Local Services

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Cross Link Consulting
Cross Link Consulting

Cross Link Consulting is an IT and Cybersecurity Services company. Cross Link believes that the most important aspects of IT service delivery are a serving mindset/heart, high responsiveness, proactive and frequent communication. To provide best-in-class solutions and thoughtful expertise—to protect its clients and mitigate risks. Patrick Reynolds, Founder and President, established Cross Link in 2004 with a different WHY—rather than perform a service in exchange for pay, Cross Link carefully accepts the fiduciary duty and offers a debt of loyalty to a select group of partners whose mission is consistent with its own. [...]

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Law Office of PJ Campanaro
Law Office of PJ Campanaro

With clients, PJ Campanaro is approachable and friendly; in negotiations or in the courtroom, she is unwaveringly assertive. You can place your trust in her caring demeanor combined with her tenacious representation. A legal problem can be overwhelming. It is the uncertainty that eats at you. The relationship that you have with your attorney is the foundation for a favorable outcome, and for your peace of mind along the way. With over 20 years experience, PJ Campanaro has been through most challenges, so she is ready to serve you. [...]

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Andy Watson Landscaping
Andy Watson Landscaping

If you are looking to hire a landscaper, a company with nearly 30 years experience is a great place to begin. Andy Watson Landscaping was founded in 1996. Andy Watson has a BS in Agriculture from the University of Georgia, and has over 40 years experience. Three years ago, the company was purchased by the Humphries family, with an agreement that Andy would stay on and consult. [...]

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AU College of Nursing
Augusta University

Spanning four campuses in our historic city, Augusta University is proud to help make Augusta a community like no other. In addition to serving as Georgia's public comprehensive research university for health and cyber sciences excellence, Augusta University also offers degrees in education, business, math and science, and the arts and humanities. Augusta University provides an inclusive, personalized learning environment that combines critical and creative thinking and real-world experiences, guided by a diverse faculty who are experts in their field and supportive mentors dedicated to preparing students from all backgrounds for a lifetime of success and positive impact. [...]

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Big Wave Pool & Patio
Big Wave Pool & Patio

Abram “Abe” Roley began his career in the pool industry in 1998. Striking out on his own in 2020, Abe has certainly made a splash. Abe and his wife, Bethany—also a business owner—are long-time residents of the area, and this family-run business thrives on customer service. They include their four children in their businesses as often as they can and Maddie, their eldest child, is now the Big Wave office manager. [...]

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Cruise Security
Cruise Security

Cruise Security is a family business, owned and operated by Dave Cruise and his daughter and CEO, Leslie Cruise Rahn. The business is even managed by his wife, Fran. Dave founded the business in 1994, and he didn’t have any idea if it would take off or fail and fold. In fact, he thought he would only be in business for two months! More than 25 years later, Dave has grown Cruise Security into a successful business. Leslie is a former Road Patrol Deputy with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office. [...]

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Dahlia Salon+Spa
Dahlia Salon+Spa

When Sam Corujo decided to open Dahlia Salon+Spa in 2016, she knew she wanted to create a safe haven, not only for her staff but for her clients as well. With over twelve years of experience in the beauty industry and a passion for helping others, she has become a mentor to her staff and strives to create a healthy and positive environment. She envisioned a place that was edgy and fun where people could come as they are and feel comfortable no matter their background. As a native of the CSRA herself, Sam knew this was just what Columbia County needed. [...]

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Evans Concierge Services
Evans Concierge Services

When buying a home, there are a profusion of concerns that the home buyer/owner must address. Among the most-daunting is dealing with independent contractors on individual projects. Enter Evans Concierge Services. ECS is owned by Augusta natives Rose and Jay Evans. Rose has been in the real estate business for over 20 years. She is broker/ owner of Evans Real Estate Group. Through the years, Rose saw countless clients being disappointed by these contractors— not showing up, doing subpar work, creeping expenses, etc. [...]

