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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
'Money' Mayweather once fought in Augusta for free

...today by John Branch of The New York Times. That meeting would take place in Augusta at the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center, as the James Brown Arena was known in those days, which hosted the Olympic boxing finals for a nationally televised...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/mike-rosier/2015-05-02/money-mayw
Museum event will celebrate James Brown's birthday

...Boulevard, the erection of a life-sized bronze statue on Broad Street, rechristening the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center as James Brown Arena, and housing an interactive exhibit highlighting Brown's rise to fame at Augusta Museum...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-04-21/museum-event-will-cel
Augusta block party will pay tribute to James Brown

...and personal artifacts from Brown's life.In the 1990s, Brown held his Birthday Bash at the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center, renamed the James Brown Arena. After his death, efforts to continue the event were not successful.Brown-Thomas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-17/augusta-block-party-will-pay-
Curtis Baptist falls in double overtime in state championship game

...Crusaders took two overtimes to decide a winner in the SCISA Class A state championship game Saturday at the Sumter County Civic Center.When the dust finally settled, it was No. 3 seed Laurens Academy who came out on top, 46-38, against Curtis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2015-02-28/curtis-baptist-falls-
Horsemen show stripes in clothing they sport

...town, the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center is full of boot-wearing Western...end at the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center parking lot. The parade will...Wednesday at the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center, meeting rooms A and B. Tickets...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/01/28/met_309182.shtml
Metro | Augusta Futurity
Concert watch

...Oct. 23, Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center; $9.50 to $14; 828-7700...19.50, Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center Box Office and TicketMaster...19.50, Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center Box Office and TicketMaster...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/16/ent_242014.shtml
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Just horsing around: CSRA's roots in the equine industry run deep

...businessman William S. Morris III, the first Augusta Futurity show was held in February 1980 at the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center. The show has grown to be the largest cutting horse event east of the Mississippi River, and will celebrate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-12-20/just-horsing-aro
You Remembered: Western Sizzlin

...the 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-14/you-remembered-western-sizzl
Music acts cancel after poor sales

...perform at Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center late this summer, but it's...But Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center isn't the only venue with...larger than Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center that isn't struggling to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/11/met_1405.shtml
Metro | Coliseum Authority