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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
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
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 best...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-14/you-remembered-western-sizzl
Ramblin' Rhodes: Take a short drive to Newberry to see top music acts

...Wilhoite 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
Include Augusta in James Brown movie premiere

...never honored in his hometown the way he should be.These naysayers would point to the empty Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center each May when Brown would come for his annual birthday celebrations. They would point to those people in the community...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-03-23/include-augusta-
Ground-breaking Augusta gospel TV show marks 60 years

...show with Howard.Howard not only booked national black gospel acts into Bell Auditorium and Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center (later James Brown Arena), but he also performed regularly in the area with his group Spirits of Harmony, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-02-21/ground-breaking-augusta-
Singer Ray Price performed in Augusta area many times

...150th anniversary of the Georgia Railroad Bank and Trust Co. was on Dec. 18, 1985, in the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center (now James Brown Arena).Price died on Monday, Dec. 16, at age 87 at his home near Mount Pleasant, Texas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-12-18/singer-ray-price-perf
Return hockey to Augusta

Where did hockey go in the CSRA? Equipment failure at the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center? Yeah, I got that, but why no hockey now? No ice and no team means no money. I don't understand the basics, I guess.OK...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-10-31/return-hockey-augusta
Ramblin' Rhodes: Music legends are part of Nicholson Building history

...Mandrell would return to Augusta many times to headline shows both in Bell Auditorium and the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center (later James Brown Arena).Other country stars who performed at the Country Carousel "for one week only" included...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-08-07/ramblin-rhodes-music-
Haggard's honest music still appeals to many fans

...Buck Owens.He was back at the Bell with Owens in January 1973. Ten years later was at the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center (now James Brown Arena) performing with his third wife, Leona Williams.Haggard returned to the Civic Center...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/2011-07-27/merle-haggards-honest-music-st