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  New Georgia Encyclopedia: Kennesaw State University
Kennesaw State University, a unit of the University System of Georgia, enrolls more than 17,000 students a semester.
Kennesaw State University (KSU) was chartered by the Board of Regents in October 1963, during one of the most dramatic periods of college expansion in Georgia's history.
Despite such success stories, Kennesaw's reputation was tarnished in the 1990s when questionable administrative decisions made the campus the focus of controversy.
www.georgiaencyclopedia.org /nge/Article.jsp?id=h-852   (1535 words)

 Kennesaw, Georgia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kennesaw Mountain (as well as conjoined Little Kennesaw Mountain) is included in the park, and its summit is the highest point in the Atlanta metro area, at an elevation of 1808 feet (551 meters) above sea level.Weather Channel personalities Sharon Resultan and Mike Bettes reside there.
Kennesaw State University [2] is located just east of the city limits, and uses the silhouette of the two mountains as its logo.
Kennesaw's law was amended in 1983 to exempt those who conscientiously object to owning a firearm, convicted felons, those who cannot afford a firearm, and those with a mental or physical disability that would prevent them from owning a firearm.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kennesaw,_Georgia   (891 words)

 Welcome to the City of Kennesaw!
Kennesaw is community with a rich history, an important business center, and an exceptional quality of life.
Kennesaw is located in the heart of Cobb County, approximately 20 miles northwest of downtown Atlanta.
Kennesaw Community Center is home to the administrative offices for the Parks and Recreation Department, and includes a large gymnastics room, fitness room, craft and painting labs, activity rooms and multiple dance studios, which are all used for community classes.
www.kennesaw.ga.us /index.asp?NID=2   (491 words)

 Preserve America Community: Kennesaw, Georgia
Kennesaw, Georgia, has a population of 22,000 residents and is located northwest of Atlanta in Cobb County.
The railroad is integral to the community's history and, in March 2003, the City of Kennesaw and the Kennesaw Museum Foundation opened the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History.
Kennesaw is an active participant in the Blue and Gray Trail, a regional heritage tourism driving tour that focuses on the many dramatic events that occurred in the area during the Civil War.
www.preserveamerica.gov /3-20-04PAcommunity-kennesawGA.html   (356 words)

 Kennesaw, Georgia
Kennesaw's unique gun ordinance was approved in the wake of the opposite action by the city council of Morton Grove, Illinois, which, on June 8, 1981, adopted the nation's first local ordinance banning both the sale and possession of handguns.
But when, in that same year, authorities in Kennesaw, Georgia passed a law requiring a firearm in every home (with exceptions for convicted felons, the physically disabled, and those with religious beliefs that conflicted with the law), the ACLU filed suit seeking to have the ordinance declared unconstitutional.
Kennesaw has a population of around 13,000, compared to about 5,000 in 1980, yet the decline in crime continues, falling nearly four percent in 1991 compared to 1990, the last years for which complete figures are available.
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 Kennesaw, Georgia
Located at the rear of the Kennesaw City Hall is a lovely shaded spot centering on a bubbling spring – the water churns at the bottom of a large pool as it flows to the surface.
Kennesaw offers that unique combination of a home town community with a progressive outlook – looking forward to the challenges presented by new growth, yet proud to preserve the history of its origin.
Kennesaw, Georgia is conveniently located near Interstate 75 and U.S. Highway 41 in North Cobb County and Kennesaw offers easy access to those major transportation routes making it a prime location for distribution centers, manufacturing and retailing.
www.powpublishing.com /kennesaw.html   (1565 words)

 Gun Ownership Mandatory in Kennesaw, Georgia
In 1982, Kennesaw Georgia passed a law requiring heads of households to keep at least one firearm in their home, exempting those with criminal records or religious objections.
With all the attention that has been heaped upon the lawful possession of firearms lately, you would think that a city that requires gun ownership would be the center of a media feeding frenzy.
What is even more interesting about Kennesaw is that the city's crime rate decreased with the simple knowledge that the entire community was armed.
www.ecclesia.org /truth/kennesaw.html   (289 words)

