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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.

 

 


 

Booming Crowds And Fireworks For Atlanta’s 4th Of July

After huge crowds and record breaking performances earlier in the day at the Peachtree Road Race, thousands of Atlantans turned out later in the evening to celebrate the Fourth of July with several dazzling fireworks displays. One of them was in the Old Fourth Ward,...

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Innovative Atlanta City Studio Set To Reopen Downtown

Sometimes, it can be difficult for residents to bring their concerns to City Hall. So, one solution is to bring City Hall to the residents. That’s exactly what Atlanta’s Planning Department is doing with its Atlanta City Studio. The studio, which sits like a corner...

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Empowering Atlanta’s Foreign Population With MyCity ATL

Most of us take for granted knowing what services are available to residents from the city of Atlanta. But for those who come from different countries and speak different languages, understanding that these services even exist – let alone how to access them – can be a...

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Thousands Take Part In Annual Atlanta Moon Ride

Every year, the Atlanta Moon Ride lights up the streets of the city, and this year was no exception. Thousands of cyclists queued up on Tenth Street outside Piedmont Park to participate in the charity-event, helping to raise money for Bert’s Big Adventure, a...

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COA Employees Answer The Call To Donate Blood

Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood to help them survive. And today scores of employees with the City of Atlanta answered the call to donate. The Department of Human Resources sponsored a blood drive with the American Red Cross in the Old Council...

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Understanding How Urban Farms Grow Communities

What does mass transit have to do with urban agriculture? More than you might think. Jobs, health and food access are just some of the areas where the two issues overlap. That’s why members of the TransFormation Alliance, along with officials from the Mayor’s Office...

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APD Wants You To Know Atlanta’s Scooter Laws

"Move to the street, if you're not using your feet." That's the message from the Atlanta Police Department in their new public awareness campaign about the use of electric scooters in the city. As these and other Shareable Dockless Mobility Devices continue to grow in...

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