Stories by Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Nov. 27, 2015

Augusta Muslim group offers social services outreach

From the outside, the house at Davant Street and Middleton Drive looks just like its neighbors. A sign in the front yard that reads "Muslim Community Ser­vi­ces of Augusta" gives away its ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015

Soldiers' Angels help veterans

The national Soldiers Angels organization offers support to deployed soldiers.
By Lisa Kaylor

Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015

Pardon our mess: Drainage ditch clogged with debris

Drainage ditch behind the house is clogged with impacted sand and debris, which causes it to overflow during heavy rain.
By Lisa Kaylor

Annual Brown turkey giveaway set for today

Recipients preregistered for the turkeys in October and this month.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Nov. 20, 2015

Fort Gordon's Christmas House offers preview of gifts for children

Christmas House began in 1966 when nurses at Dwight D. Eisenhower Medical Center collected teddy bears to give to the children of soldiers going off to Vietnam.
By Lisa Kaylor

Church says Buy a Tree, Change a Life

Oasis Church members will sell Christmas trees beginning Nov. 23, with proceeds helping children.
By Lisa Kaylor

Bridge Ministry plans to feed, clothe 3,000

The Bridge Ministry will offer anyone who needs them a hot dinner and a new coat at its annual Thanksgiving Dinner at James Brown Arena on Saturday.
By Lisa Kaylor

Volunteers gather items for Operation Christmas Child

Mary Jordan stacked shoeboxes filled with toys in the sanctuary of First Baptist Church of Aiken.
By Lisa Kaylor

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015

Urban Ministries returns to area

A local nonprofit organization that closed its doors two years ago will soon crack them open again.
By Lisa Kaylor

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015

Four properties on Historic Augusta's endangered list

Executive Director Erick Montgomery said the theme for this year's list appears to be uncertainty, as each of the four properties on the Endangered Properties List faces an unknown future.
By Lisa Kaylor

Augusta Islamic Society condemns Paris attacks

The Islamic Society of Augusta has issued a statement condemning the attacks on Paris.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Nov. 13, 2015

Local instructor teaches Christ-centered yoga

She instructed them to turn their focus on God and his Word, reminding them that it is just them and God on their mats. This is Holy Yoga, and Annie Martin is the only certified Holy Yoga ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Universalist Unitarian clergy garb as individual as the church

The Unitarian Universalist tradition is a very individualized, free-thinking faith tradition, and the dress of its clergy reflects that.
By Lisa Kaylor

Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015

Augusta honors military veterans Wednesday

Veterans of all branches of service and all wars were recognized at the Augusta-CSRA Veterans Day Observance, presented by the Augusta Chapter of the Military Order of the World Wars.
By Lisa Kaylor

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015

Special event held at Warren Road Community Center

Grinning, Gary Smith high-fived his four teammates after dribbling the basketball down a coned-off section of the Warren Road Community Center basketball court.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Nov. 6, 2015

New Episcopalian ministry focuses on living by faith

If everything goes according to plan, three full-time residents will move in next summer and commit for almost one year to living intentionally by the pillars that shape the Columba House ministry.
By Lisa Kaylor

Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015

Wing of Freedom showcases World War II planes

A traveling museum of World War II aircraft presented by The Collings Foundation, an educational foundation dedicated to educating the younger generations about mechanical history, landed in Augusta.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Oct. 30, 2015

Faces of Survival: Shirley Grier

Shirley Grier was taking a bath in 1968 when she felt a knot in her right breast. She immediately called the doctor but he thought it was fatty tissue and related to the birth control pills she ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Bridge Ministry gearing up for Thanksgiving celebration

The Bridge Ministry needs at least 800 volunteers to serve meals, usher guests, help with children and serve each guest a warm Thanksgiving dinner.
By Lisa Kaylor

State will be in dentistry school name

The new name - the Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University - addresses concerns raised by dental students that the university's new name would not accurately reflect the college's ...
By Lisa Kaylor
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