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.
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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.read more
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...read more
Colony collapse disorder has decimated the nation’s bee population. But placing their hives in urban areas like Atlanta has had a remarkable side-effect – it’s actually saving the bees. Bee Downtown is the innovative group behind the idea. Their beekeepers...read more
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...read more
For decades the Atlanta Child Murders have haunted residents throughout the city. And despite the conviction of Wayne Williams for the crime, there has long been a gnawing sense of arrested justice and the indelible suspicion that the real killer – or...read more
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....read more