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Dillon County, South Carolina

Dillon County is a county located in the U. S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the county's population was 32,062; the county seat is Dillon. Founded in 1910 from a portion of Marion County, both Dillon County and the city of Dillon were named for prosperous local citizen James W. Dillon, an Irishman who settled there and led a campaign to bring the railroad into the community; the result of this effort was the construction of the Wilson Short Cut Railroad, which became part of the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, brought greater prosperity to the area by directly linking Dillon County to the national network of railroads. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 407 square miles, of which 405 square miles is land and 1.7 square miles is water. It is the fifth-smallest county in South Carolina by area. Robeson County, North Carolina - north Columbus County, North Carolina - north Horry County - east Marion County - south Florence County - southwest Marlboro County - west As of the census of 2000, there were 30,722 people, 11,199 households, 8,063 families living in the county.

The population density was 76 people per square mile. There were 12,679 housing units at an average density of 31 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 47% White, 49% Black or African American, 2.21% Native American, 0.34% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.99% from other races, 0.70% from two or more races. 1.75 % of the population were Latino of any race. There were 11,199 households out of which 34.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.80% were married couples living together, 22.30% had a female householder with no husband present, 28.00% were non-families. 25.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.90% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 3.24. In the county, the population was spread out with 29.10% under the age of 18, 9.50% from 18 to 24, 27.50% from 25 to 44, 22.40% from 45 to 64, 11.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 87.40 males.

For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.60 males. The median income for a household in the county was $26,630, the median income for a family was $32,690. Males had a median income of $26,908 versus $18,007 for females; the per capita income for the county was $13,272. About 19.40% of families and 24.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 33.30% of those under age 18 and 26.60% of those age 65 or over. As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 32,062 people, 11,923 households, 8,342 families living in the county; the population density was 79.2 inhabitants per square mile. There were 13,742 housing units at an average density of 33.9 per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was 48.0% white, 46.1% black or African American, 2.5% American Indian, 0.2% Asian, 1.5% from other races, 1.6% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 2.6% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 13.5% were American, 6.5% were English, 5.4% were Irish.

Of the 11,923 households, 36.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.2% were married couples living together, 23.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 30.0% were non-families, 26.5% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 3.20. The median age was 36.7 years. The median income for a household in the county was $26,818 and the median income for a family was $34,693. Males had a median income of $31,973 versus $22,100 for females; the per capita income for the county was $14,684. About 26.2% of families and 30.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 43.8% of those under age 18 and 23.7% of those age 65 or over. Dillon Lake View Latta South of the Border Little Pee Dee State Park National Register of Historic Places listings in Dillon County, South Carolina Alfred W. Bethea Dillon County Official Website 1905 Reprint of Bishop Gregg's History of the Old Cheraws with additional material as an appendix.

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Heather North

Heather May North was an American television and voice actress, best known for voicing Daphne Blake in the Scooby-Doo franchise. North was born in California. North's career began with her appearance in the film Git!. Though she appeared in several live action films and TV shows, such as Jennifer Scott alongside Kurt Russell in the Disney film The Barefoot Executive and as Dr. Sandy Horton on Days of Our Lives from 1967 until 1972, she is remembered for her portrayal of Daphne Blake in the Scooby-Doo franchise, she took over the role from Stefanianna Christopherson in the second season of Scooby Doo, Where Are You! and went on to voice the fashion-conscious teen sleuth in various installments of franchise for more than three decades. North was married to H. Wesley Kenney, producer of the NBC daytime drama Days of Our Lives from 1971 until his death in 2015. North died of bronchiolitis on November 29, 2017, at her home in Studio City, California, at the age of 71. Heather North on IMDb Heather North at the TCM Movie Database Heather North at VoiceChasers

Sophus Ruge

Sophus Ruge was a German geographer and historian, he studied about European discoveries and written works about Portuguese discoveries. His studies was a different vision on one traditionally followed in Portugal, he had translated a large part from Portuguese and had been influential in the development of Portuguese historiography. Ruge was born in the Frisian town of Dorum located near Geestemünde in, the Electorate of Hanover, his father of Christoph August Ruge was a doctor in medicine. During the Battle of Waterloo, he was an English field doctor, he moved to Cuxhaven and in 1817, he was physician in Dorum, there he married the lawyer's daughter Elise Hennings. Ruge studied in Göttingen and Halle. In 1872, he became professor in geography and ethnography at the Technische Hochschule de Dresden where he headed until his death, he married Anna Caecilie Busse and had children including Frieda Elisa, Reinhold Friedrich, Walther Karl Theodor and Elsbeth Sophie. He took charge of producing the second edition of the review and enlarged Geschichte der Erdkunde, by Peschel, published in 1887 which he earned him a recognition and consideration of geographers and historians of the time.

