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...

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...

Christmas Day a tough sell for Vegas Bowl

...playing in the Las Vegas Bowl on Christmas Day, they might actually use some...sports on at the time. A move to Christmas Day will certainly boost TV ratings...stands at Sam Boyd Stadium on Christmas Day wasn't enough to dim the excitement...

NBA cancels Christmas Day games

...toughest role this Christmas -- playing the part of Michael Jordan. The NBA informed NBC on Tuesday that the network's Christmas Day doubleheader, featuring the Chicago Bulls and possibly Jordan, is the latest casualty of the nearly five-month-long...

Forecasters predict rain will miss Christmas Day

After a drizzle-filled Christmas Eve, Christmas Day might be a little drier. But it won't be white. The National Weather Service forecast calls for a 20 percent chance of rain...

LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers to play Heat in Miami on Christmas Day

...New York, then return to Miami for the first time on Christmas Day.The NBA regular season will open Oct. 28, with the...before deciding to return to his native Ohio.The other Christmas Day games are: Washington at New York; Oklahoma City at...

Christmas church services

...looking for a place of worship for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day? Here are some of the services to be offered:CHRISTMAS...10:30 p.m. candlelight service and Communion CHRISTMAS DAY? Carpentersville Baptist Church: 415 Carpentersville...

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...