COVID enforcement results in 59 citations and 3 arrests over Labor Day weekend

Officers over the Labor Day weekend took a number of enforcement actions with the goal of seeing the declining trend of COVID-19 cases in Nashville continue. There were 4 parties and events stopped, 59 citations issued, and 3 arrests made over the weekend.

Clarksville bar loses liquor license for 6 months after violating executive orders amid pandemic

Tarboosh Hookah Bar in downtown Clarksville has agreed to a six-month suspension of its liquor license, after the TABC (TN Alcoholic Beverage Commission) filed suit, alleging violations of multiple executive orders, refusing to provide records to the TABC, failing to keep records of purchases and sales of liquor, and overall posing a risk to public safety.

Scoop Media Group wins redaction lawsuit against Montgomery County

Chancellor McMillan ruled that the Montgomery County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office must stop the illegal redaction of public information from open records requests. Circuit Court Clerk Cheryl Castle announced her resignation just days after depositions, leaving her elected term unfilled.

Woodbine icon Dairy King that survived 2010 flood becomes a COVID-19 casualty

Dairy King’s owner is hopeful for a buyer to keep the “icon of Woodbine” alive. Jeff and Carolyn Jones announced via Facebook that Dairy King on East Thompson Lane will close operations on August 3rd. The 50-year-old business has suffered since COVID-19 disrupted life in March.

Nashville COVID-19 patient arrested after escape from fairgrounds quarantine

BREAKING: 39-year-old Randle Kirkley, who tested positive for COVID-19, was charged with quarantine escape for jumping a fence at the Nashville Fairgrounds after being quarantined on May 4th and was informed that he was not allowed to leave until cleared by Metro Nashville Public Health.