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.
Atlanta’s Historian in Heels is back! With the help of the Atlanta Parks and Recreation Department and the National Black Arts Festival, Dr. Karcheik Sims-Alvarado has taken her popular civil rights art exhibition to a new location on the John Lewis Freedom Parkway....read more
Census officials say, the federal government will allocate nearly 7-trillion dollars to cities and states from 2020 to 2030. That’s why everyone counts. But children are among the most under-reported people in the census. And by not counting them accurately- schools,...read more
It’s the 10th year celebration for Atlanta’s BronzeLens Film Festival, and the city was packed with aspiring and established movie-makers from all over the world. The BLFF has evolved over the years to become one of the nation’s preeminent and inclusive venues for...read more
The Bronner Brothers International Beauty Show is the biggest multicultural trade show in the United States, and it’s held twice a year right here in Atlanta. The show is also the largest non-sports event held at the Georgia World Congress Center, bringing more than...read more
Accessory Dwelling Units are an innovative way to increase affordable housing options in Atlanta. Like a guest or carriage house, an ADU is basically a tiny functional home that can be built in backyards, behind a main residence. They can be rented out or used as an...read more
Some of Atlanta’s best police work happens thousands of feet in the air. That’s where you’ll find APD’s Air Unit patrolling the city in specialized choppers, with high-tech equipment that can find a bad guy quicker than a hawk can spot a squirrel. The unit’s three...read more
Hundreds of firefighters and other first-responders converged on the World Congress Center in Downtown Atlanta for the Fire-Rescue International expo. The event was sponsored by the International Association of Fire Chiefs and attracts participants from across the...read more
Riding electric scooters and e-bikes will no longer be allowed at night on the streets of Atlanta. In the wake of several recent traffic-related fatalities involving the devices, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms imposed the ban - which starts August 9 - directing the...read more
Residents, rappers and local small businesses turned out recently to make sure students in the Edgewood community had bookbags and other supplies for the first day of school. The event was held with the help of the Atlanta Parks and Recreation Department at the Coan...read more
Protecting Atlanta’s Proctor Creek Is A Great Big Beautiful Job For The Department Of Watershed Management
Urban streams and waterways face any number of environmental challenges. Mitigating those problems in Atlanta is the job of the city’s Department of Watershed Management, led by Commissioner Kishia Powell. Recently, we followed DWM employees Kelly Rudell and Lenny...read more
Success is often contagious. And city planners are hoping that the success of the Broad Street Plaza will spread to other parts of Atlanta. We spoke with COA Planning Commissioner Tim Keane about the award-winning re-design of what used to be a downtown dead-end....read more
A Conversation With Artist/Sculptor Basil Watson, Who Won The Commission To Create Atlanta’s New MLK Statue
Basil Watson recently won an international competition to create an 18-foot statue of Martin Luther King Jr to be placed prominently on the Atlanta street that bears his name. Watson is a world-renowned artist/sculptor who was born in Kingston, Jamaica but currently...read more