South Africa: Thabo Mbeki calls on churches to raise their…

first_img Rector Belleville, IL Rector Pittsburgh, PA This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Rector Collierville, TN Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Anglican Communion [Anglican Church of Southern Africa] Former South African President Thabo Mbeki on Oct. 3 criticized the country’s churches for “demobilizing” after the end of apartheid and called on them to become more active in responding to the challenges faced by society.He was addressing the three-yearly Provincial Synod of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa, which is being held in Benoni, South Africa.Before his address, he lit a candle in memory of a lay representative to the Synod, James Thomas, who was killed in the al-Shabaab attack on Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, on Sept. 21.He also joined in lighting two further candles with Archbishop of Cape Town Thabo Makgoba, who also offered prayers, for Nelson Mandela’s continuing wellbeing, and for the continent of Africa in which Mbeki has been involved in various mediation and diplomatic initiatives.Mbeki said that during apartheid, “one of our principal fighters for liberation here was the church.” But since liberation, “one of the things that has happened here is that the church has become demobilised … It has distanced itself in a way from responding as it used to respond to national challenges and has disappeared somewhere over the horizon.“My sense is that the voice of the church is not as strong now as it used to be at a time when we need that strong voice.”He said that not only churches but civil society had tended to say in effect: “We have now elected our government… and the government must deliver.” But, he added, “the idea that the government will deliver and we do nothing is wrong.”Asked for an example of how the churches should act, Mbeki said many crimes of violence against persons in South Africa were committed between Friday and Sunday evenings, were clearly linked with alcohol, and the “overwhelming majority” of victims were people who lived in black townships.There were churches in all these communities: “What intervention does it [the church as a whole] make?”Saying that “the leadership of the church is sorely missed,” Mbeki expressed gladness that the synod had been reflecting on this, and on how to contribute to tackling the particular challenges of the education sector.Extending his criticism to churches on the rest of the continent, he asked what the continent’s principal ecumenical body, the All Africa Conference of Churches, was doing.“I don’t know where it is. It was one of your major African voices which is no longer heard … in a situation in which in reality Africa needs to speak louder about itself and its concerns than ever before.“It is clear that because of the reduction of that voice, that African voice on African issues, there are others in the world who have designs on our continent and who will no doubt carry out their programs whatever we think.”Criticizing “weak leadership” in Africa, he added that “there used to be a time when the rest of the world had an African agenda, at least they said they tried to address an African agenda, which agenda had been verified by Africans.”Now, however, forces outside Africa “no longer have an African agenda” but one “they have set themselves.” He cited the United Nations Security Council’s authorization of the use of force in Libya as an example.In response to a question, Mbeki confirmed that he was engaged with Swaziland, though doing so “without calling press conferences.”Agreeing with a comment that South Africans, through the media and through other channels, were not well informed about the rest of the continent, he spoke about his own role in Sudan and South Sudan.He and his fellow panel members were optimistic that both countries were moving further away from the possibility of renewed conflict, even if there were complex outstanding issues to resolve.He warned that South Africans must “learn the lesson of South Sudan,” and not “retreat to tribalism … We should look at South Sudan and see that we must not sacrifice the national cohesion we have built over a long time, just because it might bring something to my pocket.”He commended the initiative for reconciliation and nation building among South Sudan’s many strong tribal identities that is being spearheaded by the archbishop of Sudan, a guest at Provincial Synod. 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Limerick GSOC commissioner remains in coma

first_imgLimerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Limerick man and GSOC commissioner Kieran Fitzgerald remains in an induced coma at a Spanish hospitalA COUNTY Limerick man, former journalist and current commissioner with the Garda Siochana Ombudsman Commission, (GSOC) remains in an induced coma in Spain after a fall from a wall caused him to suffer a serious back injury.Kieran Fitzgerald, from Glin in County Limerick had sailed in to Galicia in Northern Spain where he was to meet his wife and embark upon a walk on the Camino de Santiago.However, after Mr Fitzgerald felt faint, his friend sat him on a wall but he fell over and injured his spine on rocks.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up He was hospitalised but the GSOC commissioner was placed in an induced coma after an operation at a La Coruna hospital produced some complications.Evelyn, Mr Fitzgerald’s wife, together with his only child are at his bedside as are other members of the Limerick man’s family.During his time as a journalist, Mr Fitzgerald was involved in research and production of a number of RTE flagship programmes.In 2007, the Glin native was appointed head of communications for GSOC and in 2011 went on to become the group’s commissioner. Print Twitter Facebook Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Advertisement Email WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads center_img Previous article#BREAKING Limerick radio studio and HSE offices evacuated over bomb threatNext articlePoor response to Living City plan in Limerick Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Linkedin WhatsApp Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival NewsBreaking newsLimerick GSOC commissioner remains in comaBy Staff Reporter – June 17, 2016 934 TAGSGSOCKieran Fitzgeraldlimerick Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clashlast_img read more

