Stories by Lisa Kaylor

Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014

Dancers swing into action

Don't be surprised if, at a live- music event, a group of dancers spontaneously erupt into swing dance.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Aug 8, 2014

Ragan named head of fraternity of priests

The 2014 National Assembly of Jesus Caritas Fraternity of Priests has chosen the Rev. Jerry Ragan of St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church as its new National Responsible.
By Lisa Kaylor

Author to talk about living like Jesus

Shane Claiborne, a leader in the New Monasticism movement, believes in living his faith by taking Jesus' words to heart and meeting the needs of the poor in ways that go deeper than simply writing ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, Aug 7, 2014

World War II veterans saluted

Marjorie “Jerry” Scott spent part of World War II learning the Japanese naval code. She didn’t realize at the time that’s what she was doing.
By Lisa Kaylor

After-school program trying to build library

Jessye Norman School of Arts is teaming with The Book Tavern in August to collect books to build a library for students of the school. 
By Lisa Kaylor

Saturday, Aug 2, 2014

Rescue gives 28 dogs shot at adoption

One by one, 28 dogs were tagged with a number Saturday and loaded into cages in two vans taking them to Florida for a chance at a forever home.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Aug 1, 2014

Local gospel group humbled by award

The Augusta-based gospel group Joyceland McCaster and Victorious Soul was named Urban Contemporary Group/Duo of the Year at the Rhythm of Gospel Awards.
By Lisa Kaylor

Station offers a local gospel sound

The desire to support independent artists is one of the things the staff at WNRR - which took to the airwaves May 2 - believes sets it apart from other area gospel stations.
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Downtown spot offers space for artists

Denise and Baruti Tucker saw a need downtown for a family friendly space where artists can exhibit, musician can jam, and people can relax and hang out.
By Lisa Kaylor

Library given family research

For 40 years, Joyce Poole has traced her family's history. She carefully saved the books, journals and magazines she collected during her research.
By Lisa Kaylor

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Camp aims to boost girls' self-esteem

Saturday was the eighth camp in Augusta presented by the Cher Best's Sisters Only Club.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, July 25, 2014

Curtis Baptist School to celebrate 50th anniversary

This year marks Curtis Baptist School's 50th anniversary, and the school will kick off a year filled with events to commemorate it.
By Lisa Kaylor

Program to focus on connecting with teens

Parents who want to connect with their teens but aren't sure where to start will find help at Stevens Creek Church on Tuesday.
By Lisa Kaylor

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Workers enjoy social part of elections

Big elections are busy, but with only two local runoff contests on the ballot, Tuesday’s pace was much slower, leaving plenty of time for poll workers to catch up on one another’s families.
By Lisa Kaylor

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Salvation Army holds summer auto auction

The Salvation Army holds three auto auctions each year and typically raises between $60,000 and $90,000 at each to fund its homeless shelter, substance abuse programs and soup kitchen.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, July 18, 2014

Church mural was late member's dream

The large wooden mural at First Baptist Church of Augusta, created by artist David Welter, was the dream of church member Debbie Williams, who died before it was completed.
By Lisa Kaylor

A Joyful Noise: Pickin' for Alex

A concert will be held June 26 to benefit 5-year-old Alex Moore, who needs a bone marrow transplant.
By Lisa Kaylor

Young church bonds as it continues to grow

Harvest Pointe Fellowship will turn a year old next month. The church is centered around the family unit and will celebrate its first anniversary with a special service reflecting on the year.
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Humanitree offers artful calm

Denise and Baruti Tucker saw a need downtown for a family friendly space where artists can exhibit, musician can jam, and people can relax and hang out.
By Lisa Kaylor

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Kelley family holding celebrity golf tournament, concert with Lady A

Charles, Josh and John Kelley have announced the inaugural Kelley Brothers & Friends Celebrity Golf Tournament & Concert on Oct. 27 to benefit local charities.
By Lisa Kaylor
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