Lisa Kaylor

Stories by Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Feb. 27, 2015

Muslim students discuss wearing a hijab

The decision to wear the hijab is a personal one and is not an indicator of how religious a person is, said Asma Daoudi, the vice president of the Muslim Student Association at Georgia Regents ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Georgia Regents students revive Muslim Student Association

The Muslim Student Association at Georgia Regents University is returning after a decade of inactivity.
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015

Exchange club names award recipients

Representatives of area non-profits and supporters gathered at First Baptist Church Thursday to congratulate recipients of the Augusta Exchange Club's two largest fundraisers last year: the ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015

These bowlers are exceptional

Christina Nazzaro can't hear her bowling ball hitting the pins, or her teammates' congratulatory cries. She has a hard time communicating with friends because they don't understand sign language.
By Lisa Kaylor

Monday, Feb. 23, 2015

Evans church honors Coptic Christians killed in Libya

Twenty-two white crosses stand on a hill in front the church. The 21 small crosses honor the 21 Coptic Christians recently killed by Islamic State militants in Libya.
By Lisa Kaylor

Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015

Pardon Our Mess: Limbs, trash behind Reynolds Street building

A pile of trash, limbs and leaves has been piled behind the old Mally's and Grits building on Reynolds Street for more than a year.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Feb. 20, 2015

Illuminate Church ready for first service

The mission of Illuminate Church is to light up people who are far away from God. The church will hold its first service at 10:15 a.m. March 1 at Westside High School.
By Lisa Kaylor

Hospital chaplains do a lot more than pray

The Rev. Jeff Flowers didn't imagine that his congregation would encompass the 3,500 staff members, 700 physicians, roughly 5,000 students and countless patients.
By Lisa Kaylor

Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015

Augustans observe Ash Wednesday

Many Christians attended services throughout the area Wednesday to observe the first day of Lent, the 40-day period of renewal leading up to resurrection. 
By Lisa Kaylor

Monday, Feb. 16, 2015

Tours share former president's home

The Woodrow Wilson home is usually closed on Mondays, but it opened for the Presidents Day holiday and tours.
By Lisa Kaylor

Event offers dresses to girls in need

For many girls and their families, prom season is filled with trepidation, as becoming a princess can require a hefty price tag. Cher Best’s Sister’s Only Club is helping those who need it by ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015

Islamic Society of Augusta comments on NC slayings

The Islamic Society of Augusta released a statement Friday about the shooting of three Muslims in Chapel Hill, N.C., urging authorities to treat the shootings as a possible hate crime.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Feb. 13, 2015

Victory Baptist Church celebrates 40th anniversary

In 1975, nine people gathered in Dr. Larry and Diane Brown's living room in Monticello Estates in North Augusta. Brown was 28 and had spent three years preaching at Broad Street Baptist Church, ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Ash Wednesday services heading to streets

For the second year, Ashes to Go will take Ash Wednesday to the streets to meet people where they are. Several ministers are participating in this year's event.
By Lisa Kaylor

Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015

Skillet eager to share music with mainstream audience

There's a perception in the music world that once you've started making a name for yourself among the mainstream, you should stop doing Christian music. But that was never what Skillet was about.
By Lisa Kaylor

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015

Search is on for Korean War veterans

If you served in the Korean War, Bill Tilt and Stan Schrader are looking for you. The two Vietnam veterans are working on a Veterans History Project for the Library of Congress, documenting the ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Feb. 6, 2015

Winter Jam returns to Augusta on Feb. 12

For artists, Winter Jam offers opportunities that most tours don't. Sharing your music with an audience that wouldn't typically come to one of your shows is one, said Francesca Battistelli.
By Lisa Kaylor

Congregations pack 30,000 meals

More than 200 volunteers from three churches packaged 30,000 bags of food to be sent to various countries to feed the hungry.
By Lisa Kaylor

Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015

Augusta Jr. Players bring home honors

The Augusta Jr. Players brought home top awards on their first trip to the Junior Theater Festival in Atlanta.
By Lisa Kaylor

Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015

Top headlines

State legislators won't push bill for mayor

The state legislators that Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis needs to draft legislation that will give him more power say that won’t happen this year, with less than a month remaining in the legislative ...
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