Stories by Lisa Kaylor

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Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

Faces of Survival: Sarah Quick

Sarah Quick's doctor found a lump in her left breast during a routine annual Pap smear and checkup in 2012.
By Lisa Kaylor

Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

Faces of Survival: Janet Lightsey

Janet Lightsey found the lump in her left breast during a self-exam not long after a routine mammogram came back clear in 2003.
By Lisa Kaylor

Augusta Animal Services event designed for adoptions, educating public

Augusta Animal Services' Family Fun Day is an event designed to get animals adopted and educate the public on pet care.
By Lisa Kaylor

Faces of Survival: Beth Sipper

A strong support system helped Beth Sipper through treatment. Friends and family made sure she never went to chemotherapy alone.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Oct. 10, 2014

Here come the fall festivals

Many churches offer members and the community an opportunity to fellowship while participating in outdoor activities ranging from bonfires to hayrides to movies on the lawn.
By Lisa Kaylor

Augusta churches to tell histories during tour

On Oct. 26, 14 churches throughout downtown Augusta will open their doors to share their individual and collective histories and demonstrate the impact the faith community has had on the city ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014

Faces of Survival: Sonya Hurlbut

Sonya Hurlbut was there for her daughter as she was being treated for cervical cancer in 2008 when she thought maybe she should schedule a checkup for herself.
By Lisa Kaylor

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014

Tai chi helps restore balance

Seniors looking for relief from arthritis might find it through tai chi. Kathleen Nohe teaches weekly tai chi for arthritis classes through H2U at Doctors Hospital.
By Lisa Kaylor

Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014

Faces of Survival: Vivian Kinder

Six months after Vivian Kinder had her annual mammogram in 2010, her doctor called her for another checkup and found that she had cancer. "You go blank for a minute," she said. 
By Lisa Kaylor

Multi-colored for miles: Color run paints Augusta

The 5K made its way up Tel­fair Street and down Broad Street. Color stations along the route doused the more than 3,500 participants in pink, green, blue, yellow, orange and purple.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Oct. 3, 2014

Library having 'Star Wars' day

Jen Belgin hasn't always been a Star Wars fan. As a child, she watched the movies, but then lost interest until about three years ago. Belgin, a native Californian and part of a military family, ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Faces of Survival: Carolyn Grissom

Carolyn Grissom was on vacation in Myrtle Beach the first week of June 2013 when she got the call from her doctor that she had breast cancer.
By Lisa Kaylor

Church changes affliliation and gets new pastor

When the Rev. Patrick Darnell was installed Sunday as the new pastor of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in North Augusta, it ushered in a new era for the church.
By Lisa Kaylor

Zambian students share culture, gospel

As a child, Oscar Kayombo knew he wanted to one day work for the Lord. When his pastor told him about the International Bible College of Zambia, he knew he wanted to go there to study.
By Lisa Kaylor

Jewish, Muslim holidays observed

Yom Kippur begins at sundown today and will continue until sundown Saturday. The Muslim holiday Eid Al-Ad'ha, the Festival of the Sacrifice also is celebrated on Saturday.
By Lisa Kaylor

Annual Life Chain will be take place Sunday

On Sunday afternoon, people will gather across the United States and Canada to celebrate life and pray for the end of abortion. People in about 1,550 cities and towns are expected to participate ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014

Faces of Survival: Carolyn Wood

Ten years after being treated for ovarian cancer, Carolyn Wood found a lump in her right breast.
By Lisa Kaylor

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014

Faces of Survival: Marjorie Coleman

Having been diagnosed twice with breast cancer, Riverside Middle School teacher Marjorie Coleman says staying positive helped her get through.
By Lisa Kaylor

Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014

100 search for missing Edgefield woman

About 100 people filled the parking lot of Merriwether Middle School on Saturday morning to search for Tammy Kingery, a 37-year-old mother of three who has been missing for a week.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Sept. 26, 2014

Ironman competitors arriving

More than 3,200 athletes will register at the Augusta Convention Center for Sunday’s race.
By Lisa Kaylor

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Sickness closes all McDuffie County schools

One day after closing an elementary because of excessive absences caused by an outbreak of illnesses, the McDuffie County School System has decided to enact an emergency closure of all seven of ...
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