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Feb 19, 2014

Progress: a parasoled stroll down Auburn Avenue

Managing Editor and lifelong Georgia resident Erin Greer makes a first visit to Atlanta's Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial....More
Nov 07, 2013

Do I repeat myself?

Democrat President. Congressional Republicans. Fights over healthcare funding in the budget. Shutdown. Wait, isn’t this supposed to be the....More
Oct 15, 2013

Now that's scary! 

Safety measures in 1955 saved lives....More
Sep 19, 2013

Water, water everywhere! (And not a drop to drink?)

30 years later, water infrastructure remains a big-ticket problem....More
Aug 22, 2013

How much does government cost the average citizen? Wouldn't we all like to know!1

What did residents pay the government in 1930?....More
Jul 16, 2013

They don't make 'em like they used to! 

Much has changes since 1911, but how many of those changes can be categorized as 'progress'?....More
Jun 18, 2013

Party like it's 1999!1

Managing Editor Erin Greer reflects on another year in AC&C history....More
May 20, 2013

P.D. tech boom

The dawn of 1969 saw cities investing in the latest in security improvements....More
Mar 15, 2013

The end is nigh!

1944 sees post-war prep....More
Feb 15, 2013

Berkeley bad guys beware!

Following months of "experimentation" with new equipment, 1929 saw police cars in Berkeley, Calif., outfitted with the latest in crime-fighting....More
Jan 30, 2013

Goodbye, horses: Firefighters trade their steeds for motors1

Goodbye, horses: Firefighters trade their steeds for motors....More
Jan 09, 2013

K-9 police patrol innovations1

Innovation helps police dogs keep the streets safe....More
Nov 30, 2012

Cities emphasize the basics: Keeping the streets clean

Sometimes, local government is about matters of taxing, public safety and budgets. Other times, though, it's about really important issues — like....More

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While most journalism graduates would jump at a chance to chase down the latest story, Erin Greer ran, screaming, from the opportunity. A long-time performer and PR professional, Erin was used to...
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