SanMelix Laboratories Launches Natural BEECure™ R to Soothe Skin Irritated by Cancer Treatment Radiation,…

first_img Facebook Local NewsBusiness Twitter WhatsApp HOLLYWOOD, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan 27, 2021– SanMelix Laboratories announced recently that its BEECure™ R radiation & laser skin care product has launched on Amazon and Walmart.com. Combining advancements in science with the power of nature, SanMelix Laboratories utilizes the bioactive medicinal properties of buckwheat honey for wounds and burns, and the calming of anti-inflammatory calendula in its BEECure™ line of products. The BEECure™ R formulation, specifically, may effectively soothe the adverse skin reactions of cancer patients undergoing radiation and laser therapy. For example, a common side effect of patients undergoing radiation and laser therapy is itchiness, redness, dryness, and burning of skin. In several studies 1, the natural ingredients in BEECure™ R have been found to better soothe, hydrate and revive radiotherapy-induced skin toxicity, when compared to conventional treatment. Seven of the main ingredients found in BEECure™ R are:Dark Buckwheat Honey, an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory;Calendula, an anti-inflammatory;Bisabolol, an anti-irritant derived from German Chamomile;Rosemary Essential Oil, skin hydration;Jojoba Oil, a soothing emollient;Karité Shea Butter, made from shea butter, palm oil and organic coconut oil to revive dry skin;Willow Bark Extract, skin-protective effects. BEECure™ R can be used regularly throughout radiation therapy. Apply 3-4 times per day to areas affected by radiation, laser treatment or heat or sun exposure. Spread the cream thinly and gently until it is completely absorbed. BEECure™ R should not be used 1-2 hours prior to treatment, discontinue use if skin ulceration develops. A portion of profits from the sale of BEECure™ R will go to the Cancer Vaccine Development Program (CVDP), founded and directed since its inception in 2000 by COL George E. Peoples, MD, FACS, a military veteran and pioneer in the field of cancer research. To learn more about SanMelix Laboratories visit www.SanMelixLaboratories.com. To view or purchase BEECure™ R online, visit the Amazon store here or Walmart.com here. 1 For independent clinical studies associated with the above ingredients, visit our website at https://www.sanmelixlaboratories.com/why-buckwheat-honey. View source version on businesswire.com:https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210127005286/en/ Media contact: Suzan French Gennace, 917-284-8523,[email protected] KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA FLORIDA INDUSTRY KEYWORD: OTHER SCIENCE SENIORS DEPARTMENT STORES RESEARCH GENERAL HEALTH OTHER RETAIL SPECIALTY OTHER HEALTH CONSUMER COSMETICS RETAIL ONCOLOGY OTHER NATURAL RESOURCES HOME GOODS ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE HEALTH SCIENCE OTHER CONSUMER NATURAL RESOURCES ONLINE RETAIL SOURCE: SanMelix Laboratories Copyright Business Wire 2021. PUB: 01/27/2021 09:01 AM/DISC: 01/27/2021 09:01 AM http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210127005286/en WhatsApp Pinterest SanMelix Laboratories Launches Natural BEECure™ R to Soothe Skin Irritated by Cancer Treatment Radiation, Laser Therapycenter_img Pinterest Facebook Twitter TAGS Previous articleeMoney Advisor Introduces Rebranded Digital Marketing Solution, BambooNext articleKristin Groos Richmond and Susan Gonzalez Join Generate Board of Directors Digital AIM Web Support By Digital AIM Web Support – January 27, 2021 last_img read more

