Lisa Kaylor

Stories by Lisa Kaylor

Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015

Faces of Survival: Susanne McLaughlin

Susanne McLaughlin had lost her sister to breast cancer a year before her hand brushed across something strange in her left breast. A mammogram and a biopsy confirmed it was cancer.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Oct. 2, 2015

Faces of Survival: Elaine Dailey

Elaine Dailey had fibrocystic disease, so she was used to finding cysts in her breasts, and to her doctor finding spots on her mammogram. She said he had never been concerned enough about them to ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Churches to hear presentation on Haiti orphans

Members of several area churches will gather at Gardner Grove Baptist Church to hear about helping the abandoned children of Haiti.
By Lisa Kaylor

Church to celebrate 110th anniversary

Good Hope Baptist Church began in the home of Deacon James and Harriet Warren in 1905. On Sunday, Oct. 4, it will celebrate 110 years of serving the community.
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015

Faces of Survival: Marisa Appling

Marisa Appling was in the Navy, serving in Iraq, when she felt a lump in her left breast during a routine breast exam. Breast cancer was the last thing on her mind - she thought it was just a cyst.
By Lisa Kaylor

Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015

Faces of Survival: Dolly Padgett

A routine mammogram detected cancer in Dolly Padgett's left breast in 1996. She never felt a lump or pain.
By Lisa Kaylor

Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015

Two are named Man and Woman of the Year

When Michael W. Carraway and Rebecca Sterner were asked to participate in the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's annual Man and Woman of the Year campaign, both agreed without hesitation.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Sept. 25, 2015

Augusta Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha

Muslims dressed in an array of colorful, traditional clothing representing countries and cultures around the world filled the Islamic Society of Augusta on Thursday to celebrate Eid al-Adha.
By Lisa Kaylor

St. Paul's Church prepares to serve at Ironman

When Ironman 70.3 Augusta triathletes and their families converge on downtown this weekend, St. Paul's Church will throw open its doors to welcome them for the third consecutive year.
By Lisa Kaylor

Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015

Curtis Baptist holds event to pray for community

They joined public and private schools across the country for the 25th annual See You at the Pole, a student-led gathering to pray for their communities.
By Lisa Kaylor

Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015

Local Muslim leader calls Carson's statements 'un-American'

Imam Mohammad Jamal Daoudi, of the Islamic Society of Augusta, joins a growing list of Muslims and other leaders taking presidential candidate Ben Carson to task on his statements.
By Lisa Kaylor

Augusta association names Philanthropist of the Year

The Greater Augusta Association of Fundraising Professionals has named Keith Davis the Outstanding Philanthropist of the Year for 2015.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Sept. 18, 2015

Faith on Their Sleeves: What do rabbi's garments mean?

All faiths have their own traditions and customs. Some have the same or similar doctrines but very different customs and rituals. The garments worn by clergy in worship services have specific ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015

Students share effects of heavy, displaced bags

Backpacks should weigh less than 10 percent of your body weight and worn over both shoulders and strapped as tightly as possible against your back, according to the American Occupational Therapy ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015

Old Turpin Hill neighbors stick together

A dozen baby boomers sat under the breezeway at now-closed Ursula Collins Elementary School on Swanee Quintet Boulevard on Sept. 11, remembering a simpler time and calling each other by childhood ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015

Pardon our mess: Work along Reynolds Street

Georgia Power maintenance of underground utilities is causing lane closures along Reynolds Street
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Sept. 11, 2015

Rosh Hashana events in Augusta

Rosh Hashana, the first of the Jewish High Holy Days, begins at sundown Sunday.
By Lisa Kaylor

Baptist churches merge

Crawford Avenue Baptist Church was in decline. Berea Baptist Church had more members than its building could hold. So the two merged and will join Sunday in their first combined service in Harrisburg.
By Lisa Kaylor

Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015

History museum offers different view to public on Saturdays

On Saturdays throughout September, visitors to the Augusta Museum of History are invited to step into its inner sanctum.
By Lisa Kaylor

Museum displaying items from the archive

As the museum shares items that were used by Augustans 100 or so years ago, it is beginning to collect items for a new display that will share the history of the 1990s and 2000s.
By Lisa Kaylor
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