Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, The interior of the High 17 External links WREK is Georgia Tech's student run radio station Broadcast at 91.1 MHz on the FM band the station is known as "Wrek Radio" the studio is on the second floor of the Student Center Commons Broadcasting with 100 kW ERP WREK is among the nation's most powerful college radio stations WREK is a student operated and run radio station in April 2007 a debate was held regarding the future of the radio station the prospective purchasers were GPB and NPR WREK maintained its independence after dismissing the notion with approval from the Radio Communications Board of Georgia Tech the Georgia Tech Amateur Radio Club founded in 1912 is among the oldest collegiate amateur radio clubs in the nation the club provided emergency radio communications during several disasters including numerous hurricanes and the 1985 Mexico earthquake. In early 1861 Georgia joined the Confederacy (with secessionists having a slight majority of delegates) and became a major theater of the Civil War Major battles took place at Chickamauga Kennesaw Mountain and Atlanta in December 1864 a large swath of the state from Atlanta to Savannah was destroyed during General William Tecumseh Sherman's March to the Sea 18,253 Georgian soldiers died in service roughly one of every five who served in 1870 following the Reconstruction Era Georgia became the last Confederate state to be restored to the Union. Protestant Morgan Consistent with national trends the murder rate in Atlanta peaked in 1990 and have declined since From 2000 to 2010 murders in the city declined by nearly 50 percent the years 2009 and 2012 had the lowest numbers of homicides in Atlanta than any year dating back to 1963 but there has been an increase in murders in the city beginning in 2013 the number of murders in Atlanta was 80 in 2009 92 in 2010 88 in 2011 85 in 2012 82 in 2013 93 in 2014 95 in 2015 and 111 in 2016 a significant number of murders have remained unsolved; as of February 2017 51 of the 111 homicides from 2016 remain unsolved. ? Transportation The 1996 Summer Olympics took place in Atlanta the stadium that was built to host various Olympic events was converted to Turner Field the home of the Atlanta Braves through the 2016 season, Atlanta Georgia business directory 12.1 Government Atlanta hosts dozens of yearly races including the Peachtree Road Race. Thailand: National Sports $465 million 3 Organization and administration 92 1910. Thu 26th 1.3 Cold War Era In 1804 the state government decided that yet another capital would be needed Subsequently an act was passed authorizing construction of a new capital city on 3,240 acres (13 km2) in the area currently known as Baldwin County the city was named Milledgeville in honor of Governor John Milledge.