New Kent County is a county in the eastern part the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 18,429, its county seat is New Kent. New Kent County is included in the Greater Richmond Region. New Kent County was established in 1654, using territory annexed from York County and was organized and settled by William Claiborne; the county's name originated because several prominent inhabitants, including William Claiborne had been forced from their settlement at Kent Island, Maryland by Lord Baltimore upon the formation of Maryland. Claiborne had named the island for his birthplace in England. New Kent County is the birthplace of two US presidents' wives - Martha Washington and Letitia Christian Tyler; the church where George and Martha Washington are believed to have been wed, St. Peter's, still holds services today; the Chickahominy Indians frequented this area as well as nearby Charles City County, two tribes are still well-established in this area. Among the earliest settlers of New Kent County was Nicholas Gentry, who settled in New Kent in 1684.
The parish register books of St. Peter's Parish show that Nicholas Gentry's daughter was baptized in the church in 1687; the records reflect other Gentrys Nicholas Gentry's relations and Samuel Gentry. As the result of arson confessed to by John Price Posey and Tho Green, involving "a negro boy belonging to W. Chamberlayne" on July 15, 1787, many county records were burned, making identifying relationships between family members difficult. Due to the "many Inconveniencys" suffered by the "Upper Inhabitants by reason of their Great distance from the Court house and other places appointed for publick meetings", New Kent County was divided "into Two distinct Countys and that that part of the County lyeing below the parish of Saint Paul shall for Ever thereafter be called and knowne by the Name of New Kent County And that that part of the County which lyeth in the parish of Saint Paul Shall be called and knowne by the Name of Hannover County". In 1720, a portion of New Kent County known as St. Paul's Parish was formed into a separate county, now Hanover County.
In 2006, the US Census Bureau rated New Kent County among the top 100 fastest-growing counties in the U. S; the northeast border of the county is defined by the meanderings of the Pamunkey River, the southwest county border is defined by the Chickahominy River. The county terrain consists of rolling hills, either wooded or devoted to agriculture, carved by drainages; the terrain slopes to the east and south, with its highest point on the west border at 174' ASL. The county has a total area of 223 square miles, of which 210 square miles is land and 14 square miles is water; the Chickahominy River borders the county to the south, the Pamunkey and York rivers border it to the north and east. Crawfords State Forest Cumberland marsh Natural Area Preserve As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 18,429 people in the county. 81.7% were White, 13.5% Black or African American, 1.1% Native American, 0.9% Asian, 0.5% of some other race and 2.3% of two or more races. 2.1% were Hispanic or Latino. 15.2 % were of 11.7 % American, 10.6 % German and 9.4 % Irish ancestry.
At the 2000 United States Census, there were 13,462 people, 4,925 households and 3,895 families in the county. The population density was 64.1/sqmi. There were 5,203 housing units at an average density of 24.8/sqmi. The racial makeup of the county was 80.26% White, 16.20% Black or African American, 1.29% Native American, 0.53% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.53% from other races, 1.17% from two or more races. 1.31% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. There were 4,925 households of which 34.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.60% were married couples living together, 9.00% had a female householder with no husband present, 20.90% were non-families. 16.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.60% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 2.97. The county population contained 25.00% under the age of 18, 5.90% from 18 to 24, 32.00% from 25 to 44, 27.70% from 45 to 64, 9.40% who were 65 years of age or older.
The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 102.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.90 males. The median household income was $53,595, the median family income was $60,678. Males had a median income of $40,005 versus $28,894 for females; the per capita income for the county was $22,893. 4.90% of the population and 3.40% of families were below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 7.40% are under the age of 18 and 7.00% are 65 or older. New Kent County has four schools within the school system. There are two elementary schools, New Kent Elementary, George W. Watkins Elementary; the school system includes New Kent Middle School and New Kent High School. All four schools are accredited by the Virginia Department of Education. At the high school level various honors and advanced placement courses are available along with dual enrollment through Rappahannock Community College. Gifted and enrichment programs are offered in all grades K-12.
There are over 430 employees including 220 licensed teachers, seven guidance counselors, four media specialists, four principals, five assistant principals, a central office staff composed of 1 Superintendent and 5 Directors. The current superintendent is Brian Nichols, the assistant superintendent is Ed Smith. New Kent County received a new site for Rappahannock Community College in 2015, located at the renovated "historic" New Kent High School site
The Big Night is a 1951 American film noir directed by Joseph Losey, that features John Drew Barrymore, Preston Foster and Joan Lorring. The feature is based on a script written by Joseph Losey and Stanley Ellin, based on Ellin's 1948 novel Dreadful Summit. Hugo Butler and Ring Lardner, Jr. contributed to the screenplay, but were uncredited when the film was first released. On his son Georgie's 17th birthday, Andy LaMain is beaten with a cane by Al Judge, a crippled newspaperman, he does not fight back, confusing Georgie, who wonders why his widower Dad's girlfriend Frances did not come to the birthday party. Georgie gets a gun and goes looking for Judge, first in a boxing arena where he is introduced to a Dr. Cooper, they go to a jazz club and soon Georgie gets to know Cooper's girlfriend and sister, who kisses him but hides his gun. Finding Judge, he holds him at gunpoint and demands to know where Frances has gone. Judge explains that Frances was his sister and committed suicide because Georgie's father refused to marry her.
