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Nashville landlord who witnessed bombing says city will still be ‘hoppin’ and 'jumpin’ in 2021
Nashville landlord first to call 911, recalls explosion being ‘terrifying, confusing’
Music City Suites owner Betsy Williams resets the scene of Friday morning’s bombing in Nashville, Tenn.
Tennessee-native and Music City Suites owner Betsy Williams is thinking positively about Nashville’s recovery in the New Year, despite 2020’s variety of challenges.
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Williams told FOX Business’ “After the Bell” that this year’s disasters included a tornado, the coronavirus pandemic and the most recent Christmas Day explosion still won’t silence Music City.
“One portion of Nashville will be plagued with [the bombing]. I mean, we’re all plagued with it, we’re all hit with it in terms of our hearts, how we feel. But this explosion is confined to this one particular area,” she said. “Nashville is still going to be hoppin’ and jumpin’ in 2021.”
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Even though the pandemic has caused a universal decline in tourism, Williams said people are still “chomping at the bit” to visit Nashville – and the city’s small businesses really need the visitors.