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Upcoming Calendar

...793-2020, arcpls.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/2015-06-30/upcoming-calenda
Rants & Raves

...shopping before the lively Tuesday commission meetings. The crowds can then go to dinner before a show at the Bell, James Brown Arena or at the performing arts theatre at GRU. Or they can pick Dyess Park for the swimming pool and the cracked-up concrete tennis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-28/rants-raves
Overtime

...second. Jeremy Sy reached on an error and advanced on a wild pitch. Far gas scored on a sacrifice fly and Sy scored on a Jonah Arena do single. Arenado score on Will Callaway's triple, and Callaway crossed home on Jared Deacon's base hit. Reyes (3-3...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-06-29/overtime
Coliseum Authority votes to seek $15 million in SPLOST for new Augusta arena

...facility to replace the aging James Brown Arena.If the Augusta Commission authorizes...money could be used to buy land for the new arena at an undetermined location in downtown...facility could be built adjoining James Brown Arena, the authority couldn't afford to shutter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-23/coliseum-authority-votes
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
USC Aiken narrows candidates to replace Vince Alexander

...little basketball tradition. Also, the team played inside the "Courthouse," the gym on campus that looked like a high school arena.With the departure of Alexander after his successful 10-year run, the school is on better footing to hire a coach. Especially...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/usca/2015-06-25/usc-aiken-narrows-ca
Rants & Raves

...extra money for local improvements. Or, you can continue to only sit around and babble about it. "FUNDING ISSUE LOOMS" - "Arena study leaves questions." Sounds like politicians are playing their usual games. RAVE TO THE U.S. Department of Commerce...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-26/rants-raves
Connor McDavid is top pick in NHL Draft

...presented the Calder Trophy as the NHL's best rookie this past season this week, Ekblad coolly munched on chicken fingers in an arena suite.He knows McDavid well, and believes the Gretzky, Crosby, whoever comparisons won't affect the new No. 1 pick...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-06-26/connor-mcdavid-top-pick-nh
Augusta arena study leaves unanswered questions

...replace the 35-year-old James Brown Arena, but it left several unanswered questions...Comcast-owned Global Spectrum, which manages the arena and Bell Auditorium."When you do a tour...found the only threat to a new Augusta arena to be the possible construction of one by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-13/augusta-arena-study-leav