Joseph Fitzgerald Hamilton is a former American college and professional football player, a quarterback in three different professional leagues. He played college football for the Georgia Institute of Technology, earned All-American recognition and won several national awards. After his playing career ended, Hamilton became an coach, he has served as the running backs coach for Georgia State University and works in the recruiting department for his alma mater, Georgia Tech. Hamilton accepted an athletic scholarship to attend Georgia Tech, where he played for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team from 1996 to 1999, he set Atlantic Coast Conference career records for total offense, touchdown passes and total touchdowns. As a senior in 1999, he was recognized as a consensus first-team All-American, won the Davey O'Brien Award, was a finalist for the Heisman Trophy, finishing as the runner-up in the Heisman voting behind Wisconsin running back Ron Dayne. In 2002, he was named as one of the fifty members of the ACC 50th Anniversary Football Team.
Hamilton was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 2014. Due to his lack of prototypical height for an NFL quarterback, he fell to the 7th round of the 2000 NFL Draft before being drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. In three years with the Buccaneers he only played four downs in a single regular-season game. In 2002, the Buccaneers allocated Hamilton to NFL Europe, where he led the Frankfurt Galaxy to 5-2 record in 2002 before suffering a severe knee injury, he spent the entire 2002 NFL season on injured reserve and was released by the Buccaneers at the end of the season. He received a Super Bowl ring following the Buccaneers' victory in Super Bowl XXXVII, he signed with the Arena Football League's Orlando Predators in 2004 and guided the team to a 9-5 record and the playoffs, despite suffering another knee injury and missing two and a half games. He was signed by the Indianapolis Colts in 2004, reuniting with former Buccaneers coach Tony Dungy, but only saw limited action in one game before being released during the season.
He returned to the Orlando Predators. He has a 32-15 record as the Predators' starter and led them to ArenaBowl XX in 2006, losing 69-61 to the Chicago Rush. With a win, Hamilton would have become the first player in history to own both a Super Bowl and ArenaBowl ring. In the 2006 off-season, he was released by the Orlando Predators, he returned to school, received his degree in History and Society in August 2007. "In 2008, following an arrest for a hit and run, DUI, open container and marijuana possession, Joe Hamilton resigned as a Georgia Tech assistant coach—less than two weeks after he was hired. In 2010, he resurrected his coaching career when he became a recruiting intern at Georgia State, which had launched its Georgia State Panthers football team that year. In June 2011, he joined the Panthers' full-time staff as running backs coach. On May 7, 2013 5 years after submitting his resignation, Hamilton was re-hired by Georgia Tech to provide assistance with recruiting for the Yellow Jackets football team..
Hamilton is the co-host of Hometeam and Hamilton, a morning sports radio program on WFOM in Atlanta. 1996 – Four ACC Rookie of the Week Awards, Runner-up ACC Rookie of the Year 1997 – Two ACC Offensive Back of the Week Awards, Georgia Tech MVP for the Year, MVP of 1997 Carquest Bowl vs West Virginia 1998 – One ACC Offensive Back of the Week Award, 1st Team All-ACC Quarterback, Co-MVP of 1999 Gator Bowl against Notre Dame, led the team to ending 7 year losing streak to the Georgia 1999 – Davey O'Brien Award winner, Runner-up to the 1999 Heisman Trophy, 1st Team All-America Quarterback, 1st Team All-ACC Quarterback, Three ACC Offensive Back of the Week Awards, defeated University of Georgia 51-48 for second straight year in wild overtime victory 2000 – Anthony J. McKelvin Award, ACC Male Athlete of the Year 2002 – ACC 50th Anniversary Football Team 2005 – ACC Football Legends - Inaugural Class 2007 – Received degree from Georgia Tech in History and Society 2014 – Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame List of Arena Football League and National Football League players Georgia State profile Georgia Tech profile
Soma Kömür İşletmeleri A.Ş. is a Turkish coal mining company with headquarters in Istanbul, one of the largest coal producers in the region. As of 2014, it had 5,500 employees and mined 2.5 million tons of coal annually, according to its website. It owns the mine involved in the Soma mine disaster; the company Soma Mining is part of Soma Holding, which began with mining operations in 1984. Since 2010, Soma Holding is active in the construction business. In 2005, it took over the rights for the mining of about 18 million tonnes from the state-owned Turkish Coal Mining Corporation on royalties-based legal tender; the mining company obtained a concession from Ciner Holding in September 2009 to produce about 15 million tonnes of coal from the reserves in the Soma Eynez region. The new Eynez coal mine began producing 2.5 million tonnes of coal annually. The company employs 5,550 people, including 5,000 workers in underground mining operations and about 130 engineers as technical personnel; the company's CEO, Alp Gürkan, stated in an interview with the newspaper Hürriyet in 2012 that the coal in Soma cost US$130–140 per tonne in the time when mined by TKİ, they are committed to keep up with US$23.80 per tonne including royalties.
