Brian Grazer made James Brown film possible

...began talking with Brown about making a movie biography of his life a couple of years before the singer's death on Christmas Day 2006.For an article published in Rolling Stone magazine in January 2013, Grazer told writer David Browne, "He...

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...

People who knew Brown have stories, theories

...storytellers. And every story has different versions, depending on who tells the tale.Since James Brown's death on Christmas Day in 2006, family members, business partners and friends say the truth has been embellished and commingled with myth...

Judge orders James Brown documents made public

...because they managed it so poorly. The dispute remains in court, nearly eight years after the Godfather of Soul died on Christmas Day 2006.The former backup singer for Brown fought with the estate for years after the singer's lawyers said their...

Tickets on sale this morning for Augusta premiere of James Brown movie

...was still able to make the breakthroughs he did and make the impact he did on the world," she said.Brown died on Christmas Day 2006. His estate and will have been tied up in lawsuits, and Brown-Thomas said family members have not received...

Henrik Norlander has 'fun' day in first U.S. Open start

...who chose to live in Augusta even after graduating in 2011 ? woke up at 3:45 a.m. on Thursday "like a kid on Christmas day" and struck the first tee shot of the tournament off the deserted 10th tee into the faint morning mist. It was not...

Former James Brown trustee ordered to turn over mansion to musician's trust fund

...death."This is some justice for dad," she said. "He's the one who worked hard for this money."Brown died on Christmas Day 2006. Six years earlier, he had signed an irrevocable trust and last will and testament designating almost all of...

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...