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, common name for the Diapensiaceae, a family of low evergreen shrubs native to cool and arctic regions of the Northern Hemisphere. The species that are restricted to the New World are found in the E United States.
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Galax (Independent City), Virginia

111 E Grayson St
Galax, VA 24333
Phone: (276) 236-5773
Fax: (276) 236-2889
www.ingalax.net

In southern VA, southwest of Roanoke. Incorporated as a town in 1906; as a city in 1954. Name Origin: For the mountain evergreen plant, which grows abundantly in the area. Originally called Bonaparte

Area (sq mi):: 8.23 (land 8.23; water 0.00) Population per square mile: 811.20
Population 2005: 6,676 State rank: 126 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.40%; 1990-2000 2.50% Population 2000: 6,837 (White 81.20%; Black or African American 6.30%; Hispanic or Latino 11.10%; Asian 0.70%; Other 7.00%). Foreign born: 8.60%. Median age: 39.80
Income 2000: per capita $17,447; median household $28,236; Population below poverty level: 18.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,000-$21,476
Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.80% Median travel time to work: 15.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Counties USA: A Directory of United States Counties, 3rd Edition. © 2006 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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One credit union exerts a competitive influence in the Galax banking market.
Galax is monotypic within its genus (Palser, 1963; Brummitt, 1972; Ronblom and Anderberg, 2002) and represents an autotetraploid series, with diploids (2x = 12), triploids (3x= 18) and tetraploids (4x = 24) occurring in uniform- as well as mixed-cytotype populations (Baldwin, 1941; Nesom, 1983; Burton and Husband, 1999).
Handwritten on back: "Doc Davis Galax VA 1937." Accompanying note reads: "These pictures were made by CBS photographer at the time of the A.
"This mountain is notorious for fog banks," said Glen Sage of the American Red Cross office in the town of Galax.
GALAX -- Virginia State Police said three people have been killed and more than 20 were injured following a 75-vehicle pileup on an interstate highway near the Virginia-North Carolina border.
In the more southern reaches of the United States, one might consider planting galax, ginseng, tea trees, or other medicinal plants.
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Soloist Tennie Lester and violinist Mickey Davis provided nuptial music Steven Sellers read the Scripture The bride wore a strapless lace dress by Casablanca and carried a bouquet of Casablanca roses, white hydrangeas, eucalyptus, wax flower, and galax leaves.
Three ships C.V MSC Henry, M.V Afamia and M.T Cader Galax scheduled to load/offload containers, 9,900 tonnes rice and 13,898 tonne palm oil are due to arrive at Port Qasim on same day, while three more ships M.T Synnove Knutsen, M.T Cape Tampa and M.V Palute carrying phosphoric acid, palm oil and canola seeds are due to arrive on Saturday, December 10.
Such a "sacramental view" both beholds this communicative power and responds to it by becoming it: "They became what they beheld," as McLuhan often cited from Blake (e.g., Gutenberg Galax), 265), though usually negatively (e.g., Gutenberg Galaxy, 272).