Stories 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

Poll workers enjoy friends, socializing during 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

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Augustans attend bone marrow drive for 5-year-old boy

The Rev. Matt Moore walked around the fellowship hall of Trinity Baptist Church on Saturday thanking and shaking hands with dozens of people who were there to be tested and placed on a bone marrow ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, July 11, 2014

Youth group rehabs community center

For three days in June, members of the youth group at Hephzibah United Methodist Church scraped, scrubbed, painted and pressure-washed to bring Hephzibah Carroll Community Center back to life.
By Lisa Kaylor

CME to hold star-studded conference in Augusta

The Sixth District conference will include a speech by TV's Judge Hatchett, a performance by gospel artist Tremaine Hawkins and an appearance by cast members from the 1970s TV show "Good Times."
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Joy rides in on three wheels

Jada Gagnon couldn't stop smiling as Carol Collica adjusted the strap on her new bicycle helmet.
By Lisa Kaylor

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Balloon artist finds joy in making children smile

Marilyn Tomeo teaches voice lessons at her home studio for local choruses and chorales. But she considers clowning and balloon art the best job in the world.
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Church sermons to give regard to Broadway

Broadway is coming to Mann Memorial United Methodist Church – in the form of a series of sermons built around Broadway musicals.
By Lisa Kaylor

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Sundays are jazzy downtown

Every Sunday evening as the sun goes down, from May until August, the sound of jazz music fills the downtown air.
By Lisa Kaylor

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Radio club puts skills to test

Members of the Belvedere Radio Club were trying to contact as many other amateur radio stations as they could worldwide between 2 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, June 27, 2014

Brothers reunite between mission trips

One brother, Corbin, 21, just returned from a two-year missionary trip to Brazil. The other brother, Chase, 19, is leaving next week for a two-year missionary trip to Argentina.
By Lisa Kaylor

Churches to celebrate Independence Day

Several area churches will hold special services or events to celebrate Independence Day.
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Soccer fans unite for World Cup match vs. Germany

Fans dressed in patriotic colors, from U.S.A. soccer jerseys to a full U.S. flag-inspired stovepipe hat, gathered at Somewhere in Augusta to watch the World Cup match against Germany.
By Lisa Kaylor

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Fire Department raises sought

The Augusta Fire Depart­ment will present a pay raise proposal for firefighters and administrators to the county’s public safety committee Monday.
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