Stories by Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Feb. 5, 2016

Winter Jam is set for Feb. 11

For King & Country will co-headline Winter Jam 2016 with Matthew West, joining a diverse lineup that includes some of Christian music's biggest names.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Jan. 22, 2016

Woman seeks help finding family of letters' authors

Colleen Hilton was pleasantly surprised to find a hardcover "Guideposts" book copyrighted 1948 as she browsed the south Augusta Goodwill store. She took the book home, and as she began to read the ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016

Woman continues city work, at 80, after retirement

Three days a week, Shirley Schneider goes to the Richmond County tax commissioner's office. It was where she started her career and ended her career, and now, at 80, where she still works part ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016

Sikh community holds interfaith service

The Sikh community at Guru Singh Sabha Augusta Gurudwara celebrated three important events: the 20th anniversary of their temple, the 350th birthday of their 10th Guru and the ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Jan. 15, 2016

Augusta's Sikh priest is retiring

Bhai Jit Singh is retiring after 22 years as priest at Guru Singh Sabha Augusta.
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016

Archaeology curation program helps veterans

A demonstration was part of a meet-and-greet at the Augusta Veterans Curation Program lab in Martinez to introduce veterans and potential employers to the program.
By Lisa Kaylor

Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016

Pardon Our Mess: Merrymont Drive house in disrepair

The house has been vacant for years and was bought at auction in May.
By Lisa Kaylor

Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016

Augustans hope to hit big jackpot

The drawing for the record-breaking jackpot is at 11 p.m. The odds of winning are about one in 292 million, according to the Georgia Lottery.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Jan. 8, 2016

Orthodox congregation blesses waters

Around the world on the same day, Jan. 6, Orthodox Christians gathered at bodies of water or in their churches to observe the Holy Theophany, or Blessing of the Water.
By Lisa Kaylor

Religious coalition to hold annual MLK service

The keynote address will be given by the service's first female speaker: the Rev. Veronica Goines, the pastor of St. Andrew Presbyterian Church in Marin City, Calif.
By Lisa Kaylor

Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016

Group provides seniors with necessities

When Help Can't Wait comes in to provide comfort and convenience items that nursing homes don't supply.
By Lisa Kaylor

Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016

Muslim's praise of kind act goes viral

On Christmas Eve, dinner for Eslam Mohamed and his family was paid for by an anonymous diner. When Mohamed shared what happened on Facebook, his post went viral. "I never imagined it would go that ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Jan. 1, 2016

Waynesboro couple welcomes first baby of 2016

Savannah Rae Sasser was born early Friday at Georgia Regents Medical Center, the first baby to make her entrance in Augusta in 2016.
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015

Chicks That Click photograph historic church

Chicks That Click, a group of women based in North Augusta who are interested in photography, documented the historic Trinity C.M.E. Church as a community service project.
By Lisa Kaylor

Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015

Watch Night events planned

Watch Night is a special service held on New Year's Eve. It is traditionally a time for reflection and repentance, to pray and worship as the new year begins.
By Lisa Kaylor

Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015

Children dance into holiday

Augusta Ballet's Anyone Can Dance Camp was held Dec. 21-23. The free camp, held at the Jessye Norman School of the Arts, introduced dance to children ages 5 to 12 during the winter break.
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015

Muslim women not afraid to wear hijabs

As anti-Islam sentiment grows after events such as the Paris terrorist attacks and the mass shooting in San Berandino, three local Muslim women gathered to talk about being a Muslim in Augusta.
By Lisa Kaylor

Christmas services

Looking for a service to attend this Christmas? Here is a list of some Christmas Eve and Christmas Day services across the area.
By Lisa Kaylor

Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015

Many trying to make last-minute Christmas buys

According to the National Retail Federation, many Christmas shoppers procrastinate because they're still trying to figure out what to buy.
By Lisa Kaylor

Monday, Dec. 21, 2015

Toys bring joy at Brown event

Zamaria Dunn happily rode her pink bicycle along the sidewalk at James Brown Arena on Monday morning. Her siblings and cousins excitedly dug through bags, calling out their own Christmas presents ...
By Lisa Kaylor
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