James Brown

A Decade Without James Brown

A Decade Without James Brown

For many in Augusta, it’s hard to believe that it has been 10 years since the death of the “Godfather of Soul” James Brown. Brown, who was easily one of the most influential musicians of the past 50 years, died on Christmas day 2006 in a hospital in Atlanta after suffering from pneumonia. At 73, […]

Living in America

Living in America

Almost four decades after receiving his first Golden Globe nomination for the original Rocky film released in 1976, actor Sylvester Stallone is once again nominated for his supporting role in the latest Rocky sequel, Creed. Many long-time fans of Stallone are anxiously waiting to see whether he will receive the Golden Globe during this weekend’s awards […]

Honoring James Brown

Honoring James Brown

The “Godfather of Soul” James Brown was known for his flashy spins, legendary splits and music that truly defined funk and soul. He would never stand completely still, in total silence, without a spotlight. But that’s exactly how Augusta chose to honor Brown when it erected a life-size statue of him on the 800 block […]