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Smyth County, Virginia

Smyth County is a county located in the U. S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 32,208, its county seat is Marion. Smyth County was formed on February 1832, from Washington and Wythe counties; the county is named after Alexander Smyth, a general during the War of 1812, elected to the state Senate, House of Delegates, as a Representative to the United States Congress. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 452 square miles, of which 451 square miles is land and 1.4 square miles is water. Russell County – northwest Tazewell County – north Bland County – northeast Wythe County – east Grayson County – south Washington County – southwest Jefferson National Forest Mount Rogers National Recreation Area I-81 US 11 SR 16 SR 42 SR 91 SR 107 As of the census of 2000, there were 33,081 people, 13,493 households, 9,607 families residing in the county; the population density was 73 people per square mile. There were 15,111 housing units at an average density of 33 per square mile.

The racial makeup of the county was 96.86% White, 1.87% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.32% from other races, 0.60% from two or more races. 0.86% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. There were 13,493 households out of which 29.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.70% were married couples living together, 11.20% had a female householder with no husband present, 28.80% were non-families. 26.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.50% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.83. In the county, the population was spread out with 21.60% under the age of 18, 8.00% from 18 to 24, 28.10% from 25 to 44, 26.00% from 45 to 64, 16.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 93.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.50 males. The median income for a household in the county was $30,083, the median income for a family was $36,392.

Males had a median income of $26,698 versus $19,712 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,105. About 9.90% of families and 13.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.20% of those under age 18 and 14.00% of those age 65 or over. The Smyth County Tourism Association was formed in April 2006 to promote sustainable tourism development and manages the operation of the state-certified H. L. Bonham Regional Development and Tourism Center; the organization markets the area through www. VisitVirginiaMountains.com Chilhowie High School, Chilhowie Marion Senior High School, Marion Northwood High School, Saltville Chilhowie Marion Saltville Adwolf Atkins McMullin Seven Mile Ford Sugar Grove Groseclose Rich Valley National Register of Historic Places listings in Smyth County, Virginia

Getaldić (Austrian noble family)

The Getaldić were an Austrian noble family that originated from the Ghetaldi family of the Republic of Ragusa. One of the family branches originated from Matej Ghetaldi, who married Caterina Gondola, born October 12, 1709 and died December 26, 1787. and had two sons and two daughters, Fran and Šišmundo, Uršula and Marija. Fran inherited his uncle and used the surname Gundulić; the children of Šišmundo Ghetaldi, Mariana Bosdari were: Vlaho Ghetaldi, who married in 1828 Ana Bosdari. They had four children: Šišmundo Ghetaldi, he was Austrian consul in Jerusalem, he bought in 1869 at Tantur in Bethlehem the area, called the Tower of Jacob and Ephrata. There in 1876 the Hospice of the Order of Malta was opened, they had three children: Maria Bernardina Ana Kabužić 20 November 1856 Dubrovnik 19 November 1938, married Albert Ritter Conti v. Cedassamare + 6 April 1900 Trieste, they had five children: Marta Marija Conti v. Cedassamare, born in Trieste 1 February 1883. Petar Marian Ritter Conti v. Cedassamare, born in Trieste 29 June 1884, died 6 April 1886.

Justus Marijan Ritter Conti v. Cedassamare, born in Trieste 22 November 1885, died 26 March 1886. Albert Ritter Conti v. Cedassamare 29 January 1887, Görz, died 18 January 1967 in Hollywood, he was an actor, but first he specialized in law and natural science, married Patricia Cross. Maria Concetta Conti v. Cedassamare, born in Pula on 5 December 1892. Ana Maria Enrichetta Lujza Kabužić June 20, 1858, died in 1944 in Szombathely Hungary, married Lucijan v. Ziegler-Pucić in Dubrovnik 10 April 1882, born in Kotor 19 March 1852 died 8 September 1930 Dubrovnik, in 1913 they lived in Vienna, V. III Marxerg 2, they had three children: Elena v. Ziegler-Pozza, who born in Pula 3 March 1889 and died in Baden, Viena 2 February 1968, she married Hugo Theobald Alfons Karl Maria Freiherr von Seyffertitz, who born in Brixen 23 September 1885 and died Baden, Viena 10 June 1966, they had two sons: Hugo Seyffertitz. Teo v. Ziegler-Pozza, date of born unknown, died in Yugoslavia 24 November 1924, he married with Mariza v. Kiepach-Haselburg, born in Križevci, Croatia c.1897, after the death of Theo, she moves to Los Angeles and died on 27 December 1985.