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Fierce Fitness & Wellness
Fierce Fitness & Wellness

After 9 years of running one of the area’s most popular outdoor women’s bikini fit camps, Bethany Roley decided it was time to take her mission indoors. In 2015 Fierce Fitness, the area’s first indoor women’s boot camp program was born. Fierce Fitness was created with women in mind. It’s a place where women are encouraged to feel comfortable in their own skin. It’s truly a judgment-free safe haven for women of all skill levels, all shapes and all sizes. [...]

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Get Up Productions
Get Up Productions

Get Up Productions is Augusta’s content creation hub for anything Podcast, Youtube, Educational Videos, and Live Streams. When founders David Bash and Chris Nabholz were working on their podcast “DropTheDis,” they discovered they were spending hours every week to produce and publish the show. Now, when a podcast is started with them, the team works to remove barriers by taking over the nitty gritty production details and helping local content creators focus on the things that matter: creating great content and growing their shows. [...]

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Graced Kennels
Graced Kennels

Graced Animal Kennels is a family-owned pet daycare, boarding and training facility located on a scenic and secluded 9.75 acres in Augusta. The beautiful surroundings offer pets an oasis for the duration of their stay along with 24-hour on-site surveillance. Established in 2008, Graced is a faith-driven facility that works with numerous nonprofit rescue groups in the area. The staff is professionally trained in canine handling, health and safety. They must all pass and demonstrate their knowledge of the Continuing Education Credits that is taught by Nationally recognized Doggurus. [...]

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Griffey’s Property Maintenance
Griffey’s Property Maintenance

Are you ready to remodel that dated bathroom? Or maybe you’ve recently invested in real estate and need someone to manage your flip project? Whatever the job, Griffey’s Property Maintenance can handle it for you! With a skilled crew of craftsmen, Todd Griffey stands by his work and promises perfection down to every little detail. Todd Griffey, Augusta native, knows construction. Growing up, he worked in family construction businesses, learning all types of trades and eventually managing maintenance and repairs for a large property owner. [...]

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The Knotty Log
The Knotty Log

Brad Hubbard never intended to make a living working with wood, in fact, his first calling was to join the Air Force directly out of high school. His passion for cooking led to a very large collection of spices that needed organizing. Necessity being the mother of invention, Brad used his father’s carpentry tools to create a very basic and maybe a little bit ugly spice rack. But, something clicked. While on active duty at Fort Gordon, he began to do woodworking projects. As his skills grew, requests to build pieces for friends and family also increased. For three years, Brad donned his uniform in the morning and went to work securing our nation [...]

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Laurelwood Equipment Company
Laurelwood Equipment Company

In 1996, Larry Watts saw the need for a local equipment company. He started his business to help everyone get the best products for their needs. Their goal is to always have happy customers. They quickly developed a reputation in the community for both their quality products and their excellent customer service. When it was time for Larry to retire, his kids stepped in and took over the business. Now Eva and her brother-in-law, Ashley, run the business, staying true to Larry’s ideals. [...]

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Lawn Letters
Lawn Letters

Lawn Letters is here to help you celebrate any occasion with their larger-than-life signs. The signs appear in the middle of the night so when you wake up, poof! Surprise! Lawn Letters can be displayed in any grassy location for you and your loved ones to enjoy. It started as a way to celebrate special occasions for friends and family. It was so much fun that when Angela VanGroll and her family moved to Augusta, she turned it into a business. [...]

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Matthews Turf Management
Matthews Turf Management

Serving the greater Augusta area and across the CSRA since 2018, Matthews Turf Management specializes in lawn services focusing on fertilization and weed control for residential and commercial properties. It is the goal of the team to provide the highest quality of services and experiences through a commitment to exceed the expectations of their customers. Matthews Turf Management provides treatment applications throughout the year to include pre-emergent weed control, post-emergent weed control, fertilization, lime, calcium, and turf insect control. [...]

