Upson County is a county located in the west central Piedmont portion of the U. S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 27,153; the county seat is Thomaston. The county was created on December 15, 1824. Upson County comprises the Thomaston, GA Micropolitan Statistical Area, included in the Atlanta-Athens-Clarke County-Sandy Springs, GA Combined Statistical Area. Upson County was named after Stephen Upson, a state legislator. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 328 square miles, of which 323 square miles is land and 4.1 square miles is water. Upson County boasts the lowest average summer humidity in the state; the vast majority of Upson County is located in the Upper Flint River sub-basin of the ACF River Basin, with just a tiny northeastern corner of the county, north of Yatesville, located in the Upper Ocmulgee River sub-basin of the Altamaha River basin. U. S. Route 19 U. S. Route 80 State Route 3 State Route 22 State Route 36 State Route 74 State Route 74 Alternate Lamar County - north Pike County - north Monroe County - northeast Crawford County - southeast Taylor County - south Talbot County - southwest Meriwether County - northwest As of the census of 2000, there were 27,597 people, 10,722 households, 7,687 families living in the county.
The population density was 85 people per square mile. There were 11,616 housing units at an average density of 36 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 70.58% White, 27.95% Black or African American, 0.25% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.30% from other races, 0.53% from two or more races. 1.18 % of the population were Latino of any race. There were 10,722 households out of which 31.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.70% were married couples living together, 16.90% had a female householder with no husband present, 28.30% were non-families. 25.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.60% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.01. In the county, the population was spread out with 25.50% under the age of 18, 8.30% from 18 to 24, 27.80% from 25 to 44, 23.50% from 45 to 64, 14.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years.
For every 100 females there were 90.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.30 males. The median income for a household in the county was $31,201, the median income for a family was $37,418. Males had a median income of $30,484 versus $20,520 for females; the per capita income for the county was $17,053. About 11.20% of families and 14.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.70% of those under age 18 and 11.70% of those age 65 or over. As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 27,153 people, 10,716 households, 7,382 families living in the county; the population density was 84.0 inhabitants per square mile. There were 12,161 housing units at an average density of 37.6 per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was 68.8% white, 28.0% black or African American, 0.5% Asian, 0.3% American Indian, 1.2% 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, 21.4% were American, 13.1% were Irish, 9.3% were English, 6.3% were German.
Of the 10,716 households, 32.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.8% were married couples living together, 17.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 31.1% were non-families, 27.4% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.00. The median age was 40.3 years. The median income for a household in the county was $34,509 and the median income for a family was $42,737. Males had a median income of $36,870 versus $27,075 for females; the per capita income for the county was $17,398. About 16.7% of families and 20.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.9% of those under age 18 and 9.9% of those age 65 or over. Thomaston Yatesville Hannahs Mill Lincoln Park Salem Sunset Village Atwater Crest Dog Crossing The Rock James L. Bentley C. C. Crews Martha Hudson John Brown Gordon Coy Bowles National Register of Historic Places listings in Upson County, Georgia
Warren "Chaka Zulu" Stevelmans is a South African kickboxer, fighting out of Vos Gym in Amsterdam, Netherlands. He is the K-1 MAX Netherlands 2008 tournament champion. Despite being born in South Africa, Stevelmans has spent the bulk of his career fighting in the Netherlands, he began his career at C-Class level in 2001 and through 2001 to 2005 won a number of C and B-Class fights, culminating in winning his A-Class debut against Arian Vatniki in Maastricht, Netherlands. Stevelmans lost his next fight against Chris Ngimbi but went on a winning streak throughout the rest of 2006 and in to the stages of 2007 where he won his first title, defeating William Diender to claim the N. K. B. B. National title at 70 kg. Stevelmans performances at domestic level gave him the chance to take his talents on to the world stage as he was invited by K-1 to participate in one of their regional qualifying tournaments at the K-1 MAX Netherlands 2008 held in Utrecht. Stevelmans was the victor at a competitive tournament, defeating two time SuperLeague champion Aalviar Lima in the quarter finals, gaining revenge on Chris Ngimbi in the semis via TKO and beating Marco Piqué in the final to book his place at the K-1 Final 16 event.
Stevelmans won his elimination fight in Hiroshima and advanced to the quarter final stage at the K-1 World MAX Final 8. For Stevelmans he was paired up against two time K-1 MAX world champion Andy Souwer who proved too strong for him over three rounds. After his exit from the 2008 K-1 World MAX Stevelmans has been inconsistent, he picked up a good victory against Aalviar Lima but has struggled against world class opposition, losing fights to the likes of Giorgio Petrosyan, Albert Kraus and Mike Zambidis. At the start of 2011, Stevelmans returned to K-1 MAX entering the K-1 MAX Madrid 2011 tournament, he beat two Spanish opponents en route to the final but was unable to win the title, losing to his third Spanish opponent on the night in Rafi Zouheir, via decision over three rounds. He defeated Hinata Watanabe via unanimous decision at Shootboxing 2012 - Act 4 on 17 September 2012 in Tokyo, Japan to qualify for the 2012 S-Cup, he was expected to compete in the 2012 Thai Fight 70 kg tournament, fighting in the quarter-finals on 23 October 2012 in Bangkok.
