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James Brown | The Augusta Chronicle

...violence and drug possession. Local honors to the legendary musician include the renaming of the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center to James Brown Arena in September 2006, the renaming of 9th Street to James Brown Boulevard in 1993, and a life-size...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/people/james-brown
Coliseum Authority | The Augusta Chronicle

...the fourth Tuesday of every month at 9 a.m. at the Civic Center complex. Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority...million from Augusta's next sales tax package for a new civic center, the Coliseum Authority is looking to craft a financing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/government/coliseum-authority
Augusta arena study leaves unanswered questions

...Authority said Augusta is ripe for a new 10,000-seat civic center to replace the 35-year-old James Brown Arena, but...want to keep the James Brown name that has adorned the civic center since 2006, although negotiating corporate naming rights...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-13/augusta-arena-study-leav
Coliseum Authority votes to seek $15 million in SPLOST for new Augusta arena

...facility could be built adjoining James Brown Arena, the authority couldn't afford to shutter the 35-year-old civic center during the approximately two years needed for construction of a new arena, Johnson said.Augusta commissioners are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-23/coliseum-authority-votes
The next stage

...keep it running, but won't turn it into a new car.When the arena opened in 1980 as the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center, it was the best that 1960s-era design and 1970s-era construction had to offer. But its concrete and steel have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-06-21/next-stage
Commission to vote on November sales tax referendum

...to remodel Augusta Municipal Building, while the Coliseum Authority has requested as much as $110 million for a new civic center.If commissioners approve the November calendar for the next SPLOST, they'll have about two months to approve a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-06-15/commission-vot
Coliseum authority reduces SPLOST goal for new arena

Rather than seeking $90 million to $110 million from Augusta's next sales tax package for a new civic center, the Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority is looking to craft a financing deal that will include just $10 million to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-19/coliseum-authority-reduc
November SPLOST vote going for committee OK

...coliseum authority, for instance, has requested $100 million or more from the next sales tax package to build a new civic center."I'm going to really tick off some people," Smith said, "but we've got to look out for what comes first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-08/november-splost-vote-goi
Scuttlebiz: Partridge Inn now in Hilton's elite Curio

...same people with a new identity.Spectra runs 16 venues in Georgia from the Fox Theater in Atlanta to the Columbus Civic Center to the University of Georgia Performing Arts Center.Comcast Spectacor also owns the Philadelphia Flyers and the Wells...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-08/scuttlebiz-partridge-inn-n
Lynx hockey brings money to civic center

...games at Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center brought their appetites and wallets...net revenue. By comparison, the civic center complex cleared $7,000 in September...the B.B. King Blues Festival, civic center General Manager Pat Cumiskey said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/23/bus_242606.shtml
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