Dougherty County is a county located in the southwestern portion of the U. S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 94,565; the county seat and sole incorporated city is Albany. Dougherty County is included in GA Metropolitan Statistical Area. Dominated by cotton plantation agriculture in the nineteenth century, it is part of the Black Belt of the South, its population continues to be majority African American. The county was created by the Georgia General Assembly on December 15, 1853, from a part of Baker County, it was named after a respected judge and lawyer from Athens, Georgia. In 1854 and 1856 small areas were added from Worth County; as noted above, the county was developed by European Americans using enslaved African Americans as workers for the production of cotton as a commodity crop. Its county seat of Albany, Georgia is located on the Flint River, the chief means of transportation for shipped products. Albany was served by seven railroad lines, adding to its significance as a market center.
The city was a center of the Civil Rights Movement during the early 1960s. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 335 square miles, of which 329 square miles is land and 5.9 square miles is water. The majority of Dougherty County is located in the Lower Flint River sub-basin of the ACF River Basin; the northeastern corner of the county, northeast of Albany, is located in the Middle Flint River sub-basin of the same ACF River basin. A small portion of Dougherty County, north of Albany, is located in the Kinchafoonee-Muckalee sub-basin of the larger ACF River Basin; the remaining western portion of the county is located in the Ichawaynochaway Creek sub-basin of the same ACF River Basin. Lee County – north Worth County – east Mitchell County – south Baker County – southwest Calhoun County – west Terrell County – northwest As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 94,565 people, 36,508 households, 23,422 families living in the county; the population density was 287.7 inhabitants per square mile.
There were 40,801 housing units at an average density of 124.1 per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was 67.1% black or African American, 29.6% white, 0.8% Asian, 0.2% American Indian, 0.1% Pacific islander, 1.0% from other races, 1.2% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 2.2% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 6.1% were English, 6.0% were American, 5.3% were Irish. Of the 36,508 households, 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 33.7% were married couples living together, 25.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 35.8% were non-families, 30.2% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 3.08. The median age was 33.2 years. The median income for a household in the county was $32,435 and the median income for a family was $39,951. Males had a median income of $34,444 versus $27,848 for females; the per capita income for the county was $19,210. About 22.7% of families and 28.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 42.7% of those under age 18 and 15.5% of those age 65 or over.
As of the 2000 census of 2000, there were 96,065 people, 35,552 households, 24,282 families living in the county. The population density was 292 people per square mile. There were 39,656 housing units at an average density of 120 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 60.13% Black or African American, 37.80% White, 0.23% Native American, 0.57% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.49% from other races, 0.74% from two or more races. 1.34 % of the population were Latino of any race. The largest European ancestry groups in Dougherty County are English, Irish, "American", German and Scots-Irish. There were 35,552 households out of which 32.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.90% were married couples living together, 23.20% had a female householder with no husband present, 31.70% were non-families. 26.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.90% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.13.
