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first_imgRDC Properties Limited (RDCP.bw) listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange under the Property sector has released it’s 2008 presentation results for the half year.For more information about RDC Properties Limited (RDCP.bw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the RDC Properties Limited (RDCP.bw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: RDC Properties Limited (RDCP.bw)  2008 presentation results for the half year.Company ProfileRDC Properties Limited is a property management, development and rental company in Botswana. It also has interests in Madagascar through a Mauritian-based subsidiary. The company develops and manages commercial, industrial and residential developments which are based in prime locations in major towns and cities of Botswana. RDC Properties Limited offers long-term value to its shareholders through construction income, rental income, hospitality income, capital appreciation and the sale of premium properties. Landmark properties in its portfolio include Masa Centre, Standard Chartered House, Chobe Marina Lodge and Isalo Rock Lodge. RDC Properties is investigating investment opportunities to expand its footprint in South Africa, Mozambique and Namibia.last_img read more

first_imgB.O.C. Gases Plc (BOCGAS.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Energy sector has released it’s 2014 interim results for the third quarter.For more information about B.O.C. Gases Plc (BOCGAS.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the B.O.C. Gases Plc (BOCGAS.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: B.O.C. Gases Plc (BOCGAS.ng)  2014 interim results for the third quarter.Company ProfileBOC Gases Nigeria Plc manufactures and distributes gases for the industrial and medical sectors in Nigeria including argon, nitrogen carbon dioxide and oxygen. The company also manufactures and distributes welding products and sells a range of medical equipment. Established in 1959 and formerly known as Industrial Gases Plc, the company changed its name to BOC Gases Nigeria Plc in 1997. In 2006, The Linde Group AG acquired a 60% stake in the business with the balance held by Nigerian shareholders. As part of The Linde Group, BOC Gases Nigeria has access to the largest industrial gases and welding products enterprise in Africa namely African Oxygen Plc (Afrox). The company’s head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. BOC Gases Nigeria Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

first_imgFidelity Bank Plc (FIDELI.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Banking sector has released it’s 2016 presentation For more information about Fidelity Bank Plc (FIDELI.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Fidelity Bank Plc (FIDELI.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Fidelity Bank Plc (FIDELI.ng)  2016 presentation Company ProfileFidelity Bank Plc is a financial services institution in Nigeria offering banking products and services for the individual, commercial and corporate sectors. Its extensive full-service personal and business offering ranges from transactional accounts, online banking, loans and term deposits to money market, treasury services loans and advances, commercial support overdrafts, equipment leasing finance and trade, working capital, project, asset and syndicate finance. Fidelity Bank Plc operates through 225 business offices, 730 ATMs and 3 853 point-of-sale channels. Founded in 18=987 and formerly known as Fidelity Union Merchant Bank, the company changed its name to Fidelity Bank Plc in 1999. Its head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Fidelity Bank Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

first_imgThe final weekend of the 2014-15 season in the UK and Ireland featured two league finals, a European Champions Cup qualifying showdown and a run-out for England against the Barbarians. Who cast the spells to magic up the silverware, and who fluffed their lines on the big stage? Unstoppable: Leone Nakarawa ran Munster ragged in the Guinness Pro12 final (Photo: Inpho)Lock opens the door for GlasgowWhen Gregor Townsend handed Leone Nakarawa the No 4 jersey instead of Al Kellock before Saturday’s Pro12 final, he told him: “I just want you going forward. I will be very happy if you don’t make an off-load today.” The Fijian certainly went forward, eating up metres of the Kingspan Stadium turf on several occasions, but he added some magnificent off-loads into the bargain and was instrumental in Glasgow Warriors building up a 21-3 lead from which even the mighty Munster could not recover. Oh brother! Farrell celebrates at Twickenham with his brother Gabriel. (Photo: PA). Grinning Gregor: Townsend and the Pro12 trophy in the victors’ changing