Lisa Kaylor

Stories by Lisa Kaylor

Library can help you find ancestors

Local genealogists won't have to travel any farther than the Augusta-Richmond County Library to search millions of records from around the world.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, March 20, 2015

Paine panel discussion on religion draws praise

Students sat alongside Interfaith Fellowship of Augusta members and others in four circles at Paine College Wednesday to discuss religion on college campuses.
By Lisa Kaylor

Army Chaplain heeded call of the Lord to ministry

Col. Timothy Mallard could never have imagined doing half the things he has done as an Army chaplain.
By Lisa Kaylor

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Life In Motion to help those with disabilities

Area organizations that support people with disabilities will hold an expo Sunday to showcase the variety of local services and activities they offer.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, March 13, 2015

Production company promotes interfaith understanding

In the darkened gymnasium at the Islamic Society of Augusta Community Center, a clip from the Fox television show "Bones" plays on a projector screen. It's used as a teaching tool by a production ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Area 'parachurch' serves young professionals

The altar at Sacred Heart Cultural Center glowed a hot pink Monday as the strains of Michael Jackson's "Beat It" echoed off the ornate, domed ceilings. Then Electric Cathedral began in earnest.
By Lisa Kaylor

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Sons recall father's leadership

For 25 years, Henry T. Armstrong Jr. served as a role model to young Boy Scouts, and under his leadership more than 30 of them became Eagle Scouts.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, March 6, 2015

Purim festival celebrates giving

Purim is a Jewish holiday celebrating the salvation of Jews in ancient Persia from a plot by the country's prime minister, Haman, to kill all of the Jews in a single day.
By Lisa Kaylor

Theology on Tap to reach young people at bar

Members of area Catholic churches have come together to present Theology on Tap at The Indian Queen on Wrightsboro Road.
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Morris Museum added to free admission programs

Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders can now enjoy the more than 5,000 works of southern art housed at the Morris Museum of Art free of charge.
By Lisa Kaylor

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Wayne Player to speak at Masters prayer breakfast

Wayne Player will share personal stories of growing up as Gary Player's son, as well as his own testimony of faith at this year's Masters Week Prayer Breakfast.
By Lisa Kaylor

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Purim celebrated

Today marks the first day of Purim, the Jewish festival celebrating the Jews' salvation from genocide in ancient Persia.
By Lisa Kaylor

Monday, March 2, 2015

Event celebrates black history

A black history month program at the Sand Hills Community Center included short biographies of George Washington Carver, Harriet Tubman, Mary McLeod Bethune, and Langston Hughes, as well as the ...
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
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