Mariza v. Ziegler-Pozza, who born in Pula on January 10, 1885 and died in Acsád, Hungary 2 February 1964, she married Charley Masjon, Linienschiffskapitän, born in Graz 19 November 1871 and died in 1950 in Táplánszentkereszt and they had one daughter, Winifred Masjon, born in Pula 8 June 1911 and died in Keszthely, 14 December 1998 she married with László Harkay and lived in Hungary. Bernard Vlaho Maroje Ivan Marijan Count Caboga, Schloß Ombla b Gravosa, 21 April 1863 in Dubrovnik, 10 May 1922 and died in Waltendorf near Graz, Austria. Married with Marie Valerie Freiin v. Locatelli I Schellingg 3 T 751/4, * 4 June 1870 Angoris, he divorced her after a short period of marriage. They adopted any together. Maria Ghetaldi. Emilia Von Nadherny. Heinrich Von Nadherny. Heinrich was commissioned into the 3. Feldjägerbataillon around 1885/86 and served with several FJB throughout his early career, he is shown as a Kadett with seniority of 1 September 1882 in that battalion. He was promoted to Oberlieutenant on 1 May 1890 and was serving with FJB 21 in 1891.

Promoted to Hauptmann on 1 November 1897, he was still serving in FJB 7 in 1904. He entered the Kaiserlich-Königliche Erste Arcièrenleibgarde sometime. In 1914 he was a Titular or brevet Major still with the Kaiserlich-Königliche Erste Arcièrenleibgarde; the Royal Guards were not listed

Gaten Matarazzo

Gaetano John "Gaten" Matarazzo III is an American actor and singer. He began his career on the Broadway stage as Benjamin in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert and as Gavroche in Les Misérables, he stars as Dustin Henderson in the Netflix science-fiction-horror drama series Stranger Things, hosts the Netflix show Prank Encounters. He is the lead singer of the indie rock band Work In Progress. Matarazzo was raised in Little Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, attended Pinelands Regional High School in Tuckerton, New Jersey. Matarazzo is of Italian descent. Matarazzo has a trait he shares with his Stranger Things character, he uses dentures as a result of his condition. Matarazzo uses his platform to raise awareness of CCD and fundraise for CCD Smiles, an organization that helps cover costs of oral surgeries for people with CCD. Matarazzo has started a line of T-shirts whose proceeds will go to CCD Smiles. On his social media sites, Matarazzo tells followers how to donate to CCD Smiles and promotes events he will participate in.

In November 2017, his sister started a Facebook campaign to raise money for the organization. Gaten Matarazzo on IMDb Gaten Matarazzo at the Internet Broadway Database

Ernie DiGregorio

Ernest DiGregorio known as "Ernie D.", is an American former National Basketball Association player. He was the 1973–74 NBA Rookie of the Year and holds the NBA rookie record for assists in a single game with 25. Due to a severe knee injury suffered early in DiGregorio's professional career, he played only five NBA seasons. A 1973 NCAA All-American at Providence, DiGregorio was inducted into the College Basketball Hall of Fame in 2019. DiGregorio played on the 1968 Rhode Island champions at North Providence High School, he and Marvin Barnes led Coach Dave Gavitt's Providence team to a Final Four appearance in the 1973 NCAA Tournament in DiGregorio's senior season, where they lost to Memphis State, but only after Barnes sustained a knee injury that forced an early exit. After playing for the Providence College Friars, DiGregorio played on a college all-star team, along with Bill Walton, led the U. S. in defeating a Soviet team in an exhibition game, which helped heal the still-open wound of the United States' loss in the 1972 Summer Olympic finals.