A struggle for the gun ensues and Judge is shot. The police come to arrest Andy. Andy reveals to his son, she ran off with another man. When the film was released, film critic Bosley Crowther, panned the drama, writing, "Not only is the story presumptuous and contrived, without any clarification of character or theme, but it is directed by Joseph Losey in a provokingly ostentatious style and it is played by a cast of professionals as though it were an exercise at dramatic school. Preston Foster is funereal as the father, Howard St. John is insolent as the man. Philip Bourneuf is bleary as Joan Lorring is sugary as a benevolent girl. Everybody was concerned with theatrical effects and forgot all about a story with point and intelligence." The Big Night at the American Film Institute Catalog The Big Night on IMDb The Big Night at AllMovie
SmartDrive Systems, Inc. is a driver safety and transportation intelligence company located in San Diego, California. The company uses video and driver data to monitor driver behavior in commercial vehicles including trucks and trains. SmartDrive Systems was founded in 2004 in San Diego by an automotive entrepreneur. Plante served as the company's first CEO until April 2008, when Greg Drew took over as CEO. In June 2012, the company announced media executive Steve Mitgang as their new CEO. In May 2013, California-based beverage company The Icee Company started using SmartDrive's programs for its 680 service and distribution vehicles. In October, SmartDrive announced it would begin capturing data from third party safety systems, including systems from Bendix, now part of Knorr-Bremse. In March 2014, the company announced a partnership with Meritor WABCO to roll out a performance management system called Proview. In April 2014, the Utah Transit Authority announced they would be using SmartDrive's video systems for their buses and paratransit vehicles.
In 2014, the company partnered with ProSight Specialty Insurance on a program called SecureFleet, where Prosight helped its customers pay for SmartDrive's data and video event recording system and driver coaching program. By 2015, the company had grown to 450 employees worldwide, with 150 in the United States. In November 2015, the company announced several multi-camera safety systems. In March 2016, the company announced its video-based driver performance management system was being integrated with WABCO's OnLane lane departure warning system. In June, the Los Angeles Metro selected SmartDrive's systems for the city's rail fleets. In August, truckload shipping carrier Knight-Swift announced they were installing SmartDrive's video safety systems in all of their trucks. In September, development partner Transdev North America announced they were deploying SmartDrive Rail on the Cincinnati Bell Connector streetcar fleet, managed by the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority. In October, the company introduced SmartDrive SmartIQ, a data analysis tool that allows fleet operators to study safe driving behavior.
By March 2017, the company had grown to 594 people worldwide. In May, the company announced it was integrating its software with transportation management software from Birmingham, Alabama-based McLeod Software, to allow fleet customers of each company to share and manage driver records. In May, Tennessee transportation company Averitt Express announced it was using SmartDrive's road facing cameras in all its trucks. In September, trucking company Hub Group selected SmartDrive's video safety systems for its fleet of 2,600 trucks. In October, the company launched the SmartSense suite of sensors that use a combination of regular and infrared cameras to identify signs of distracted driving. In October, the company announced that meat processor Smithfield Foods had deployed SmartDrive's video safety technology across Smithfield's fleet of 600 refrigerated trucks, that London-based sightseeing company Big Bus Tours was installing SmartDrive's Assurance program in each of its 68 buses. In March 2018, SmartDrive announced that North American transportation company Daseke Inc.'s subsidiary Schilli Corporation was going to use SmartDrive safety technology for its 300 vehicle fleet.
In March, the company released its Transportation Intelligence Platform, which included the SR4 system hub for integrating sensor and camera hardware, along with event analysis software. In April, the company launched SmartDrive SmartIQ Driver Scorecard, software for companies to manage safety-driven driver incentive programs. In April, the company announced that the Penske Logistics subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing was adding SmartDrive video technology to 2,800 of its trucks. In June, the company announced that specialty chemical company Clariant was adapting SmartDrive's video safety program for subsidiary Clariant Oil's 400 truck fleet. In September, RATP Group's RATP Dev USA subsidiary announced they would start installing SmartDrive's programs in its transportation systems in the United States. In October, the company partnered with Canadian telematics company Geotab to develop integrated systems using SmartDrive's sensors and Geotab's tracking application, to be accessed using third party devices such as phones and tablets.
