Stories by Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

Christmas church services

Looking for a place of worship for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day?
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014

MCG students buy toys for sick children

A half-dozen students from the Medical College of Georgia enjoyed the fruits of their labor Thursday, as they loaded more than 250 toys into a giant box wrapped like a present at the Children's ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Lamar-Milledge's pupils supported by Wesley United

Every time a parent walked into the gym of Lamar-Milledge Elementary School the morning of Dec. 10, about a dozen volunteers in green Wesley United Methodist Church T-shirts clapped to welcome ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014

Festival marks start of Hanukkah

Ice carvings marked the finale of the 18th annual menorah lighting and Hanukkah festival, presented by Chabad of Augusta.
By Lisa Kaylor

Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

Hanukkah celebration to begin with parade

Jews in Augusta will begin celebrating Hanukkah at sundown today with a celebration on the Augusta Common. It starts with a parade of menorahs that will make its way from Chabad of Augusta's ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Dec. 12, 2014

Foundation awards grants to local non-profits

At a ceremony Friday at the Enterprise Mill Events Center, the Community Foundation of the CSRA awarded $550,000 in unrestricted grants to 39 local non-profit agencies.
By Lisa Kaylor

International Village a tradition at Fort Gordon

When Tilly Mendieta proposed the idea of an international Christmas village at Fort Gordon's Good Shepherd Chapel in 2000, she never imagined it would be going strong 14 year later.
By Lisa Kaylor

Steven Curtis Chapman, Third Day to perform in Augusta

It has been a while since Steven Curtis Chapman has done a Christmas tour - nine years, to be exact - but this year's Joy and Worship tour will be at James Brown Arena on Dec. 19.
By Lisa Kaylor

Parade, other events to mark Hanukkah

Hanukkah, the eight-day Jewish Festival of Lights, will begin at sundown Tuesday.
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014

Shapiro shares love of tennis

When it comes to wheelchair tenns, Augusta man plays with anyone who wants to play and works to promote the sport.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Dec. 5, 2014

Georgians asked to stock up on winter weather supplies

While many residents might not be thinking about severe winter weather amid the holiday bustle, the Georgia Emergency Management Agency is urging them to go ahead and stock up on emergency supplies.
By Lisa Kaylor

Christmas tour unites Edgefield, S.C., churches

The four churches in downtown Edgefield come together every year to present the Nativity story in a unique way.
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014

EMA launches preparedness push on churches

The Georgia Emergency Management Agency is encouraging houses of worship in Georgia to prepare for disaster through its new Praise & Preparedness program.
By Lisa Kaylor

Cyclists reach out to public

Four years ago, a group of cyclists were biking along Beech Island Avenue when one of them was struck by a pickup truck. Matt Burke died four months later, never emerging from a coma.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

Churches plan live Nativity scenes

Return to Bethlehem, a popular one in North Augusta, is up first. It opens next week by Grace United Methodist Church.
By Lisa Kaylor

Church resets expectations during Advent

Advent is the season of expectation. Just as the Mary awaited the birth of Jesus, so we're expecting our lord to come, said the Rev. Jefferson Otwell of St. Luke Anglican Catholic Church.
By Lisa Kaylor

Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

More than 2,000 get meal at annual dinner

More than 800 volunteers served a hot meal to more than 2,000 homeless people at James Brown Arena on Saturday at the Bridge Ministry's annual Thanksgiving Dinner.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

Appling family's ministry delivers Good News 24 hours a day

The Good News Network is a nonprofit organization that manages the 12 radio stations and 13 repeaters – which help further the reach of the radio stations – scattered across the region.
By Lisa Kaylor

Volunteers fill Christmas shoeboxes with treats, love

It looked a lot like Christmas in Warren Baptist Church's The Edge building this week. Stacks of shoeboxes wrapped in holiday paper were loaded into large boxes to be transported to Samaritan's ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

Brown turkey giveaway set

For the past four Saturdays, beginning Oct. 25, families registered for the turkeys they will receive Monday at Dyess Park, 903 James Brown Blvd., beginning at 8 a.m.
By Lisa Kaylor

Top headlines

Christmas Eve storm possible

ATLANTA - Forecasters say strong storms, some with the potential for isolated tornadoes, are possible over large parts of Georgia on Christmas Eve.
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