 Thomas A. Scott at Kennesaw
The title of my thesis was "Cobb County, Georgia, 1880-1900: A Socioeconomic Study of an Upper Piedmont County." If anyone wants to see it, a copy is in the library at KSU and in the Georgia Room of the main Cobb County Public Library.
Georgia History was not one of the original courses offered after the transition.
The University of Georgia Press published it in 1995, and we use it in the HIST 3304 classes.
ksumail.kennesaw.edu /~tscott   (1209 words)

 georgia.gov - City of Kennesaw
Kennesaw is home to a growing population which focuses on excellence.
Kennesaw is the center of a thriving, vibrant community and is the fastest growing municipality in Cobb County.
Kennesaw offers that unique combination of a home town community with a progressive outlook - looking forward to the challenges presented by new growth, yet proud to preserve the history of its origin.
kennesaw.georgia.gov   (105 words)

 Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
It is this concern that causes General William Tecumseh Sherman to launch a full-scale frontal assault on the entrenched position of General Joseph Eggleston Johnston's Rebels at Kennesaw Mountain.
John Scofield's Army of the Ohio holds the southern end of the line, George Thomas' Army of the Cumberland the middle, and John McPherson's Army of the Tennessee the northern end, west and north of Kennesaw Mountain.
During the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain artillery shells began to land near the house and he evacuated the home.
ngeorgia.com /history/kennesawmtn.html   (1626 words)

 Gun Ownership - It's The Law In Kennesaw
In 1982, the Kennesaw City Council unanimously passed a law requiring heads of households to own at least one firearm with ammunition.
Kennesaw Historical Society president Robert Jones said following the law's passage, the crime rate dropped 89 percent in the city, compared to the modest 10 percent drop statewide.
According to the Kennesaw Police Department, the city's most recent crime statistics show 243 property crimes per 100,000 residents in 1998, or.243 per 1,000.
www.rense.com /general9/gunlaw.htm   (985 words)

 Welcome to the City of Kennesaw!
The City of Kennesaw's administrative offices will be CLOSED on Fri, Dec 22 from noon-5pm; Mon, Dec 25; and Tue, Dec 26 in observance of the Christmas Holiday.
The City of Kennesaw's administrative offices will be CLOSED on Mon, Jan 1, 2007 in observance of the New Year's Day Holiday.
Kennesaw residents: Buy one regular admission to the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History, receive the second admission of equal or lesser value for free.
www.kennesaw.ga.us   (255 words)

 CSX in Kennesaw, Georgia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Kennesaw, formerly Big Shanty, was where the Great Locomotive Chase started early on April 12, 1862, during USA's civil war.
During the night of June 6, 1961, it was "stolen" by LandN (a CSX predecessor), this time for restoration in preparation for the Civil War centennial.
Kennesaw sits along a stretch of double-track that is frequently used for meets.
www.mindspring.com /~khuffines/guide/kennesaw/kennesaw.html   (372 words)

 Kennesaw Mountain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kennesaw Mountain is a mountain between Marietta and Kennesaw, Georgia.
The mountain is actually two summits, Big Kennesaw, where the modern-day parking area and scenic overviews are located, and Little Kennesaw, where several light hiking trails and nature areas connect the mountains to the rest of the National Battlefield Park.
Kennesaw Mountain is also a major stopever location for myriad species of migrating songbirds.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kennesaw_Mountain   (246 words)

 Kennesaw Historical Society
The award was presented on October 15, 2005 at a ceremony in the Kennesaw Depot.
The Kennesaw Historical Society is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation and presentation of the ongoing history and heritage of the city of Kennesaw (Big Shanty), Georgia.
The Kennesaw Historical Society, Inc. is officially registered as a nonprofit corporation within the State of Georgia, and is classified 501(c)(3) under the IRS code.
www.mindspring.com /~robertcjones/khs/khs.htm   (1404 words)

 President Meets with Small Business Owners in Georgia
And I'm proud of the fact that he is going to sponsor the tax relief plan I'm going to tell you about in a minute.
I'm proud to be with the man who's got one of the greatest jobs in America, the Governor of the state of Georgia.
No child is going to be left behind in the state of Georgia.
www.whitehouse.gov /news/releases/2003/02/20030220-2.html   (5584 words)

 Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park - Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park (U.S. National Park Service)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Kennesaw NBP interprets the historic events where over 5,350 soldiers were killed in the battle fought here from June 19, 1864 through July 2, 1864.
Kennesaw Mountain NBP offers several programs throughout the year.
Today Kennesaw Mountain NBP preserves the locations of and commemorates the major events associated with the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain.
www.nps.gov /kemo   (165 words)