However, this did not happen for unknown reasons. Replacing Yoshihiro Sato on short notice, he defeated Dzhabar Askerov via unanimous decision in a tournament reserve fight at Glory 3: Rome - 2012 Middleweight Slam Final 8 in Rome, Italy on 3 November 2012, he was expected to compete at the Shoot Boxing World Tournament 2012 in Tokyo, Japan on 17 November 2012. However, he was unable to compete due to the tournament coming so soon after his bout with Askerov, he beat Thai brawler Bovy Sor Udomson by way of majority decision at Shootboxing 2013 - Act 1 in Tokyo on 22 February 2013. Stevelmans was scheduled to fight Johann Fauveau at Glory 5: London on 23 March 2013 in London, England. However, when Andy Ristie was unable to fight in the event's co-main event against Albert Kraus, Stevelmans took his place and lost by unanimous decision, he was soundly beaten by Aikpracha Meenayothin, losing on points at MAX Muay Thai 2 in Pattaya, Thailand on 29 June 2013. He lost to Chingiz Allazov by unanimous decision at Legend 2: Invasion in Moscow, Russia on 8 November 2013.
Replacing Shemsi Beqiri on short notice, Stevelmans lost to Ky Hollenbeck by unanimous decision in an ugly fight in the tournament reserve match at Glory 12: New York - Lightweight World Championship Tournament in New York City, New York on 23 November 2013. He lost to Yuri Bessmertny by UD at Thai Boxe Mania in Turin, Italy on 25 January 2014, he lost to Josh Jauncey via UD at Glory 16: Denver in Broomfield, Colorado, US on 3 April 2014. 2011 K-1 MAX Madrid 2011 runner up -70 kg 2010 World Full Contact Association Thai-boxing middleweight world title -72.5 kg 2008 K-1 MAX Netherlands champion -70 kg 2006 N. K. B. B. Dutch national champion List of male kickboxers List of K-1 Events
Juan Nepomuceno Silva Meza, son of the writer Juan Silva Vega and professor Ana María Meza de Silva, is a Mexican jurist. He served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation since 26 January 1995, having served extensively elsewhere in the judiciary, including the Federal Electoral Tribunal. On 3 January 2011, he was elected Chief Justice for a term that ended on 31 December 2014, he earned his law degree at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. He was nominated to the Supreme Court by President Ernesto Zedillo in December 1994 and ratified by the Senate in January 1995, he is considered to belong to the Court's liberal wing. Silva was Chief Justice of Mexico's Supreme Court of Justice when the court received a United Nations Prize in the Field of Human Rights for 2013. In January 2016 he joined the Faculty of Law of UNAM. Silva Meza, Juan N.. Hacia la nueva Ley de Amparo. Discursos de los Ministros de la Suprema Corte. 7. México: Poder Judicial de la Federación.
