Hannah McDonald, NewsChannel 5

Hannah McDonald

NewsChannel 5

Nashville, TN, United States

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Recent articles by Hannah:

Staying COVID-19 aware: Don’t let your guard down on Labor Day, Metro health says

Health officials are concerned people will let their guard down this Labor Day weekend as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. → Read More

Thursday marks 6 months since deadly Tennessee tornadoes

Thursday marks six months since a series of tornadoes tore through Middle Tennessee, killing 25 and injuring hundreds. → Read More

Metro council approves more CARES Act funding for small music venues

Metro council members voted to distribute $2 million more in CARES Act funding to music venues that have an annual revenue of less than $5 million. → Read More

More animals in livestock shows at Wilson County Fair despite no rides, exhibits

The Wilson County Fair called off the rides and exhibits this year because of COVID-19, but the livestock shows are on the schedule and popular. → Read More

Boy scout raising thousands of dollars for memorial to honor fallen Hendersonville police officers

Cole Vincent-Holman had been working on the project since January, when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. → Read More

Madison church choir singing hymns to parishioners who are sheltered during the pandemic

A church choir in Madison is singing hymns to parishioners who are unable to safely leave the house during the pandemic. → Read More

"Kids grow up so fast." Photographer hopes families document new school year, even if it is virtual

A Middle Tennessee photographer is offering mini back-to-school photo shoots to document the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year. → Read More

Middle Tennessee Santa with decked out motorcycle is trying to spread cheer during pandemic

A motorcycling Santa took out his bike covered in Christmas decorations early this year. → Read More

Owners of Sage Refill Market moved up store's opening to mid-pandemic to get community essentials

Sage Refill Market opened mid-pandemic when many small business were closing their doors. → Read More

Pet emergency center opens in Clarksville, first 24/7 animal hospital in area

Nashville Veterinary Specialists and Animal Emergency opened May 29 at 685 Kennedy Lane off Wilma Rudolph Boulevard. → Read More

Baseball league for teens and adults with autism and other disabilities recruiting in Nashville

An organization that is trying to make baseball more accessible is starting a team in Nashville. → Read More

Nashville teen sets out to collect 25,000 pairs of shoes; receives help from police, businesses

Despite the pandemic, a Nashville teen didn't abandon her goal to raise 25,000 pairs of shoes for Soles4Souls. Instead, she recruited people she knew she could count on. → Read More

Mermaid academy opening at Beyond Aquatics in Murfreesboro

A Murfreesboro aquatic therapy center is starting a "Mercademy" on July 3. → Read More

Goodwill Careers Solutions helping Middle Tennessee workers land jobs during pandemic

A personal chef is among a number of people landing jobs during the pandemic with the help of career coaches at Middle Tennessee's Goodwill Career Solutions. → Read More

Free produce grown by elementary school students given away weekly at East Nashville Farmers Market

Students from Episcopal School of Nashville are giving away free vegetables and herbs every week at the East Nashville Farmers Market. → Read More

Local clothing designer prints photographs of Nashville's Black Lives Matter protest on T-shirts

Photographs of Nashville's Black Lives Matter protests are being shared around the country and now you can wear them. → Read More

"I was one foot in the grave." Former Austin Peay athlete leaves hospital after long COVID-19 battle

A former Austin Peay football player is out of the hospital after 46 difficult days battling COVID-19. → Read More

"You have to be able to pivot." Sales at Anzie Blue CBD retailer up 800% despite pandemic

As small business owners work to rebound from the impact of the coronavirus, a business in West Nashville may have found the key to success. → Read More

Paralyzed woodworker given standing wheelchair after NewsChannel 5 story, builds 15-foot lighthouse

A Lewisburg man who is paralyzed after an accident with a distracted driver has reached another milestone. → Read More

Thistle Farms residents, graduates mail 10,000 handwritten letters to supporters during outbreak

Women enrolled in the residential program at Thistle Farms have written 10,000 letters during the pandemic to supporters. → Read More