Bill Kirby | The Augusta Chronicle

...let's not keep feeding it our kilowatts. Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 It's hard for some of us to believe that the Elvis Presley came to Augusta not once but twice in a three-month span of 1956 to play at the Bell Auditorium. Monday, Jan...

You remembered: Elvis in Augusta

...Last week we asked if you remembered the two 1956 Elvis Presley shows in Augusta. Here are some of those memories...one of the many who went to the Bell Auditorium to see Elvis Presley. We were up in the balcony and so excited to be there...

The Way We Were: Elvis performs at the Bell Auditorium

It's hard to believe but if he had lived, Elvis Presley would have turned 80 last week.It's also hard for some of us to believe that the King of Rock 'n' Roll came to Augusta not...

Notable Deaths of 2014

...photographer who captured portraits of thousands of Augustans, also was a news photographer of Dwight D. Eisenhower and Elvis Presley.ED "BO" POUNDSMAY 16Founder of Gold Cross EMS, Pounds achieved fame early as a baseball star at the Academy of...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Interviews during 2014 touched on numerous topics

...Robert Ballard III: "My first memories of even being alive are of him and this neighbor buddy of his singing songs of Elvis Presley, Kenny Rogers, Johnny Horton, Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard. All of these cool songs. I can remember being 4 and...

Robert Symms, Augusta photographer, dies

...images of visitors such as President Eisenhower and Elvis Presley, died Thursday. He was 83."A true Augustan...assignment covering the June 1956 performance of a young Elvis Presley before 6,000 screaming fans jammed into Bell Auditorium...

Fans mark 69th anniversary of Elvis Presley's birth

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Elvis Presley fans looked back to his beginnings as they gathered at Graceland...Presley's former residence to sing "Happy Birthday" and cut a cake. Elvis Presley Enterprises, the business arm of the Presley estate, billed...

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Bell Auditorium rocks as Elvis Presley rolls

This article originally ran Thursday, June 28, 1956 Elvis Presley (so hep me, one "a" please), bounced onto the stage of Bell Auditorium last night like a hungry panther, and brought shrieks...

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Ramblin' Rhodes: 'Elvis Lives' reminds of singer's 1956 concerts at Bell

...years ago almost to this day that Mississippi-born Elvis Presley, freshly signed to RCA Records, made the first of...So it seems really appropriate that finalists from Elvis Presley Enterprises' worldwide Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Elvis fans hope to cash in with souvenir sales

Memories of Elvis Presley are priceless to many fans, but others...SNAPSHOT: Signed on back "Yours, Elvis Presley." Exec. cond. $2,200. AUTOGRAPH...public sale. Minimum bid. $1,000. ELVIS PRESLEY: Two commemorative case pocket knives...

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