One work, most personal Geschichte des Zeitalters des Entdeckungen, made between 1881 and 1883 in the Oncken Collection, enshrined his reputation as a geography historian. Ruge actualized numerous works about its essays. In 1878, he published Die Geschichte der Erdkunde, founded by Oscar Peschel and in 1887, Die Erdbeschreibung founded by Franz Heinrich Ungewitter, he published numerous works, published a large numerous of books related to geographic history, it includes an important study from 1903 about Portuguese discoveries in Africa as well as the Azores. He was one of the most listened critics in the area of historiography of European expansion, with the notable erudition on the security of his options, he intensely contributed to periodicals including Petermanns Mittelungen and Jahrbuch de Wagner, where he left and important scattered contribution. In 1863, he founded the Dresden Geographic Society alongside Karl Andree, which he headed for around three decades, he was member of the Kgl.

Sächsischen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig and the Saxon Academy of Sciences and many other geographic societies in Germany and abroad. Prof. Dr. Sophus Ruge died on 23 December 1903 at the age of 72 near Dresden, he was buried at Alten Friedhof Klotzsche. In Dresdner Sudvörstadt, a street named. Geschichte des Zeitalters der Entdeckungen Abhandlungen und Vorträge zur Geschichte der Erdkunde Historia da Época dos descobrimentos, Portuguese version of the review versão portugueza revista, ampliada e instruída com numerosas notas relativas á epopeia maritima portugueza por Manuel d'Oliveira Ramos, Aillaud e Bertrand, Lisboa, 1927. História da época dos descobrimentos and preface by Manuel d'Oliveira, Aillaud end Bertrand, Lisbon, 1900. Columbus, Hofmann & Co. Berlim, 1902. Die Entwicklung der Kartographie von Amerika bis 1570, Nachdruck Hildesheim/Nieuwkoop 1962 d. Ausg. Gotha, 1892. Kleine Geographie. Für die untere Lehrstufe in drei Jahreskursen. Erster Jahreskursus: Deutschland, G. Schönfeld´s Verlagsbuchhandlung, Dresden, 1877.

Norwegen: Land und Leute - Monographien zur Erdkunde in Verbindung mit hervorragenden Fachgelehrten herausgegeben von A. Scobel, vol. III, Velhagen & Klasing, Bielefeld/Leipzig, 1899. Dresden und die Sächsische Schweiz, Velhagen & Klasing, Bielefeld und Leipzig, 1903. Die Entdeckungsgeschichte der Neuen Welt, 1892. Die erste Landesvermessung des Kurstaates Sachsen von Matthias Oeder, 1889. Columbus, Harper's New Monthly Magazine, October 1892. Die Entdeckung der Azoren, pp. 149–180, 27th Jahresbericht des Vereins für Erdkunde, Dresden, 1901. E. G. R. Obituary: Sophus Ruge, The Geographical Journal, Vol. 23, No. 3, p. 396. Henry Vignaud, Sophus ruge et ses vues sur Colomb, Journal de la Société des américanistes de Paris, n.°spécial, p. 7-14, Paris, 1906. Works by Sophus Rege at the German National Library Necrology of Sophus Ruge

Talcher Road railway station

Talcher road railway station is a railway station, about 10 kilometres from Talcher. It is a satellite railway station of Talcher town. Talcher railway station is terminus railway station. Talcher road railway station developed during the expansion of industrial carriageway and corridor of NALCO Aluminium Plant, FCI and NTPC. A double track was present up to Talcher Town for facilitation of movement of coal; the Talcher-Sambalpur rail line constituted in year 1987 ended its final works in 1996 became operational in 1998. The station henceforth gained a lot of importance. Talcher road railway station has over 5000 passengers traffic daily and 42 trains UP/DOWN pass through the station. Talcher Puri Fast Passenger originates here, it is situated on the Cuttack-Sambalpur line section of East Coast railway line, a major route connecting Mumbai to Bhubaneswar of India. Talcher road is connected to Mumbai, Kolkata, Pune, Bhubaneswar, Nagpur, Amritsar, Cuttack, Sambalpur, Berhampur. Talcher Bimlagarh Talcher Road -Sambalpur Rail tracks Doubling.

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Amizade

Amizade is a 2018 Indian Konkani-language film written and directed by Aniket Arun Naik, produced by Sachin Verlekar's Om Creative Film Works, in partnership with Bymistake Motion Pictures. It stars Konkani actors John D’Silva and Rajiv Hede and is the debut film of Siddhant Kanekar, Gaurav Pokle, Chetan Upadhay, Dhruv Sincro and Vaishnavi Pilankar; the film is about the journey of four good friends and their friendship. The film's trailer was launched at the Goa Marathi Film Festival in 2018, its poster was released at the 48th International Film Festival of India by the Chief Minister of Goa Manohar Parrikar; the film was released on 7th December, 2018. John D’Silva as Bebo Siddhant Kanekar as Abhi Gaurav Pokle as Siddhu Dhruv Sincro as Ghodo Vaishnavi Pilankar as Suzy Rajiv Hede as D'Souza, the ruthless politician Chetan Upadhay as Alwin D'Souza, the politician's brother Aniket Naik has been working in Mumbai's film industry since 2007, working on films like Ferrari Ki Sawaari, John Day, many advertisements, has worked as the second assistant director for the Hollywood film Hidden.

