Walker County is a county in the U. S. state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the population was 67,023, its county seat is Jasper. Its name is in honor of a member of the United States Senate. Walker County is included in AL Metropolitan Statistical Area. Walker County was established on December 26, 1823, formed from sections of Marion and Tuscaloosa counties, it was named after Senator John Walker, who represented Alabama in the U. S. Senate from 1819 to 1822; the county was reduced in size on February 12, 1850, when its northern half became the county of Winston. Jasper is the county seat, named after a Revolutionary War hero from South Carolina. Walker County has sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places, they include the Bankhead House, Boshell's Mill, the First United Methodist Church of Jasper, the Gilchrist House, the Jasper Downtown Historic District, the Stephenson House, Walker County Hospital. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 805 square miles, of which 791 square miles is land and 14 square miles is water.
Winston County Cullman County Blount County Jefferson County Tuscaloosa County Fayette County Marion County As of the census of 2000, there were 70,713 people, 28,364 households, 20,478 families living in the county. The population density was 89 people per square mile. There were 32,417 housing units at an average density of 41 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 92.15% White, 6.17% Black or African American, 0.28% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.31% from other races, 0.86% from two or more races. Nearly 0.86% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. In 2000 the largest reported ancestry groups in Walker County, AL were: American 27.7% Irish 8.8% English 6.8% African American 6.17% German 3.9% Scottish 1.4% Scotch-Irish 1.4%There were 28,364 households, out of which 30.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them. 25.30% of all households were made up of individuals, 11.20% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46, the average family size was 2.93.
In the county, the population was spread out with 23.50% under the age of 18, 8.60% from 18 to 24, 28.00% from 25 to 44, 25.10% from 45 to 64, 14.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.80 males. The median income for a household in the county was $29,076, the median income for a family was $35,221. Males had a median income of $31,242 versus $20,089 for females; the per capita income for the county was $15,546. About 13.20% of families and 16.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.00% of those under age 18 and 17.40% of those age 65 or over. As of the census of 2010, there were 67,023 people, 26,571 households, 18,741 families living in the county; the population density was 85 people per square mile. There were 30,816 housing units at an average density of 38 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 91.2% White, 5.9% Black or African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 1.0% from other races, 1.2% from two or more races.
Nearly 2.0 % of the population were Latino of any race. There were 26,571 households, out of. 25.8% of all households were made up of individuals, 11.2% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49, the average family size was 2.97. In the county, the population was spread out with 22.5% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 24.4% from 25 to 44, 28.7% from 45 to 64, 16.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41.2 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.8 males. The median income for a household in the county was $37,191, the median income for a family was $45,788. Males had a median income of $43,671 versus $27,662 for females; the per capita income for the county was $20,516. About 14.7% of families and 18.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.5% of those under age 18 and 12.4% of those age 65 or over. BNSF Railway Norfolk Southern Railway Carbon Hill Cordova Dora Jasper Sumiton Eldridge Kansas Nauvoo Oakman Parrish Sipsey Walker County is home to the William B.
Bankhead National Forest and Lewis Smith Lake, in addition to the Alabama Mining Museum. National Register of Historic Places listings in Walker County, Alabama Properties on the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage in Walker County, Alabama Walker County map of roads/towns
The 2nd Mounted Division was a cavalry division that served as part of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force in Palestine in World War I. It was formed in April 1918 when three brigades in Palestine were merged with elements of the 2nd Indian Cavalry Division withdrawn from the Western Front. In July 1918, the division was renamed as the 5th Cavalry Division, it remained in Palestine after the end of the war on occupation duties until broken up in 1920. In March 1918, the 2nd Indian Cavalry Division was broken up in France; the Canadian and British units remained in France and the Indian elements were sent to Egypt. By an Egyptian Expeditionary Force GHQ Order of 12 April 1918, the mounted troops of the EEF were reorganised when the Indian Army units arrived in theatre. On 24 April 1918, the 2nd Mounted Division was formed on the Indian Establishment; this new formation should not be confused with the original 2nd Mounted Division that saw action in the Gallipoli Campaign, though the 5th and 7th Mounted Brigades served in both.
The 5th Mounted Brigade was transferred from the Australian Mounted Division and merged with elements of the 3rd Cavalry Brigade the 7th Mounted Brigade was merged with elements of the 9th Cavalry Brigade the Imperial Service Cavalry Brigade joined as the division's third brigade two of the Yeomanry Regiments were merged to form B Battalion, Machine Gun Corps. The 1/1st Queen's Own Worcestershire Hussars became the XX Corps Cavalry Regiment, they were replaced by Indian Cavalry Regiments from France. The Field Ambulances and Mobile Veterinary Sections merged with their Indian counterparts; the Essex Battery, RHA and ammunition column joined with 7th Mounted Brigade. Other divisional elements were raised for the new division. On 22 July 1918, the 2nd Mounted Division was renumbered as the 5th Cavalry Division and the brigades as the 13th, 14th and 15th Cavalry Brigades; the sub units were renumbered on the same date. The 2nd Mounted / 5th Cavalry Division served with the Desert Mounted Corps for the rest of the war, taking part in the Second Transjordan Raid, Affair of Abu Tellul, the Final Offensive including the Battle of Megiddo, Capture of Haifa and Damascus, Affair of Haritan and Occupation of Aleppo.
