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Cherokee County, North Carolina

Cherokee County is the westernmost county in the U. S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 27,444, its county seat is Murphy. The county was formed in 1839 from the western part of Macon County, it was named for the Cherokee Native Americans. In 1861 the southeastern part of Cherokee County became Clay County. In 1872 its northeastern part was separated and became Graham County. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 467 square miles, of which 455 square miles is land and 11 square miles is water. Located in the southern Appalachian Mountains, Cherokee County contains a varied natural landscape. Portions of the county fall within the boundaries of the Nantahala National Forest, the Hiawassee River – a tributary of the Tennessee River – flows through the county from southeast to northwest. In April 1974, parts of Cherokee County were affected by a historic weather event – the 1974 Super Outbreak of tornadoes, which affected parts of 13 states and was the second-largest such event to be recorded in the U.

S. Portions of the Qualla Boundary known as the Eastern Cherokee Indian Reservation, are located in Cherokee County; these are non-contiguous and are separate from the main part of the Qualla Boundary, in Swain and Jackson counties. The land is exclusive territory of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and is protected by Tribal Police of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee. Following the success of the Harrah's Cherokee Tribal Casino in Cherokee, a second tribal casino on Indian land in the Murphy city limits opened in 2015. Nantahala National Forest Cherokee Indian Reservation, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, "patchwork land" that includes an outlying Indian Casino near Andrews, to be operated as part of the main Harrah's Casino headquartered in downtown Cherokee, an Indian gaming casino that supports the Eastern Band of the Cherokees. US 64 – the longest highway in North Carolina, a cross country highway, passes through the county east-west. US 74, which links Chattanooga, Asheville and Wilmington, is a major 4,lane highway through the county.

US 19 and US 129 pass through Cherokee County, providing connections to Atlanta and Knoxville. US 19 US 64 US 74 US 129 NC 60 NC 141 NC 294 As of the census of 2000, there were 24,298 people, 10,336 households, 7,369 families residing in the county; the population density was 53 people per square mile. There were 13,499 housing units at an average density of 30 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 94.82% White, 1.59% Black or African American, 1.63% Native American, 0.28% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.45% from other races, 1.21% from two or more races. 1.25% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 34.3% were of American, 10.8% Irish, 10.6% German and 10.3% English ancestry according to Census 2000. 97.7 % spoke 1.2 % Spanish as their first language. There were 10,336 households out of which 25.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.80% were married couples living together, 9.30% had a female householder with no husband present, 28.70% were non-families.

25.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.50% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.76. In the county, the population was spread out with 20.60% under the age of 18, 6.50% from 18 to 24, 24.40% from 25 to 44, 28.80% from 45 to 64, 19.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 94.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.70 males. The median income for a household in the county was $27,992, the median income for a family was $33,768. Males had a median income of $26,127 versus $18,908 for females; the per capita income for the county was $15,814. About 11.70% of families and 15.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.20% of those under age 18 and 18.00% of those age 65 or over. Andrews Murphy Marble Culberson Hanging Dog Owl Creek Ranger Topton Unaka Woodville Violet Beaverdam Hothouse Murphy Notla Shoal Creek Valleytown As is becoming universal for Appalachia, Cherokee is a powerfully Republican county.

No Democratic presidential candidate has carried Cherokee County since Jimmy Carter in 1976, the past five Republican candidates have all exceeded 65 percent of the county’s vote, with Donald Trump exceeding 75 percent. In the North Carolina House of Representatives, Cherokee County lies with the 120th District, which covers Clay and Macon Counties and is represented by Republican Kevin Corbin. In the North Carolina Senate, Cherokee County lies within the 50th Senate District, represented by Republican Senator Jim Davis and covering all those within the 120th House District, as well as Swain and Haywood Counties. Cherokee County is a member of the regional Southwestern Commission council of governments. National Register of Historic Places listings in Cherokee County, North Carolina Media related to Cherokee County, North Carolina at Wikimedia Commons Official Cherokee County NC Government Website Cherokee County North Carolina Profile with photos

Lincoln Motor Company Plant

The Lincoln Motor Company Plant was an automotive plant at 6200 West Warren Avenue in Detroit, Michigan known as the Detroit Edison Warren Service Center. The complex was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1978, due to its historic association with World War I Liberty engines and the Lincoln Motor Company. However, the main structures were demolished in 2003 and NHL designation was withdrawn in 2005. Beginning in 1902, Henry Leland steered Cadillac to become a popular, high quality luxury automobile brand. Leland sold the company to General Motors in 1908, but continued his association with Cadillac until the mid-1910s, when he resigned because of the company's unwillingness to transition to World War I wartime production needs. In 1917, Leland established the Lincoln Motor Company to build Liberty engines for fighter planes using Ford Motor Company-supplied cylinders. Leland purchased a small factory on Detroit's west side. However, he realized the facilities were not sufficient to house the engine production envisioned, so he purchased a 50-acre plot of land at Warren and Livernois.

The company broke ground for a factory complex of over 600,000 square feet, hiring architect George Mason to design the new buildings and the firm of Walbridge-Aldinger to build them. By the end of the war, the plant complex contained the Administration Building and Garage, the machine shop, the main Factories, a power house, a heat treatment plant, a motor testing building, other minor structures. In January 1919, after producing 6500 Liberty engines, manufacturing operations were suspended, the war was soon over. Lincoln considered manufacturing automobile engines for other nameplates in the postwar years, but soon opted to convert to the production of luxury automobiles. However, production delays and the postwar recession of 1920 hurt sales, the company went into receivership. In 1922, Henry Ford purchased the company for $8,000,000, turning the Lincoln into Ford Motor Company's luxury brand. Leland retained his management post after the sale, but the strong-willed Leland and Ford clashed, Leland resigned after a few months.

