The Carolina Panthers are a professional American football team based in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Panthers compete in the National Football League, as a member club of the league's National Football Conference South division; the team is headquartered in Bank of America Stadium in uptown Charlotte. They are one of the few NFL teams to own the stadium they play in, registered as Panthers Stadium, LLC; the Panthers are supported throughout the Carolinas. The team hosts its annual training camp at Wofford College in South Carolina; the Panthers were announced as the league's 29th franchise in 1993, began play in 1995 under original owner and founder Jerry Richardson. The Panthers played well in their first two years, finishing 7–9 in 1995 and 12–4 the following year, winning the NFC West before losing to the eventual Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship Game, they did not have another winning season until 2003, when they won the NFC Championship Game and reached Super Bowl XXXVIII, losing 32–29 to the New England Patriots.
After recording playoff appearances in 2005 and 2008, the team failed to record another playoff appearance until 2013, the first of three consecutive NFC South titles. After losing in the divisional round to the San Francisco 49ers in 2013 and the Seattle Seahawks in 2014, the Panthers returned to the Super Bowl in 2015, but lost to the Denver Broncos; the Panthers have reached the playoffs eight times, advancing to four NFC Championship Games and two Super Bowls. They have won one in the NFC West and five in the NFC South; the Carolina Panthers are registered as Panther Football, LLC. and are controlled by David Tepper, whose purchase of the team from founder Jerry Richardson was unanimously approved by league owners on May 22, 2018. The club is worth US$2.3 billion, according to Forbes. On December 15, 1987, entrepreneur Jerry Richardson announced his bid for an NFL expansion franchise in the Carolinas. A North Carolina native, Richardson was a former wide receiver on the Baltimore Colts who had used his 1959 league championship bonus to co-found the Hardee's restaurant chain becoming president and CEO of TW Services.
Richardson drew his inspiration to pursue an NFL franchise from George Shinn, who had made a successful bid for an expansion National Basketball Association team in Charlotte, the Charlotte Hornets. Richardson founded Richardson Sports, a partnership consisting of himself, his family, a number of businessmen from North and South Carolina were recruited to be limited partners. Richardson looked at four potential locations for a stadium choosing uptown Charlotte. To highlight the demand for professional football in the Carolinas, Richardson Sports held preseason games around the area from 1989 to 1991; the first two games were held at Carter–Finley Stadium in Raleigh, North Carolina, Kenan Memorial Stadium in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, while the third and final game was held at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, South Carolina. The matchups were between existing NFL teams. In 1991, the group formally filed an application for the open expansion spot, on October 26, 1993, the 28 NFL owners unanimously named the Carolina Panthers as the 29th member of the NFL.
The Panthers first competed in the 1995 NFL season. The Panthers were put in the NFC West to increase the size of that division to five teams. Former Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dom Capers was named the first head coach; the team finished its inaugural season 7–9, the best performance from a first-year expansion team. They performed better in their second season, finishing with a 12–4 record and winning the NFC West division, as well as securing a first-round bye; the Panthers beat the defending Super Bowl champions Dallas Cowboys in the divisional round before losing the NFC Championship Game to the eventual Super Bowl champions, the Green Bay Packers. The team managed only a 7–9 finish in 1997 and slipped to 4–12 in 1998, leading to Capers' dismissal as head coach; the Panthers hired former San Francisco 49ers head coach George Seifert to replace Capers, he led the team to an 8–8 record in 1999. The team finished 7–9 in 2000 and fell to 1–15 in 2001, winning their first game but losing their last 15.
This performance tied the NFL record for most losses in a single season and it broke the record held by the winless 1976 Buccaneers for most consecutive losses in a single season, leading the Panthers to fire Seifert. After the NFL's expansion to 32 teams in 2002, the Panthers were relocated from the NFC West to the newly created NFC South division; the Panthers' rivalries with the Falcons and Saints were maintained, they would be joined by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. New York Giants defensive coordinator John Fox was hired to replace Seifert and led the team to a 7–9 finish in 2002. Although the team's defense gave up few yards, ranking the second-best in the NFL in yards conceded, they were hindered by an offense that ranked as the second-worst in the league in yards gained; the Panthers improved to 11–5 in the 2003 regular season, winning the NFC South and making it to Super Bowl XXXVIII before losing to the New England Patriots, 32–29, in what was hai
Xinning County is a county in the Province of Hunan, China, it is under the administration of Shaoyang City. Located on the south western margin of Hunan, the county is bordered to the northeast by Shaoyang County, to the northwest by Wugang City, to the west by Chengbu Autonomous County, to the south by Ziyuan County of Guangxi, to the east by Dong'an County. Xinning County covers 2,756.13 km2, as of 2015, it had a registered population of 649,700 and a permanent resident population of 574,100. The county has eight towns and eight townships under its jurisdiction, the county seat is Jinshi; the Xinning County Almanac lists their respective locations. Yao Malin Township 麻林乡 Huangjin Township 黄金乡 Shuiyuan Village 水源村, Jingwei Township 靖位乡 Miao Huangjin Township 黄金乡 Other Xinnings the more famous former Xinning County in Guangdong, now Taishan www.xzqh.org
Glenwood is a village in Schuyler County, United States. The population was 196 at the 2010 census, it is part of the Kirksville Micropolitan Statistical Area. The town of Glenwood was laid out by Alexander and Stiles Forsha in November, 1868 with the plat consisting of a town square and forty-four other blocks; the first home had been built in the town the previous month by John B. Glaze. By 1869, a schoolhouse had been constructed as well as a two-story block of brick buildings with room for four businesses. Being at the crossing point of two railroads, the St. Louis, Kansas City & Nebraska Railroad and the Keokuk & Western railway, Glenwood saw rapid early growth. By 1873, the town included a large woolen factory, a flour mill, machine shop, wagon factory and a multitude of other businesses; the Glenwood Citerion newspaper began publication in 1870 and Logan's Bank, the town's first, was established in 1875. On July 26, 2011 the United States Postal Service announced plans to permanently close the Glenwood post office as part of a nationwide restructuring plan.
James Ward Rector, Wisconsin Supreme Court jurist. Glenwood is located at 40°31′17″N 92°34′27″W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.74 square miles, all land. As of the census of 2010, there were 196 people, 89 households, 52 families residing in the village; the population density was 264.9 inhabitants per square mile. There were 98 housing units at an average density of 132.4 per square mile. The racial makeup of the village was 0.5 % from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.5% of the population. There were 89 households of which 27.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.2% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.5% had a male householder with no wife present, 41.6% were non-families. 36.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.6% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.88.
The median age in the village was 47.7 years. 21.4% of residents were under the age of 18. The gender makeup of the village was 52.0 % female. As of the census of 2000, there were 203 people, 74 households, 56 families residing in the village; the population density was 275.8 people per square mile. There were 93 housing units at an average density of 126.4/sq mi. The racial makeup of the village was 0.49 % Native American. There were 74 households out of which 41.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.3% were married couples living together, 4.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 23.0% were non-families. 23.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.2% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.25. In the village, the population was spread out with 32.5% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 21.2% from 45 to 64, 12.8% who were 65 years of age or older.
The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 88.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.0 males. The median income for a household in the village was $32,500, the median income for a family was $34,250. Males had a median income of $29,063 versus $25,313 for females; the per capita income for the village was $15,356. About 11.8% of families and 11.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 5.4% of those sixty five or over