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Harris County, Georgia

Harris County is a county located in the west-central portion of the U. S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 32,024; the county seat is Hamilton. The largest city in the county is Pine Mountain, a resort town, home to the world-famous Callaway Gardens Resort and Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park. Harris County was created on December 14, 1827, named for Charles Harris, a Georgia judge and attorney. Harris County is part of GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area, it is part of the Black Belt in the southern United States, an upland area developed for cotton plantations in the 19th century before the American Civil War. Muscogee County, to the south, was more developed for cotton; the county was settled by European Americans after the federal government had forcibly removed the indigenous Creek people, who were relocated to Indian Territory west of the Mississippi River. In the antebellum era, parts of the county were developed for cotton plantations, the premier commodity crop.

Planters imported numerous slaves as workers from the Upper South through the domestic slave trade. The County Courthouse was designed by Edward Columbus Hosford of Georgia and completed in 1906. By the late 19th century, there were 200 years of families, black and mixed-race, with many interconnections among them. Moonshiners were active in the mountain areas of the county in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. On January 22, 1912, a black woman and three black men were lynched in Hamilton, the county seat for the murder of young local white landowner Norman Hadley, he was described by journalist Karen Branan in her 2016 book about these events as a white "near penniless plowboy-playboy" and "notorious predator of black women."Of this group, Dusky Crutchfield was the first woman lynched in Georgia, the lynching case attracted attention of national northern newspapers. Murdered by the lynch mob were Eugene Harrington, Burrell Hardaway, Johnie Moore; the four had been taken in for questioning about Hadley's murder by Sheriff Marion Madison "Buddie" Hadley, but never arrested.

Lynched as scapegoats by a white mob of 100 men, they were shown to have been utterly innocent. As an example of the complex relationships in the town and county, Johnie Moore was a mixed-race cousin of the sheriff. In 1947, prosperous farmer Henry "Peg" Gilbert, a married African-American man who owned and farmed 100 acres in Troup County, was arrested by officials from neighboring Harris County and charged with harboring a fugitive; the 47-year-old father was accused in the case of Gus Davidson, an African-American man accused of fatally shooting a white man in Harris County. Davidson had disappeared. Four days Gilbert was dead, shot while held in jail by the Harris County Sheriff, who said it was self-defense. No charges were filed against him. In 2016 the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project of Northeastern University reported on this death in custody, they had found that Gilbert had been beaten before his death, shot five times. They asserted he had been killed because whites resented his success as a farmer.

On March 3, 2019, an EF3 tornado impacted the county, the first significant tornado to impact the area since 1954. The county is now part of the Columbus, metropolitan area, which has become industrialized and developed a more varied economy. By per capita income, the county is the sixth-wealthiest in Georgia, the wealthiest county in the state outside of Metro Atlanta. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 473 square miles, of which 464 square miles are land and 9.1 square miles are covered by water. The county is located in the Piedmont region of the state, with forests and rolling hills covering much of the county; the Pine Mountain Range begins in the county, runs across the northernmost parts of the county, with the highest point on the range found at Dowdell's Knob near the Meriwether County line. The majority of Harris County is located in the Middle Chattahoochee River-Lake Harding subbasin of the ACF River Basin, with the exception of the county's southeastern border area, south of Ellerslie, located in the Middle Chattahoochee River-Walter F. George Lake subbasin of the same ACF River Basin.

Troup County Meriwether County Talbot County Muscogee County Lee County, Alabama Chambers County, Alabama As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 32,024 people, 11,823 households, 9,268 families residing in the county. The population density was 69.0 inhabitants per square mile. There were 13,397 housing units at an average density of 28.9 per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was 79.3% white, 17.2% black or African American, 0.9% Asian, 0.3% American Indian, 0.1% Pacific islander, 0.7% from other races, 1.5% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 2.7% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 17.2% identified as having African ancestry. Of the 11,823 households, 35.8% had children under the age

Union of Russian Patriots

The Union of Russian Patriots was an organization of Russian emigres living in France. The organization was pro-Soviet and was active from 1943 to 1948; when Germany invaded the USSR, the occupation authorities started with massive arrests of Russian emigres residing in France, e.g. D. Odinets. Many Russians participated in the French resistance movement, a number of those founded the Union of Russian Patriots on 3 October 1943 in collaboration with the French Communist Party; the union published the newspaper Russian Patriot. After the Liberation of France the organization was renamed the Union of Soviet Patriots and the newspaper was renamed Soviet Patriot; the activities of the Union proceeded with contacts with the Soviet consulate general in Paris. At that time, the membership of the Union was estimated to be 6,500. After the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR published the decree on reinstating Soviet citizenship for former subject of the Russian empire living in France, many White emigres decided to apply for Soviet passports.

