Stories by Lisa Kaylor

Friday, July 22, 2016

Website matches volunteers with projects

JustServe.org is a "gift to the community from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints," which connects volunteers with organizations that need their service, said Just Serve Outreach ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Church still bears scars from vandalism a year later

The bricks that flank the doors to the Metropolitan Church of Our Redeemer still bear the scars from last year’s hate crime.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, July 8, 2016

Augusta interfaith service held after shootings

About 50 people filled the sanctuary at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Augusta on Friday in remembrance of the victims of shootings that took place across the country this week.
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Muslims celebrate end of Ramadan

Eid al Fitr is one of the biggest holidays in the Islamic faith and marks the end of Ramadan, a month of spiritual cleansing and renewal through fasting and prayer.
By Lisa Kaylor

Sunday, July 3, 2016

Survivor of Sept. 11 attacks speaks at church

On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Sujo John said goodbye to his wife, Mary, who was four months pregnant, in their Teaneck, N.J., home and went to his office in New York City.
By Lisa Kaylor

3 injured in Waynesboro shooting

Three people were injured in a shooting in Waynesboro on Saturday night.
By Lisa Kaylor

Thunderstorm causes minor damage

A strong thunderstorm that passed through the area Sunday evening caused a few road closures in Richmond County but relatively little damage.
By Lisa Kaylor

Pardon our Mess: Emmett Street pothole

A reader said the pothole caused two tires to blow out on separate occasions.
By Lisa Kaylor

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Churches to reconcile decades-old divide

Two decades after an ugly split, two churches will come together Sunday to bury the hatchet, but not to unite.
By Lisa Kaylor

Korean children's choir to perform at Bell Auditorium

A South Korean children's choir will entertain Tuesday, and an influential Korean church leader will speak at the free concert. Tickets are required, however.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, June 24, 2016

Beats on Broad event part of Augusta Pride weekend

The event is the second of the 2016 Augusta Pride.
By Lisa Kaylor

Monday, June 20, 2016

Former Augusta pastor seeks donations for developmentally challenged

Greg DeLoach, a former First Baptist Church of Augusta pastor, is asking each of his friends, family, and his 2,100 Facebook friends to donate $25 to Developmental Disabilities Ministries, of ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, June 17, 2016

Pastor retires after 50 years

On June 26, the members of Holiness Deliverance Tabernacle and Living Waters Church will celebrate the long life and career of the Rev. Wiladean Myers.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, June 10, 2016

Vacation Bible school plans emerge

A giant yellow submarine stands in the middle of the stage at West Acres Baptist Church, flanked by enormous blue waves.
By Lisa Kaylor

St. John UMC commences Chapel Under the Pines

Sunday services will be conducted by various ministers at Thurmond Lake for worshippers ready to swim, fish or boat.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, June 3, 2016

First Friday delivers tributes to Prince

Bands at Augusta Common played tributes to the late pop star, and the fountains on the lower end of Broad Street were turned purple.
By Lisa Kaylor

Comedian Chonda Pierce talks about happily ever after

Comedian Chonda Pierce talks about trying to live happily ever after when life offers sadness.
By Lisa Kaylor

Monday, May 30, 2016

Summer camp fun begins for children

One organization, The Family Y, will hold camps in Augusta, Aiken, North Augusta, Thomson and Jefferson County.
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, May 19, 2016

School's out for some in Richmond County

Richmond County high school students begin their summer vacation.
By Lisa Kaylor

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Pardon our Mess: Bransford Road sinkhole

Construction manager Tony Williams said in an email that the problem was caused by a pipe under the road.
By Lisa Kaylor
 
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