room. (Photo: Inpho)Gregor the greatGlasgow Warriors turned the heartbreak of last season’s 34-12 Pro12 final loss on its head by comprehensively defeating Munster 31-13 in this year’s showpiece to become the first Scottish professional team to claim a major trophy.The new Guinness Pro12 champions have plenty of heroes in their ranks, but chief among them is head coach Gregor Townsend, who has taken the Warriors steadily up the rankings in the last few years, stacking improvement upon improvement until they were ready to claim their reward on Saturday evening.He used 52 players in this season’s campaign, which shows how good he is at man-management and employing his resources skilfully. He is not afraid to take the tough decision either – as he showed by starting Glasgow hero Al Kellock on the bench in his last match for the side before he retires.Townsend had plenty of flair in his playing days and likes to see the same from the team he coaches, which is great for spectators and players like. He and his team have conquered the Pro12. Now they need to kick on and rule Europe. The SinnersBad timingThe Aviva Premiership final was a wonderful occasion at a sun-kissed Twickenham but one part of the venue let the side down – the stadium clock. As the last four minutes of the final began, the clock which the players and 80,589 supporters rely upon, stopped working. Referee Wayne Barnes had to tell the teams to ignore it and he gave them regular time up-dates for the remainder of the game. Bath had enough on their plates, trying to close a 12-point gap on the scoreboard, without being uncertain about how much time was left.BT Sport’s TV viewers were also without a clock from the 76th minute to the 78th, but the on-screen clock was restored to working order for the last 90 seconds. Replay leads to rethinkBath’s medics and management looked to be heading for the Sinners bench when they allowed Anthony Watson to play on for five minutes after he was seemingly knocked out by Owen Farrell’s high tackle in the early stages of the Aviva Premiership final, but it turns out they made excellent use of the facilities for detecting head injuries and took a brave decision which deprived their team of a key player in a massive match, for the good of that player.High hit: Anthony Watson is floored by Owen Farrell and Mako Vunipola. (Photo: Getty Images)The medics who attended to Watson on the pitch did not see the contact with Farrell. The full-back passed their initial checks to his head and neck, so they allowed him to play on – but when they left the pitch they took a look at the video footage pitch-side.That showed them Watson might have been knocked out, and Bath brought him off at the next available opportunity for a proper Head Injury Assessment, from which he did not return.As a Bath club statement said: “We take all potential head and concussion related injuries very seriously, and player welfare is of paramount importance to the Club.” LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS The SaintsStand-out stand-offHe helped himself to 18 points in a 28-16 victory, controlled the tactics and tempo with a superb kicking game and won the Peter Deakin Medal for the Man of the Match in the Aviva Premiership final, so Owen Farrell deserves his place among the Saints.Deposed from the England team by his opposite number in this final, George Ford, Farrell showed the battle for the national No 10 jersey is well and truly on as the World Cup build-up begins in earnest.He scored Saracens’ first try, cleverly pushing the ball across to Duncan Taylor to stretch the Bath defence and then dummying his way past Matt Banahan and over the line.Some might expect Farrell to be among the Sinners for his high tackle in the second minute which put Anthony Watson out of the game, but at the time I felt it warranted no more than a penalty and although Farrell was given a warning by the Citing Commissioner, he will not face a hearing and a ban. TAGS: Glasgow WarriorsSaracens Cip, Cip, hooray!When your team wins 73-12 there is bound to be a few Saints among your number and that is certainly true for the England XV which defeated the Barbarians so comprehensively at Twickenham on Sunday.Chief among them was fly-half Danny Cipriani, although Henry Slade, Luke Cowan-Dickie, Marland Yarde and hat-trick scorer Christian Wade were also impressive.Dan dares: Cipriani dives over for his second try in an excellent performance. (Photo: Getty Images)It was Cipriani who earned the Man of the Match award though, thanks to his marshaling of England’s back line and his flawless goal-kicking which saw him land 11 shots out of 11, from all kinds of angles. The Sale playmaker ended up with 33 points to his name as he also scored England’s sixth and tenth tries and he enhanced the good impression he must have been making