Ernie "D" was drafted by the Kentucky Colonels of the American Basketball Association but opted instead for the NBA. He was selected third overall by the Buffalo Braves in the 1973 NBA draft out of Providence College, won the NBA Rookie of the Year Award in 1973–74 after averaging 15.2 points and leading the league in both free throw percentage and assists per game. DiGregorio still holds the NBA rookie record for assists in a single game with 25, he would never again come close to that level of production, but managed to have a decent NBA career, most of which he spent with the Braves. During the 1976–77 season, DiGregorio led the league in free throw percentage a second time, with a then-NBA record 94.5%, going into the 2019-20 season, the eighth-greatest one-season percentage in NBA history. In 1977, he joined fellow NBA stars Julius Erving, Rick Barry, Wilt Chamberlain, Pete Maravich, in endorsing Spalding's line of rubber basketballs, with a signature "Ernie D." ball making up part of the collection.

Before the 1977–78 season, DiGregorio was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers, played in a Lakers' uniform in only 25 games before being waived. The Boston Celtics signed him as a free agent but he played only sparingly for the rest of the season, he would not play in the NBA again, although he did not formally retire until 1981. In 1999, DiGregorio was elected to the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. DiGregorio was inducted into the College Basketball Hall of Fame in 2019. List of National Basketball Association players with most assists in a game NBA career stats, basketball-reference.com NBA career stats, basketballreference.com

Koh Seow Chuan

Koh Seow Chuan is a founder of DP Architects, a philatelist, philanthropist. Koh graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Melbourne in 1963, he worked in Malayan Architects Co-Partnership before joining William S. W. Lim and Tay Kheng Soon to establish Design Partnership in 1967. Design Partnership was subsequently renamed DP Architects in 1975. Koh, a member of the Royal Institute of British Architects, was given the RIBA International Award in 2005 and the President's Design Award in 2006 for his work on Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay, his other notable projects include People's Park Complex. He is an avid collector of stamps, historical documents, old postcards, cultural artefacts, photographs, antique books and art pieces, has exhibited or donated many of these; some of his collections, including photographs and postcards which dates from the 1880s, is on display at the Singapore Philatelic Museum. Koh served as President of the Singapore Stamp Club in 1967. From 1971 to 1974, he helped to establish the Federation of Inter-Asian Philately, held the position of General Secretary on the pro tem executive committee.

He was one of the founders of the Association of Singapore Philatelists and held the position of President in 1989. He is an honorary member on their governing council. Koh was the Vice-President of the organising committee of the Singapore World Stamp Exhibition in 1995. In 2003, Koh donated 150 paintings by Singaporean artist Lim Tze Peng to the Singapore Art Museum, he donated 63 artworks by Wong Keen, a Singapore Abstract Expressionist, worth S$1.27 million to the Singapore Art Museum in 2007. In 2007 he donated 2,231 items of late 19th and early 20th century rare documents of the Straits Settlements and Singapore. In 2008, Mr Koh made a second donation of rare books and 68 rare maps. Singapore Art Museum names gallery after him in honour of his contributionsPart of his collection is in The Koh Seow Chuan Collection at the National Library. Koh received the Patron of Heritage Award in 2006, Distinguished Patron of Heritage in 2008, Patron of Heritage again in 2009, he is a member of the National Heritage Board and Chairman of the National Art Gallery

Baldwin High School (Georgia)

Baldwin High School is located at 155 Highway 49 West in Milledgeville, United States. New additions since 2003 include a classroom wing, a JROTC building, a fine arts wing, with more additions under construction. Baldwin is the only public high school in Baldwin County, the largest of the three total high schools; the other two are private schools: Georgia Military College. During segregation, Boddie was the black school and Baldwin was the white school. To integrate the schools in 1971, many years after Brown vs. Board of Education, the main buildings of Baldwin became the high school, containing grades 10-12. Boddie became the junior high school, containing grades 8-9, with one of the buildings at Boddie called Sallie Davis Middle School and containing grade 7. In 1988, Baldwin County built the current Baldwin High School and graduated its first class in June 1989; the old Baldwin High School became Baldwin Middle School, Boddie became Boddie Middle School. Around the year 2000, Baldwin Middle and Boddie Middle were closed, were merged into Oak Hill Middle School, a short distance from Baldwin High.

