Stories by C. Samantha McKevie

Sunday, March 2, 2008

Car and Driver

It's apparently hard to match drivers to their wheels. We asked readers of The Augusta Chronicle to select which vehicles were driven by seven well-known local residents. Out of 87 entries, only ...
By C. Samantha McKevie

Sunday, Feb. 17, 2008

Dude, where's my car?

Picture this. You're driving down the road. As you travel, passers-by hears you shout "I pride myself on being green" or "I'm sensible and practical" or "Look at me," or even "Get out of my way." ...
By C. Samantha McKevie

Friday, Feb. 8, 2008

Sounds send dog in search of ants

THE PET: Sal, a 5-year-old border collie
By C. Samantha McKevie

Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008

Religious converts

Kelley Culver grew up in Houston as a Southern Baptist; Fatima Khiyaty was reared Catholic just outside of Cleveland; and Sonja Ozturk was brought up in a Lutheran family in Green Bay, Wis. Today, ...
By C. Samantha McKevie

Saturday, Jan. 26, 2008

Event to tout unity in Christ

Former Presidents Carter and Clinton, Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue and novelist John Grisham are among leaders of the Baptist community who will convene Wednesday through Friday in Atlanta for the ...
By C. Samantha McKevie

Pentecostals say God's Holy Spirit works in their lives

After Lori Myles went from Memphis, Tenn., to Paine College on a basketball scholarship in 1981, she said, she left the school with more than an experience in academics and athletics.
By C. Samantha McKevie

Sunday, Jan. 20, 2008

Convenience of Brynwood drew couple

A 45-year-old brick house in Brynwood subdivision was a perfect fit for Beth Dixon and her husband, Army Capt. Charles Dixon.
By C. Samantha McKevie

Time to get organized

Susan Johnson never meant for her home office to become a cluttered storage room.
By C. Samantha McKevie

Saturday, Jan. 19, 2008

Minister, musician daughter work united

It's a rarity when sacred music is mixed with secular music and performed at church.
By C. Samantha McKevie

Enrichment seminar to focus on women's role

The 2008 Women's Enrichment Seminar will be held Thursday and Friday at Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church, 2261 Walton Way.
By C. Samantha McKevie

Sunday, Jan. 13, 2008

Here comes the bride

From cakes to cummerbunds and from gowns to gift registries, nearly everything for a wedding will be at Bell Auditorium next weekend.
By C. Samantha McKevie

Saturday, Jan. 12, 2008

Your Sunday best

When Ada Wiley steps out of her house to head to Second Mount Moriah Baptist Church on Sunday mornings, she is dressed sharp as a tack.
By C. Samantha McKevie

Service to show legacy of King

An interfaith worship service celebrating the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. will be held Tuesday in downtown Augusta.
By C. Samantha McKevie

Sunday, Jan. 6, 2008

USC sophomore enjoys Augusta Assembly experience

Except for the prom, wearing a long white gown for the Augusta Assembly's recent winter ball was the most dressed-up that Carrie Tennent Brady has ever been.
By C. Samantha McKevie

Saturday, Jan. 5, 2008

Profiles in Faith: Sikhism

Surrounded by a standard mix of suburban homes and other buildings on Evans to Locks Road, one house of worship, Guru Singh Sabha, is an attention-grabber with its gold domes.
By C. Samantha McKevie

Saturday, Dec. 29, 2007

Watch Night services welcome in new year

Mahogany Lawton rarely misses Watch Night service at Greater Mount Canaan Baptist Church.
By C. Samantha McKevie

Nothing changes at Prince of Peace

North Augusta resident Kirk Herrington said that over the years he has been a member of several Christian denominations.
By C. Samantha McKevie


Located in the Bible Belt, Augusta has a variety of Christian churches, but it also has its share of non-Christian denominations and faiths.
By C. Samantha McKevie

Sunday, Dec. 23, 2007

Augustan sees red as color of holiday

For six years in the 1980s, Jeanne Griffin was an independent contractor for Home Interiors and Gifts and collected lots of holiday stuff.
By C. Samantha McKevie

Area children share Christmas letters to St. Nick

Parents must have had it easy this year. Judging by the letters that area children sent for us to publish for Santa Claus to read, nearly all of the little ones were quick to point out that ...
By C. Samantha McKevie
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