on Stuart Lancaster by switching happily to full-back for a spell of the second half – something he need to be able to do if he is to make England’s World Cup squad. Up for the cup: Dave Strettle (left) shone in the Aviva Premiership final. (Photo: Getty Images)Skills to pay the billsHalf an hour into the Aviva Premiership final, Saracens were already looking good for their 15-3 lead, then a superb piece of skill from Dave Strettle extended that advantage to 22-3. Duncan Taylor intercepted and offloaded superbly to send the ball towards the wing. It was too far in front of Strettle for him to catch, but he stretched out a foot, daintily chipped the ball up into his own hands and a few seconds later Chris Wyles was strolling over the line on the left for a valuable try.It was far from being Strettle’s only important contribution to the win. He made a try-saving tackle on Kyle Eastmond ten minutes into the second half and made a total of 71 metres in attack for Saracens. Earlier in the month Tuilagi pleaded guilty at Leicester Magistrates Court to three counts of assault and was ordered to pay £6,205 in fines and compensation. That cost him a place in England’s World Cup squad. Speeding is a much more common crime and perceived as less serious, but the timing is still terrible for a player should be thinking deeply about his every move at the moment. Heart-breaker: Pierre Bernard (centre) kicked Bordeaux-Begles to victory. (Photo: Getty Images)Kicked in the teethSinners are thin on the ground this week and, as a Gloucester fan, the temptation to include Bordeaux-Begles fly-half Pierre Bernard for breaking west-country and English hearts is overwhelming!Bernard kicked the 81st-minute drop-goal which enable the French side to snatch a 23-22 win over Gloucester in the European Champions Cup play-off and take the 20th and final spot in next season’s premier European tournament. The referee was playing a penalty advantage so the drop-goal opportunity was a classic “shot to nothing” but it was a still a magnificent kick from outside the 22 and (in my one-eyed opinion) it was undoubtedly the worst moment of a weekend of great rugby.But seriously, perhaps Greig Laidlaw should be a Sinner for opting to tap-and-go with a penalty from just inside the ten-metre line and 15 metres in from the left, when Gloucester trailed 20-19 with 20 minutes to go? Yes, it was against the wind but it must have been worth a shot for the mighty boot of James Hook. There were plenty of other Gloucester villains too – John Afoa for throwing a pass behind Rob Cook with the try-line looming, Richard Hibbard for failing to pass outside to Charlie Sharples for another great try-scoring chance, and the Gloucester team in general for letting a 19-3 lead slip. Take your pick.But while I sulk and blame Bernard, I will console myself with the fact that at least Gloucester will have a chance to defend their European Challenge Cup next season. In the first half alone, Nakarawa beat five defenders with seven carries and off-loaded three times, creating two tries in the process. With just eight minutes gone he broke across the 22, stepping through and around three would-be tacklers and then, when he was finally halted, he shoveled the ball out to Robert Harley who dived in for the first try. Around 17 minutes later Nakarawa took a pass from Gordon Reid and although he only made a handful of yards this time, he took four defenders out of the game and created the space for DTH van der Merwe to extend Glasgow’s lead. The Fijian lock was involved in several of the 13 phases of close-range play which led up to Finn Russell‘s second-half try too, and he won his share of lineout ball on the day.Nakarawa has shown he can be a winner with the Warriors. Can he do the same with Fiji in the World Cup? England and Wales beware! Double troubleManu Tuilagi will be glad to see the back of May 2015. He ended the month in trouble with the police for the second time – banned from driving for 56 days after being caught speeding at an average of 81mph on the A1 and reaching the critical level of 12 points on his driving licence. He was also fined £1,000 by the magistrates at Northallerton.last_img read more

