Lisa Kaylor

Stories by Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Aug 28, 2015

Women share mission trip with children

Mary Grace Watwood wanted to go on a mission trip a year ago. She found Mustard Seed Communities, a home for abandoned and disabled children and children with HIV. This year she went back with her ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Conference intends to help churches prepare for spiritual battles

On Thursday, four billboards will light up across the area depicting fighter planes in a thunderstorm, controlled by a glowing-eyed skeleton. It will implore those who see it to "Prepare for War."
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015

Vandalized church gets security cameras

The Metropolitan Community Church of Our Redeemer raised enough money through a Go Fund Me account to install security cameras after two incidents stemming from its support for gay marriage.
By Lisa Kaylor

Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015

Keeping park for everyone

Pendleton King Park is improved and maintained by volunteers. Since the park opened in 1966, the foundation has raised money and received grants that allowed for development.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Aug 21, 2015

NAACP march makes its way to Augusta

Led by NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks, the Journey for Justice march is now about halfway through its 860-mile trek from Selma, Ala., to Washington, D.C., to advocate for civil rights.
By Lisa Kaylor

Thankful Baptist Church to celebrate 175 years

On Sunday, the congregation will celebrate the church's anniversary on the same plot of land where its forefathers gathered in 1840.
By Lisa Kaylor

Christian singles look for ministries of their own

Tracey Landrum has been visiting churches looking for a group of single Christians to plug into, who want to socialize without going to out to bars.
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, Aug 20, 2015

Journey for Justice marchers arrive in Augusta

The march draws attention to a national advocacy agenda on civil rights issues related to criminal justice, education, voting rights and living-wage employment.
By Lisa Kaylor

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015

Group helps rape survivors cope

Rape Crisis and Sexual Assault Services is adding a new effort to its mission of helping women cope with sexual abuse. A women's sexual assault survivors group will begin Aug. 25.
By Lisa Kaylor

Monday, Aug 17, 2015

Students take in GRU's first day of fall semester

Lemonade stands dotted GRU's Summerville Campus, and students milled around figuring out schedules or sat at picnic tables taking a break between classes.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Aug 14, 2015

Tabernacle marking 130th anniversary

Tabernacle Baptist Church is celebrating its rich 130-year history with events honoring its past and present.
By Lisa Kaylor

New church to preview its services

River Rock Church will hold a "Test Drive" service at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23, at Augusta Preparatory Day School to show anyone interested what services will be like when the church officially ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, Aug 13, 2015

Thousands expected at Christian rally

About 10,000 Christians are expected to fill Broad Street on Saturday morning to express their faith. The group is comprised largely of local Christian television and radio stations.
By Lisa Kaylor

Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015

Border Bash is set for Sept. 18

Annual party will be held at the Augusta Golf & Gardens.
By Lisa Kaylor

Cross Creek alum to teach

When James Briscoe graduated from Cross Creek High School in 2008, he had a dream to play football in the NFL.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Aug 7, 2015

Augusta for Jesus March scheduled

Christians from across the area will converge on Broad Street on Aug. 15 for the Augusta for Jesus march.
By Lisa Kaylor

Church basketball game to benefit Haitian orphans

On Aug. 15, "Old School" basketball players will face off against the "New School" in a game to benefit Christian Haitian Outreach, an orphanage in Port-Au-Prince. 
By Lisa Kaylor

Tuesday, Aug 4, 2015

Supplies, haircuts given at event

Back 2 School Jamz Cutz, sponsored by Perry Broadcasting, provided free school supplies, haircuts and manicures to more than 2,000 children heading back to school.
By Lisa Kaylor

Monday, Aug 3, 2015

Nonprofit trains dogs for vets

Veterans K-9 Solutions, a nonprofit organization, was founded three years ago by Jerry Lyda to help pair Veteran, who suffer from post traumatic stress disorder, with service dogs.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, July 31, 2015

Church celebrates 150 years

Bottsford Spring Missionary Baptist Church clerk Eleanor Hopson will read the high points of the church's 150-year history like each anniversary of its past - on the second Sunday in August - ...
By Lisa Kaylor
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