The division remained in Palestine on occupation duties after the end of the war. However, demobilization began and most of the British war time units had left by the middle of 1919. 14th Cavalry Brigade was broken up in September 1919, the 15th Cavalry Brigade in January 1920. The division was broken up in April 1920. 4th Cavalry Division formed at the same time in a similar manner. List of Indian divisions in World War I Becke, Major A. F.. Order of Battle of Divisions Part 2A; the Territorial Force Mounted Divisions and the 1st-Line Territorial Force Divisions. London: His Majesty's Stationery Office. ISBN 1-871167-12-4. James, Brigadier E. A.. British Regiments 1914–18. London: Samson Books. ISBN 0-906304-03-2. Perry, F. W.. Order of Battle of Divisions Part 5A; the Divisions of Australia and New Zealand and those in East Africa. Newport: Ray Westlake Military Books. ISBN 1-871167-25-6. Perry, F. W.. Order of Battle of Divisions Part 5B. Indian Army Divisions. Newport: Ray Westlake Military Books. ISBN 1-871167-23-X
Tina Daheley is a British journalist and presenter who works for the BBC. She reads the news on The Radio 2 Breakfast Show with Zoë Ball contributing to discussions during the show. Daheley joined the BBC in 2007, she has presented television coverage of women's football and co-presented the BBC Three political discussion show Free Speech, alongside Rick Edwards. Daheley has presented the 60 Seconds news on BBC Three, E24 on the News Channel and Revealed, she is the former host of the flagship news programme for BBC Radio 1Xtra. She was the sports newsreader on The Chris Moyles Show from February 2010 until the show ended in September 2012, she went on to host the news and weather bulletins for The Radio 1 Breakfast Show with Nick Grimshaw from 24 September 2012, until she left Radio 1 in 10 August 2018. Since July 2016, Daheley has been a relief presenter on Victoria Derbyshire. In September 2016, Daheley became one of the main presenters of Crimewatch, alongside Jeremy Vine. On Tuesday 29 May 2018, Daheley made her debut on the BBC News at Six and on Sunday, 8 July 2018, Daheley made her debut on the BBC News at Ten, anchoring the corporation's flagship evening news programme for the first time.
In July 2018, the BBC published updated salaries of its best-paid presenters, Daheley was included in the list for the first time. The corporation named on-air presenters earning more than £150,000 in 2017–18. Daheley was listed as earning between £150,000–£159,999 during that year. In January 2019, Daheley became the newsreader on The Radio 2 Breakfast Show when Zoë Ball took over as presenter from Chris Evans. Daheley was brought up in Perivale, West London, she was educated at The Ellen Wilkinson School For Girls in Ealing. She studied computer science at Brunel University and went on to complete a Master's degree in journalism at the University of Leeds, she is a supporter of Arsenal F. C. Tina Daheley on IMDb Susanna Reid, Kay Burley and Tina Daheley: Meet the election's top anchor women, Evening Standard Election 2015: the female journalists asking the hard questions, The Guardian
Uwe Conradt is a German Christian Democratic politician, serving as Mayor of Saarbrücken since 2019. Uwe Conradt joined the Young Union in 1990 and became a member of the CDU in 1994, he was Member of the Dudweiler District Council from 1999 until 2004 and became Member of the Saarbrücken City Council in 2009. He succeeded Peter Jacoby as Member of the Landtag of Saarland in August 2012 until 2016, when he was appointed Director of the State Media Authority, he succeeded Peter Strobel as Speaker of the CDU City Council Group in 2018 and ran for the office of Mayor in the local elections on 26 May 2019. He received 29.0 percent, finishing second to the incumbent Charlotte Britz, a Social Democrat, who received 36.8 percent. Both advanced to the runoff election which took place on 9 June, in which he defeated Britz with 50.3 percent of the votes, ending a 43 years lasting streak of Social Democratic Mayors in Saarbrücken. He vvacated his council seat in September 2019, he assumed the office of Mayor on 1 October 2019 and is being backed by a so-called Jamaica coalition of CDU, the Green Party and the Free Democrats.
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The Cuisine of East Timor consists of regional popular foods such as pork, basil, legumes, rice, root vegetables, tropical fruit. East Timorese cuisine has influences from Southeast Asian foods and from Portuguese dishes from its colonisation by Portugal. Flavours and ingredients from other former Portuguese colonies can be found due to the presence of Portuguese soldiers from other colonies in East Timor; the food in East Timor is divided into two categories: non vegetarian. As agriculture is the main occupation in East Timor, the primary food is rice, cultivated in this country. Apart from rice, other staple food items that are cultivated in East Timor include sweet potatoes, maize and taro; these primary staples are supplemented with beans, spinach and cowpeas. The second category of food consists of poultry and goats. Most homes in East Timor raise their own food animals for meat. Fish is a source of animal protein in this country as fishing is an important occupation after agriculture. Batar daan- A popular dish of corn, mung beans, pumpkin.