first_img Area:  660 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Architects: Lab Modus Area Area of this architecture project Year:  2011 ArchDaily CopySocial Housing•Taiwan (ROC) ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/295377/summit-housing-sales-center-lab-modus Clipboard Summit Housing Sales Center / Lab Modus Social Housing Summit Housing Sales Center / Lab ModusSave this projectSaveSummit Housing Sales Center / Lab ModusSave this picture!Courtesy of Lab Modus Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/295377/summit-housing-sales-center-lab-modus Clipboard “COPY” Projects Save this picture!Courtesy of Lab ModusRecommended ProductsGlassSolarluxGlass Canopy – SDL AcubisPartitionsLinvisibileLinvisibile Altopiano Sliding Door System | MareaPartitionsJansenGlass Partitions – Janisol Folding WallPartitionsdormakabaSliding Wall Systems- HSW/FSWText description provided by the architects. Architect intends to iconic presence for the showroom in a street corner location within a new developed residential area. The concept of two pure rectangular volumes interlock one to another is to build a powerful geometric expression providing a dynamic spatial relationship and also transparent dialogue with the inner commercial atmosphere and outer residential surroundings. Save this picture!Courtesy of Lab ModusThe lower glass volume composed of all the service, display and selling programs. With most of the open space on the ground floor inserts another black-glazing volume by the west side preventing exposure to the intensive heat in the afternoon to be energy efficient.Save this picture!Courtesy of Lab ModusProject gallerySee allShow lessPerot Museum of Nature and Science / Morphosis ArchitectsSelected ProjectsVideos: New Flea Market in Barcelona / PromptArticlesProject locationAddress:Hsinchu County, TaiwanLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share Taiwan (ROC) “COPY” CopyAbout this officeLab ModusOfficeFollowProductGlass#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureSocial HousingInstitutional ArchitectureTaiwan (ROC)Published on November 20, 2012Cite: “Summit Housing Sales Center / Lab Modus” 20 Nov 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogLouvers / ShuttersTechnowoodSunshade SystemsRailing / BalustradesMitrexIntegrated Photovoltaic Railing – BIPV RailingMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Alloy: Nordic BrassWindowsVitrocsaMinimalist Window – GuillotineGlassLAMILUXGlass Roof PR60 PassivhausSinksBradley Corporation USASinks – Verge LVG-SeriesSealantsSikaConstruction Solutions in Stavros FoundationShower TraysAcquabellaShower Tray – Focus BetonPatios / TerracesFranken-SchotterPatios and TerracesCeramicsTerrealTerracotta cladding in Le TrèfleSkylightsFAKROWooden pivot roof windows FYP-V proSkySynthetics / AsphaltFirestone Building ProductsRoofing System – RubberGard EPDMMore products »Read commentsSave想阅读文章的中文版本吗?住房销售中心 / Lab Modus是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamlast_img read more

first_imgArchDaily United States Area:  292 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Architects: Julian Weber Architects Area Area of this architecture project 2014 Photographs ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/602892/reclaimed-modern-julian-weber-architects Clipboard Projects “COPY” Houses Reclaimed Modern / Julian Weber Architectscenter_img CopyAbout this officeJulian Weber ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductsWoodSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesSeattleSustainabilityUnited StatesPublished on March 07, 2015Cite: “Reclaimed Modern / Julian Weber Architects” 06 Mar 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. 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Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Year:  CopyHouses•Seattle, United States Photographs:  Tucker English Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Reclaimed Modern / Julian Weber ArchitectsSave this projectSaveReclaimed Modern / Julian Weber Architects Manufacturers: Grohe, Progress Lighting, Sherwin-Williams, Statements Tile, Atrium Corporation, Minka Lavery, NovuStone, Sustainable Lumber CompanySave this picture!© Tucker EnglishRecommended ProductsWindowsFAKRORoof Windows – FPP-V preSelect MAXWindowsAir-LuxSliding Window – CurvedWindowsC.R. LaurenceCRL-U.S. Aluminum Unit-Glaze SystemWindowsVEKAWindows – SOFTLINE 82 ADText description provided by the architects. Dwell Development LLC, the award- winning design/build firm focused on building modern sustainable homes, is leading the charge for innovative architectural design and green building in Seattle with the completion of their net-zero “Reclaimed Modern” home. Nestled in Seattle’s Columbia City neighborhood, the eco-friendly home proves the combination of modern design and pragmatic necessity is the future of development.Save this picture!© Tucker EnglishEvery home built by Dwell Development is designed with the goal of net-zero energy use in mind. The Reclaimed Modern home embodies that mindset with the use of repurposed building materials and energy-efficient technology. “We use a holistic approach at Dwell Development similar to the farm-to-table idea, where we incorporate local materials into our homes that are natural, recycled, or repurposed. It’s about making conscious choices,” says owner, Anthony Maschmedt.. With materials cultivated from its surroundings, this home lives true to the firm’s principle belief of conservation.Save this picture!