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Urban Blush ~ Lauren Edwards

Urban Blush ~ Lauren Edwards

Urban Blush Boutique in Mt Juliet, TN, is owned by 25 year old Lauren Edwards. Lauren grew up and attended school in Mt Juliet, graduating from Wilson Central High School. In addition to owning her own business, Lauren is also a medical assistant. Her passion for the...

Mt Juliet High School ~ LeighAnne Rainey

Mt Juliet High School ~ LeighAnne Rainey

Leigh Anne Rainey is the new 2018-2019 principal of Mt Juliet High School replacing Mel Brown who retired after being in charge of the school for 14 years. She has some big shoes to fill, but she has some big goals for the school. Rainey grew up in Williamson County,...

West Wilson Middle School ~ Kevin Dawson

West Wilson Middle School ~ Kevin Dawson

Starting the 2018-2019 school year, West Wilson Middle School will have a new principal. Kevin Dawson was an assistant principal at Wilson Central High School for four years before coming to WWMS. Kevin and his wife moved to Mt Juliet 10 years ago from the Memphis...

Eats ~ Melani Stephens

Eats ~ Melani Stephens

Eats is a brand new farm-to-table restaurant in Old Hickory, Tennessee. Owner, Melani Stephens is super proud of her restaurant and the recipes she has created for her customers. Many of the recipes she uses in her restaurant come from treasured friends and family,...

The Candied Rib Co ~ Craig & Lisa Dudinetz

The Candied Rib Co ~ Craig & Lisa Dudinetz

The Candied Rib Company is owned and run by dynamic duo Craig and Lisa Dudinetz. Craig is the culinary master behind the spice blends and recipes, and Lisa is the marketing and sales expert. Together they make not only a great team but some tasty food! Craig and Lisa...

AshLey’S Fight ~ Ashley Vickers

AshLey’S Fight ~ Ashley Vickers

Four years ago, Mt Juliet mom Ashley Vickers' world turned upside down. She went into the hospital to have her fourth child, and she came home with her first symptoms of ALS. Since then, Ashley has been in "Beast Mode" fighting the 2-5 year odds she was given. This...

The Basement Marketplace ~ Julie Ruesewald

The Basement Marketplace ~ Julie Ruesewald

It's Christmas in July at Basement Marketplace in Mt Juliet! Owner, Julie Ruesewald has a great little boutique/antique mall right here in my hometown. This mom of two has not one but two jobs she owns here; the Basement Marketplace and Merit Insurance, both on...

BurgerIM ~ Carla Caraway

BurgerIM ~ Carla Caraway

Carla Caraway and her husband William own BurgerIM in Mt Juliet. When she's not manning the restaurant, Carla is a busy fur mama. BurgerIM elevates the level of plain burgers to something spectacular and infinitely customizable. There are eleven types of burgers...

Mt Juliet Travel ~ Cassy Thompson

Mt Juliet Travel ~ Cassy Thompson

Mt Juliet Travel is owned and operated by local businesswoman, Cassy Thompson. In addition to being a conscientious travel agent for the Beaches/Sandals resorts, Cassy is a hustling mom to three girls. Cassy says it's her job to make sure your vacation is the best...

JadyK Beautique ~ Jady Kasinger

JadyK Beautique ~ Jady Kasinger

Jady Kasinger is the owner of JadyK Beautique in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee. She is a young mama to two kiddos, a boy and a girl. Jady overcame some amazing odds to become the entrepreneur she is today. Born in Hong Kong, she was an orphan until she was adopted by a family...