James Brown | The Augusta Chronicle

...Augusta-area home his entire life. Born in Augusta and maintaining a home in Beech Island, South Carolina until his death on Christmas Day in 2006, Brown maintained a business presence in Augusta while managing a steady international touring schedule...

Salvation Army's Christmas Assistance Program gearing up for holidays

...was a time where children didn't have something on Christmas day to open," she said.Many families live paycheck to...the shelter and those who come to the soup kitchen on Christmas Day.Suarez said the Christmas Assistance program is the...

Litke: NFL won't appreciate movie called Concussion

...Even though the holiday is nearly four months off, we already know what Roger Goodell will find under his tree on Christmas Day. It's a movie scheduled for release that morning based on a true story and bluntly titled Concussion. It could...

LeBron James helps Cavaliers avenge loss to Heat

...break. The Cavaliers will play at Chicago on Thursday before the season's extended respite.The Cavaliers avenged a Christmas Day loss in Miami ? James' first game against the team he led to two titles and four consecutive finals.Hassan Whiteside...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Martell was the first black woman to appear on 'Opry'

...become the latest sports rage in Augusta.The first-ever recorded indoor baseball game already had occurred, on Christmas Day 1888, in a large fairgrounds building in Philadelphia.So it was that on April 4, 1902, a young lady named Ruth...

Museum event will celebrate James Brown's birthday

...Augusta, in his songs, interviews and with his philanthropy.In the later years of his life, and since his death on Christmas Day 2006, Augusta reciprocated Brown's love for the city by honoring him with numerous tributes, including the renaming...

Augusta block party will pay tribute to James Brown

...Augusta.Brown was born May 3, 1933, in Barnwell, S.C. He called Augusta home when not touring the world and died Christmas Day 2006."There are so many people across the world who want to celebrate my dad. It's amazing," said Deanna Brown-Thomas...

Across the region

...She will face charges of DUI-drugs, suspended driver's license, reckless driving and failure to maintain lane, Deputy Doug Rainwater said. She still faces meth and DUI charges from a Christmas Day arrest, the sheriff's office said.

Exploring St. Andrews the town

...His son, known as Young Tom, also was a fine golfer and won it four times in a row. But he died unexpectedly on Christmas Day 1875 at the age of 24.Several other prominent golfers are buried at the cemetery, and did you know a native of Georgia...

Bernice Freedman

...Dell School Graduate. She worked as a Medical Secretary in Boston until the birth of her daughter Linda, who died on Christmas Day in 1978 here in Augusta. After living in Atlanta, she worked part-time for Dr. Bickers, neurosurgeon, Dr. Richardson...