In the county, the population was spread out with 27.70% under the age of 18, 12.20% from 18 to 24, 27.60% from 25 to 44, 20.90% from 45 to 64, 11.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there were 87.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.30 males. The median income for a household in the county was $30,934, the median income for a family was $36,655. Males had a median income of $30,742 versus $22,254 for females; the per capita income for the county was $16,645. About 19.60% of families and 24.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 35.30% of those under age 18 and 17.20% of those age 65 or over. Albany Putney Ocmulgee National Register of Historic Places listings in Dougherty County, Georgia W. E. B. Du Bois, The Souls of Black Folk contains two essays that are surveys of race relations in Dougherty County from Reconstruction to the end of the 19th century. "Of the Black Belt" "Of the Quest of the Golden Fleece" Dougherty County official website Official Downtown Albany website New Georgia Encyclopedia Georgia Place Names Dougherty County Courthouse history Dougherty County historical marker
The Shawville Pontiacs are a Junior "B" team based out of Shawville, Quebec. They play out of the Eastern Ontario Junior Hockey League. At the conclusion of the 2014-15 season, the league announced it was re-organizing to be more of dedicated developmental league to the Central Canada Hockey League and renamed the league Central Canada Hockey League Tier 2; the league was to down size to twelve teams, however it reduced to 16 teams, eliminating 6 of the current franchises, including the Akwesasne Wolves, Morrisburg Lions, Almonte Thunder, Gananoque Islanders, Gatineau Mustangs and Shawville Pontiacs. On May 24, 2015, team President declared the team was folding. Pontiacs Webpage EOJHL Webpage
Mitch Seavey is an American dog musher, who won the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race across the U. S. state of Alaska in 2004, 2013 and 2017. At age 57, Seavey is the oldest person to win the Iditarod in 2017, his son, Dallas Seavey, won 2014, 2015 and 2016 Iditarod. Seavey competed in his first Iditarod in 1982, has completed every race since 1995. In the 1995 race, he started in Seward, completed the entire length of the Iditarod Trail, he won the 2004 Iditarod in 9 days, 12 hours, 20 minutes, 22 seconds. He has won the Copper Basin 300 twice, the Klondike 300, the Kusko 300, the Grand Portage Passage race in the state of Minnesota once. In 2008 he won the historic All Alaska Sweepstakes race with a record-breaking time of 74 hours, 14 minutes and 37 seconds.. Seavey was born in Minnesota, grew up in Seward, Alaska, he lives in Sterling, Alaska with his wife Janine and four sons Dallas, Danny and Conway where they run the Ididaride Sled Dog Tours. Danny has run in the Iditarod, in the 2005 Iditarod both Tyrell and Dallas competed.
Dallas won the 2012 Iditarod. In 2015, Mitch and Dallas became the first father and son duo in Iditarod history to claim the top two finishing positions of the race with Dallas arriving at the finish line first and Mitch coming in second. Seavey runs a dog sled tour out of Seward, Alaska which allows people from all over the country to experience dog sledding without having to run the iditarod. Cabela's. 2007 Iditarod race coverage: Mitch Seavey. Archived link. IdidaRide home page
Butler is the county seat of Taylor County, United States. Its population was 1,972 at the 2010 census. Butler is located at 32°33′N 84°14′W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.2 square miles, of which 3.2 square miles is land and 0.31% is water. As of the census of 2009, there were 1,775 people, 722 households, 488 families residing in the city; the population density was 602.2 people per square mile. There were 851 housing units at an average density of 268.7 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 50.03% White, 48.93% African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.05% Asian, 0.52% from other races, 0.37% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.15% of the population. There were 722 households out of which 33.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 35.5% are married couples living together, 27.3% have a female householder with no husband present, 32.4% are non-families. 30.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.9% have someone living alone, 65 years of age or older.
The average household size is 2.53 and the average family size is 3.13. In the city, the population is spread out with 29.6% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 24.9% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, 16.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females, there are 79.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 72.7 males. The median income for a household in the city is $22,105, the median income for a family is $27,188. Males have a median income of $30,000 versus $20,603 for females; the per capita income for the city is $13,522. 35.0% of the population and 28.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 47.9% of those under the age of 18 and 25.5% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The Taylor County School District holds pre-school to grade twelve, consists of two elementary schools, a middle school, a high school; the district has over 1,735 students. Taylor County Primary School Taylor County Upper Elementary Taylor County Middle School Taylor County High SchoolThe Taylor County Girls' basketball team holds the record for the nation's longest girl's high school basketball winning streak by winning 132 consecutive games, going undefeated for five years and winning five back-to-back state championships.