 Kennesaw in the 19th Century
Thus, Kennesaw was founded as a railroad town, and the railroad would continue to be an important part of life in Kennesaw throughout the 19
The Kennesaw Railroad House: While the Lacy Hotel was never rebuilt, a structure serving a similar purpose was built by the WandA after the War.  The man with the cane is Judge G.T. Carrie, manager.
By 1887, Kennesaw was prosperous enough for the citizens to request incorporation.  The Articles of Incorporation were approved by the General Assembly of the State of Georgia on September 21, 1887:
www.mindspring.com /~robertcjones/khs/kennesaw19.htm   (2750 words)

 Kennesaw Crime Statistics and Crime Data (Kennesaw, GA)
Results are tabulated using the Kennesaw crime collection area population of 28,189.
Kennesaw crime collection population may not match US Census data.
Population is based on the agencies participating in the reporting.
kennesaw.areaconnect.com /crime1.htm   (127 words)

 Kennesaw Civil War Museum, Kennesaw, Georgia
The Kennesaw Civil War Museum has become The Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History.
The Kennesaw Civil War Museum (formerly the Big Shanty Museum) is an information-packed excursion into area Civil War history and one event in particular -- The Great Locomotive Chase.
All of the photographs, graphics and text on Roadside Georgia (http://roadsidegeorgia.com) are © Copyright 1994-2006 by Golden Ink unless otherwise noted.
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 Kennesaw dating, Kennesaw singles, Kennesaw chat at Matchmaker.com
Kennesaw dating has never been easier with our show interest feature that will allow you to break the ice with attractive local singles.
The Kennesaw dating scene can be hard to find the right person at times; however, we are here to help and our Kennesaw online dating service is free to register.
Matchmaker.com is one of the oldest Kennesaw online dating services on the Internet and has brought thousands of couples together from the area.
www.matchmaker.com /mm/dating/georgia-kennesaw.htm   (528 words)

 Kennesaw Georgia Collectable Coins and Supplies
US Collectable Coins and Supplies - Kennesaw Coins is the local source for all your needs.
Serving the Kennesaw, Acworth, Marietta and Cobb County Georgia (Metro Atlanta) Area, Kennesaw Coins offers collector coins for the beginner and advanced collectors.
Kennesaw Coins specializes in American Coins and Supplies.
www.kennesawcoins.com /index.html   (77 words)

 Realty Times - Real Estate News and Advice - Local Market Conditions
You will not be disappointed when you move to Kennesaw.
You can buy a home in Kennesaw for as low as $150,000 to well over 1 million.
Kennesaw and Cobb County are shifting to a buyer's market, but activity remains strong.
realtytimes.com /rtmcrloc/Georgia~Kennesaw   (412 words)

 Kennesaw Real Estate Agents, Kennesaw Homes For Sale, REALTORS and Kennesaw
Find Kennesaw school district information, including elementary, middle and high school test scores, student faculty ratios and other k-12 statistics.
HomeGain provides Kennesaw, Georgia real estate information and resources to guide homeowners and homebuyers through the process of selling and buying a house, condo or other Kennesaw realty property.
HomeGain has services to help you find a top Kennesaw real estate broker or agent, get the value of your Kennesaw home and a comparative market analysis (CMA), view Kennesaw real estate and MLS listings, prepare your home for sale, and more.
www.homegain.com /local_real_estate/GA/kennesaw.html   (466 words)

 Crime Rate Plummets in Kennesaw, GA
The New American magazine reminds us that March 25th marked the 16th anniversary of Kennesaw, Georgia's ordinance requiring heads of households (with certain exceptions) to keep at least one firearm in their homes.
The city's population grew from around 5,000 in 1980 to 13,000 by 1996 (latest available estimate).
In both instances the gun was never aimed at a person and no shot was fired.
www.tysknews.com /Depts/2nd_Amend/crime_rate_plummets.htm   (311 words)

 Kennesaw Baseball Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Welcome to Kennesaw Baseball Association located in historic downtown Kennesaw, Georgia.
The 9U Kennesaw Stallions went to the World Series from July 21-27, 2006 in Southaven, MS and came in 4th place out of 38 teams.
The 11U Kennesaw Knights went to Rome, Georgia for the "B" State Championship and brought it home to Adams Parks.
eteamz.active.com /kba   (456 words)

 Kennesaw Georgia Real Estate
Whether you are buying or selling a Cobb County Kennesaw Georgia home, selling another area home, or investing in the Cobb County Kennesaw real estate area, I can help.
If you are interested in buying or selling Cobb County Kennesaw Georgia real estate you have come to the right place.
Get advice and information from an expert in Cobb County Kennesaw Georgia real estate and homes for sale in the surrounding areas.
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