossed the 7,000-case threshold Monday on the newest report of positive tests with 290 new cases.
Voters will not be required to wear masks when voting in person following the reinstatement of the county-wide mask mandate to help combat the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Dozens of nonprofits based in Williamson County received approval for more than $5 million in funding to help ameliorate the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, but bureaucratic obstacles are making it hard to follow through on planned projects.
"This cloth has become way too political. It's an instrument, a tool that helps people rather than it being a divisive piece of cloth."
The Tennessee Department of Health on Wednesday released its preliminary plans for the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines throughout the state when they become available.
Two people have died of the virus in the past day in the county, and 51 have died since the beginning of the pandemic in March.
According to multiple reports, the NFL has notified the Tennessee Titans it has concluded its investigation with the NFL Players Association regarding the team’s COVID-19 outbreak, and the Titans are unlikely to face any severe disciplinary action.
At the chamber of commerce’s first large event in months, a group of business leaders argued that Williamson County is still a great place to business, even amid a viral pandemic.
Gov. Bill Lee and Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn on Friday announced they hope to suspend negative consequences for schools and educators related to standardized testing.
As House Republicans and Democrats continue to negotiate a new COVID-19 stimulus package, Congressman Mark Green said Thursday that he would be in favor of spending the estimated $1.8 trillion in still undisbursed relief funds first "before we go writing another huge check."
Williamson County saw it's single largest drop in continued unemployment claims last week since the pandemic began in late March, with the number of residents receiving unemployment benefits dropping by 899 when compared to the previous week.
During the spring of 2020, hospitals across the U.S. were gearing up for a surge of COVID-19 patients. They paused elective procedures, and many patients appeared to be forgoing care for serious problems like strokes or heart attacks.
The 32nd annual Music Country Grand Prix Patrons Party, presented by Tractor Supply Company and originally scheduled to be held Oct. 24 at Brownland Farm in Franklin, is canceled due to the ongoing circumstances around the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Williamson Medical Center in Franklin is "in a pretty good place" this week regarding the number of COVID-19 hospitalizations according to the hospital Chief Financial Officer Paul Bolin.