Making a Konkani film with this prior experience in filmmaking was thus a long time dream of his. Working on the script for nearly two years, he collaborated with producer Sachin Verlekar to make the film. Naik chose many amateur debutantes for the film and got them trained further before beginning the filming; the music for this movie is given by the music director duo Rithesh-Shridhar. Konkani cinema Juze Amizade on Facebook Trailer of the film Amizade on YouTube

Rutland Halloween Parade

The Rutland Halloween Parade is an annual event held on Halloween in the city of Rutland, since 1960. The parade has a strong superhero theme and has been the setting for a number of fictional comic book adventures. Local officials maintain that it is one of the largest and longest running Halloween parades in the United States. Tom Fagan, a local writer and comic book fan, is credited with having a hand in the parade's early development and superhero theme; the parade began as an annual tradition in 1959. According to a 2006 Boston Globe article, "in 1965... the Joker, Plastic Man, Dr. Strange were roaming the streets of Rutland, along with Batman. More comic book heroes appeared every year.... " According to a 2008 Comics Buyer's Guide obituary of Fagan... 5,000 spectators watched the 11th annual parade in 1970, with marchers who included the Black Panther, Scarlet Witch, Black Widow, Wasp, Vision, Captain America, Havok. Riding on a float were Thor and Sif, along with the Norn Queen; the Red Skull hitched a ride on the float for no known thematic reason....

Present were Nighthawk and Captain Marvel — and a few other DC heroes that Fagan was discreet enough not to mention. The parade kicked off, he noted, with the familiar cry of "Avengers Assemble!" and ended on the same note." The 2006 Boston Globe story explains that "... Fagan was friends with many comic book artists, most of whom hailed from New York. Fagan persuaded some of them to take part in the Rutland Halloween Parade in comic book character costumes. Many creators stayed as guests at Fagan's 24-room mansion outside of Rutland, which has since become the Antique Mansion Bed & Breakfast. Comic book creators known to have attended the parade over the years include Steve Englehart, Gerry Conway, Marv Wolfman, Bernie Wrightson, Dennis O'Neil, Roy Thomas, Alan Weiss and Richard Pini, Dave Cockrum, Len Wein. By the mid-2000s Fagan was no longer directly involved in the planning of the parade; the popular event continued nonetheless, with Fagan and a close personal friend of the'inner circle', attending as a guest in 2006 and 2007, sitting with the judges.

Fagan had died on October 21 of that year. An article eulogizing Fagan in the Rutland Herald stated "Without Tom, there wouldn't be a Halloween parade in Rutland.... That's his legacy." The parade celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2009. In the 1970s, the Rutland Halloween Parade achieved a degree of fame when it was used as the setting of a number of superhero comic books, in titles published by industry rivals DC Comics and Marvel Comics; the first appearance of the parade was in Avengers #83, published by Marvel with a cover-date of December 1970. Tom Fagan was himself featured as a character in a number of stories depicted as an acquaintance of the title characters. Due to the nature of the masquerade parade, these issues saw people dressed as Marvel heroes appearing in DC publications, vice versa, marking some of the first intercompany crossovers in comics. Caution was exercised, over widespread use of the competition's characters — Fagan, was drawn as Nighthawk in Marvel-published Rutland Halloween stories.

In the fall of 1972, writers Steve Englehart, Gerry Conway, Len Wein crafted a loose three-part story spanning titles from both companies. Each comic featured Englehart and Wein interacting with Fagan and Marvel or DC villains. Beginning in Amazing Adventures #16, the Beast hitches a ride from Englehart, driving the Weins and Conway to Rutland; the story terminates. The action continues in Justice League of America #103, with Batman and other JLAers wind up leading the parade while attempting to capture Felix Faust. Faust steals Englehart's car, but is pulled over by the police. In the third part of the unofficial crossover, Thor #207, the three comics creators again visit Fagan, during which visit Englehart's car is stolen by the unseen and unmentioned DC villain Felix Faust, as shown in JLA #103. In the letters page of What If? #22, a reader asked, "Does Rutland, annually become a nexus of realities similar to that existing in the swamp near Citrusville, Florida?" Marvel editor Mark Gruenwald, writing as The Watcher, responded, "While the nexus in Citrusville is a natural aperture, the nexus near Rutland is an artificial one that fluctuates in size and accessibility.

For reasons that I have not investigated, it has not been opened in recent years."In 1986, the parade again appeared in WaRP Graphics' Thunderbunny #5. The town of Rutland was portrayed in DC's Animal Man #50, but not the Halloween parade itself. Most the parade was featured in Marvel Comic's Generation X #22 and Superboy and the Ravers #16 from DC Comics. Note: Not all of these appearances feature the Halloween Parade; some feature Tom Fagan and some the town of Rutland. Avengers #83 — "Come On In, The Revolution's Fine!" by Roy Thomas, John Buscema, Tom Palmer Batman #237 — "Night of the Reaper!" by Dennis O'Neil, Neal Adams, an