ISBN 9789707120532. —. La confianza se gana día a día. Discursos de los Ministros de la Suprema Corte. 11. México: Poder Judicial de la Federación. ISBN 9789707120570. —. La interpretación constitucional en el marco de la justicia constitucional y la nueva relación entre poderes. Estudios Jurídicos. 8. México: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. ISBN 9703201415. —. Efectos de las sentencias de la Suprema Corte de Justicia de la Nación en los procesos constitucionales. 10 años de la Novena Época. México: Poder Judicial de la Federación. ISBN 9789707124875. —. Derechos fundamentales: algunos retos institucionales para el siglo XXI. Estudios Jurídicos. 52. México: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. ISBN 9789703247165. —. Derechos fundamentales: bases para la reconstrucción de la jurisprudencia constitucional. México: Porrúa. ISBN 978-6070902765. Suprema Corte de Justicia de la Nación Web pages of the Supreme Court of Mexico Mexico Court Orders 22 Tied to'97 Killings Freed New York Times August 12, 2009 Mexican Court Finds No Violation of Rights in Jailing of Journalist New York Times November 30, 2007 On the Mexican Supreme Court of Justice Ruling on the Halcones Case translation of article by Manuel Becerra Ramirez, Mexican Law Review, number 8, July–December 2007
Holcoglossum amesianum is an orchid species in the genus Holcoglossum. It is unique in the plant kingdom as the only known flower to pollinate itself. Rather than depending on insects or the wind for pollination, scientists have discovered that Holcoglossum amesianum fertilizes itself; the orchid defies gravity to twist the male part of its flower into the necessary shape to fertilize the female one. The plant does so without the help of sticky fluids or other methods used by self-pollinating plants to ensure that the pollen reaches the egg, it grows on tree trunks in China's Yunnan province and flowers during the dry, windless months of February to April. The orchid produces no nectar. Instead, the pollen-bearing anther uncovers itself and rotates into a suitable position to insert into the stigma cavity, where fertilization takes place; this sexual relationship is so exclusive that flowers do not transfer pollen to other flowers on the same plant. Pervy orchids Sequenced photos of self-pollinating Holcoglossum
Posada del Bierzo is a village in the municipality of Carracedelo, in the region of El Bierzo, in the province of Leon, in Castile and Leon. In the late 1950s construction of the Barcena reservoir forced the relocation of the inhabitants of two villages which were to be inundated, ancient Barcena and Posada del Rio; the result was the construction of Posada del Bierzo. The Square Simón González Ferrando. Inaugurated by General Francisco Franco, on 16 September 1961. Saint Isidro's Church; the four spouts Fountain. San Isidro Museum, created by Mr. Dario Martinez; the Olde Oven, Ethnographic Heritage. January 5: Visit of the Three Wishes Kings and a chocolate party. February/March: Carnival. May 15: Saint Isidro Labrador. June 23: Bonfire of San Juan. July: Trip by the association. July–August: Summer parties. November: Magosto. December: Nativity scene in the village's church. In the village fruit production predominates pears and apples, they are shipped to cooperatives and exported to various cities of Europe
William Angliss Institute of TAFE is a TAFE institute located in the Melbourne CBD, Australia providing a specialist centre for training and vocational education in Hospitality and Culinary Arts. It is the oldest and largest provider of hospitality training in Victoria, with the capacity to train up to 1400 chefs and patissiers a year; the Institute has participated in projects in China, Malaysia, Laos, Singapore and Samoa. International joint venture campuses are located in China at Shanghai University, Nanjing Institute of Tourism and Hospitality, Zhejiang Tourism College, China Tourism Management Institute, Tianjin. A wide selection of study options are offered from short courses, traineeships, diplomas, advanced diplomas and bachelor's degrees under the Australian Qualifications Framework; the Singapore Workforce Development Agency appointed the William Angliss Institute in 2011 to set up an integrated CET Centre to deliver training for the tourism and hospitality industries as well as to conduct national skills assessment for existing tourism workers.
It is the intention of WDA to collaborate with Angliss to build the Centre into a leading tourism training institute for Singaporeans. The William Angliss Institute Tourism CET Centre will provide a range of Tourism related WSQ Qualifications; these include Certificates, Advanced Certificates and Diplomas in: Attractions Hotel and Accommodation Services MICE and Events Tour and Travel Services TourismIn addition to traditional on campus delivery methods the William Angliss Institute CET Centre will deliver a range of short courses through to full qualifications in industry. As a joint venture of SLIIT, Colombo Academy of Hospitality Management and William Angliss Institute, Australia launched the first internationally recognized school for hospitality management in Sri Lanka. Press conference to announce the launch was held on 17 July 2012 at the Atrium lobby, Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo amidst large gathering of distinguish guests, media and representatives from WAI, Australia. In 1940 Melbourne businessman Sir William Charles Angliss donated money to start a specialist trade or technical school specialising in providing training and education opportunities for the hospitality and foods industries.
Called the William Angliss Food Trades School, apprenticeship courses were offered in pastry, butchery and baking, cooking and waiting. As links with the Food and Hospitality industries developed additional courses in hospitality administration and food and beverage service were initiated during the 1960s. Courses in Tourism were added in the 1970s; these changes lead to the school being renamed first the William Angliss College and as William Angliss Institute of TAFE. In 2001 the Travel and Tourism Department of the Institute developed a 3-month short course in Dance Music Event Operations, to provide training in line with the growth of Melbourne's electronic dance scene; the course received accreditation by the Victorian Qualifications Authority in 2003. The Institute started The Coffee Academy in 2002 offering three-hour Coffee@Home courses on a monthly basis, as well as more advanced sessions in coffee sensory evaluation accredited courses in Espresso Making using quality commercial machines and overseas coffee tours.
Embracing technology, the Institute purchased bulk phone-PDAs in 2005 in a pilot program to run teacher designed flash animation games to help deliver training, multimedia assignments and assessments for subjects such as coffee making, pastry baking, meat processing and event management. France's most decorated chef, Paul Bocuse, lectured cookery students at William Angliss Institute in 2006