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Merry Maids of Augusta
Merry Maids of Augusta

Of the things in people’s lives that they’ll “get to when they have time,” tidying their home often makes the list. Right? We all prefer to live in a tidy environment, really. But, the demands of daily life eat away at our available time—and certainly—our available energy. Merry Maids to the rescue! For thirty years, Merry Maids has offered to take the burden of cleaning from their customers—giving back their valuable time for pleasures of their choosing. [...]

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Mod Ink
Mod Ink

Mod Ink, located in the heart of downtown Augusta, represents a passion for screen printing and all things design. Featuring eye-catching and engaging graphics, Mod Ink is a vibrant and accessible shop. Specializing in high quality, custom screen printed posters and apparel, every project is hand pulled with the best materials on the market and careful attention to every detail. You can also choose from a variety of other print products on the website—check out their complete list of services. [...]

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Paradise Kennels
Paradise Kennels

Paradise Kennels has been in business for nearly 50 years. Keeping up with the changes in the pet industry is one reason why. They are a family-owned business that has always been committed to providing customers and their furry companions with the complete pet care experience. Whether it’s grooming services or keeping the fur-kids while their parents vacation, clients can rest assured their pets are loved and cared attentively. Paradise Kennels offers full-service grooming, flexible short- and long-term boarding, treat packages, and online scheduling for 24-hour convenience. [...]

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Paws in Paradise Luxury Resort & Spa
Paws in Paradise Luxury Resort & Spa

Eric and Anne Dysinger want to invite you and your four-legged companion to Paws in Paradise, where your pampered pet goes to relax. Have peace of mind knowing that your fur baby is in good hands with loving and trained professionals in a luxurious relaxing environment unlike any other. With private luxury suites with secure webcam access, an outdoor play area featuring deluxe artificial turf, and as of Spring of 2023, a complete expansion to better cater to all your fur babies, Paws in Paradise brings high end pet care to another level! [...]

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Sugar & Comb Salon
Sugar & Comb Salon

Sugar & Comb, a locally owned hair removal studio, invites you to experience the ancient Egyptian hair removal technique known as Sugaring. If you’re tired of unwanted hair and the pain of waxing, owner Leslie Kavanagh guarantees this is the most suitable process even for the most sensitive skin. Sugaring is done with a paste made of sugar, lemon juice and distilled water that is applied to the skin without sticks or strips against the direction of growth and is then extracted in the direction of growth. [...]

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Sugar Magnolias
Sugar Magnolias

Courtney Currie has always loved the vintage charm and craftsmanship of old homes. When 1020 Reynolds St. hit the market in 2020, she made an appointment to see it and fell in love. Her vision was to bring this beautiful historic home back to life and give it a new purpose. This spontaneous decision has worked out well for this local gal. With her degree in marketing, event planning experience and Grateful Dead playing in the background, 1020 Reynolds has become Sugar Magnolias—a gathering place where people can celebrate. [...]

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Travelmation
Travelmation

Are you thinking about an upcoming vacation? (Who isn’t?) You will be happy to know that Augusta has its own planner for all things travel, Disney and more! Lauren Gibson joined Travelmation as an independent travel agent in 2022. Prior to becoming a travel agent, Lauren worked in the community as a local high school math teacher. In order to spend more time with her young son, Lauren decided to take a break from teaching. She has always loved both travel and planning travel. Many of us are strong on the former, and “so-so” on the latter. Enter Lauren! [...]

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Wardrobe of Wishes
Wardrobe of Wishes

Have you ever wanted to meet your favorite fairytale princess or make memories with your favorite superhero? Perhaps you are planning that perfect celebration for your child’s birthday? Thanks to Hannah Day, all your dreams can become reality! Hannah has always been a performer. In 2015 she was introduced to a similar concept when the ‘Snow Queen’ arrived at her niece’s birthday party. From that moment Hannah knew what she wanted to do with her talents. [...]

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