Quality Insurace Dedicated to the Community

Quality Insurace Dedicated to the Community

Since launching her own independent insurance agency focused on the Hispanic market in 2014, Claudia Valencia has grown her business to six central Tennessee locations. It all started with the home office in Nashville. Since then, she has added Madison, LaVergne, Murfreesboro,Smyrna, and since October on Westcott Lane between Nolensville and Antioch.  That’s impressive for…

A Surprise in Every Corner

A Surprise in Every Corner

“This isn’t like any other shop.”  When Wild Blue Market’s customers say this, Deltah Roberts knows she’s on the right path. When you visit Wild Blue, a new gift and home décor boutique on the edge of Nolensville and Antioch, in Burkitt Ridge, you’ll find a mix of artisan-made, hand-made, and small-batch items curated locally…

It’s All About Community

It’s All About Community

Walk into Tower Community Bank, and you will quickly notice it doesn’t feel like a typical financial institution. It features a more friendly atmosphere, befitting its name.  “Our claim to fame is we are a community bank,” said Nolensville native Hunter Battle, Tower’s executive vice president and president of the mortgage division based in Nolensville….

Rising to the Challenge

Rising to the Challenge

Fridays are for biscuits and gravy, Saturdays are for chocolate chip pancakes, and Sundays are all about French toast on house-baked challah! House of Bread, located on Nolensville Road, has been attracting locals to the shop throughout the week for its delicious recipes. As the store completes one year of business, it has become the…

Feel the Sting

Feel the Sting

by Brock Murray In the world of fitness, one program has become synonymous with perseverance, results, and community – CrossFit. And Blue Swarm CrossFit has been transforming lives, one sweat-soaked workout at a time. As we shine a spotlight on this fitness haven, we discover the secret behind its success – the unwavering commitment to…

Women of Influence

Women of Influence

Jennifer Deaton Jennifer said, “I’m inspired by local boutique owners who have carried our products. Small businesses in Tennessee, often led by women, contribute immensely to local economies. They manage every aspect, from buying to PR. I’m inspired daily by these women in business.” Jennifer Deaton’s journey to become a candle company owner started organically…

Unlocking Transformation in Middle Tennessee
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Unlocking Transformation in Middle Tennessee

From bars to restaurants to one of the state’s largest bail bond companies, Greg Sanford has owned more than 20 businesses over the past 30 years. Now he’s put that entrepreneurial spirit to good use in opening Greg Sanford Real Estate, LLC, in June.  Sanford is the owner and broker and has hired fellow realtors…

Vittoria Erdem: Cultivating Creativity and Balance in Floral Artistry
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Vittoria Erdem: Cultivating Creativity and Balance in Floral Artistry

Vittoria Erdem’s entry into the world of floral design was nothing short of serendipitous. A leap of faith and impeccable timing led her to embrace her passion for creativity and transform it into a flourishing career as a florist. Drawing on over 25 years of artistic expression, she channeled her talent into crafting stunning floral…

Gwen Noe: Empowering Leadership and the Journey of StillWater
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Gwen Noe: Empowering Leadership and the Journey of StillWater

Gwen Noe’s path to becoming the owner of StillWater, her dream store intown, was fueled by her passion for people and a desire to make a positiveimpact in her community. When the opportunity arose to buy a building inthe Nolensville Historic District from the 1880s, she saw it as a chance notonly to preserve a…