The Central of Georgia Railway was built through the present area of Butler about 1850. The line is owned by Norfolk Southern and hosts three to four trains per day. Butler was incorporated on February 8, 1854, but the charter was not received until 1870. Taylor County was carved from the Creek Indian territory which had in earlier years become the counties of Marion and Macon; the chosen location of Butler was known as the "Fifty Mile Station" on the railroad because it was the geographical center of the railroad between Macon and Columbus, GA. Each town is fifty miles in either direction of Butler; the city of Butler, was named for General William Orlando Butler, a distinguished soldier of the Mexican–American War and a candidate for Vice President on the ticket with General Lewis Cass of Michigan. In late 2016, a 1070-acre 103 megawatt solar panel facility was completed; the Butler Solar Facility is owned by First Solar
Santosh Kashyap is an AFC'Pro Diploma' qualified football coach, most served as head coach of Aizawl F. C. in the I-League. During his professional career, he is known for his dangerous free-kicks, he has been youth coach at Mahindra United before they closed down & Mohun Bagan. After his days as a footballer Kashyap went into coaching, his first job was as the Mahindra United U-19 coach. During his last season with the Mahindra Youth Team he guided them to the Super Division title in the Mumbai Football League. Before the 2010-11 I-League season Santosh signed for I-League club Air India FC. Despite the low amount of funds that were given to Santosh he still managed to keep Air India out of the relegation zone. Kashyap was appointed Mohun Bagan coach on 26 May 2012. However, he resigned only after 2 matches in 2012–13 I-League and poor performance in 2012 Federation Cup. After resigning from Mohun Bagan, he was appointed by ONGC F. C. for the rest of the season. Kashyap managed Rangdajied United F.
C. for 2013–14 I-League season. However, On 21 February 2014, he was sacked by the team after disappointing start of the season. Kashyap was appointed the coach for newly promoted Royal Wahingdoh before 2014–15 I-League. Under his coaching, Royal Wahingdoh ended the season at the respectable third position. However, Royal Wahingdoh pulled out of I-League and Kashyap left the club. Kashyap was appointed as Salgaocar head coach in 2015–16 season after Salgaocar began the season with four consecutive loss. Kashyap stopped Salgaocar's losing run and saved Salgaocar from relegation. However, the club parted ways with Kashyap on 27 April 2016 at the end of the season. On 22 June 2016, Mumbai F. C. announced. Kashyap was appointed as the head coach by the defending champions, Aizawl F. C. after they sacked Paulo Menses for poor results. As of 18 March 2017
Minuscule 300, A141, is a Greek minuscule manuscript of the New Testament, on parchment. Palaeographically it has been assigned to the 11th century, it has marginalia. The codex contains the text of the Gospel of Matthew, Gospel of Mark, Gospel of Luke on 328 parchment leaves, with a commentary; the text is written in 27-28 lines per page. The text is divided according to the κεφαλαια, whose numbers are given at the left margin, their τιτλοι at the top of the pages. There is another division according to the smaller Ammonian Sections, with references to the Eusebian Canons, it contains the Eusebian tables, tables of the κεφαλαια before each Gospel, Synaxarion and subscriptions at the end of each Gospel. The biblical text is surrounded by a catena. On a margin were added, by a hand, commentaries of Chrysostom's on Matthew, Victor's on Mark, Titus of Bostra on Luke. Subscriptions to the first three Gospels are the same like that in codex 262, it has the famous Jerusalem Colophon. The Greek text of the codex is a representative of the Byzantine text-type.
Aland placed it in Category V. It is close to the codex 20, it was not examined by the Claremont Profile Method. The manuscript was added to the list of New Testament manuscripts by Scholz, it was collated by Scholz. It was examined and described by John Anthony Cramer, Paulin Martin, W. F. Rose, it was held in Fontainebleau. The manuscript is housed at the Bibliothèque nationale de France at Paris. List of New Testament minuscules Biblical manuscript Textual criticism John Antony Cramer, Catenae Graecorum patrum in Novum Testamentum, Vol. 1, p. XXVII. Jean-Pierre-Paul Martin, Description technique des manuscrits grecs relatifs au Nouveau Testament, conservés dans les bibliothès de Paris, p. 77