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Turkey giveaway will require registration

To receive a turkey from the James Brown Turkey Giveaway, participants must register from 9 to 11 a.m. Oct. 15, 22 or 29 at Dyess Park on James Brown Boulevard.
By LaTina Emerson | Friday, Oct. 7, 2011

Brown to be honored for radio work

Known as the Godfather of Soul, James Brown also was a radio pioneer who owned several stations during his life. He will be inducted into the Georgia Radio Hall of Fame on Oct. 15.
By Susan McCord | Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011

Museum opens James Brown exhibit

Family members say Saturday's opening of "Say it Loud: The Genius of James Brown" at the Grammy Museum is the positive change they've been waiting years to see.
By Susan McCord | Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011

Former Brown trustee files complaint

Adele Pope alleges new trustee Russell Bauknight and South Carolina's attorney general Alan Wilson are refusing to release documents that she says should be public records.
By Susan McCord | Tuesday, Aug 9, 2011

James Brown heirs wait for ruling

In the court system, four years to settle an estate that might be worth $100 million doesn't seem like long. But to James Brown II, it's almost half a lifetime.
By Susan McCord | Saturday, Dec. 25, 2010

Turkey tradition lives on in Augusta

James Brown's annual Thanksgiving giveaway put a turkey on more than 1,100 Augusta tables, but as the birds ran out, tensions revived between the late soul singer's children and his unsettled estate.
By Susan McCord | Monday, Nov. 22, 2010

Donations help James Brown event

The community supports James Brown's wishes to put a turkey on every needy Thanksgiving table. The late Godfather of Soul's estate, however, does not.
By Susan McCord | Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010

Support helps James Brown's turkey giveaway keep going

Even during tough financial times, James Brown's thanksgiving wishes will come true for area families, thanks to donor support.
By Susan McCord | Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010

James Brown helped calm Augusta rioters

Forty years ago, racial violence erupted in Augusta when large crowds of blacks began to demand answers to the jailhouse death of 16-year-old Charles Oatman.
Sunday, Aug 29, 2010

James Brown said it loud

The passing of internationally acclaimed performer James Brown on Christmas Day 2006 brought a national outpouring of loss and love, and an international focus on the hometown he never forgot.
Sunday, Aug 29, 2010

Guitarist deserving of special notice

Funk has lost another one of its founding fathers. Last week, guitarist Phelps "Catfish" Collins died in his hometown of Cincinnati.
By Steven Uhles | Wednesday, Aug 11, 2010

Brown's belongings could tour

Some of James Brown's family members are considering taking a "nice size collection" of the late entertainer's belongings on tour.
By Preston Sparks | Saturday, June 12, 2010

Brown family files suit against former trustees

A lawsuit names former estate trustees Adele Pope and Robert Buchanan as defendants against claims they harmed Brown's estate.
By Preston Sparks | Saturday, June 12, 2010

Disbursement of James Brown's estate delayed

AIKEN --- A former songwriter and record producer for James Brown has filed a temporary restraining order in California to block the final disbursal of the James Brown estate.
By Julia Sellers | Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Brown's body has not been moved

A funeral director disputes a claim by James Brown's daughter LaRhonda Petit that the singer's body has been moved.
By Stephanie Toone | Saturday, March 13, 2010

James Brown not moved, funeral director says

The funeral director who handled the memorial services for James Brown says a foreign news report that his body has been moved is false.
By Stephanie Toone | Friday, March 12, 2010

The List: Top 10 Things I Learned From James Brown

Top 10 Things I Learned From James Brown
By Keith Jenkins | Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010

James Brown Band singer Martha High set for Augusta return

Singer Martha High and other musicians who backed James Brown will take the stage on Friday in a performance at Sky City.
By Steven Uhles | Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010

James Brown's family eager to extend legacy

The vision is clearer today than it was in the wake of James Brown's death.
By Stephanie Toone | Friday, Dec. 25, 2009

James Brown toy giveaway attracts a thousand to arena

By Erin Zureick | Monday, Dec. 21, 2009
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