© Tucker EnglishThe pathway leading up to the 3,140 square-foot three-story home is made out of repurposed concrete from the public sidewalk removed during construction. The home’s exterior was built using salvaged wood and corrugated metal from a deconstructed barn in the Willamette Valley. Practicing the Dwell Development philosophy, no material is wasted. The barn wood is incorporated into the roof soffit hovering above the deck and Lake Washington views, while the metal is used for the siding and fencing.Save this picture!Ground Floor PlanAbbey Maschmedt, the Design Project Coordinator at Dwell Development, says “We have always used a lot of materials with high recycled content, but the idea of actually taking and reusing materials from old buildings slated for demolition was the next step – a natural evolution.” The organic rusty hue coupled with the modern structure of the home creates an instant patina and a compelling addition to the vibrant urban neighborhood.Save this picture!© Tucker EnglishThe exterior of the home is coated with Enviro-Dri, an applied weather-resistive barrier as opposed to traditional house paper, that seals the exterior of the building against moisture intrusion, protecting the home from the harsh Pacific Northwest climate. The pervious concrete keeps rainwater onsite, recharging the ground water and lessening the burden on the storm water infrastructure. Despite Seattle’s seemingly grey reputation, the sun is a valuable energy resource that did not go unused.Save this picture!Second Floor PlanMaschmedt’s team installed solar panels to facilitate net-zero living. The solar panels convert energy to usable electricity, offsetting the homeowners’ energy use and reducing their carbon footprint. The home’s triple pane windows keep the heat inside while the Heat Recovery Ventilator provides constant fresh air. The sustainable technology keeps energy usage low while providing a healthy, comfortable environment for its inhabitants.Save this picture!© Tucker EnglishProject gallerySee allShow lessWooden Building Reconstruction of Riga School Of Design And Art / Zaigas Gailes birojsSelected ProjectsThis Plastic Bottle House Turns Trash into Affordable Housing in NigeriaArchitecture News Share “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/602892/reclaimed-modern-julian-weber-architects Clipboard Save this picture!© Tucker English+ 22 Sharelast_img read more

first_imgNews Receive email alerts BoliviaAmericas Covid-19 emergency laws spell disaster for press freedom Bolivian journalist hounded after accusing boss of sexual harassment Adolfo Cerrudo, the head of a pro-government group, is to appear in court tomorrow for threats and attacks on journalists. At the same time, the government has given a green light to the military high command for an army lieutenant to be prosecuted for the bombing of a TV station in the southern department of Tarija on 21 June. Pro-government activist Adolfo Cerrudo was placed under house arrest when he finally appeared in court on 23 July on charges of threatening and attacking journalists. He was originally summoned to appear in court on 17 July, but he did not show up and the judicial authorities were initially unable to locate him.The court told Cerrudo he would henceforth have to appear before Virginia Crespo, the judge in charge of his case, each time a summons is issued.Cerrudo threatened to rape and kill a La Razón reporter and several of her colleagues during a protest he organised in La Paz on 4 March. Journalists were also threatened and attacked during another of his demonstrations._______________________________________________________________________________________25.07.2008- Two people to be tried for recent attacks on news mediaReporters Without Borders is pleased that two people are about to be tried for physical attacks against the privately-owned media. Adolfo Cerrudo is to appear in court tomorrow for threats and attacks on journalists in March and June. The trial of army lieutenant Georges Peter Nava Zurita for the 21 June bombing of Canal 4 television in southern city of Yacuiba is also expected soon, now that the government has given a green light to the military high command.