Few Augusta residents show up for mall SPLOST session

...Taylor said he was "not really sure" $15 million should go toward constructing a new arena to replace the aging James Brown Arena, although he was certain a new one was needed.Otherwise, the city should focus on roads, including Milledge and...

Avett Brothers returning to Bell Auditorium for October show

...Auditorium and headlined the 2014 Banjo-B-Que & Music Festival in Evans.Tickets go on sale Aug. 7 at 10 a.m. They can be purchased online at www.georgialinatix.com, by calling (877) 428-4849 or at the James Brown Arena box office.

Pavey: Popular lion's death puts hunters in crosshairs

...world who are the ultimate stewards. EXPO TIME: The fourth annual Augusta outdoor Expo is scheduled for Saturday at James Brown Arena."We think we have a great show this year," said Adam Harris, one of the event's organizers. "It continues...

Public has chance to weigh in on Augusta's next SPLOST package

...choices are whether to include $15 million to help Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority replace the aging James Brown Arena and whether to include any or all of some $17.8 million in funds requested by nongovernment organizations for...

James Brown | The Augusta Chronicle

...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 statue of the...

Coliseum Authority | The Augusta Chronicle

...established to manage the operation and maintenance of the James Brown Arena and Bell Auditorium, Augusta's premier entertainment...acts performing at the venues. Opened in 1967, the James Brown Arena seats 8,500 people and was designed by renowned...

Power 107 bash brings in artists K. Michelle, Future

...On Saturday, Aug. 1, Power 107 will bring the outdoor hip-hop festival previously known as Powerfest inside James Brown Arena, 601 Seventh St.The Power 107 Birthday Bash will feature K. Michelle and Future. Doors will open at 6 p.m...

Upcoming Events

...724-1230, tbcaugusta.orgPOWER 107 BIRTHDAY BASH FEATURING K MICHELLE & FUTURE: 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, James Brown Arena; previously known as Powerfest; doors open 6 p.m., show 7 p.m.; $39, $49, $59, $79; tickets online...

Final vote on stormwater fee set for today by Augusta Commission

...said he would favor basic infrastructure and blight eradication to big ticket items such as $15 million for a new James Brown Arena."What we need in south Augusta is sidewalks," he said. "We need blight taken down, rights-of-way grass...

Annual CSRA College Night on Sept. 10

The annual CSRA College Night for high school students will be Sept. 10 at James Brown Arena, according to a news release from sponsor Savannah River Nuclear Solutions.More than 140 colleges and universities will distribute...