Poetry teaches students life lessons

first_img 1 of 5 Upside Down Blueberry Pie CheesecakeCreamy Fruit SaladFruit Salad to Die ForPowered By 10 Sec Mama’s Deviled Eggs NextStay 2021 SCHOOL HONORS: Nimitz Middle School 2021 SCHOOL HONORS: Ector College Prep Success Academy Home Education ECISD Poetry teaches students life lessons Pinterest Pinterest Previous articleMen charged in connection to theft, forgery investigationNext articleFirst Odessa Christian Academy’s first annual poetry book release Federico Martinez RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Odessa Christian Academy’s Khloe Vejil, 9, left, shows her sister Sofie Vejil, 7, and her parents Edward and Gloria Vejil her first poem book during Odessa Christian Academy’s first annual poetry book release for third and fourth graders at Odessa Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. (Jacob Ford|Odessa American) First Odessa Christian Academy poetry book release Odessa Christian Academy’s third grader Grace Tombrella, 9, recites a poem she wrote during Odessa Christian Academy’s first annual poetry book release for third and fourth graders at Odessa Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. (Jacob Ford|Odessa American) Facebook EducationECISDLocal News Poetry teaches students life lessons Twittercenter_img Twitter Odessa Christian Academy’s Khloe Vejil, 9, left, shows her sister Sofie Vejil, 7, and her parents Edward and Gloria Vejil her first poem book during Odessa Christian Academy’s first annual poetry book release for third and fourth graders at Odessa Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. (Jacob Ford|Odessa American) Odessa Christian Academy’s third and fourth graders illustrated their poetry books to correlate to their poems. (Jacob Ford|Odessa American) Facebook TAGS3rd grade4th gradeFirst Odessa Christian Academypoetryreading Odessa Christian Academy’s third and fourth graders illustrated their poetry books to correlate to their poems. (Jacob Ford|Odessa American) 2021 SCHOOL HONORS: Crockett Middle School Odessa Christian Academy’s Amelie Alberto, center, shares a laugh with her parents Lazaro and Yenny Alberto as they read her first poem book during First Odessa Christian Academy’s first annual poetry book release for third and fourth graders at Odessa Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. (Jacob Ford|Odessa American) WhatsApp Fourth-grader Cade Maxwell stood confidently before a room filled with his peers from First Odessa Christian Academy and their parents and began to read a poem from his self-authored book, “The Buddy Files.”The poem, an ode to friendship, described in rhyme his interpretation of what friendship means and the kinds of activities his classmates do for fun.His mother’s face beamed with pride as she looked on and then applauded along with everyone else.“I was overwhelmed with pride,” Cade’s mother, Rachel Maxwell admitted later. “We just enrolled him at First Odessa Christian Academy 6 months ago.“Before then he was struggling in public school. He was shy and lacked confidence. But today, there he was the first to volunteer to read a poem.”For the past month Cade Maxwell and his 3rd and 4th-grade classmates have been studying and learning how to write different styles of poetry, explained 4th grade teacher Francis Skiles. Each student then compiled their poems and illustrations into individual books.Odessa Christian Academy’s third grader Grace Tombrella, 9, recites a poem she wrote during Odessa Christian Academy’s first annual poetry book release for third and fourth graders at Odessa Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. (Jacob Ford|Odessa American)The students celebrated their efforts by taking turns reading selections from their own books in a conference room Friday at the Marriott Hotel where parents and other family members joined them.“We’re very proud of them,” Skiles said of the students. “They worked very hard.”The overarching theme of the lesson was to write in poetry-form, about the adventures of 3rd and 4th grade, said Skiles and 3rd-grade teacher Niki Ramsey.Besides learning how to write poetry and improve their writing skills, the students learned how to organize their books and select topics to write about that adhered to their lesson.“It was about more than learning to write poetry,” Skiles said. “They were able to tackle a hands-on project, apply their skills and see the outcome of their efforts.“That’s what we want – to create life-long learners.”Odessa Christian Academy’s third and fourth graders illustrated their poetry books to correlate to their poems. (Jacob Ford|Odessa American)Fourth-grader Tinsley Paul’s poems were playful and full of whimsy as she focused on her favorite school activities like “Donut Day” and “Banana Splits.”“Wait, this one here is a real story that really happened,” said Paul, who insisted on reading several entries from her book. The poem was titled New Year Party.“There once was a New Year Party,And one girl was quite a smarty.But one girl started to worry,Because the fire alarm went off in a hurry.In the end they giggled and weren’t sorry.”“See, it wasn’t a real alarm, it was just a practice alarm during school,” Paul explained.Ramsey, the 3rd-grade teacher, said the poetry project was so successful; she and Skiles are already planning to make it an annual event.“Once the students realized that they could write about things that interest them they became really excited,” Ramsey said. “Reading what they wrote was like looking at a window into their hearts.” WhatsApp By Federico Martinez – April 30, 2021 last_img read more

