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...

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...

Tomi Rae Hynie Brown ruled James Brown widow

...finding out about her earlier marriage, but he never followed through. The two were married at the time Brown died on Christmas Day 2006, the order says."Her first marriage has been found to be bigamous and void, so that she had no impediment...

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.

Registration Saturday for James Brown Toy Giveaway

...for each child. Children must be 12 years old and younger. The toy giveaway was started about 25 years ago by Brown, the legendary soul singer from Augusta. Brown's children continued the tradition after he died on Christmas Day in 2006.

Christmas Eve rain soaked area roads, but Christmas expected to be dry

...and unclog drains.The good news is that the rain is not expected to continue to dampen the holiday.Coleman said Christmas Day is expected to be clear and sunny, with just a few clouds and some wind early in the morning.Rain, however, could...

Wal-Mart tests gift card exchange

NEW YORK - Starting Christmas Day, Wal-Mart is letting customers exchange gift cards from more than 200 retailers, airlines and restaurants for a Wal-Mart...