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For over 100 years, Blanchard and Calhoun Real Estate have been Augusta’s local market leader. While many factors play a part in our success, we recognize that a lot of our company’s strength comes directly from our real estate agent professionals. Our agents are real estate experts who work hard every day to help clients buy and/or sell property seamlessly. We are truly thankful for every single one of our agent’s outstanding services. While we believe all of our agents are exceptional, occasionally we like to show recognition to deserving REALTORS® and add them as a Vice President with our company.  

In August, B&C selected Emily Hadden and Sharon Quarles as Vice Presidents. Vice President agents of B&C are a source of knowledge and are known for

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Volunteering as a family in not only a great way to contribute to the community, but it also teaches children job skills, responsibility and instills compassion. Volunteering together makes your family and community stronger. If you are looking for opportunities, the entire family can do together, keep reading. Below is a list of organizations that welcome volunteers. Check them out and get involved!

Ronald McDonald House

This location provides a place for the families who are caring for their critically injured or ill children who are staying in a local hospital.

Age Preference: 15 years and up (or 10 & up accompanied by an adult)

Volunteering opportunities include:

  • Meal prep for the families.

  • Organizing a craft,

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Kids Going Back to School

The first day of school is right around the corner. Help your child get ready and in a routine for a smooth transition from summer break to back-to-school. Having a smooth morning sets the tone for the day. Need tips on how to get your child on a back-to-school routine? Keep reading. Below, we’ve gathered some helpful tips to help your child get ready for the school day.

Prepare the night before: Get everything you need together the night before; Such as clothes, signed papers, and school supplies. Don’t forget bookbags and lunch boxes should be packed and ready for a quick grab-and-go.

Start bedtime early: During the summer, bedtimes are usually a lot more lenient. It can be difficult for kids to suddenly have to adapt to a set bedtime

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Swimming Gear

It’s not too late to get to swimming! You can still combat the heat by taking a dip in a nice cool pool. If you are looking for somewhere to swim, check out our comprehensive list of pools that are open to anyone who enjoys lounging poolside. 

Aiken County Recreation Center Pool

The Aiken County Recreation Center Pool located off of Aiken/Augusta Hwy in Graniteville. The pool is fully upgraded with lots of cool features. It is now completely fenced-in with a nearby playground.

The Kroc Center of Augusta

The Kroc Center of Augusta is a fun indoor pool that you will love. The indoor water park has it all: lazy river, a hot tub, lap lanes, a splash pad, and a 180 ft enclosed slide!

Henry H Brigham Center

Henry H. Brigham is an

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Augusta Neighborhood

The CSRA is mostly a car-dependent city; as a result, the demand for walkable neighborhoods has increased over the years. As the population of Augusta is expecting to grow, the idea of finding walkable areas is becoming more desirable. If you are considering moving to the Augusta area and the idea of walking to shops, restaurants, and events is preferable, then read on! Below are just a few walkable neighborhoods in the Augusta area where you will find homes in all price ranges.

Downtown Augusta

Made up of historic homes, apartments, and art, downtown Augusta is our most walkable area. Local businesses, gift shops, and restaurants line Broad and Greene Street, and most shopping and events are easily accessible by foot. Once more, public

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