Coliseum Authority | The Augusta Chronicle

...13, 2012) By Walter C. Jones | Monday, April 12, 2010 Coliseum Authority The Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority was established to manage the operation and maintenance of the James Brown Arena and Bell Auditorium, Augusta's...

Qualifying dates set for January in District 7 special election

...Sonny Pittman ? committed to getting their names included on the March 17 ballot.A former Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority member, Harris said he has grown more comfortable during his two months as interim commissioner and is ready...

'Hap' Harris named interim Augusta commissioner

...include an "I" for incumbent by his name on the ballot. But Harris, who has served on Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority since 2009, said he wasn't sure he'll seek the post permanently."We'll see how the people like me...

Augusta Commissioner Grady Smith still open to candidates for District 7 seat

...Grady Smith.As of Wednesday, Smith said he'd learned Hap Harris, who serves on the Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority, and others are interested in the seat.No women or minority candidates have made their interest in the post...

Three actively seeking appointment to District 7 commission seat

...to secure a replacement for the resigned Smith, who is no relation.Harris, a member of Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority since 2009, brings an unusual background to the contest as founding partner in 1977 of Athens' Georgia Theatre...

Johnson pushes new $100 million coliseum complex at campaign announcement

...tournament, he said.Johnson said he had spoken with members of the Brown family and the Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority and representatives of Georgia Regents University and that all are on board with the plan.

Men would be fine mayors

...banking industry, is chairman for the Augusta Avia tion Commission and is chairman of the Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority.Mr. Mays is a local businessman who has a stellar history of community statesmanship. He's a former Augusta...

Hockey fans owed something

...Phoenix to run the arena there, he should have been fired already.Global Spectrum and the Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority should owe the thousands of local hockey fans for missing the last eight games this past season, when they ruined...

Augusta Entertainment Complex general manager leaving in December

...said.Jones has served as general manager of the two Augusta venues since 2008 when the Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority agreed to a contract for Jones and Global Spectrum to take over daily operations. That contract was extended...

Rep. Quincy Murphy dies after battle with cancer

...is one of the area's oldest black-owned businesses.Murphy graduated from a seat on Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority to the state House in 2002, when he defeated Otis Smith to fill the House District 97 seat vacated by Rep...