Judge orders James Brown documents made public

...Carolina's attorney general to turn over documents to a freelance journalist investigating the court fight over the estate of soul singer James Brown.Sue Summer wants to see the records, which include the diary of the woman who said she was Brown's wife...

People who knew Brown have stories, theories

...hotel this summer.Inaccuracies about Brown's life hurt his legacy and draw attention away from the generosity of the soul singer, who was known for giving money to poor people, Murrell said."I wish people would focus on extending generosity...

Pop Rocks: James Brown biopic, though incomplete, will draw crowd

...was much more than merely a valet or the member of Brown's entourage charged with the draping of a cape during the soul singer's performances. He invented the role of the hip-hop hype man and remains a living connection between fans and Brown...

You're welcome

...of Georgia's second-oldest city as well as see more contemporary historical exhibits. Did we mention legendary soul singer James Brown called Augusta home?Venture to south Augusta and experience the rustic beauty of Phinizy Swamp Nature Park...

Music by Turner: Bonamassa's guitar skills to shine on Augusta stage

...he's a true road warrior.He doesn't always live in the blues world either, as Bonamassa's side projects with soul singer Beth Hart, Black Country Communion and the neo-funk/jazz combo Rock Candy Funk Party illustrate. The guy is extremely...

Sharon Jones plans to film documentary in Augusta

Soul singer Sharon Jones, an Augusta native, is planning a return to her hometown to film a biographical documentary.An agent with Jones...

Actor chosen to play James Brown in movie bio

...years, with various actors and directors attached. It's set to finally begin shooting this fall in Mississippi. In an interview Monday with The Associated Press, Taylor said of the great soul singer: "Those are big shoes to fill."

James Brown Toy Giveaway brings smiles to hundreds of children

...24th annual James Brown Toy Giveaway."It's a blessing," said Deanna Brown-Thomas, the daughter of legendary soul singer James Brown. "Dad started this 24 years ago and by the grace of God we were able to continue."Children whirled...

James Brown Turkey Giveway registration begins Saturday

...between 9 and 11 a.m. Saturday. Registration will continue Nov. 2, 9 and 16.The giveaway was started by the soul singer more than 20 years ago, and the Brown Family Children Foun dation has continued it since 2007.

Music by Turner: Class acts round out summer concerts

...Amphitheatre Sept. 14 for a scattered, smothered and covered night of craziness.? Jerry Butler, one of the finest soul singers of our generation, has a 4 p.m. show set for the Newberry Opera House. Only the Strong Survive, Hey Western Union...