Nicole D. Smith

Senior Features editor

UGA grad. CNN alum. Digital savant. Nicole D. Smith is the Senior Digital Features Editor for the AJC, too. #GoDAWGS

Latest from Nicole D. Smith

Atlanta astronaut eats Thanksgiving dinner in space
 Like many Atlantans, astronaut Shane  Kimbrough plans to gather around the table and eat a traditional Thanksgiving meal.  But this traditional meal certainly isn't typical. Kimbrough—along with five other space crew members—are aboard the International Space Station (ISS), orbiting many miles away in space on Thanksgiving...

6:23 PM Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016

Like many Atlantans, astronaut Shane Kimbrough plans to gather around the table and eat a traditional Thanksgiving meal.  But this traditional meal certainly isn't typical. Kimbrough—along with five other space crew members—are aboard the International Space Station (ISS), orbiting many miles away in space on Thanksgiving...
Prize-winning vintage cars on display at an Atlanta car show this weekend
 Some of the finest vintage cars will be on will be on display at Atlanta’s first Concours d’Elegance, a two-day car show and competition that shows off a variety of elegant vehicles. These beautiful machines range from imported classic sports cars to those of the Brass Era, and some are even barn yard beauties.  This...

10:37 PM Friday, Oct. 07, 2016

Some of the finest vintage cars will be on will be on display at Atlanta’s first Concours d’Elegance, a two-day car show and competition that shows off a variety of elegant vehicles. These beautiful machines range from imported classic sports cars to those of the Brass Era, and some are even barn yard beauties.  This...
Come on down! "The Price Is Right Live!" headed to Fox Theatre 
 The longest running game show in TV history is coming to Atlanta. “The Price Is Right Live” will take place at the Fox Theatre on March 21.   SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO  For generations, people have been a part of the live studio audience for the interactive game show. And this spring, Atlantans will have their...

1:45 PM Friday, Oct. 07, 2016

The longest running game show in TV history is coming to Atlanta. “The Price Is Right Live” will take place at the Fox Theatre on March 21.   SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO  For generations, people have been a part of the live studio audience for the interactive game show. And this spring, Atlantans will have their...
Happy 95th birthday Joseph Lowery! 7 things you didn't know about the civil rights icon
 Joseph E. Lowery has so many shining moments from an impactful life that only few have ever lived. He worked alongside the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He helped form the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC). He aided in one of the most famous civil rights markers in American history, the Montgomery bus boycott. ...

9:54 PM Thursday, Oct. 06, 2016

Joseph E. Lowery has so many shining moments from an impactful life that only few have ever lived. He worked alongside the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He helped form the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC). He aided in one of the most famous civil rights markers in American history, the Montgomery bus boycott. ...
Always on par: Iconic golfer Nancy Lopez
 With her powerful swing and undeniable precision, longtime golfer Nancy Lopez plays the game like a girl — something the fellas would love to do. Lopez was a formidable force in the sport, winning 48 LPGA events during her illustrious career, including three major championships. Today, she remains an icon to golf enthusiasts and sports...

4:00 AM Saturday, Mar. 26, 2016

With her powerful swing and undeniable precision, longtime golfer Nancy Lopez plays the game like a girl — something the fellas would love to do. Lopez was a formidable force in the sport, winning 48 LPGA events during her illustrious career, including three major championships. Today, she remains an icon to golf enthusiasts and sports...
Cooking up a legacy: the story of famed chef Edna Lewis
 Greens, grits, cheese soufflé — and, of course, fried chicken. You can’t forget the fried chicken. For many in the South, these foods are a taste of normalcy. But the rest of the country can rightfully thank the first noted African-American chef and celebrated cookbook author, Edna Lewis, for elevating Southern vittles...

5:00 AM Saturday, Mar. 05, 2016

Greens, grits, cheese soufflé — and, of course, fried chicken. You can’t forget the fried chicken. For many in the South, these foods are a taste of normalcy. But the rest of the country can rightfully thank the first noted African-American chef and celebrated cookbook author, Edna Lewis, for elevating Southern vittles...