Thereafter, the Union itself was again renamed, this time becoming the Union of Soviet Citizens in France. Against the backdrop of the Cold War, in 1947 the French authorities arrested and expelled most of the Union's leaders from France. On 16 January 1948 the Union was closed on the order of the French internal minister. In March 1948, all participants of a gathering of the board of the Union were arrested and deported to the Soviet occupation zone in Germany. Pavel M. Polian, Christine Colpart Le rapatriement des citoyens soviétiques depuis la France et les zones françaises d’occupation en Allemagne et en Autriche — Cahiers du Monde russe, Vol. 41, No. 1, pp. 165–189

Amazilia hummingbird

The amazilia hummingbird is a species of hummingbird, a family of small near passerine birds. The Loja hummingbird, with less rufous to the underparts, is sometimes considered a subspecies of the amazilia hummingbird; the amazilia hummingbird occurs in south-western Ecuador. It is common, can be seen in major cities such as Lima and Guayaquil, it prefers dry, open or semi-open habitats, but occurs in forest. In its range it is recognized by the combination of a black-tipped red bill and rufous underparts, it is a territorial species. Its diet consists of small insects and nectar of flowering Erythrina and other flower corollas of medium length, it can spend 80% of its time resting, using the rest of its time to forage and defend its territory. It breeds year round with cup like nests only ~3cm above the ground. There is academic discussion on if Amazilia alticola should be labeled as a separate species or a subspecies of Amazilia amazilia.. Schulenberg, T. D. Stotz, D. Lane, J. O'Neill, & T. Parker III.

2007. Birds of Peru. Christopher Helm. ISBN 978-0-7136-8673-9

Suffield Academy

Suffield Academy is a private preparatory school located in Suffield, United States. It was founded in 1833 to train young men for ministry in the Baptist Church; the tuition fees for students are $58,000 for boarders and $38,700 for day students. The headmaster is Charlie Cahn, in post since 2004; the school is coeducational with more than half the students being boys. 15% of the student body are students of color, 18% overseas students and 67% board. Thirteen dormitories on campus house the boarding students with 90 faculty members serving as dormitory and student advisors as well as teachers and coaches; the early mission of the school was to educate young men for the ministry. Despite its founding links to the Baptist Church, the institute moved towards a non-denominational model and in 1833 was renamed Connecticut Literary Institute, locally known as CLI; the institute was the only high school in town and local government funding helped to pay for each student's tuition. Suffield competes in a number of interscholastic sports, with a total of 20 teams.

There are JV, Thirds and Fourths levels throughout various sports. The school's main rival is the Williston Northampton School. Teams compete against schools including Deerfield Academy, Hotchkiss School, Choate Rosemary Hall, Berkshire School, Kent School and Monson Academy, Cushing Academy; the water polo team appears at the New England Prep Tournament each year, winning in 2009. The wrestling team has produced 4 Prep National Champions, 17 New England Champions and many other recognized athletes, as well as winning the Western New England Prep Championships in their 2010–2011 season; the riflery team was Connecticut League State Champions for three years running. The football team won the New England Super Bowl five years running, with students continuing to play at college level; the baseball team earned four championships in five years The boys' track and field team won two championships and a runner-up spot. The girl's soccer team continues to have remarkable success and is stronger every year Programs in the visual arts include studio art, multimedia and ceramics.

Theater and music programs include acting, chamber ensemble, women's choir, jazz ensemble, wind ensemble and private lessons in instruments including vocal training. The visual art department mounts displays throughout the campus with artwork and sculptures; the department collaborates with the English department to produce an Arts Review Magazine filled with work by current students. Suffield's Performing Arts Center presents many performances for the community throughout the year, such as a Fall Arts Festival, winter musical, spring play, guitar show, dance concert, vocal and instrumental concerts. Recent performances have included Spring Awakening, The Diary of Anne Frank, Sister Act, Noises Off, In The Heights, The Crucible, Spamalot, August: Osage County, Into The Woods. Suffield won Best Play at the Connecticut Halo Awards for four of the past six years. In 2017, Sister Act was awarded the Best Contemporary Musical prize at the Connecticut Halo Awards. In 2018, Suffield's production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time was awarded Best Contemporary Play and won an acting award for Dominic Colangelo.

