History Before incorporation as a town. The area that encompasses Ball Ground was originally inhabited by both the Cherokee and the Muscogee Creek, until the Battle of Taliwa, which took place in what is now Ball Ground in 1755, between the Cherokee and the Muscogee Creek, ending with a Cherokee victory and forcing the Creek out of the territory.
The present-day Wilkes County Courthouse was built in Washington at the site of the cabinet meeting. Geography [ edit ] According to the U.S. Census Bureau , the county has a total area of 474 square miles (1,230 km 2 ), of which 469 square miles (1,210 km 2 ) is land and 4.6 square miles (12 km 2 ) (1.0%) is water. 
The September 11 attacks of 2001, in addition to being a unique act of terrorism, constituted a media event on a scale not seen since the advent of civilian global satellite links. Instant worldwide reaction and debate were made possible by round-the-clock television news organizations and by the internet. As a result, most of the events listed ...
Forsyth County (/ f ɔːr ˈ s aɪ θ / for-SYTHE or / ˈ f ɔːr s aɪ θ / FOR-sythe) is a county in the north-central portion of the U.S. state of Georgia. Suburban and exurban in character, Forsyth County lies within the Atlanta Metropolitan Area.
Warner Robins (typically / ˈ w ɑː r n ɜː r ˈ r ɑː b ə n z /) is a city in the U.S. state of Georgia, located in Houston and Peach counties in the central part of the state. It is currently Georgia's eleventh-largest incorporated city, with an estimated population of 80,308 in the 2020 Census.
The Anti-Defamation League was founded by B'nai B'rith as a response to attacks on Jews. The conviction of Atlanta B'nai B'rith President Leo Frank, for the murder of a 13 year old was met with allegations from the press that antisemitism contributed to his conviction.
During the Red Summer of 1919 there was increased racial tension in the area and in August there was the Laurens County, Georgia race riot of 1919. Geography [ edit ] According to the U.S. Census Bureau , the county has a total area of 818 square miles (2,120 km 2 ), of which 807 square miles (2,090 km 2 ) is land and 11 square miles (28 km 2 ...