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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
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/local-government/coliseum-authority
Send radicals packing

...country. They belong in their own homelands.It is only a matter of time and they will be exploding in our malls, civic centers, shopping centers, fairs and churches. We cannot coexist with those who want to kill us and destroy our country...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-11-18/send-radicals-packing
Ramblin' Rhodes: Collin Raye to perform country hits in acoustic set

...star Collin Raye, who was racking up hit after hit single in the 1990s and performed at the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center (now James Brown Arena), returns to the area to perform an acoustic concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-11-11/ramblin-rhodes-collin
Commissioners push for more public safety, other changes in SPLOST package

...for the average citizen" to support, such as an aquarium.Williams doesn't support including funds for a new civic center in the package. Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority Chairman Cedric Johnson said the authority's request...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-08-11/commissioners-push-more-
Some groups may still be in running for SPLOST dollars

...discussion of the outside groups and other government, infrastructure and public safety requests, including money for a new civic center, at a second work session Thursday, with an Aug. 18 deadline for approving the SPLOST 7 package.Among the non-government...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-08-12/some-groups-may-still-be
Pop Rocks: Changes bring big return for two Augusta venues

When I returned to Augusta some 15 years ago, the James Brown Arena, then known as the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center, was in a shambles.That is not hyperbole.It had recently invested in some expensive ice-making equipment, wasn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-09-09/pop-rocks-changes-bri
M*A*S*H* concert opening acts have rock-country flavor

...months before his father, Waylon Jennings, became the first major act to open the then new Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center.He also was born three years after his father and his mother, Jessi Colter, joined Willie Nelson and Tompall Glaser...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-10-22/mash-concert-opening-
Civic boosters speak out for SPLOST 7

...County Coliseum Authority, which was designated $6 million in the package after requesting more to help build a new civic center. "If we are going to continue to be in the entertainment business, we need to build a new arena," Usry said.State...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-10-08/civic-boosters-speak-out