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  1. Local author to hold book signings to help Relay, H.C. LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Hampton County Guardian

    Michael M. DeWitt, Jr., Guardian publisher, South Carolina Wildlife writer and author of Images of America - Hampton County, is pleased to announce that he will be holding two book launch events and signings this weekend to help support worthwhile causes in our community. On Friday night , beginning at 6 p.m., DeWitt will be selling autographed copies of his new photo history during Hampton County's Relay For Life event on the Wade Hampton High School track field.

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  2. Teacher naively agrees to let students watch 'Fifty Shades of Grey' in classRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Mashable

    Apparently there are still people in the United States who are unfamiliar with the premise of Fifty Shades of Grey - namely, one high school teacher in West Virginia. A group of students in Hampton County convinced their teacher that, as a reward for good work, they should be allowed to watch the movie, and the teacher apparently did not think anything was amiss in such a request.

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  3. Hampton County names 2015 Ambassador of the YearRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | Hampton County Guardian

    Kim and Russ Crowe were honored by Gov. Nikki Haley, Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt and the S.C. Department of Commerce as Hampton County's 2015 South Carolina Economic Ambassadors at an April 2 ceremony at the Governor's Mansion Complex honoring the recipients from the 46 counties in the state. Kim and Russ Crowe founded Progressive Packaging in Simpsonville, S.C., in 1995.

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  4. Hampton County key to 2015 Test CensusRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2015 | Hampton County Guardian

    SAVANNAH, GA a Beginning March 23, residents in the Savannah, Ga., area can fill out the 2015 Census Test questionnaire online. The test census will help the U.S. Census Bureau evaluate technologies and advertising methods that will improve the efficiency of 2020 Census operations, thereby saving money while maintaining the Census Bureau's commitment to quality data.

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  5. Changes ahead for 2015 Watermelon Festival Street DanceRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2015 | Hampton County Guardian

    Some musical changes are in store for the 73rd celebration of the Hampton County Watermelon Festival, which is set for June 20-28. Due to lack of turnout on the "Country Music" end of Lee Avenue last year, the Festival Committee has decided to end the decades-long tradition of hosting a Country-Western live band on that end of the street.

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  6. Mobile clinic on wheels serving students in Hampton CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Students in Hampton County can receive health and dental treatment by walking no further than the school's parking lot. The Beaufort Jasper Hampton Health Services debuted the new mobile clinic on wheels Wednesday in Estill.

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  7. Prophet-Story of Nat Turner, the Play makes its debutRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2015 | PR Log

    PRLog - March 10, 2015 - BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- Robinson Squared LLC Contact: She Robinson Email: she@robinsonsquaredllc.com Directly: 202.4332 Caglevision presents: Prophet Story of Nat Turner, written by award-winning filmmaker, producer, director, author and actor Kenya Cagle, to life in its stage-play debut at Mount Pisgah Baptist Church, 760 Dekalb Ave, Brooklyn, NY for two shows beginning Friday, March 20th, 2015 at 7pm; and, on Saturday, March 21st, 2015 at 2pm. The play is based on the historical accounts of the most successful freedom movement against slavery lead by Nathaniel "Nat" Turner in August, 1831 in South Hampton County, Virginia.

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  8. Police warn of counterfeiters with 'very good' bills hitting Southern Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | WTVR Richmond

    ... One of the three arrested, Nicholas Spenser, had previously been in court for the same offense, in South Hampton County. He was arrested along with Andrew E. Curling and Brooke Lynn Shull, all from Portsmouth, Va. In January 2014 the U.S. Secret ...

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  9. Wind carries burning trash, causes brush fire in Hampton CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Someone burning trash caused quite a scare on Thursday afternoon in Hampton County when wind caught it and turned it into a brush fire. It happened on Hacklous Road and spread to Pocataligo Road toward Yemassee.

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  10. Unlicensed driver who killed 2 cyclists in Hampton gets up to 40 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Concord Monitor

    An unlicensed, intoxicated driver who plowed her car into a group of bicyclists, killing two of them, was sentenced yesterday to up to 40 years in prison after loved ones of the victims spoke of the agony their deaths had caused. "You changed my world.

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  11. Fatal house fire under investigation in LowcountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Investigators are looking into the cause of an early morning fatal house fire in Hampton County. The Hampton Fire Department got the call around 3:40 a.m. Thursday to a home on Wilson Road in Varnville.

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  12. Alfred Larue LutzRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Pocono Record

    Alfred Larue Lutz, 77, passed away on Jan. 17 at South Hampton Memorial Hospital, Franklin, Virginia. Mr. Lutz was born on July 6, 1937 in Williamsport, and had been a resident of South Hampton County since 1997.

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  13. Bluffton Self Help opens toy store for families in need this ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    On top of providing groceries and cloths to those in need, Bluffton Self Help gives Christmas toys to children throughout Beaufort, Hampton and Jasper counties. But this year, instead of the volunteers picking out the toys, parents and even children, will get to pick out the toys they want thanks to the brand new toy store.

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  14. FAA investigates small engine plane crash in Hampton Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... one was seriously injured. We're very fortunate. This has been an experience for us. It isn't something that Hampton County has everyday. So we're very thankful that no one was hurt seriously and we hope the person that does have the worse of the ...

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  15. Worry mounts over U.S. 17 wideningRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | SavannahNow

    ... had already been allocated by the board for the U.S. 17 and S.C. 68 widening projects, the latter planned for Hampton County. A scenario that transportation officials proposed would use that balance and an advance from future years' funds, which ...

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