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Old Turpin Hill community neighbors stick together

...because there were no opportunities for blacks in Augusta during the 1950s and 1960s. Many went to New York City or Atlantic City, N.J., or into the military. Many never came back to Augusta."Augusta as a whole, really, didn't have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-15/old-turpin-hill-community-nei
Miss Georgia Betty Cantrell wins Miss America pageant

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - Miss Georgia Betty Cantrell...an opera performance to the title in Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall Sunday night, besting...the Miss America contestants hit the Atlantic City Boardwalk for the annual "Show Us Your...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-14/miss-georgia-betty-cantrell-wins-mi
NFL receives mixed grades on diversity

...Rice for two games, then suspended him indefinitely after a video showed Rice punching his financee unconscious in an Atlantic City elevator in February 2014."One of the reasons the Ray Rice story was handled the way it was handled was because there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-09-10/nfl-receives-mixed-grades-div
Horse industry worries about plans to curb casino subsidies

...in 2011, for example, Gov. Chris Christie ended a direct, $30 million subsidy to the racing industry from the Atlantic City casinos.Lawmakers in West Virginia have also pared back the percentage of slot machine revenues diverted to the industry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-09-06/horse-industry-worries-about-plan
Miss America named tonight

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - Can anyone stop Miss Iowa, who...America."The Miss America pageant began in Atlantic City in 1921 as a way to extend the summer tourist...Las Vegas for six years before returning to Atlantic City in 2013.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-13/miss-america-named-tonight
Solomon Parks Jr.

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - Mr. Solomon Parks, Jr. entered into rest Thursday, August 6, 2015, in Atlantic City, NJ. Graveside memorial services will be held (today) Saturday...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175557534
American Pharoah arrives at Monmouth for Sunday's Haskell Invitational

...as he arrived to prepare for the $1.75 million Haskell Invitational on Sunday at Monmouth Park.After landing at Atlantic City airport, racing's biggest attraction was led off the plane, then escorted by New Jersey State troopers for the final...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-29/american-pharoah-arr
Leno enjoying fun part of telling jokes

...o'clock (in the morning), get in at 9, then go back (to Los Angeles)," he said."Whereas the last time I did Atlantic City, I went down on a Saturday, got together with local comics, talked about comedy and show business," Leno said.But...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-05-27/leno-enjoying-fun-par
Monopoly board of today would be different

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - Monopoly is celebrating 80...game based on the real-life streets of Atlantic City was "born" on March 19, 1935, when...it big with Boardwalk hotels.Though Atlantic City itself has seen many changes since 1935...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-03-21/monopoly-board-today-would-be-diffe
Once a sideshow, former preemies praise doctor years later

...crowds at world's fairs, on the Atlantic City boardwalk and Coney Island's...baby at Couney's exhibition in Atlantic City in 1942. Today, the 73-year-old...Hildegarde, who worked as his nurse in Atlantic City and held Carol days after she...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2015-08-09/once-sideshow-former-preemie