Stories by Lisa Kaylor

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

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014

Paine rebuilding music program

Dr. R. Wayne Woodson has a challenge ahead of him in rebuilding the choir and music program at Paine College.
By Lisa Kaylor

Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014

Parkinson support group holds annual walk

The CSRA Parkinson Support Group has been holding a walk at the Wilson Family Y track on Wheeler Road for 15 years. Three years ago, it joined the National Parkinson Foundation's annual Moving Day.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Nov. 7, 2014

Children with disabilities to have new learning option

Immaculate Conception Catholic School is now enrolling students in a new, fully inclusive special education program it plans to open in the 2015-16 school year.
By Lisa Kaylor

Woman helps former addicts by sharing story

As she has done many times, and will happily do many more, Sarah Kate shared her story of surviving abuse and overcoming addiction with a room full of women at Hope House, a residential facility ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014

Auto club rallies at Sno-Cap

It was the last cruise in of the year at the Sno-Cap and it was dedicated to celebrating GaSCar's 40th anniversary.
By Lisa Kaylor

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014

Residents protest Project Jackson

NORTH AUGUSTA - About a dozen braved the elements Saturday to protest North Augusta riverfront development.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Couple offers needy free transportation

Randy and Margaret Gossert founded The Master's Transport Ministries two years ago.
By Lisa Kaylor

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

Faces of Survival: Kelly McNeal

For about a month or so in 2011, Kelly McNeal's left breast felt very tender to the touch. It had a lump that seemed to come and go, but wasn't going away. Then one morning she woke up to find ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

Augusta Woman's Club to present $2,500 gifts

The club will present $2,500 to The Boys and Girls Clubs of the CSRA, the Savannah Riverkeeper, Lynndale School and Training Center among others.
By Lisa Kaylor

Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Aiken enjoys fall steeplechase event

Sitting under a railside tent near the Audobon Drive side of Ford Conger Field Saturday, Mark and Mindy Steedley and their friends and family members sipped mixed drinks while they talked and ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Bridge Ministry event moves to arena

Bridge Ministry's annual Thanksgiving service will move to the James Brown Arena this year, thanks to staff at the arena.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Faces of Survival: Dianne Waller

Dianne Waller had beaten ovarian cancer 15 years before a routine mammogram found cancer in 2007. "I'm blessed that it wasn't (connected), because that usually means a recurrence," she said.
By Lisa Kaylor

A Joyful Noise: United Aiken Christian Music Festival

Aiken acts Red Letter Echo, Lame the Band and Centerpoint Worship will perform a concert that will be emceed by Eric “Bogie” DeBeaugrine.
By Lisa Kaylor

Pagan Pride Day set for Nov. 1

Paganism gets a lot of negative attention around Halloween, but local groups will invite the community to see what it's really about on Nov. 1.
By Lisa Kaylor
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