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Welcome to the One Atlanta Storyboard, where we go beyond the press release to meet the people impacted by the policies put forth in City Hall every day.

Chief Content Officer and award-winning TV news journalist Keith Whitney travels the city to bring you the real stories of One Atlanta.

 

 


 

AFRD’s Celebration Of Remembrance

Hundreds of Atlanta firefighters marched in a solemn procession to City Hall Thursday to remember their comrades who died in the line of duty. They were led by AFRD Chief Randall Slaughter, who says the department is one of the best in the country, with elite...

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Remembering The Fallen

Chief Erika Shields and the Atlanta Police Department joined other Metro Atlanta law enforcement agencies in recognition of National Police Week and Peace Officers Memorial Day. The event Tuesday was hosted by APD, Central Atlanta Progress, the Atlanta Downtown...

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Atlanta Jail Honors Employees

In honor of National Correctional Officers Week, Atlanta Corrections Chief Patrick Labat held a special luncheon to honor the employees who make the facility more than just a jail. The detention center helps inmates find work even while they are incarcerated, and the...

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Atlanta Introduces Living Labs

The City of Atlanta is partnering with local corporations to help build food resilience through technology with the Living Labs program. On Earth Day, as part of the AgTech Challenge, nine start-ups were selected to participate from dozens of applicants. Some will use...

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Atlanta’s Million Dollar View

 It’s hard to beat the iconic view of Atlanta from the Jackson Street Bridge. But neighbors are still going to give it a shot, as part of the City’s Placemaking Program, where residents get a big say in the design of public spaces. In the meantime, crowds from all...

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Atlanta Residents Pay Tribute To Notre Dame

The Notre Dame Cathedral is in Paris, but its magnificence is world renowned. The recent fire that nearly destroyed it has moved millions to pay homage to its enduring architectural genius. In a show of solidarity here in Atlanta, a giant French flag will drape the...

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2019 Dogwood Festival Rocks Despite The Rain

The rain may have rolled in for the 83rd annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival, but not before thousands of people had a chance to come out and enjoy the city’s colorful rite of spring. Vendors say the event never disappoints, and they can’t wait till next year.  

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Atlanta Police Help Make Prom Dreams Come True

The Atlanta Police Department is stepping up to make sure more than one hundred young women get a chance to go to the prom this year. With racks of colorful dresses to choose from – all donated by City employees – the students will have a lot of choices to...

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City Honors Women In Public Safety

This week, in honor of Women’s History Month, the Atlanta City Department of Corrections and the City of Atlanta Department of Human Resources presented the annual Salute to Women in Law Enforcement Luncheon. The ceremony is a way to both thank women for...

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E-Scooter Laws Keep Riders And Pedestrians Safe

Electric scooters are enjoying explosive popularity in Atlanta. A year ago, few people knew anything about them. Today, you literally see them everywhere. And that’s a problem. For everybody. It’s important to know the laws – both for safety and enjoyment....

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