Stories by Justin Boron

Thursday, July 19, 2007

Open wound

In the year since Timothy Dungan's 2-year-old son died, the boy's tiny grave site has been a sanctuary from the tumult life has become.
By Justin Boron

Thursday, July 5, 2007

Apartments mire work on library

Augusta's future main branch library downtown has hit another snag, one the library system's top official fears could mean the loss of $2 million in state funding for the project.
By Justin Boron

Wednesday, July 4, 2007

Becoming citizen of U.S. can be trying

Any Heyman jumped through the seemingly endless government hoops immigrants encounter.
By Justin Boron

Saturday, June 30, 2007

New cameras catch skateboarders

Big brother is bringing the hammer down on skateboarders at James Brown Arena.
By Justin Boron

Hopefuls soften tone in debate

Both 10th Congressional District hopefuls backed off attacks slightly Friday after their tactics were questioned during a political forum broadcast by Augusta radio station WGAC.
By Justin Boron

Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Officials to try television ads to boost image

You soon could be seeing more of the James Brown Arena on television.
By Justin Boron

Saturday, June 23, 2007

Man's energy lasted 102 years

Mose Crawford's mother always told him he'd live to be 100. He did her two better.
By Justin Boron

Sunday, June 10, 2007

Homeless deaths spike during season changes

Acquaintances at his overnight shelter said Alexander Clark appeared to be giving up on life.
By Justin Boron

Sunday, June 3, 2007

Suspects wanted drug money

Authorities said Saturday that two men who served prison time together in South Carolina were behind a three-week string of Augusta holdups, which they undertook to get money for drugs.
By Justin Boron

Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Arena will try in-house promotions for a boost

The James Brown Arena is on its way toward becoming a concert promoter.
By Justin Boron

Monday, May 21, 2007

Area's moving on up

Things are looking up for the six-county Augusta area, according to a book that ranks the nation's metropolitan areas from best to worst.
By Justin Boron

Friday, May 18, 2007

Arena hosts fewer shows

A new name and a new general manager for the James Brown Arena and Bell Auditorium are still getting the same old results.
By Justin Boron

Sunday, May 13, 2007

Daughter donates kidney to make mom healthy

Most sons and daughters give cards and flowers on Mother's Day. Alicia Archie's gift this weekend was a miracle kidney.
By Justin Boron

Saturday, May 12, 2007

Honor humbles MCG graduate

As a fairly inexperienced medical student, Glen J. Iannucci couldn't yet cure patients, but he knew how to make them feel better.
By Justin Boron

Thursday, May 10, 2007

Preservation rules used little

The recently imposed Olde Town historic preservation ordinance hasn't gotten much use yet, and advocates say that's a good thing.
By Justin Boron

Friday, May 4, 2007

Managers resign as graduations begin

Graduation season could be a little more hectic than usual this year at James Brown Arena.
By Justin Boron

Thursday, May 3, 2007

Arena officials unfazed by new center in Aiken

Augusta's aging civic center might not be what it once was, but the James Brown Arena's leaders say they believe it can persevere in the face of growing competition.
By Justin Boron

Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Arena board is finally full

There could be a rare sighting today at the James Brown Arena - all 12 Coliseum Authority members at the same place at the same time.
By Justin Boron

Thursday, April 19, 2007

Promoter is backing out

The James Brown tribute festival that last year stirred controversy and was plagued by logistical mishaps might not take place this summer as planned.
By Justin Boron

Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Arena catering chief accused

The former manager of catering at the James Brown Arena has been accused of stealing at least $8,100 by doctoring arena concession sales records, authorities and coliseum officials said Tuesday.
By Justin Boron
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