Council to conduct broadband survey throughout county

first_img By News Highland – November 4, 2014 Google+ Google+ Facebook Donegal County Council is currently conducting a survey on broadband availability throughout Donegal.The Authority says it continues to lobby the government for more investment in broadband in both urban and rural areas of Donegal.Donegal County Council points out that access to quality High Speed Broadband is a known indicator of socio-economic development and growth, and is an absolute necessity for attracting inward investment.In a statement it says that given the other challenges which Donegal faces in terms of employment creation, the widespread availability of high speed broadband is especially critical.The authority says that there have been significant advances in recent years but more investment is required to provide high speed broadband services countywide.To support these efforts the Council is collecting information on current broadband availability which will be mapped and presented to Government.The public is being asked to complete an online survey – a link to the survey is available HERE RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Facebook Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th WhatsApp Previous articleGhostly return for former Eastenders StarsNext articleGregory Campbell criticised after comments appearing to mock the Irish language News Highland Twittercenter_img Pinterest 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Pinterest Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry WhatsApp Council to conduct broadband survey throughout county 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Homepage BannerNews Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

Financial Assistance To Lawyers Affected By Covid-19: Delhi HC Judge Justice Siddharth Mridul Donates Rs 1.25 Lakh

first_imgNews UpdatesFinancial Assistance To Lawyers Affected By Covid-19: Delhi HC Judge Justice Siddharth Mridul Donates Rs 1.25 Lakh Radhika Roy29 July 2020 7:12 AMShare This – xJustice Sidharth Mridul of Delhi High Court has donated a sum of Rs. 1.25 lakh to the Bar Council of Delhi’s Advocates Welfare Fund in wake of the financial assistance required by lawyers due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A statement was issued by Co-Chairman of Bar Council of India to this effect. “Justice Mridul is a former member and Vice-Chairman of BCD and has befittingly responded to…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginJustice Sidharth Mridul of Delhi High Court has donated a sum of Rs. 1.25 lakh to the Bar Council of Delhi’s Advocates Welfare Fund in wake of the financial assistance required by lawyers due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A statement was issued by Co-Chairman of Bar Council of India to this effect. “Justice Mridul is a former member and Vice-Chairman of BCD and has befittingly responded to the pathetic conditions lawyers are forced to live in due to the unprecedented crisis caused by the pandemic and closure of physical court functioning. We are confident that the solemn contribution made by Justice Sidharth Mridul will inspire all Senior members of the Bar and Judges alike to do their bit for needy lawyers grappling with the worst phase of their life”. Since the national lockdown was imposed in order to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, courts all over the country have been functioning on a limited basis. Only urgent matters are being taken up via video-conferencing, with no sign of resumption of physical court hearings for the time-being. Multiple petitions have been filed before the High Courts of the country, as well as the Supreme Court, seeking for measures to alleviate the financial distress being caused upon lawyers due to effective loss of livelihood. Recently, the Supreme Court, while hearing a plea filed by the Bar Council of India, seeking for financial assistance, took suo moto cognisance of the plight of lawyers, and issued notice to the Central Government, all State Governments, State Bar Councils, High Court Bar Associations, as well as Registrar General of all High Courts. The Delhi High Court is also hearing a petition filed by Bar Council of Delhi regarding the implementation of the CM’s Advocates’ Welfare Scheme, in addition to another petition seeking for directions to Central Government and Delhi Government to aid in the finance of medical expenses of advocates.Next Storylast_img read more

