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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

...architect I. M. Pei. The fourteen-member Coliseum Authority meets the fourth Tuesday of every month at 9 a.m. at the Civic Center complex. The second-floor lounge in James Brown Arena has a bar, covered outdoor patio and restrooms for patrons...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/government/coliseum-authority
Coliseum Authority | The Augusta Chronicle

...architect I. M. Pei. The fourteen-member Coliseum Authority meets the fourth Tuesday of every month at 9 a.m. at the Civic Center complex. The second-floor lounge in James Brown Arena has a bar, covered outdoor patio and restrooms for patrons...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/local-government/coliseum-authority
You Remembered: Western Sizzlin

...Western was in December of 1980 ... before attending Holiday On Ice at the then-named Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center. ...I still remember what I ordered at the steakhouse ... the sirloin tips with baked potato. They were the best...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-14/you-remembered-western-sizzl
The Way We Were: Augusta trains

It is summer of 1960 and a train winds its way through Au gusta's railroad gulch near what is today the civic center property. These days, most of us complain about the trains delaying our cars on city streets. But trains weren't always scorned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-16/way-we-were-augusta-trains
You remembered: Trains once part of Augusta life

...the station and the adjoining Georgia Railroad shops being torn down to make way for the Post Office and later, the Civic Center.? John Parker, AikenUNION STATION REMEMBEREDUnion Station conjures up many nostalgic memories in me. One of my very...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-24/you-remembered-trains-once-pa
What do you deem most memorable about Augusta's past 50 years?

...The train derailment in Graniteville that released chlorine gas and killed a least nine people.? Construction of the civic center, now James Brown Arena.? The return of professional baseball with the transfer of the Pirates farm team in 1988...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-18/what-do-you-deem-most-memorab
Rants & Raves

...let the marina operator get over $40,000 behind on the rent? WHEN YOU BUY a ticket at James Brown Arena, aka the civic center, make sure you look at your ticket to see if you got a good seat before you leave the window. They say they give the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-13/rants-raves
The Way We Were: The Bell Auditorium

...also remember the Music Hall which shared a stage with the Bell. It was torn down many years ago to make room for the civic center. Smaller productions, such as the Augusta Symphony, the Augusta Opera and the Augusta Players were able to utilize the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-10/way-we-were-bell-auditorium
Ramblin' Rhodes: Take a short drive to Newberry to see top music acts

...who performed often at Horne's Motor Lodge and also at other local nightclubs and in the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center (now James Brown Arena) with country music stars beginning when he was 12 years old.The resident of Cartersville...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-08-12/ramblin-rhodes-take-s