SmartDrive provides video analysis, predictive analytics and performance programs to help drivers in commercial fleets improve their driving skills and lower operating costs. The company collects and stores data from 200 million risky-driving events, used to improve fleet driving patterns, its products include the following: SmartChoice and SmartDrive 360 video systems - The company's SmartChoice video systems have external and internal facing cameras, with video offload and review capabilities, with options for synchronizing a driver's performance with events outside the cab. System options include a single road-facing camera, with video review capabilities. SmartSense sensors - The company produces SmartSense sensors that work with regular and infrared cameras to monitor and notify drivers when signs of distracted driving are detected; the cameras track eye movements, including drivers' facial planes. SmartDrive's sensors allow fleet owners to track vehicles and any potential erratic movement that might indicate anything
Bryan J. Edwards is an American football wide receiver, he played college football at South Carolina. Edwards attended Conway High School in South Carolina. During his career, he had 188 receptions for 32 touchdowns, he was selected to played in the 2016 U. S. Army All-American did not play due to injury, he committed to the University of South Carolina to play college football. Edwards started all 12 games he played in his freshman year at South Carolina in 2016, he had 44 receptions for four touchdowns. As a sophomore in 2017, he started all 13 games and led the team with 64 receptions for 793 yards and five touchdowns; as a junior in 2018, he had 55 receptions for 846 seven touchdowns. During his senior year in 2019, he passed Kenny McKinley's school record for career receptions and Alshon Jeffery's school record career receiving yards, he played in the first 10 games of the season before suffering a season-ending injury. He finished the season with 71 receptions for six touchdowns. For his career, he had 3,045 receiving yards and 22 touchdowns.
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Donald Patriquin is a Canadian composer and choral conductor. Known internationally for choral and instrumental arrangements of folk music, Patriquin was a member of the Faculty of Music of McGill University from 1965 to 1996, he resides in the Eastern Townships of Quebec. Patriquin began composing at the age of 11, winning several awards through his youth while studying composition with Jean Papineau-Couture during summer sessions, he completed a biology degree at Bishop's University in 1959 before beginning his formal studies in music. He studied composition at McGill University with István Anhalt and at the University of Toronto with John Weinzwig, earning a Bachelor of Music degree from McGill in 1964 and an M. A. from Toronto in 1970. He holds an A. Mus. degree in organ performance from McGill and an RCCO Patriquin's compositions are best known for the use of folk music elements, in his instrumental work for abstract noises imitating sounds of nature. This compositional style can be seen in such pieces as the Fantasy for Fiddle and the Hangman's Reel/Suite Carignan.
Some of Patriquin's works include other multimedia elements. Trois mois, composed in 1982, includes a diaporama, Earthpeace II, a 1998 composition commemorating the victims of Chernobyl, is written for dancers and choir, his music is published by Earthsongs, A Tempo, Canadian International Music. En la Fête de Noël - O Holy Night. Various artists, 1999. Naxos Songs of Light. Jean Ashworth Bartle conductor, Ruth Watson Henderson piano, Toronto Children's Chorus. Marquis Classics, 253 Take, O Take Those Lips Away. 1962 The Greenwood Tree. 1963 A Lover and His Lass. 1965 Black is the Colour of My True Love's Hair, arr. 1968 Sortilege. 1979 Magnificat. 1983 Il est né le divin enfant, arr. 1989 Sixtyfold Amen. 1989 An Old Gaelic Blessing. 1990 Antiphon and the Child of Mary. 1992 A Child's Carol. 1952 rev. 1992 Six Songs of Early Canada, arr. 1980 rev. 1992 Listen Sweet Dove. 1981 Six Noëls Anciens, arr. 1982 Songs of Innocence. 1984 Carol of the Fieldmice. 1985, rev. 1992 Chantons Noël. 1985 rev. 1992 Earthpeace Two.
