Stories by Lisa Kaylor

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Plane Pull nets nearly $45,000 for charity

About 1,000 people huddled in teams in a hanger at Au­gusta Regional Airport on Satur­day morning, waiting their turns to pull the FedEx plane idling on the tarmac.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, April 18, 2014

Christians recall Jesus' sacrifice during walk

About 500 people participated in the Good Friday Way of the Cross Walk through south Augusta, many carrying crosses of varying sizes.
By Lisa Kaylor

Hopeful Baptist to celebrate 200 years

When Hopeful Baptist Church opens its doors for homecoming April 26, it is inviting the community to step into the past.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, April 11, 2014

Annual Crosswalk being planned

Starting at 10 a.m. April 18, members of Alleluia Community, as well as congregations from other area churches, will gather at Burns Memorial United Methodist Church on Lumpkin Road. Many will ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Group's members serve through knitting

Members of Hands of Comfort, an outreach of the Church of the Holy Comforter, get together weekly to knit prayer shawls.
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Choruses will sing in New York

More than 100 area students will spend part of their Spring Break singing at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center.
By Lisa Kaylor

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Golf helps men share faith

The game of golf gives Zach Johnson and Stewart Cink a platform to glorify God in front of millions of golf fans every day.
By Lisa Kaylor

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Families enjoy spring at event

In addition to the dancing, the Spring Festival at the Augusta Common featured inflatables, food and craft vendors, and live music.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, April 4, 2014

Former choir members hold reunion

Grinning and chattering excitedly, about 60 former youth choir members of the Crawford Avenue Church of God stood in the choir loft at Bethel A.M.E. Church and sang How Great Thou ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Kindermusik is for little kids

The Enopion Theatre Company has found a new way to involve children in the arts. The faith-based performing arts group is now accepting registration for its new Kindermusik program at the Kroc Center.
By Lisa Kaylor

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Friends and family raise funds to fight multiple sclerosis

Teams named in honor of a friend or family member who suffers from multiple sclerosis collected pledges leading up to the 7th annual MS Walk.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, March 28, 2014

Women in Philanthropy awards annual grants

Women in Philanthropy awarded $112,000 in grants to nonprofits at the organization's annual banquet.
By Lisa Kaylor

St. Thaddeus set for 55th homes tour

The homes on this year's tour are on or near Colleton Avenue, where many winter colonists built "cottages" to escape the harsh Northern winters.
By Lisa Kaylor

Author talks 'church people'

"Them Damned Church Folk" is a collection of writer Tamara Beard's experiences and the experiences of others who grew disillusioned by hurtful attitudes found in churches.
By Lisa Kaylor

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

100th prayer breakfast celebrated

Mayor Deke Copenhaver said diversity has always been what his prayer breakfasts were about. Tuesday they celebrated with the 100th one.
By Lisa Kaylor

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Retiree volunteers ready to lend hand

If a local nonprofit has a job that needs a few good handymen, the F.R.O.G.S. are happy to jump on it.
By Lisa Kaylor

Families gather for Opening Day festivities

Families gathered at the North Augusta Spring Fest on Opening Day for the recreation department's spring sports season.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, March 21, 2014

St. Luke's outreach to children brings growth

St. Luke Methodist Church's mission is to serve the children of Harrisburg, its pastor says
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Veggie Truck ready for third season

The Veggie Truck Farmers Market is revving up for its third season to bring fresh, locally grown produce to the heart of Harrisburg.
By Lisa Kaylor

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Firefighters work to raise fire safety awareness

Seven teams of firefighters canvassed the Kennedy Col­ony neighborhood Satur­day. Teams installed up to four smoke alarms in every home as part of the Right Alarm. Right Location. Right ...
By Lisa Kaylor