Stories by Lisa Kaylor

Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014

Military academies offer information to prospective students

John Barrow's Augusta Academy Day was designed to bring all of the service academies together "so that everybody who's interested in anything can find out about everything," the Augusta ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Sept. 19, 2014

Support group to be formed for pastors' wives

If a church member has trouble disciplining an unruly child, she might seek advice and counsel from her pastor. But if the pastor's wife has the same troubles, whom can she talk to?
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014

Rotary's century of service

One hundred years ago Tuesday, the Rotary Club of Augusta formed a local chapter of a 10-year-old national organization made up of professionals who wanted to exchange ideas and became involved in ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014

Heroic effort lands man in hospital

Ian Buckley went into the Savannah River to help a woman whose kayak had sunk. He never imagined that he'd find himself battling necrotizing fasciitis.
By Lisa Kaylor

Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014

Georgia paranormal society shares stories of ghost hunts

During a Saturday presentation ghost hunters shared stories and explained the work that goes into being a paranormal investigator.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Sept. 12, 2014

Chapel Under the Pines celebrates milestone

On the banks of Lake Thumond, members of St. John United Methodist Church laughed as Jim Garvey recalled the church's former pastor, the Rev. James (Red) Segars, and his love of fishing.
By Lisa Kaylor

Ellie Holcomb will perform at Redeemer in Evans

Ellie Holcomb became a music artist by accident. She taught language arts and loved it. But she also loves her husband, and when they began touring, she joined the band and went with him.
By Lisa Kaylor

Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

Museum to share its secrets

In a back room at the Augusta Museum of History are stored items ranging from school rings to nursing uniforms. It's part of a collection of artifacts from the Haines Normal Institute, Lucy C.
By Lisa Kaylor

Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014

Run raises money for 9/11 museum

The Patriot Day Run on Saturday was organized by a group of Air Force members who wanted to commemorate the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. 
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014

Vineyard Community Church purchases old school property

Two months ago, Vineyard Community Church purchased the building that will become its new home.
By Lisa Kaylor

Author to speak about scriptures missing from the Bible

Dr. Joel Hoffman released his third book, "The Bible's Cutting Room Floor," on Tuesday, and will begin his 13-city book tour with a launch party Sunday at Congregation Children of Israel.
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014

Moms, babies dance with joy

Four women lined up in front of a mirrored wall at Center Stage Dance Studio Thursday afternoon. Three put their babies on a pallet on the floor in front of them. The fourth baby hasn't been born yet.
By Lisa Kaylor

Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014

Museum demonstrates preservation methods

Lauren Virgo, registrar of the Augusta Museum of History, will lead a 45-minute, tour called Preserving Your Treasures twice each Saturday in September.
By Lisa Kaylor

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014

Youth Challenge Academy cadets graduate

Holding a bouquet of flowers, Patricia Brown scurried around backstage at James Brown Arena on Saturday looking for her son as graduates of Fort Gordon’s Youth Chal­lenge Academy began filing ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Aug 29, 2014

Polish priest now ministers to Hispanics

When the Rev. Dawid Kwiat­kowski arrived from Poland in 2006, he spoke very little English. He has become fluent. He was recently appointed to lead the Hispanic ministry at St. ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014

Local nonprofit making a difference for homeless families

Tabitha Grant is passionate about helping the homeless. Whenever she is needed, she cares for children at Family Promise of Augusta’s child care facility on Ridge Road so their parents can ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Saturday, Aug 23, 2014

Students audition for James Brown Academy

Students in the James Brown Academy of Musik Pupils program range from age 6 to 18. They learn how to play music; how to set up and maintain their equipment; and how to be punctual, disciplined, ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Aug 22, 2014

New convent to open in North Augusta in 2015

Three years after purchasing 28 acres in North Augusta, the ground has been broken for a new convent for the sisters of the Order of Saint Helena. It will feature a 21,500-square-foot main ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Evans native helps Syrian refugees

Andrew Amerson’s greatest passion is helping people in developing countries who are facing hardships beyond their control.
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014

North Augusta park and ride facility offered

The project is a joint effort to improve air quality and offer workers at local industries the opportunity to save money by carpooling.
By Lisa Kaylor
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