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Public has chance to weigh in on Augusta's next SPLOST package

...choices are whether to include $15 million to help Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority replace the aging James Brown Arena and whether to include any or all of some $17.8 million in funds requested by nongovernment organizations for building renovations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-29/public-has-chance-weigh-
Power 107 bash brings in artists K. Michelle, Future

...On Saturday, Aug. 1, Power 107 will bring the outdoor hip-hop festival previously known as Powerfest inside James Brown Arena, 601 Seventh St.The Power 107 Birthday Bash will feature K. Michelle and Future. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and the show...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-07-29/power-107-bash-brings
Coliseum Authority | The Augusta Chronicle

...operation and maintenance of the James Brown Arena and Bell Auditorium, Augusta's premier...facilities it oversees. The hiring of arena management company Global Spectrum in...venues. Opened in 1967, the James Brown Arena seats 8,500 people and was designed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/government/coliseum-authority
James Brown | The Augusta Chronicle

...possession. Local honors to the legendary musician include the renaming of the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center to James Brown Arena in September 2006, the renaming of 9th Street to James Brown Boulevard in 1993, and a life-size statue of the singer installed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/people/james-brown
Upcoming Events

...724-1230, tbcaugusta.orgPOWER 107 BIRTHDAY BASH FEATURING K MICHELLE & FUTURE: 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, James Brown Arena; previously known as Powerfest; doors open 6 p.m., show 7 p.m.; $39, $49, $59, $79; tickets online at www...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-07-28/upcoming-events
Final vote on stormwater fee set for today by Augusta Commission

...said he would favor basic infrastructure and blight eradication to big ticket items such as $15 million for a new James Brown Arena."What we need in south Augusta is sidewalks," he said. "We need blight taken down, rights-of-way grass cut."Commissioner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-28/final-vote-stormwater-fe
Rants & Raves

...did not see it as just a part of this country's history as I chose to do, I agreed it was time to take it out of the public arena like the South Carolina Statehouse grounds. Stupid proposals like destroying historical monuments and sandblasting Stone Mountain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-28/rants-raves
New arena football team set to debut in Aiken

...Savannah State and competed and coached in the Arena Football League. He also served as the...entering his first year as head coach of an arena football team but has assembled an experienced...win as well, but at the same time with arena football just coming back to the CSRA and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-23/new-arena-football-t
Annual CSRA College Night on Sept. 10

The annual CSRA College Night for high school students will be Sept. 10 at James Brown Arena, according to a news release from sponsor Savannah River Nuclear Solutions.More than 140 colleges and universities will distribute...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-07-27/annual-csra-college-night
IOC faces stark differences in Olympic host hopefuls

...radius. Beijing plays up its use of venues from the 2008 Olympics, including the "Bird's Nest" stadium and "Water Cube" arena.China's snow and sliding events would be at venues in Yangqing and Zhangjiakou, 60 and 140 kilometers (40 and 90 miles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-07-26/ioc-faces-stark-differen