Stories 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

3 faith traditions share chants

Standing on the bimah at the Congregation Children of Israel, Mark Gottlieb chanted a Hebrew blessing that is often recited before and after the Torah is read at a typical Jewish service.
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Faces of Survival: Dana Morris

After battling through two separate bouts of cancer, survivor Dana Morris never takes a moment for granted.
By Lisa Kaylor

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Local nonprofits receive grants

The executive director for the Southeastern Firefighters' Burn Foundation accepted one of 21 $1,000 grants from Wells Fargo at its annual Day of Giving breakfast.
By Lisa Kaylor

Honor society serves school

DeRee Smith said her mother-in-law remembers when A. Dorothy Hains was her principal at Tubman High School nearly 80 years ago. About two years ago, Smith retired as a literacy coach from the ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

Thousands join Augusta breast cancer walk

Augusta Miracle Mile Walk organizers did not have an exact number Saturday morning, but said they believed about 10,000 people participated to raise breast cancer awareness.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

Faces of Survival: Annette Moss

Three months after finding a lump in her left breast, Annette Moss had it checked out and learned she had Stage 2 breast cancer.
By Lisa Kaylor

Attorney Jay Sekulow addresses Augusta Care Pregnancy Center's fall banquet

The same forces that are behind the terrorist group ISIS are the same forces that are behind abortions, and it is up to communities groups like Augusta Care Pregnancy Center working at the ground ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Quest Church future set in Grovetown

The church will hold a groundbreaking Sunday on land it purchased two years ago on Gateway Boulevard, near the new Columbia County Exhibition Center and the Steiner Family Y.
By Lisa Kaylor

Faces of Survival: Sarah Quick

Sarah Quick's doctor found a lump in her left breast during a routine annual Pap smear and checkup in 2012.
By Lisa Kaylor

Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

Faces of Survival: Janet Lightsey

Janet Lightsey found the lump in her left breast during a self-exam not long after a routine mammogram came back clear in 2003.
By Lisa Kaylor

Augusta Animal Services event designed for adoptions, educating public

Augusta Animal Services' Family Fun Day is an event designed to get animals adopted and educate the public on pet care.
By Lisa Kaylor

Faces of Survival: Beth Sipper

A strong support system helped Beth Sipper through treatment. Friends and family made sure she never went to chemotherapy alone.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Oct. 10, 2014

Here come the fall festivals

Many churches offer members and the community an opportunity to fellowship while participating in outdoor activities ranging from bonfires to hayrides to movies on the lawn.
By Lisa Kaylor

Augusta churches to tell histories during tour

On Oct. 26, 14 churches throughout downtown Augusta will open their doors to share their individual and collective histories and demonstrate the impact the faith community has had on the city ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014

Faces of Survival: Sonya Hurlbut

Sonya Hurlbut was there for her daughter as she was being treated for cervical cancer in 2008 when she thought maybe she should schedule a checkup for herself.
By Lisa Kaylor

Tai chi helps restore balance

Seniors looking for relief from arthritis might find it through tai chi. Kathleen Nohe teaches weekly tai chi for arthritis classes through H2U at Doctors Hospital.
By Lisa Kaylor

Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014

Faces of Survival: Vivian Kinder

Six months after Vivian Kinder had her annual mammogram in 2010, her doctor called her for another checkup and found that she had cancer. "You go blank for a minute," she said. 
By Lisa Kaylor
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