COMMUNITY

Keep Calm and Shop Local

Author: Brian Allen

Hi Guys! Brian here from Little Guide. As Molly has eloquently stated and as I’m more than sure we all know, this is an anxious time for everyone. For Molly, Stuart and I we find ourselves particularly concerned for our Little Guide family of businesses. Nationally, small business is the economic engine that drives this country. At the local level, it is a big part of what defines our identity...in short, it is of vital importance. [..]

New Executive Director

Author: Molly Swift

The founder of Augusta Locally Grown, Kim Hines, has stepped down from her position as Executive Director. We would like to wish Kim all the best as she departs and offer our congratulations to Becca van Loenen, the new Executive Director. We look forward to seeing Augusta Locally Grown continue to grow throughout the Augusta region under her guidance! [..]

April Henry King's LGA Instagram Takeover

Author: April Henry King

The first Little Guide Augusta Takeover took place Friday May 10 - Sunday, May 12, 2019. Local artist, April Henry King took over our social media platforms and enjoyed her weekend using the Little Guide. [..]

Shop Local

Author: Molly Swift

Augusta’s local business community has been growing like crazy! As the region develops, we’ll see even more new businesses open their doors, bolstering competition and providing locals with a radical increase in retail options. Buying local is vital for our area’s economic stability and its continued growth, and we love that it’s become [...]

The Southern Salad - Land of the Greens

Author: Debbie Wolfarth

The Southern Salad is unique in downtown Augusta because you can walk in, create your own amazingly fresh grain bowl or salad bowl and eat it there or take it with you. And don’t get me started on the smoothies. All of this created in minutes. Healthy fast food for kids and adults alike! [...]

Join the Paceline and Kick Cancer’s A**

Author: Molly Swift

Change usually comes when we're uncomfortable, or in pain. We're motivated to find relief or alleviate whatever is causing us to feel that pain, and usually we're in a hurry to feel better. Paceline is a direct response to pain, but it's the pain of more than just one person - 1,735,00 people in the U.S. alone are facing a cancer diagnosis in 2018. However, Paceline wants to reduce that number to zero. [...]

Exploring with the LGA

Author: Molly Swift

We’ve had a phenomenal month! Since launching the Friday before Masters Week, we’ve distributed thousands of copies of Little Guide Augusta and all of them have been picked up. It’s not the worst problem to have, but thank you for your patience while we adjust to a greater demand than we expected. [...]

The Centenarian and Frog Hollow

Author: Molly Swift

When Mr. Lanier told me about his wife’s grandmother, Evelyn Pye Creed, it was in reference to celebrating her 100th birthday. Becoming a centenarian is certainly a cause for partying, and the family marked the occasion with a drop-in at the Belvedere United Methodist [...]

A Life Serving Others

Author: Molly Swift

On Memorial Day we reflect upon our fallen service members and the sacrifice they made. We also use the day to thank all service members, past and present. Among the pages of the Little Guide Augusta, we feature many of these brave men and women, one of whom, Nader Khatib, talked to [...]

My Crew - Beasley Radio

Author: Molly Swift

I just posted on Facebook and Instagram. A rather nondescript image and accompanying post about one of our featured locations – this time, Beasley Broadcasting Group, which operates stations in roughly 40 towns/cities throughout the U.S. ranging from urban and country, to contemporary [...]