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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
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
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
The Way We Were: The Railroad Arch

...time as the old Union Station in the early 1970s. A civic center, now called the James Brown Arena, takes up much...it's still there.Check it out next time you go to the civic center or pull out of the downtown post office.If you have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-09/way-we-were-railroad-arch
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
Ramblin' Rhodes: Luke Bryan stays true to his roots with annual Farm Tour

...that as Bryan told me:"My brother, Chris, and I about that time went to see Hank Williams Jr. at the Savannah Civic Center. That day was kind of neat, because my brother and I were just starting really to close our age gap. He was six years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-07-07/ramblin-rhodes-luke-b
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
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
Augusta arena study leaves unanswered questions

...ripe for a new 10,000-seat civic center to replace the 35-year-old...Brown name that has adorned the civic center since 2006, although negotiating...reviewed funding for five similar civic centers. Voters approved spending $115 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-13/augusta-arena-study-leav