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'Love Thy Neighborhoods' campaign encourages Nashvillians to shop, eat local

Nashville Convention and Visitors Corp has launched a campaign to encourage everyone to support local businesses during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Vanderbilt launches clinical trial of outpatient treatments for COVID-19

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is now enrolling volunteers for a clinical trial of treatments for COVID-19 in the outpatient setting. → Read More

Maury County Fair begins Tues. with COVID-19 protocols in place

COVID-19 has forced several events to be canceled this year but it's not stopping Maury County from having their fair. The fair will run from September 1st until the 5th. → Read More

Father honors daughter who died from cancer with popular sunflower field

SUMMERTOWN, Tenn. (WTVF) — A field of sunflowers in Summertown has become the breathtaking backdrop of hundreds of photos. Tony Brawner says he gets about 40 people a day visiting "Amy's Garden" to take pictures. Brawner says he planted the flowers last year in honor of his daughter Amy. Amy loved sunflowers and had sunflower decorations all over her room. It's been 23 years since Amy passed… → Read More

COVID-19 survivor released on her birthday after spending 35 days in the hospital

Clarksville COVID-19 survivor released on her birthday after spending 35 days in the hospital → Read More

Vanderbilt University begins its COVID-19 vaccine trial

Vanderbilt University Medical Center has started their COVID-19 vaccine trial and so far, doctors say it looks promising. → Read More

Clarksville Taco Bell employees help save customer's life

A customer waiting in line at a Clarkville's drive-thru passed out behind the wheel. The Taco Bell employees jumped into action, calling for help and giving him CPR up until paramedics arrived. → Read More

Attaboy Lounge sells T-shirts to raise money for staff, honor victims of March tornado

An East Nashville bar has come up with a creative way to support its employees during the pandemic while honoring the two who were killed in the March tornado. → Read More

Cabins and campgrounds seeing more visitors during COVID-19 pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has families eager to get away but they want to do it safely. Instead of hopping on a plane, many have turned to camping and cabins. → Read More

Survey reveals teens are concerned about returning to school

A new survey is showing how this pandemic is affecting teens as they get ready to head back to school. → Read More

Nashville tutoring center hopes to ease burden for students learning virtually

As Metro students get ready to begin classes online next week, two sisters have created a tutoring center to help parents with virtual learning. → Read More

Clarksville family looking for kidney donor for 2-year-old son

A Clarksville family is hoping to find a kidney donor for their 2 year old son. → Read More

Nashvillians fed up with delay in trash pickup

Residents in Nashville are upset with the major delays in their trash pick up, some saying its even starting to smell. → Read More

North Nashville nurse returns home after fighting COVID-19 in NY for 3 months

A North Nashville nurse is finally home after spending three months in New York combatting COVID-19. → Read More

Combating digital eye strain while working from home

Several companies are allowing their employees to still work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. But more screen time can lead to an increase in digital eye strain. → Read More

MNPS irons out plans for upcoming school year

As parents wait for Metro Nashville Public School officials to announce their plans for students to return to school, the district has said they are looking at both in-person classes and remote learning options. → Read More

Music City Raceway allowed to reopen ahead of schedule

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Rick Gonzalez has been impatiently waiting to open the gates to Music City Raceway. It was shut down for 11 weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic. Compared to other counties, Davidson County has been slower to reopen. But after NewsChannel 5's story aired about the raceway's frustrations, the track got the OK from the city to open ahead of schedule. It wasn't… → Read More

Local doctor discusses health disparities plaguing the African American community

Recent protests sweeping the nation have put a spotlight on racial inequality. However, racial inequality isn't just a social issue but also a public health issue. → Read More

Nashville to purchase 90K laptops for students this fall

Nashville Mayor Cooper announced he will direct $24 million in funding from the federal coronavirus relief package to give every student in Metro Nashville Public Schools a laptop. → Read More

Doctors urge reducing risk while traveling during pandemic

With more cities slowly reopening, people are also starting to travel again. In the midst of a pandemic, traveling can be risky. It's easy to be carefree when traveling but safety still needs to be a priority. → Read More