1988 All Through the Night. Arr. 1989 Introit. 1990 Prayer of Saint Francis. 1990 Requiem at Sea. 1992'A Soalin', arr. 1992 On Christmas Day, arr. 1992 J'entends le Moulin, arr. 1992 Sister Mary Had One Child, arr. 1992 Un Canadien errant, arr. 1993 Overture to Christmas. 1993 The Five Seasons. 1997 World Music Suite. 1997 Mass for the Caribbean. 1998 Canadian Mosaic. 2000 Psalms & Canticles of Praise and Peace. 2003 Three love songs from the British Isles. 2007 Fantasy for Fiddle. 1975 Hangman's Reel/Suite Carignan. 1978 Blanche de Percé. 1982 Trois mois. 1982 Cycles. 2004 Louisa's Story. 2005 Donald Patriquin at The Encyclopedia of Music in Canada Personal website
Everything Everything are an English indie rock band from Manchester that formed in late 2007. The band have released four albums to date – 2010's Man Alive, 2013's Arc, 2015's Get To Heaven and 2017's A Fever Dream – and have been critically acclaimed, their work has twice been shortlisted for the Mercury Music Prize and has received five nominations for Ivor Novello Awards. Three of the original band members are from Northumberland, England - Jonathan Higgs grew up in the border village of Gilsland while Michael Spearman and Alex Niven are from Newbrough; the three met at Queen Elizabeth High School in Hexham. Higgs went on to study for a degree in Popular Music and Recording at Salford University, where he met Portsmouth-born bass player Jeremy Pritchard. Higgs and Pritchard decided to form a band. Towards the end of 2006, Higgs and Niven devised plans to start a band "with a sort of Paul Morley-inspired, poptimist aesthetic". Niven has described the band's naming process as follows: "The idea as I saw it was to try to take contemporary R&B pop music and fashion a vaguely Futurist project out of it, between the two of us we chose the name Everything Everything, a détournement of sorts of an over-saturated media culture into something idealistic and expansive".
It was derived from Karl Hyde's "everything, everything" vocal loop in the Underworld song Cowgirl. With the addition of Pritchard and Spearman, the band began performing in the autumn of 2007. Pritchard recalls "We were more punky, with more guitars and no synths at all, it was easiest to get to grips with playing together. But the plan was always to expand the sound when we had the scope/could afford the gear!"Quickly gaining attention from the music industry, the band began working with producer David Kosten. Everything Everything released their first single "Suffragette Suffragette" on 1 December 2008 through XL Recordings offshoot Salvia as a limited 7" vinyl release only; this was followed by the release of single "Photoshop Handsome", which saw the group incorporate synths in their sound for the first time, on 20 July 2009, available only as a limited 7" single. In autumn 2009, the band released "MY KZ, UR BF" as another vinyl-only release, this time with the record label Young & Lost Club.
All three singles were released with accompanying music videos, with those for "Suffragette Suffragette" and "Photoshop Handsome" made by the band themselves. At this point, Niven left the band to pursue a career in academia and was replaced by Guernsey-born guitarist Alex Robertshaw, whose former band Operahouse had split up a few months previously. Everything Everything made the longlist of the BBC Sound of 2010 on 7 December 2009, a list created by Britain's tastemakers who vote for their favourite new artists. Not long after the nomination for BBC Sound of 2010, Everything Everything signed to the UK arm of Geffen Records before releasing the single "Schoolin'" on 10 June 2010 as a CD single, digital download and as a 7" vinyl; the single became the first to make an impact on the charts, debuting at number 152. The band's debut album Man Alive was released on 30 August 2010 and was preceded by a reissue of the single "MY KZ, UR BF", re-released on 23 August 2010, debuting on the UK Singles Chart at number 121.
The album was released a week debuting on the UK Albums Chart at number 17. Man Alive received high critical praise from some reviewers. New Musical Express dubbed the band as "pop's new Picassos" and commented "there are three dirty words in indie right now: ambition and effort. Everything Everything don't just fit those terms, they pole-vault over them." BBC Music hailed the band's "brilliance" and noted "this Manchester quartet flee from any identikit indie clique, throwing ever-changing, protean sonic shapes... EE are wilfully eccentric, endlessly entertaining, but they know more than most how to craft a song, how to make an album, they know how to give it depth and dark, they – crucially – know when to stop." Drowned in Sound praised the band's "sheer, rampant confidence" and described the album as containing "some pretty spiffy stuff...this is a band going places – they know it, we know it." Writing in Pitchfork Media, Ian Cohen commented that the album was "proof that enthusiastic experimentation can't save your end product when the underlying elements are so incompatible and unappetizing" and criticized Higgs's "irritating voice".
On 19 July 2011 Man Alive was shortlisted for the 2011 Mercury Prize. In May 2011, Everything Everything performed at Radio 1's Big Weekend in Carlisle; this was a gig close to home for Jonathan Higgs. On 28 November 2011 Everything Everything performed as part of the Billie Butterfly charity concert, raising funds for American medical treatment for Billie Bainbridge, a local young girl diagnosed with a rare brain tumour; the band went on to support Snow Patrol in February 2012, Muse in November and December. In 2012, Everything Everything resumed work with David Kosten on sessions for their second album; the first single from the sessions was "Cough Cough" released on 28 August 2012: following which the band announced that their second album "Arc" would be released in early 2013. New material from this album was performed in a UK tour spanning 13 September to 26 October 2012. Arc was released on 14 January 2013, debuted at number 5 on the UK album chart. Higgs noted