“We welcome this political will to shed light on press freedom violations, especially those that marked the pro-autonomy referendums in opposition-controlled departments,” Reporters Without Borders said. “The government has demonstrated its determination by making it possible for an army officer to be tried.”The press freedom organisation added: “We reject any partisan attempts to exploit these cases and we condemn all attacks on the media with the same force, whether they are state or privately-owned, whether pro-government or pro-opposition.”The head of the Popular Civic Committee, a radical pro-government group, Cerrudo was arrested on 14 July while reportedly trying to steal a flag from a person’s home, but was quickly released because of the minor nature of the offence. Nonetheless he is to be tried tomorrow in connection with a protest he organised in La Paz on 4 March in response to an opposition demonstration, when he threatened to rape and kill a reporter with the daily La Razón and several of her colleagues. Journalists were also threatened and attacked against during a demonstration he organised in La Paz on 4 June (see 9 June release).Lt. Nava continues to be the leading suspect in the bombing of Canal 4-Unitel during a pro-autonomy referendum in the southern department of Tarija on 21 June. No one was injured but the explosion caused serious damage (see 23 June release).Nava was arrested in possession of dynamite and firearms shortly after leaving the scene of the bombing and then running his car off the road. He was also found to be in possession of accreditation issued by the Palacio Quemada, President Evo Morales’ official residence. Defence minister Walker San Miguel yesterday told the head of the armed forces he could allow Nava to be taken before the prosecutor in charge of the case. BoliviaAmericas Organisation RSF_en News News Follow the news on Bolivia News February 1, 2018 Find out more Editor still unable to return to Bolivia after six months in exile to go further November 18, 2016 Find out more Help by sharing this information June 12, 2020 Find out more July 25, 2008 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Court orders house arrest for activist who threatened journalistslast_img read more

first_imgNews to go further February 25, 2021 Find out more June 9, 2021 Find out more Help by sharing this information Receive email alerts After Hengameh Shahidi’s pardon, RSF asks Supreme Leader to free all imprisoned journalists Iran: Press freedom violations recounted in real time January 2020 IranMiddle East – North Africa Reporters Without Borders has condemned a one-year prison sentence against the editor of the weekly al Rai al-Aam, and a six-month suspension of the paper for publishing the controversial Danish cartoons of the prophet Mohammed.The editor, Kamal Alufi, also had a six-month ban on writing slapped on him by the court in Sanaa, where he was found guilty of having “damaged the Islamic faith” and “denigrating a monotheist religion or humanitarian belief”.He was taken into custody after sentencing on 25 November, before being freed two hours later on the orders of the General Prosecutor General Abdallah Al Olfi because of an “illegal process”. He will remain at liberty until the appeal hearing.“It is worrying that the Yemeni authorities continue to hound journalists in this case, which has stopped making headlines elsewhere,” the worldwide press freedom organisation said. “The four journalists facing charges simply raised in their respective papers the worldwide reactions which the cartoons had provoked. It seems that the authorities are however using this case to settle scores with the press,” it added.“Since he has several times said he opposed the criminalisation of press offences, we urge President Ali Abdallah Saleh to take responsibility for protecting the press by condemning the unfairness of the trials of editors of the three Yemeni newspapers who reprinted the controversial cartoons.”In February 2006, the editor of independent weekly al-Hurray, Adel Halima Aram Sabre, journalist Yahiya al Abed and editor of the Yemen Observer Mohammed al Asaadi, facing the same charges but being tried separately, spent two weeks in custody. Their trials are continuing. Newscenter_img March 18, 2021 Find out more RSF_en IranMiddle East – North Africa News Follow the news on Iran Organisation News Call for Iranian New Year pardons for Iran’s 21 imprisoned journalists November 27, 2006 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Editor sentenced to one year in prison in Mohammed cartoons caselast_img read more

first_imgSkip Latest Stories Grassroots assessment meeting provides valuable feedback By The Penny Hoarder Book Nook to reopen “The feedback will help to ensure that we are providing relevant and impactful programming to the citizens of Pike County,” Lyons said. “Our goal is to be visible in the community and provide updates on what our office is working on to make life better for all Pike County, now and in the future.” You Might Like Council awards bids Tuesday night’s Troy City Council meeting was a short one as council members, candidates and others planned to attend a… read more By Jaine Treadwell Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Published 11:00 pm Tuesday, August 14, 2012 Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Those