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  1. County sets budget hearingRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 19 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... 61 inmates have been sent to other jails in Martinsville, Danville, Roanoke, Dillwyn, Patrick County and Southampton County. On a related note, the capital improvements portion of the budget includes $125,000 for a study to assess jail needs. a An ...

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  2. Styrofoam debris polluting Nottoway RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Trash and debris are choking part of the Nottoway River in Southampton County, and large amounts of Styrofoam in the water have some residents worried. It's not just any trash - the waste is old building material that river experts believe was intentionally dumped in the river.

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  3. Southampton County man has been missing for a weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Virginian-Pilot

    The sheriff's office is asking for the public's help finding a 51-year-old man who has not been seen since last Wednesday. Howard Edward "Butch" Raiford was last seen in Franklin and may be in the Washington, D.C., metro area, a news release says.

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  4. Joe Fisher on search for missing Anjelica HadsellRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Hadsell, 18, went missing March 2 while home in Norfolk on spring break from Longwood University. The teen's body was found April 9 in the backyard of a home in Southampton County.

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  5. Family and friends host softball tournament in memory of Anjelica HadsellRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    ... AJ was last seen at her home in Norfolk on March 2nd. Her body was found behind an abandoned home in Southampton County Thursday. The softball tournament was also played in effort to raise money to help the family with funeral costs. Friends say the ...

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  6. Mourners memorialize AJ Hadsell with softball tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    ... was originally planned as a "Bring AJ Hadsell Home" event, but after searchers found her remains in Southampton County, the tournament became an event to remember the teenager and help her family with funeral costs. Hadsell wore the number six on ...

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  7. No Closure for Family of College Student After Remains IdentifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | ABC News

    ... ABC affiliate WVEC-TV . "There's no closure. There's no closing that door." The remains were found in Southampton County, Virginia, on Thursday, police said, and were sent to the Chief Medical Examiner's Office to be identified and to determine the ...

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  8. Police: Remains Identified as Missing Virginia Teen Anjelica 'AJ' HadsellRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    ... Norfolk Police said Friday, as the investigation into her death continues. The remains were found in Southampton County, Virginia, on Thursday, police said, and were sent to the Chief Medical Examiner's Office to be identified and to determine the ...

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  9. Remains Identified As Anjelica 'AJ' Hadsell, Missing Virginia TeenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Switched

    Virginia officials confirmed that the human remains found in Southampton County on Thursday are those of Anjelica 'AJ' Hadsell, a Norfolk teen who disappeared in March. "Chief of Police Michael Goldsmith and the dedicated members of the Norfolk Police Department express their deepest sympathies to the Hadsell family and thank the many federal, state, and local agencies that have assisted throughout the course of this investigation," Norfolk police said in a statement obtained by ABC News .

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  10. Remains In Southampton Match Longwood StudentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    Norfolk police say human remains that were found in Southampton County are those of a missing Longwood University freshman. Police in Anjelica Hadsell's hometown say the remains discovered Thursday outside an abandoned home near Franklin have been positively identified as those of the 18-year-old.

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  11. Erin Kelly on family reaction to missing teen's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    The family of a teenager missing for 38 days learned the news they feared the most Friday: Norfolk's medical examiner confirmed a body found behind a Southampton County home was that of 18-year-old Anjelica "AJ" Hadsell. At a small, emotional gathering behind the family home in Norfolk, AJ's family and friends talked to WAVY News about the loss.

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  12. Remains identified as missing Virginia teen Anjelica 'AJ' Hadsell, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | WJLA-TV Arlington

    ... of missing teenager Anjelica "AJ" Hadsell. (Photo: Norfolk Police Department) The remains were found in Southampton County, Virginia, on Thursday, police said, and were sent to the Chief Medical Examiner's Office to be identified and to determine ...

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  13. Human remains found Thursday positively identified as Anjelica HadsellRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    On Friday evening, authorities confirmed that the human remains found in Franklin on Thursday belong to Anjelica Hadsell, the Longwood University student who had been missing since March 2. On Thursday, human remains were found in Southampton County. The Norfolk Police Department's investigative efforts were brought to the 34000 block of Smith's Ferry Road in Southampton County, Virginia.

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  14. Human remains identified as missing teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Norfolk police confirm the human remains found in Franklin Thursday belong to 18-year-old Anjelica "AJ" Hadsell, who has been missing since March 2. Norfolk police said a tip in their investigation of AJ's disappearance led them to the house at 34160 Smiths Ferry Road, in Southampton County. Human remains were found around 10 a.m. Thursday outside a shed in the backyard of the residence.

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  15. Human Remains Identified as Missing Longwood StudentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

    ... to share. As you may have begun to hear through news reports, police have identified remains found in Southampton County as those of our missing student, Anjelica "AJ" Hadsell. Though the weight of this horrible prospect has loomed, today ...

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  16. R&B singers will perform at benefit showRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... Festival - is on the bill for Saturday night's show. The event will also feature Hampton's Karla Crump, Southampton County native Tamara Wellons, and others. The show is a benefit for the Empowerment and Uplifting Foundation, a non-profit ...

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  17. Supervisors review the budget planRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... 61 inmates have been sent to other jails in Martinsville, Danville, Roanoke, Dillwyn, Patrick County and Southampton County. Hall said the jail needs assessment will study the current jail situation, population trends, cost estimates and other ...

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  18. Anjelica Hadsell: Human Remains Found in Search for Missing TeenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | WMDH-AM New Castle

    Police in Norfolk, Virginia, say they may have uncovered the remains of 18-year-old Anjelica "AJ" Hadsell, who disappeared on March 2. The search for the missing college student led police to a Southampton County home, where they found human remains outside a shed in the backyard, according to local TV station WAVY. In a statement on its website, the Norfolk Police Department wrote that remains had been discovered at a home on Smith's Ferry Road and "will be transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for further analysis and positive identification."

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  19. Remains found in search for Norfolk woman, AJ HadsellRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Investigators search the area around a house on Smith's Ferry Road in Southampton County on Thursday, April 9, 2015. Human remains were found during the search for Angelica "AJ" Hadsell, police confirmed.

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  20. Remains Found in Search for Missing Virginia Teen Anjelica HadsellRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | KRVN-AM Lexington

    The remains found in Southampton County have been sent to the Chief Medical Examiner's Office to be identified and to determine the cause of death, police said. Hadsell, 18, had been missing since March 2, according to the Norfolk police.

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