Talk of the Town

Talk of the Town is a blog about life in Atlanta. You’ll find features on people, places and events that local people (and the world) are talking about. Plus, you’ll find newsy scoops on things people should be talking about.
SCAD turns 40: A flashback in photos

SCAD turns 40: A flashback in photos

More than 40 years ago, a twenty-something teacher at Sarah Smith Elementary School had a big idea. She wanted to start her own school, a college maybe...
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FDA bans use of lead in certain hair dyes

FDA bans use of lead in certain hair dyes

The U.S. Federal Food and Drug Administration has issued a ban on lead acetate in hair coloring products.  Lead acetate is the active ingredient...
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Nedra Rhone has been a features reporter with the AJC for 10 years. She’s written about everything from fashion to food to news.