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Important Anniversaries at local IT firm

Cross Link Consulting CEO, Patrick Reynolds had a few good reasons to cut the cake yesterday, next to Lookaway Hall in North Augusta and near Cross Link Consulting’s office building on Highway 25 in North Augusta. It’s the 20th Anniversary of his business and yesterday was also his 50th birthday! Reynolds told ABD at the party that he measures success by his ability to invest in and impact his 13 employees, like his Operations Manager, Jason Franklin (left of Reynolds). Cross Link Consulting had a slide show running on monitors

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Local hotel receives “Best of” Award

The Baymont by Wyndham Augusta Riverwatch has been awarded the annual “Best of Baymont” Award which recognizes the brand’s top-performing hotels and their staff. In celebration of the achievement, hotel owner, Kanta K.R. Kondur accepted the award from Greg Giordano, Company Brand Leader and Vice President of Operations and Wyndham Hotel & Resorts Leadership. “We are so proud to receive this honor, as our team has worked incredibly hard to consistently deliver a high level of service to our guests,” said Kondur. “This award is a testament to the dedication

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Astronaut accepts award for dad who passed

Publishers Note: It was in the early 1990’s that I first met Dr. Joseph Still and his daughter, Susan in Augusta. I was a reporter at News 12 and I especially remember Susan being honored at Augusta’s new Amphitheater at the Riverwalk and addressing school children on the importance of dreaming. She was dressed in her astronaut suit, after having flown on the Space Shuttle. She was humble, like her Daddy. Last Thursday night, Susan delivered another keynote address, this time, honoring the life and legacy of her iconic father.

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Chamber ends year with traditional awards and a surprise

The Augusta Metro Chamber announced the 2023 Best in Business awards for the Corporation of the Year and Entrepreneur of the Year during its final Member Economic Luncheon of 2023 last week. The winning corporation has been a longtime presence in Richmond County since 1930 when it was founded as Shapiro Packing Company, LLC. In 2004, the facility on New Savannah Road was purchased by François Léger, who renamed it FPL Foods, LLC. Dennis Trotter, Chairman of the chamber’s Board of Directors, said Léger, armed with an agricultural degree, began

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Eisenhower family and top military brass mark beginning of new era in the CSRA

On a pleasant October morning ceremony, when President Dwight Eisenhower would likely have taken advantage of the weather to play golf at Augusta National, instead all eyes were on a ceremony which marked the re-designation from Fort Gordon to Fort Eisenhower, named in his honor. Before his presidency, Eisenhower served as a 5-star general in the U.S. Army, serving in World War I and II. Enlisted personnel and invitees gathered on Barton Field to mark the transition to the name selected by The Commission on the Naming of Items of

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Eisenhower family and top military brass mark the beginning of new era in the CSRA

On a pleasant October morning ceremony, when President Dwight Eisenhower would likely have taken advantage of the weather to play golf at Augusta National, instead all eyes were on a ceremony which marked the re-designation from Fort Gordon to Fort Eisenhower, named in his honor. Before his presidency, Eisenhower served as a 5-star general in the U.S. Army, serving in World War I and II. Enlisted personnel and invitees gathered on Barton Field to mark the transition to the name selected by The Commission on the Naming of Items of

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Local college leader awarded CEO of the Year

Aiken Technical College President, Forest E. Mahan, Ph.D., has been named the Chief Executive Officer of the Year for the Southern Region by the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT). “I am elated to be nominated and selected for the ACCT CEO Award for the state of South Carolina and the Southern Region! Our team at Aiken Tech exemplifies what it means to be committed, innovative, and collaborative, consistently making excellence the standard,” said Dr. Mahan. “It is an honor to lead this team and guide our college as we

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Local HVAC business celebrates 29th anniversary

A local heating and air conditioning company just celebrated its 29th anniversary of keeping CSRA residents comfortable no matter what kind of weather Mother Nature brings. On April 1, 1994, Gary Hill founded Advanced Air Technology, which is located in Evans. Prior to launching the business, Hill worked for another company in the same industry. “I was working 50 hours a week for someone else and decided I could work 60 hours a week for myself and have a lot more fun,” he said. “You see a lot more of

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MAU celebrates 50 years in business

Last month, MAU kicked off its 50th anniversary year, a major milestone for the organization. Officially incorporated on March 6, 1973, MAU was the dream of Mr. William G. Hatcher Sr., who launched the company with just $500 in a three-room office on Broad Street in Augusta. Today, MAU’s footprint reaches across the country and is comprised of two key businesses: Manufacturing and Supply Chain, and Technology Staffing and Software Development Solutions. That level of longevity puts the company in some rare air. Here’s how hard it is for a

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Dickinson Architects celebrates 40 Years of helping build the CSRA

The skyline in Augusta has been described as spectacular. Dickinson Architects had a hand in developing the view. The firm is celebrating its 40th anniversary tomorrow. What began as a one-person operation housed in the founder’s garage has grown to a full-service architectural and interior design firm credited with some of the most iconic buildings in the Central Savannah River Area. “We’re continuing my father’s vision,” said Dickinson Architects President and CEO, Nick Dickinson. “We’re creating better spaces and better lives for our clients and the community.” Nick Dickinson, Sr.

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