Budu- A sauce of tomato, mint and Spanish onion. Ikan sabuko- A Spanish mackerel in tamarind marinade with basil and capsicum. Tapai- A fermented rice dish, it is sweet and alcoholic. Caril - A mild chicken curry with a roasted capsicum and coconut paste. Feijoada – A common dish of former Portuguese colonies, it is made with pork, cannellini beans and chorizo. East Timor's crops rely on the rains; this leads to a period of poor food security coined the “Hungry Season” from November to February due to the unpredictable climate. Many households depend on their own production of food because of the erratic climate conditions, such as droughts. Many families subsist on akar, a available food source for the poor, it is dried palm tree bark, beaten into a powder, mixed with water to form a jelly and cooked over fire. This leads to cases where nearly 58% of children under the age of five suffer from chronic malnutrition. Bibinka- A grilled and layered coconut cake Portuguese tart - an egg tart pastry The coffee of East Timor is organic and a major cash crop for the island nation.
Coffee accounts for 90 percent of the country’s non-oil exports, while 46 percent of East Timorese households rely on coffee for their income. The crop has grown in the country for centuries, it accounted for half of the country's trade when it was a Portuguese colony in the late 1800s, but during 24 years of Indonesian occupation the bumper business was neglected when the military took over – prices fluctuated and many coffee plantations were battlefields so the quality of beans worsened. By the war’s end, agricultural experts estimated two generation’s worth of farming knowledge was lost and some plantations were abandoned, but because the trees got little attention the pesticide and fertiliser-free groves are popular for organic coffee lovers. Today, the coffee is known as the golden prince of East Timor agriculture - worth $10 million a year, 46,000 coffee farms employ one-fifth of East Timor’s population but it is a major battle to encourage farmers to improve the quality of East Timor’s agriculture
Alexander Muse is an American internet entrepreneur who has founded several internet companies including LayerOne, ShopSavvy and ViewMarket. His most recent endeavor, Sumo Ventures, invests in early-stage startups. Muse was born in Virginia, he attended the University of Texas at Austin where he studied history before leaving in 1995 to pursue his career. Muse's first venture was an internet service provider, founded in 1997 and acquired by DNA Technologies for an undisclosed amount. Muse would co-found LayerOne, a carrier-neutral colocation and interconnection services provider based in Dallas, in 1999; the company filed for bankruptcy in 2001, with a team of investors, Muse was able to buy the company out of bankruptcy on September 12, 2001. Muse served as CEO of LayerOne until 2003. In 2001, Muse co-founded Architel, an information services technology company based in Dallas. Four years Muse sold LayerOne to Switch and Data for $22 million; that sale, in addition to profits earned by Architel, allowed Muse to focus on and fund a business incubator called Big in Japan, which he co-founded.
Big in Japan, founded in Dallas in 2007, would be responsible for the incubation and creation of a variety of notable companies and properties including ShopSavvy, MotorSport Ranch, WhiteBox, SimpleTicket, others. One of the first companies to come out of the Big in Japan incubator was Fancast, a social video and podcast service, in 2007; the company would be sold to Comcast Interactive for an undisclosed amount of money. ShopSavvy, a company that produces an Android and iOS shopping and barcode scanner app, was founded in 2008 after winning the Google Android Developer Challenge. In 2009, Muse was honored with the Netexplorateur Award at the French Senate in Paris for his work on the app; the United States Patent Office granted Muse and his co-founders two key patents related to ShopSavvy in 2013. In 2011, ShopSavvy raised $7 million in a funding round led by Eduardo Saverin. At that time, the app had accrued around 20 million downloads and Muse had facilitated thousands of partnerships with businesses like Walmart, Best Buy, Barnes & Noble and others.
Muse held several roles at ShopSavvy including Executive Chairman. The company would be sold to Purch in 2015 for an undisclosed amount of money. In 2014, Muse co-founded ViewMarket, a collection of online lifestyle brands like CultureMap, Courtem, RSVP, others. ViewMarket purchased CultureMap for $15 million in April 2015. In June 2016, Muse sold Architel to Centre Technologies and founded a venture fund called Sumo Ventures. At its outset, the business had plans to invest in between 100 and 150 companies, most of which were early-stage companies. At Sumo Ventures, Muse's father, Ralph Muse, his sister, Caroline Branch, serve as venture partner and CFO respectively. Muse lives in Dallas with his two children, he is one of the founding advisors to the Dallas Entrepreneur Center and has been credited as one of the earliest proponents of the startup community in Dallas, having helped organize events such as BarCamp, Dallas Startup Weekend, Dallas Startup Happy Hour. He is a member of the board of trustees for the Dallas Historical Society.
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