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.
The Final Phase Of The Atlanta Beltline’s Eastside Trail Is Officially Open… And Neighbors Are Loving It
Even before Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms officially opened the final stretch of the Atlanta Beltline's Eastside Trail to the public this month, neighbors were already making good use of it every day. The quarter-mile addition runs from Kirkwood Avenue to Memorial Drive...read more
Kids who are paired with a Big Brother or Big Sister become success stories. Nearly all of them graduate high school and don't get into trouble. Those are just some of the reasons Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued her 100 Men to Mentor challenge, to find Big Brothers...read more
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,...read more
More than a century ago, educators in Atlanta were leading the way to what would become the modern civil rights movement. They were black and white, male and female, old and young. And they stood together against the dangerous forces of Jim Crow to make sure African...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
Folks often say if you don’t like the weather in Georgia, give it a minute. That’s especially true during the hot summer months when violent storms can pop up at any time, if the conditions are right. That happened recently in Buckhead when the rain went from vertical...read more
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...read more
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...read more
Residents in Atlanta’s Cascade Heights community say they want to see some improvements made along Beecher Road, including the installation of sidewalks and traffic calming. District 11 City Councilwoman Marci Collier Overstreet led a walking tour of the thoroughfare...read more
"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...read more