Stories by Lisa Kaylor

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Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015

Augusta home scene for new film

The home was chosen for its "Father of the Bride" appearance, said Gary Wheeler, vice president of INSP Films.
By Lisa Kaylor

Monday, Dec. 14, 2015

Postal Service in holiday mode across Augusta

Monday was expected to be the biggest mailing day of the season, with customers rushing to get their packages in the mail in time to be delivered by Christmas.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Dec. 11, 2015

Meeting focuses on serving veterans

More than 100 representatives from area organizations and nonprofits came together Friday to discuss ways to better work together to serve veterans.
By Lisa Kaylor

Nonprofit workers show off skills with snowflakes

In the skilled hands of the employees of the Augusta Training Shop, material normally used for seat weaving becomes delicate snowflakes ranging from simple to intricate in design.
By Lisa Kaylor

Orthodox vestments hold layers of meaning

The individual pieces of the vestments are standard across the Greek Orthodox church, but the colors vary according to the time of year.
By Lisa Kaylor

Grotto encourages prayer for others

White ribbons tied to lattice work flap in the breeze along the front walkway at St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church. Written on them are anonymous prayers - petitions to the Virgin Mary.
By Lisa Kaylor

Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015

Steven Fishman donates 37.5 gallons of blood to Shepeard Community Blood Center

On Nov. 29, Steven Fishman made his 301st blood donation to Shepeard Community Blood Center. Since he began donating in the mid-1970s, he's given 37.5 gallons.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Dec. 4, 2015

Hanukkah festival downtown kicks off Jewish holiday

The Hanukkah Festival - in its 18th year - kicks off the eight-day Jewish holiday, which will begin at sundown Sunday.
By Lisa Kaylor

Mormon missionary tells of time in France

For more than 16 months, Addison Tippett traveled northern France, spending several months at a time around the Brittany area, the coast and southern Belgium.
By Lisa Kaylor

Hanukkah events in Augusta

Hanukkah, the eight-day Jewish Festival of Lights, begins at sundown Sunday, Dec. 6.
By Lisa Kaylor

Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015

Mayor plans Twitter Town Hall

Augusta Mayor Hardie Da­vis will use Twitter to hold a live chat with residents on Cyber Monday.
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
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