Survey feedback given at workshop

first_img By Jaine Treadwell Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day By The Penny Hoarder Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Skip You Might Like DHR seeks foster, adoptive parents The Alabama Department of Human Resources has declared February as foster and adoptive parent awareness month. As the campaign’s logo… read more Latest Stories Book Nook to reopen Participants in the Comprehensive Plan Public Workshops for the City of Brundidge met at Brundidge Station Thursday afternoon to review survey responses from the first workshop held in January and to discuss the vision for the city’s future and how that vision might be developed.Tracy Delaney, community planner from the South Central Alabama Development Commission, conducted the workshop and presented the citizen survey results to the participants.The survey included the three “most special features” about the town of 2,300. Published 9:09 pm Thursday, February 11, 2010 Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Email the author Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration “According to the survey, the We Piddle Around Theater, the town’s Christmas decorations and historic City Hall were among the top features,” Delaney said.“Also, included were the library, the antique stores and the cooperative spirit of the community.”The worst attributes of Brundidge were cited by the survey as drug activity, truck traffic, Grant Trailer Park, limited recreational facilities and opportunities and property maintenance. Those surveyed think the town needs more retail stores, especially clothing and grocery stores and a motel.Eighty-percent of those who participated in the survey are concerned with the shortage of jobs and 73 percent believe that utility rates are too high.Only 33 percent of the participants are satisfied with the educational and recreational facilities.Linda Steed questioned the responses to the survey that cite the dropout rate as a problem for the local schools.Steed said the dropout rate at Pike County High School is not exceptionally high and had figures to support her statement.Issues facing the city included trucks turning into the downtown area, industrial/residential compatibility, land locked-in by surrounding land owners, the need for another grocery store, anti-littering enforcement and accessibility to the post office.Delaney presented a vision statement for consideration.The statement read: Brundidge will reach is vision of becoming a self-sustaining rural community offering a unique quality of life to citizens, businesses and visitors through the execution of the following: Retain character, encourage cultural arts, attract people and housing, coordinate sustainable growth and hone leadership skills.The participants suggested that the vision statement could be amended and tailored to better meet the specific needs of the community.The next Comprehensive Plan Public meeting will be March 11 and will focus on land use, a development concept/strategy and the finalization of goals and objectives. Sponsored Content Most noted landmarks were the Bass House/City Hall, Brundidge Station, Tupper Lightfoot Memorial Library, We Piddle Around Theater, Pike County High School and Salem Baptist and Brundidge United Methodist churches.Significant historical events were listed as the Pike County High School football state championships, the Peanut Butter Festivals and the return of the 900th Maintenance Company of the Alabama National Guard from Saudi Arabia.Delaney said the Brundidge Functionality Survey Responses showed that 86 percent of those surveyed are satisfied with the quality of life in Brundidge.However, 66 percent of those survey said there are neighborhoods in Brundidge that are unsafe, including the north side of town, Grant Trailer Park and the park area. Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Acid Reflux (Watch Now)Healthy LifestyleIf 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 InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Print Article Survey feedback given at workshoplast_img read more

Salvation Army has Christmas at the cookhouse

first_img Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day You Might Like 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 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 InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Salvation Army has Christmas at the cookhouse Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Book Nook to reopen Published 3:00 am Tuesday, December 26, 2017 Lester Sanders served his country in the South Pacific during World War II.“Daddy was a character,” May said. “He loved to joke around. He loved bluegrass music and he loved to buck dance.”So, it was understandable that Sanders would have an interest in opening a neighborhood bar and that the community would have an interest in supporting his business. Lester’s Flat served beer and mixed drinks and colas, too.“Daddy had one of those big round cutters for hoop cheese and I could cut off exactly how much anybody wanted,” May said. “We had tube ‘balonie’ and that and cheese was about as much as anybody wanted. I wasn’t much more than 10 years old but I worked at the bar, too. I don’t guess anybody thought anything about it. It was my daddy’s store and I was helping out.” Email the author Shooting leaves one man dead, four others injured An early morning shooting left four people wounded and one man dead in Troy. Charles Louis Foster, 54, of Troy,… read more Members of the Pike County Salvation Army board of directors enjoyed an afternoon at Kay May’s Cookhouse basking in memories of the good ol’ days at Lester’s Flat. Print Article Skip May’s dad, the late Lester Sanders, owned and operated Lester’s Flat, which was a bar and a gathering place for good ol’ boys. May laughingly said she grew up popping beer caps for customers at her dad’s establishment.“Times were so different back then,” she said. “I guess it was just a time of …”“Of innocence,” Doc Kirby said, completing the thought for May. Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Sponsored Content Latest Stories The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… By The Penny Hoarder Lester’s Flat was the place for bluegrass musicians to be. Local musicians like Lenny Trawick, Kenny Campbell and Reynolds Rushing played there.“Newt Campbell played at Daddy’s place, too, and he was a really good musician,” May said. “Anybody that played bluegrass played at Lester’s Flat and anybody that liked to sit back and enjoy bluegrass came to Lester’s Flat.”And, not just the local bluegrass musicians.Bluegrass bands came from all around to play at the local neighborhood bar.Bands like the American Bluegrass Express, The Lonesome Pine Fiddlers, the T-Tops, The Palmetto Bluegrass, The Campbell Trio and Doyle Lawson and Three on a String. Everybody except Lester Sanders. He just listened.All the Salvation Army board members agreed those were “the days” and appreciated the opportunity to go back to the simple pleasures of Lester’s Flat for just a one afternoon. By Jaine Treadwell Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson The Pike County Salvation Army board gathered at Director Kim May’s cookhouse for its December meeting and an update on the local Salvation Army’s 2017 Red Kettle Campaign.That was the plan but the meeting turned out, as meetings sometimes do when people with a common purpose and interest get together.Sitting together around a table and basking in the warmth of a wood burning stove, the chatter centered around, the good ol’ days and a place called Lester’s Flat.last_img read more

