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...

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...

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...

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...

Vandalism at Columbia County BMX track delays opening by months, will cost thousands to repair

The opening of Columbia County's BMX track will be delayed at least two months after Christmas Day vandalism.

Reserve deputy says goodbye to slain NY officer

Evin Resto packed his car Christmas Day, drove through the night and arrived in New York City shortly before 7 a.m. Friday. Resto, a reserve Richmond County deputy, didn't want to leave his family, but he had to honor a fallen friend.

5th DUI could send Ga. woman back to prison

...45 p.m. on Christmas Eve and posted a standard $5,700 DUI bond before leaving the jail shortly after midnight Christmas Day, said sheriff's spokeswoman Gena Bilbo.In her previous case, Conley, a three-time DUI offender, was pulled...

Hike through Zion National Park offers twist on the holiday

A memorable Christmas Day on the hiking trails of Utah's Zion National Park.