Towards the end of the 1970s, due to fuel shortages and difficulties importing machinery, Alp’s business was brought to the point of shutting down. Alp Gürkan, having closed his company, was contemplating how to pay off his debts, when a business opportunity appeared, it was as a subcontractor for a mine owned by Koç Group in Tirebolu
Grantown-on-Spey is a town in the Highland Council Area within the county of Moray. It was founded in 1765 as a planned settlement on a low plateau at Freuchie beside the river Spey at the northern edge of the Cairngorm mountains, about 20 miles south-east of Inverness. Called Grantown after Sir James Grant, on Spey was added by the burgh council in 1898; the town is twinned with Notre-Dame-de-Monts in Pays-de-la-Loire, France. Since 2011, Grantown-on-Spey has been home to Shinty club Strathspey Camanachd. Grantown Museum is located in Burnfield Avenue near one of the town's three free car-parks. There are a number of churches in the town: Inverallan Parish Church: on Mossie Road Baptist, at the junction of High Street and Chapel RoadA church in the High Street is shared by two congregations:- Scottish Episcopalian Roman Catholic, who advertise the location as Woodlands Crescent There are a variety of accommodation providers in Grantown including: Strathallan House - A four-star gold Visit Scotland property offering rooms in a Victorian Villa.
A good example of turn of the century architecture in this area of the Highlands. There are two local cemeteries, both of which are maintained by the Highland Council:- Inverallan, the original burial ground, now only available for use by holders of existing vacant lairs. Most older inscriptions have been published in book form, it is between the River Spey and Inverallan House at O. S. grid reference NJ 026 260 and is beside the car park at the end of a road leading from the B9102 road. Apart from the baptism font beside the entrance gate the original Inverallan parish church no longer remains. Official records for this burial ground were not started until the 1900s when the gravedigger retired and it was realised that he was the only source of information regarding burials not indicated on the memorials. Grantown, in use since the early 20th century, it is located between the B9102 and the A95 roads south of Grantown at O. S. grid reference NJ 027 267. The main entrance and car parking is on the B9102 with an alternative access to the lower end from the A95 Grantown bypass.
There are no rail services to Grantown. The closest main line stations are Aviemore and Carrbridge from which trains travel north and south between Inverness and the Central Belt on the Highland Main Line. There is a station at Forres from which trains run between Inverness and Aberdeen; the Strathspey Railway is a heritage railway which runs between Aviemore and Broomhill via Boat of Garten. There is a proposal to extend this railway to Grantown. There are several local bus services concentrating on the route to Aviemore but serving surrounding places; some services operate only on schooldays. There are a few buses. Various long distance bus services are available in Aviemore and Keith. Current information for bus services of most of the operators is consolidated within the websites of the Moray Council and the Stagecoach group. There are several local operators. Aung San Suu Kyi, Burmese politician Bobby Cruickshank, Golfer John Kerr, Baron Kerr of Kinlochard, diplomat Craig MacLean, Track Cyclist Nikolai Orlov, Russian-born pianist James Ogilvie-Grant, 11th Earl of Seafield, Deputy Lieutenant for the County of Elgin W. N. T. Beckett, Royal Navy Lynn Cassells and Sandra Baer farm the nearby award-winning Lynbreck Croft Live weather data in Grantown On Spey The Highland Council / Comhairle na Gaidhealtachd – General "Leisure" and other information Strathspey and Badenoch Herald – local weekly newspaper with on-line content Grantown Grammar School, which serves Grantown and a wide surrounding area Public train service fare and timetable information for all of Great Britain Scotrail – public train services for Scotland St Columba's church St Anne's church Map Grantown Museum