Ford began refurbishing the plant layout and manufacturing. Ford added onto the size of the complex, hiring architect Albert Kahn to design some of the many buildings along Livernois, adding over 300,000 square feet to the plant; the Lincoln Zephyr and Continental were made in the factory until 1952, when production facilities were moved to Wayne, Michigan The new Wixom plant opened in the fall of 1957. Ford kept some offices in the plant, leased out portions to other companies after manufacturing operations were relocated to the new Wixom Assembly Plant. In 1955, Detroit Edison bought the complex for $4,500,000, renaming it the Detroit Edison Warren Service Center; the company consolidated many of its services into the facility, but used it as a storage yard. In recognition of its importance in automotive history, the Lincoln Motor Company Plant was designated a National Historic Landmark on June 2, 1978. However, nearly all of the plant buildings were demolished in December 2002 and January 2003, including the main Buildings A, B, C, D.

A small portion of the Factory G was retained, as well as other scattered support structures.

Kwon You-ri

Kwon You-ri is a South Korean swimmer, who specialized in long-distance freestyle and butterfly events. She is a fourth-place finalist in the 200 m butterfly at the 2006 Asian Games in Qatar. Kwon qualified for two swimming events, as South Korea's youngest female swimmer, at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, she eclipsed FINA B-standard entry times of 8:56.56 and 2:11.59 from the Dong-A Swimming Tournament in Seoul. In the 200 m butterfly, Kwon challenged seven other swimmers on the second heat, including top medal favorite Éva Risztov of Hungary, she rounded out the field to last place and twenty-fourth overall by a 3.81-second margin behind Risztov in 2:14.30. In her second event, 800 m freestyle, Kwon placed twenty-second overall on the morning prelims. Swimming in heat one, she edged out fellow 15-year-old Jelena Petrova of Estonia to pick up a second seed by two tenths of a second with a time of 9:01.42

Gawler Ranges, South Australia

Gawler Ranges is a locality in the Australian state of South Australia located on Eyre Peninsula about 380 kilometres north-west of the Adelaide city centre and about 48 kilometres north of the town centre of Wudinna and, associated with the protected area known as the Gawler Ranges National Park. Gawler Ranges covers an area of land in the southern part of the Gawler Ranges is located within the boundary of the national park as well as land to both the south and the west of the mountain range, its boundaries were created on 26 April 2013 along with the adoption of the “long established local name.” The boundaries were located in order “to ensure the whole of the Gawler Ranges National Park is within the locality of the same name” with the result that the “existing locality of Paney” ceased to exist after being divided up between Gawler Ranges and the locality of Pygery located to the south. The name itself is derived from both the national park. Land use within Gawler Ranges is divided between conservation and other uses permitted by planning legislation such as agriculture with the former use being associated with the national park which occupies the locality’s eastern side.

Gawler Ranges is located within the federal Division of Grey, the state electoral district of Giles,the Wudinna District Council, the Pastoral Unincorporated Area of South Australia and the state’s Far North region. Gawler Ranges is bounded by the following localities gazetted under the South Australian Geographical Names Act 1991: Northwest: Kondoolka. North: Kondoolka and Yardea. Northeast: Thurlga. East: Thurlga and Buckleboo. Southeast: Pinkawillinie. South: Kaldoonera, Lockes Claypan, Minnipa, Yaninee and Pinkawillinie. Southwest: Narlaby. West:Pureba and Yantanabie. Gawler

Esaxerenone

Esaxerenone is a nonsteroidal antimineralocorticoid, discovered by Exelixis and developed by Daiichi Sankyo Company and is approved in Japan for the treatment of hypertension. It acts as a selective silent antagonist of the mineralocorticoid receptor, the receptor for aldosterone, with greater than 1,000-fold selectivity for this receptor over other steroid hormone receptors, 4-fold and 76-fold higher affinity for the MR relative to the existing antimineralocorticoids spironolactone and eplerenone; as of January 2019, esaxerenone is in phase III clinical trials for diabetic nephropathies. List of investigational hormonal agents § Mineralocorticoidics Apararenone Finerenone Esaxerenone - AdisInsight

Jasen, Ilirska Bistrica

Jasen is a settlement southeast of Ilirska Bistrica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Jasen is the site of unmarked graves from the Second World War. Four of them contain the remains of German soldiers from the 97th Corps that fell at the beginning of May 1945; the Jasen Mass Grave encompasses three sites 70 m from the house at Jasen no. 1a. They contain the remains of 84, six soldiers, respectively; the Jasen No. 11 Mass Grave lies in the yard of the house at Jasen no. 11a. It contains the remains of four soldiers; the Church Grave is located by an electric pole between the house at Jasen no. 16a and the church. It contains the remains of one soldier; the Jasen No. 4 Grave lies in the yard of the house at Jasen no. 4. It contains the remains of one soldier; the Baba Mass Grave is located in the bushes next to a fenced pasture about 300 m northeast of the house at Jasen no. 48. It contains the remains of two Chetniks accidentally shot by German troops; the small church in the settlement is dedicated to Saint Joachim and belongs to the Parish of Ilirska Bistrica.

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