Lisa Kaylor

Stories by Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Oct. 9, 2015

Faces of Survival: Sandra Moore

Sandra Moore was living in Forsythe, Ga., when a mammogram detected a mass that turned out to be breast cancer. Her doctor performed a mastectomy in 1992, and she was fortunate not to need ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Weekend events promise something for everyone

Whether you're in the mood for baklava, authentic Mexican food or any variety of chocolate, you'll find it somewhere in the Augusta area, and with it games, live music and entertainment.
By Lisa Kaylor

Church fall festivals

As Halloween nears, many churches are planning fall festivals and other events for the community.
By Lisa Kaylor

Trinity CME marks 175th anniversary

The church is celebrating 175 years with a weekend filled with events, including a pilgrimage commemorating that of their founders and a special afternoon service on Sunday.
By Lisa Kaylor

Church group helps flood victims outside Columbia

When Aiken County schools closed Tuesday because of flooding from heavy rain, youth pastor Michael Keltz decided to rally the teenagers at Grace United Methodist Church to help victims.
By Lisa Kaylor

Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015

Faces of Survival: Terry Jenkins

Terry Jenkins was having dinner with her dad at a local seafood restaurant when she received the call that a routine mammogram detected a lump in her left breast. She needed to return for a biopsy.
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
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