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James Brown | The Augusta Chronicle

...domestic violence and drug 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/people/james-brown
The next stage

...money can keep it running, but won't turn it into a new car.When the arena opened in 1980 as the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center, it was the best that 1960s-era design and 1970s-era construction had to offer. But its concrete and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-06-21/next-stage
Museum event will celebrate James Brown's birthday

...James Brown Boulevard, the erection of a life-sized bronze statue on Broad Street, rechristening the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center as James Brown Arena, and housing an interactive exhibit highlighting Brown's rise to fame at Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-04-21/museum-event-will-cel
Augusta block party will pay tribute to James Brown

...of rare and personal artifacts from Brown's life.In the 1990s, Brown held his Birthday Bash at the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center, renamed the James Brown Arena. After his death, efforts to continue the event were not successful...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-17/augusta-block-party-will-pay-
'Money' Mayweather once fought in Augusta for free

...is doing today by John Branch of The New York Times. That meeting would take place in Augusta at the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center, as the James Brown Arena was known in those days, which hosted the Olympic boxing finals for a nationally...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/mike-rosier/2015-05-02/money-mayw
Just horsing around: CSRA's roots in the equine industry run deep

...businessman William S. Morris III, the first Augusta Futurity show was held in February 1980 at the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center. The show has grown to be the largest cutting horse event east of the Mississippi River, and will celebrate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-12-20/just-horsing-aro
You Remembered: Western Sizzlin

...I ate at the Western was in December of 1980 ... before attending Holiday On Ice at the then-named Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center. ...I still remember what I ordered at the steakhouse ... the sirloin tips with baked potato. They...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-14/you-remembered-western-sizzl
Ramblin' Rhodes: Take a short drive to Newberry to see top music acts

...Roger Wilhoite who performed often at Horne's Motor Lodge and also at other local nightclubs and in the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center (now James Brown Arena) with country music stars beginning when he was 12 years old.The resident of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-08-12/ramblin-rhodes-take-s
Include Augusta in James Brown movie premiere

...prophet is never honored in his hometown the way he should be.These naysayers would point to the empty Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center each May when Brown would come for his annual birthday celebrations. They would point to those people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-03-23/include-augusta-
Ground-breaking Augusta gospel TV show marks 60 years

...co-hosting the show with Howard.Howard not only booked national black gospel acts into Bell Auditorium and Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center (later James Brown Arena), but he also performed regularly in the area with his group Spirits of Harmony...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-02-21/ground-breaking-augusta-