Shop Local

Little Guide promotes local businesses and introduces people to the best places to dine, shop, have fun and find local culture.

Andy Jordan’s Bicycle Warehouse
Andy Jordan’s Bicycle Warehouse

When you walk into Andy Jordan’s Bicycle Warehouse (AJBW), it’s obvious you’re among passionate cyclists. Since it first opened in 1974, AJBW has become known for its quality bikes, and for its team of knowledgeable and friendly pros. Drew Jordan, owner of Andy Jordan’s Bicycle Warehouse, has been fully immersed in all things cycling his entire life; he was competing in BMX bike races by the age of five, and started working in the store alongside his late father, Andy Jordan, at the age of 16. [...]

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Art on Broad
Art on Broad

As you stroll down Broad Street in downtown Augusta, be certain to encounter Art on Broad, a gallery representing local and regional artists. Owner Kristin Varn and her late husband Jim Tar established Art on Broad in 2001. From paintings, drawings, and prints to pottery, woodworks, jewelry, mosaics, and more; this gallery is a gift giver and an art lovers dream. [...]

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Barney’s Pharmacy
Barney’s Pharmacy

Barney’s Pharmacy is an independently owned and operated, full-service pharmacy that has been serving the community for more than 50 years. From the moment you walk in the door and are greeted by name, you know you have discovered much more than just a drug store. You have found a team of professionals who really care about you and your family. B [...]

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Bedford Greenhouses
Bedford Greenhouses

When Milledge and Joanne Peterson grew weary of living the corporate lifestyle, they realized that a life lived among the cubicles was not for them. On a visit back home to Augusta, the burgeoning gardeners heard that Bedford might be for sale. They leveraged everything they had, bought the place, and haven’t had an ounce of regret. [...]

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Cudos 2u
Cudos 2u

Cudos2u is a women-owned, family business that has carried on the Cudos2u tradition of providing guests with the perfect gift for every occasion. As a “one-stop shop,” the store’s team takes pride in their customer service and the products they carry. [...]

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Fleet Feet
Fleet Feet

We love finding a one of a kind, and Fleet Feet Augusta is Augusta’s only locally owned run specialty store. Store owners, Jenafer and Michael McCauley, are dedicated runners who want to spread their passion for fitness throughout the area while caring for their customers’ needs. [...]

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Franny’s Farmacy
Franny’s Farmacy

After retiring from the military in 2020, Franklin Berry looked for answers to some of his health problems—notably severe anxiety. His search took him to some unexpected places. He eventually found Franny’s Farmacy online and was drawn in by Franny’s story. After trying the products, Franklin opened his own branch of Franny’s Farmacy in Augusta with the goal of providing solutions for people who need help. [...]

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Freshwater Design Co.
Freshwater Design Co.

Born and raised in Wisconsin, sisters Brianne Martin and Danielle Harmadi, have lived all over the country. A few years ago, they both chose to call North Augusta home. They started Freshwater Design Co., creating burned-by-hand wood wall art and small leather accessories. [...]

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Greenbrier Nursery and Gifts
Greenbrier Nursery and Gifts

Local, veteran-owned, pet-friendly and full of plants… what more can you ask for in one store?!? After moving to Augusta for a military assignment, Hannah Barnes felt the pull to get back to her dream job—horticulture. So she started working at Greenbrier Nursery. When it was offered for sale, she jumped at the chance to become the new owner. Hannah has never met a plant she didn’t love, and owning a nursery has been a dream come true. [...]

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Half-Moon Outfitters
Half-Moon Outfitters

Since 1993, Half-Moon Outfitters has proven to be a fiercely independent regional chain of stores committed to curating the most innovative and interesting products to serve the outdoor pursuits of their local communities. In fact, Half-Moon is the leading dealer of gear for kayaking, rock climbing, backpacking, surfing, and travel in the Southeast. Specializing in goods from Patagonia, The North Face, Chaco Sandals, Free Fly and more, Half-Moon staffs multiple experts to ensure customers receive the best possible product knowledge. [...]

