James Brown | The Augusta Chronicle

...estate and trusts is unprecedented. A judge has ruled that Tomi Rae Hynie Brown was the legally surviving spouse of soul singer James Brown at the time of his death because her earlier marriage was ruled invalid. Don't Miss Databases...

Court rules journalist can publish James Brown widow's diary

...return address and posted the contents on Facebook. The writings show Tommie Rae Brown questioned whether she and the soul singer were legally married before he died in 2006.A lawyer for Tommie Rae Brown said Summer was publishing something a judge...

Supreme Court protects James Brown diary source

AIKEN - The South Carolina Supreme Court sided Monday with a freelance journalist covering the estate of soul singer James Brown, saying state law protected the reporter from revealing how she obtained a copy of the diary of the late musician's...

South Carolina judge orders journalist to tell how she obtained diary of James Brown's widow

COLUMBIA - A journalist covering the fight over soul singer James Brown's estate was ordered Friday to tell a court...week when a judge ruled she was legally married to the soul singer. That could clear the way for her to share in a large...

Tomi Rae Hynie Brown ruled James Brown widow

Tomi Rae Hynie Brown was the legally surviving spouse of soul singer James Brown at the time of his death because her earlier marriage to a bigamist was ruled invalid, a South Carolina judge has...

Judge orders state to release documents in Brown fight

...concerning the diary of James Brown's widow and other documents related to the nearly decade-long fight over the late soul singer's estate.Circuit Judge Eugene Griffith Jr. told the state attorney general's office Friday that it has 10 days...

Registration Saturday for James Brown Toy Giveaway

...Children must be 12 years old and younger. The toy giveaway was started about 25 years ago by Brown, the legendary soul singer from Augusta. Brown's children continued the tradition after he died on Christmas Day in 2006.

Daughters of James Brown speak about growing up with legendary musician

Two daughters of legendary soul singer James Brown shared candid thoughts on Tuesday night about growing up with their dad, known to the world as the "hardest working...

James Brown Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway tradition continues

...and being thankful," Harris said.Her turkey was one of more than 500 given out as part of the tradition started by soul singer James Brown 25 years ago. His daughter Deanna Brown-Thomas has kept the tradition alive, along with the James Brown...

Downtown Development Authority approves transforming traffic boxes into art

The life of late soul singer James Brown recently premiered on the silver screen and his image could soon appear downtown on one of seven traffic signal boxes...