2018 marked Suffield's first year in the Stephen Sondheim Awards, where Suffield earned two awards for their work on Hairspray, including Best Lighting Design and a special recognition award for student choreographer Mia White. George B. Daniels 1971 - United States federal judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York Vinny Del Negro 1984 - NBA player for the San Antonio Spurs, the head coach of the NBA's Los Angeles Clippers Tarō Kōno - Japanese Foreign Minister Kevin McKeown 1965 - Mayor of Santa Monica, California Andrew H. Tisch 1967 James S. Tisch 1971 Christian Wilkins 2013 - NFL player for the Miami Dolphins, 13th Overall Pick in the 2019 NFL Draft Daniel Webster Gill, Mayor of Cheyenne and member of the Wyoming Senate Suffield Academy Homepage Apple Education Profiles: Suffield Academy The Association of Boarding Schools profile

Journey (Kyla EP)

Journey is an EP by Filipino R&B/pop singer Kyla released on May 10, 2014. It was distributed by PolyEast Records. Shortly after her return in late 2013, Kyla began recording a new album. In March 2014, Kyla renewed her contract with EMI Philippines/PolyEast Records. Kyla performed the album's first single, "Kunwa-kunwari Lang" in the Grand Finals of Myx Philippines' Myx VJ Search last April 8, 2014 at the Alphonse Bar in Ortigas, Pasig City. On April 10, PolyEast Records released a lyric video of the single. On April 24, PolyEast announced that Kyla's album will be released on May 10, 2014. A week before its release, the EP was made available for download on Spinnr on April 29 and iTunes on May 2, 2014. "Kunwa-Kunwari Lang" was released as the first single of Journey on April 10, 2014. Kyla first performed the song on the April 8 episode of Myx's Myx VJ Search; as with several of her music videos, its official music video was directed by Treb Monteras II and was released on June 19, 2014. "Dito Na Lang", due to its critical reception and chart performance, was released as the second single of Journey.

Kyla announced its release during a guest appearance at DZMM on May 22, 2014. Its music video was shot along with "Kunwa-Kunwari Lang" to be released soon after. Kyla promoted the new single on the July 22 episode of Kris TV. PolyEast released its official music video on July 31, 2014. Notes "My Heart" was written by Brian McKnight in 2011 for Kyla's wedding. On September 17, PolyEast announced that a Repackaged Edition of Journey will be released featuring three new songs: "Salbabida", "You Are Not Alone" featuring Jay R, the solo version of "My Heart". Journey: The Repackaged Edition was released on October 27, 2014

9th National Film Awards

The 9th National Film Awards known as State Awards for Films, presented by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India to felicitate the best of Indian Cinema released in 1961. The awards were announced on 5 April 1962 and were presented on 21 April at the Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi, by Vice-President of India, Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan; the Central Committee for State Awards for Films for the year was headed by politician and author R. R. Diwakar. To select films for the awards, the committee viewed "27 feature films, five children's films, seven documentaries and six educational films and a few filmstrips" between 19 March and 2 April 1962. Awards were divided into non-feature films. President's Gold Medal for the All India Best Feature Film is now better known as National Film Award for Best Feature Film, whereas President's Gold Medal for the Best Documentary Film is analogous to today's National Film Award for Best Non-Feature Film. For children's films, Prime Minister's Gold Medal is now given as National Film Award for Best Children's Film.

At the regional level, President's Silver Medal for Best Feature Film is now given as National Film Award for Best Feature Film in a particular language. Certificate of Merit in all the categories is discontinued over the years. Feature films were awarded at All India as well as regional level. For the 9th National Film Awards, a Bengali film Bhagini Nivedita won the President's Gold Medal for the All India Best Feature Film. Following were the awards given: Following were the awards given in each category: The awards were given to the best films made in the regional languages of India. For 9th National Film Awards, President's Silver Medal for Best Feature Film was not given in Gujarati and Odia language. Non-feature film awards were given for educational films made in the country. Following were the awards given: Following were the awards not given as no film was found to be suitable for the award: President's Silver Medal for Best Feature Film in Kannada President's Silver Medal for Best Feature Film in Oriya 9th National Film Awards National Film Awards Archives Official Page for Directorate of Film Festivals, India