Competency or Experience?

first_img Comments are closed. Related posts:No related photos. Previous Article Next Article We recruiters and HR professionals are lucky enough to be able to interview and interact with all levels of professional, which I believe to be one of the most alluring and enjoyable parts of what we do. This also means that depending on your interview questioning, we are made privy almost on a daily basis to information pertaining to the hiring and firing habits of other organisations that many professionals have interviewed at or have been employed by before.A few days ago I met with a candidate for a position we were looking to fill. We discussed his background, what got him into IT, a little about the role we were looking to fill and then we went on to discuss an experience he had during a recruitment process that resonated with me. I thought I’d share it as I’m curious to know how common it is. He described a scenario where he knew 100% that he was capable of doing everything required in a position he applied for. He ensured he knew as much as possible about the remit of the future successful candidate so as to be sure that he was prepared for the interview. He was so sure of this role being the position he wanted in order to take his career on is ideal career path and was even more convinced that he was more than capable of doing it, even if it was a step up. More-over, when he described the role to me and we discussed his skills, approach, style of working, style of management and stakeholder management ability, I was completely convinced too of his ability to bring great value to the position. He went to the interview, he had a well-structured and strong answer for each of the questions asked and realised that even after a discussion with the team from the prospective employer, he had exactly the right idea of what would have been expected of him. He didn’t get the job. The reason he was given is that he hadn’t been in a role at the same level in the past and therefore it was deemed that he was not the “right fit”.Frankly, I find it quite worrying when thinking back over discussions with many people over the years, the amount of interviewers/organisations that are scared to make a hire based on the candidate not having had exact experience in a position, instead of going down a line of screening deep enough to find out if someone has all the necessary skills to do it. We work in an age where every organisation wants to use buzzwords of being “evolutionary”, “agile” and “dynamic” to describe themselves but when it comes to their recruitment practises, it seems many are still archaic and not willing to go the extra mile to dig deep and find the true gems of talent that cannot be found by reading interview questions off of a script. The professionals that are going to shape our tomorrow are the professionals that don’t think like the masses of today. How far you are from the outcomes that you are working towards or the goals you are looking to achieve will not change by looking back to the way things have been done before. To quote Einstein: “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different outcome”.center_img Read full article Competency or Experience?Shared from missc on 9 Dec 2014 in Personnel Todaylast_img read more

Morphotypes of virus-like particles in two hydrothermal vent fields on the East Scotia Ridge, Antarctica

first_imgViruses from extreme environments are still largely unexplored and may harbor unseen genetic potential. Here, we present a first glance at the morphological diversity of virus like particles (VLPs) from an environment that is extreme in more than one respect: two recently discovered hydrothermal vent fields on the East Scotia Ridge in the Southern Ocean near Antarctica. They are the southernmost hydrothermal sites found to date and have been shown to present a new biogeographic province, containing several new macrofaunal species and associated microbial organisms. Transmission electron microscopy revealed a range of tailed and untailed VLPs of various morphologies as well as an unusual long rod-shaped VLP with three long filaments. Based on its distant similarity with several known archaeal viruses, we hypothesize that this presents a new viral morphology that most likely infects an archaeon. Notably absent in the samples we analyzed were lemon- or spindle-shaped VLPs that have previously been described in other hydrothermal vent settings.last_img read more