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Kit & Caboodles
Kit & Caboodles

While everyone else is celebrating their independence, Kit & Caboodles gift shop is celebrating its birthday! Established on July 1, 2000, this gem has been delighting its customers for two decades. Known for friendly, personalized service, Kit & Caboodles is a family-owned gift shop. Owned by local, Vivian Wheatley, the store is true to its name – shoppers can find candy, apparel, drinkware, jewelry, dog collars, office items, bath and body, clocks – the whole kit and caboodle! [...]

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Luxury Tapestry Frames & Capodimonte
Luxury Tapestry Frames & Capodimonte

In 2014, when Christine Charcos—a power-house of a woman—and her husband were stationed in Italy, Christine fell in love with finely-crafted Italian products. She opened an online store selling her favorite pieces and developed a clientele. When it was time to come back to the states, she brought her passion for luxuriously things with her. When her husband was reassigned to Fort Gordon, Christine opened her flagship store in Augusta. [...]

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Mama Had One
Mema Had One

The “Fred Sanford” of Augusta. 4,200 sq. ft., three floors and yards full of vintage and retro collectibles, used furniture, decor, rusty gold & archi-salvage at affordable prices! With the help of 20+ dealers, Mema Had One prides itself on offering the unique and obscure; the casual and fun. What they strive to be is probably better described as what they try NOT to be: hoity, toity. According to co-owner, Pam Hayes, their mantra is peace, love and junk - Mema Had One embraces the integrity and quality of the past, while also honoring its simple, and sometimes primitive, ways. [...]

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Neptune Dive and Ski
Neptune Dive and Ski

Serving the Augusta region since 1960, Neptune Dive and Ski is a full service sporting goods center specializing in scuba, snow ski/board, and swim. Located off Washington Road next to Lake Olmstead, Neptune features complete lines of quality scuba diving equipment for sale and for rent. Locally owned and operated, Neptune also carries an extensive selection of specialty swim and cruise wear and accessories, snow skiing/boarding clothing, accessories and hardware. [...]

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Phillip Hawkins Motor Company
Phillip Hawkins Motor Company

Phillip Hawkins Motor Company is a local auto sales business built by local people. The team at Phillip Hawkins takes pride in their top quality, low-mileage inventory and the service they offer to their customers during their buying experiences. At Phillip Hawkins, people matter more than sales. [...]

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Platinum Marine
Platinum Marine

Platinum Marine is a family-run boat dealership that sells and services a range of boats, but its main function is helping people fall in love with life on the water. Owned by boating enthusiast, Jimmy Kendrick and his two children, Trey and Kristi, Platinum Marine has been helping the local population join the boating community since 2010. Featuring new and pre-owned boats, Platinum Marine’s boats are priced for a wide range of customers and lifestyles. But, the true value lies in the team’s expertise, integrity, and support. [...]

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Platinum Marine
Shoppe3130

Shoppe3130 is a charming little boutique nestled in beautiful downtown North Augusta. Owners, Jesse and Jenny, who live only blocks from their boutique, love the quaint feel of their community. What started as a hobby for Jenny, from their home 10 years ago, has grown into a much bigger story for the whole family. [...]

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Southern Willow Market
Southern Willow Market

Although more than a decade apart in age, Taylor and Terra have a bond that connects and makes them a dynamic team. As teenage mothers and young wives they faced their futures feeling at times that the odds were stacked against them. As they bonded over life experiences, they ultimately decided to try something new—opening a store. With no prior retail experience, they were nervous about taking such a huge step. [...]

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Tire City Potters
Tire City Potters

210 10th Street # B Augusta, GA 30901

Stunning hand-thrown pottery, private events and classes, and an effusive, passionate and talented potter are the prime components that make up Tire City Potters. Owned by artist Shishir Chokshi, Tire City Potters was established in 2001, and has become a choice destination for seasonal pottery items, classes and events, such as Forever Pumpkins, TCP Throwing Experience, and Mug Workshop. [...]

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