who think the Alabama Cooperative Extension System is just about 4-H, don’t know enough about the Extension System.The Extension System touches almost every life in some way every day, directly or indirectly.Regional Extension Agent Ricky Hudson’s remarks at the 2012 Grassroots Assessment Meeting at Cattleman Park Tuesday put an exclamation mark on the importance that agriculture plays in the lives of each and every person. Print Article But, the Extension System also has programs on human nutrition, diet and health, consumer science and financial management, family and child development, and, of course, the 4-H programs that touch tens of thousands of young lives each year – 1,500 in Pike County alone.Regional extension agents from each of the program areas spoke to the Wednesday gathering.“We’ve probably had an Extension overload today,” said Grant Lyons, Pike County Extension coordinator and meeting host. “But the participants received some very timely information and some very beneficial information. We had an opportunity to discuss Extension programming and to look forward to the future as we partner with the community.”As interesting and informative as the presentations were, Lyons said the feedback from the Grassroots Assessment Meeting is essential in determining the needs for Pike County and directing the planning for future programs. Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson “By the year 2040, there will be nine billion people on the planet and, if enough food can’t be produced to feed them all, everyone will be hurting,” Hudson told the Extension agents and community leaders who attended the meeting. “That’s the importance of refocusing energy and dollars back into agriculture.”With less than 2 percent of the nation’s population involved in the production of food, it’s imperative, Hudson said, that ways are found to keep these people and future generations on the farm.The Alabama Cooperative Extension System has a focus on agriculture. Extension agents are available to assist producers through Extension’s animal science, livestock and commercial horticulture programs and also with the economics of farm management. Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Email the author Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Sponsored Content Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthRemember Them? I’m Sure Their New Net Worth Will Leave You SpeechlessbradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

first_img By Jaine Treadwell PCHS’s Thomas signs with Eastern Arizona “And, too, I’d like to get away for a while,” Thomas said with a smile. “But, The coaches said if I work hard over the summer and come to camp prepared, I could start at defensive tackle. They like my speed and quickness and that I’m a hard worker.”Thomas has been playing football since the eighth grade. He started for the Bulldogs in the ninth grade, playing offensive tackle.“But I like defense better,” he said. “I like the sound it makes when you hit somebody. I like to hit.”At 6’2” and 290 pounds, Thomas said he believes he can make an impact early. As for being so far from home, Thomas said he’s not worried about getting homesick.“I’ll be playing football,” he said. “I won’t be homesick.” Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Sponsored Content Print Article Latest Stories Published 3:00 am Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Book Nook to reopen submitted PhotoPike County football player JaQuil Thomas signed a football scholarship with Eastern Arizona College on Friday morning.Pike County High School’s JaQuil Thomas signed a football scholarship with Eastern Arizona College in Thatcher, Arizona at the school on Friday.Thomas will report to fall camp in August.Although several other colleges had expressed an interest in Thomas, he chose Eastern Arizona because he has an opportunity to work his way into the starting lineup as a freshman. Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Email the author “I run the 40 in 5.8 and I’ve got good quickness. I want to start so I’m going to be ready when I get there,” he said.Academically, Thomas said he will dedicate himself to making the grades in the classroom as well.“I make A’s and B’s with a few C’s,” he said. “I’ll work hard to keep my grades up. I’ll have to if I want to play football and I do.”Thomas’ career plans are to be physical therapist or to go into sports medicine.“I want to stay around sports,” he said. Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day You Might Like Pitching leads the way for Patriots submitted photoThe Pike Patriots captured the championship of the Macon East tournament over the weekend. The Pike Patriots baseball team… read more By The Penny Hoarder Skip Around the WebIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more