A new condo development called the Bellamy is at the old Baldwin Middle site, an apartment complex known as Baldwin Park is located where the old football stadium used to be. Though Baldwin High was outdated compared to Baldwin County's middle school and four elementary schools, new areas have been added, such as a new 900 wing and the JROTC building. A performing arts center which includes a new auditorium, band room, chorus room has opened, a new administrative suite is now in use. A new football stadium was completed in time for the 2006 season. For all of the 2005 football season, the stadium had only one side of stands constructed; the stadium, called Braves Field after the football team, replaced the field at the old Baldwin High School. In 2016, the Braves field is again under construction to add in new additions, like metal stands, a black track, new fences surrounding the stadium, new fences to go in front of the stands, new turf; the stadium should be finished by 2017. BHS has many athletic teams including football, track, cross country, softball and swim.

Its marching band is the Band of the Braves called the Baldwin High School Marching Pride. Mike Stanton served as principal of Baldwin from the new school's opening in 1988 and was succeeded by Lyn Chandler until he retired in December 2009. Dr. Jessica Swain is the new principal after serving as interim principal from January 6, 2010, through March 22, 2010. Jessica Swain retired from the principal position at the end of the 2014-15 school year. Dr. Cloise Williams is now the principal. Now, Mr. Flanders is the new principal of BHS of 2018-whenever he retires The sports teams at Baldwin High School are known as the Braves, with the football team being the most followed. Under Jesse Hicks as coach, the team went to the first round of the playoffs; the Braves have reached the playoffs every year since then. The Braves hold a preseason scrimmage game against Wilkinson County High School; every year since 2005 or earlier, the Braves have defeated Wilkinson County. The Braves won the Region Championship in 1963, 1983, 1986, 2008 and 2009.

Former Braves football stars include Earnest Byner, Nick Harper, Leroy Hill, Darius Marshall. The Braves have had greats running backs throughout their history, majority of them had all rushed for 1,000 or more rushing yards. Jesse Hicks arrived at the school as head coach in 2002, led the team to the first round of the playoffs. Although they did not make it to the playoffs in 2003, the Braves did make it to the second round in 2004 despite five regular-season losses. In 2005 the Braves made it farther than before, playing in the AAAA semifinals at the Georgia Dome; the team has enjoyed overall better seasons than 2005 each year. In 2006 their record was 10-2, they made it to the second round of the playoffs. In 2007, the Braves had an unexpected loss to Fayette County in the first round of the playoffs, ending the season with an 8-2 record. In 2008, Baldwin High School was moved from class AAAA down to class AAA, beneficial for the Braves. In 2008, the Braves had the school's first undefeated regular season.

Losing to Flowery Branch in the third round of the playoffs, Baldwin completed the season with a 12-1 record. In 2009, Baldwin became region champions again despite two losses early in the regular season. Making it to the second round of the playoffs, the Braves lost to defending AAA state champion Cairo High School, ending the season with a 9-3 record. For the 2010 season, the school has been moved into AAA Region 2 from Region 3, giving the school several new teams to play in the upcoming season. In March 2010, head football coach and athletic director Jesse Hicks resigned, intending to relocate to Dougherty County High School in Albany, Georgia. On April 28, 2010, it was announced that Twiggs County High School's football coach, Dexter Copeland, would succeed Hicks; the 2010 season marked the inaugural season for new head coach Dexter Copeland. The season was just as successful; the Braves' final record was 10-2, losing the last regular-season game to the Peach County Trojans, the 2009 AAA State Champions, as well as losing to the Burke County Bears in the second round of the playoffs in tight game with a final score of 21-20, despite the Braves having defeated the Bears in the first game of the season.

In 2014, Lee Hannah arrived in Baldwin County ready to improve a struggling Baldwin Squad. The 2014-2015 Baldwin Br