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  1. Hampton Roads cleans up after snow and iceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... County, with as little as 3 inches in other areas. A little more than 5 inches of snow was measured in Southampton County, while public reports to the weather service noted 5 inches in Isle of Wight County and Portsmouth. An amateur radio operator ...

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  2. Hampton Roads wakes up to a coating of snow, iceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... County, with as little as 3 inches in other areas. A little more than 5 inches of snow was measured in Southampton County, while public reports to the weather service noted 5 inches in Isle of Wight County and Portsmouth. An amateur radio operator ...

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  3. Stolen property tracked via GPS to Courtland man's propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    A 53-year-old Courtland man was arrested Monday after stolen property was traced to his property via GPS tracking. The Southampton County Sheriffs' Office served a search warrant at the home of John Wayne Fowler Sr in the 14000 block of Plank Road on Monday.

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  4. Photo courtesy Southampton County Sheriff's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    According to the Southampton County Sheriff's Office, the accident happened around 3:15 p.m. on Ivor Road , which is now blocked between Doles Road and New Road.

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  5. Va. middle school students participating in NASA challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... and Thomas C. Boushall Middle in Richmond, Stonewall Jackson Middle in Roanoke and Southampton Middle in Southampton County.

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  6. Southampton County resident with standing water issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    A homeowner in Southampton County called 10 On Your Side for help after getting the runaround about constant standing water in her backyard. "You can't come into your backyard and enjoy your country living out here," said Cheryl Reed, who lives on Bethany School Road.

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  7. Weather: High of 40 today, chance for wintry mix tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... as high as 31 mph. A winter weather advisory has been issued for the Peninsula and points west, including Southampton County and Franklin. Rain is expected to mix with sleet and ice overnight and could leave a coating of ice on the ground in those ...

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  8. Man wanted in connection to several credit card fraud casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The Southampton County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man wanted in connection to several credit card fraud cases. Fraudulent charges have been made at several 7-Eleven's, Family Dollar's, Food Lion's and other convenience stores in Carrollton, Suffolk, Portsmouth, Chesapeake and Hampton.

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  9. Tremaine Porter sentenced to four life terms plus 113 years for Franklin rapesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    ... Tremaine Porter was found guilty of thirteen felonies and sentenced by Judge Robert Sandwich in Southampton County Circuit Court. Porter was found guilty of raping a 55-year-old Franklin woman on January 1, 2013. The victim was walking home from ...

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  10. Tremaine M. Porter (Photo by Franklin Police Department).Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    In Southampton County Circuit Court Thursday, 27-year-old Tremaine Porter received four life prison sentences, plus 113 years. He was previously found guilty of 13 felonies related to three separate incidents, according to Southampton County Commonwealth's Attorney Eric Cooke.

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  11. Franklin man convicted of raping three women in 2013Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2013 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    Franklin man convicted of raping three women in 2013 Franklin man charged with third count of rape Check out this story on 13newsnow.com: Tremaine Porter, 27, was found guilty of thirteen felonies and sentenced by Judge Robert Sandwich in Southampton County Circuit Court. Porter was found guilty of raping a 55 year old Franklin woman in January 2013.

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  12. Mower similar to stolen mowers/Photo provided by IoW Sheriff's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    ... in Isle of Wight (IOW). During a joint investigation between Isle of Wight County Sheriff's Office and Southampton County Sheriff's Office, 39-year-old Christopher Funai and 36-year-old Herbert Worrell III were developed as suspects. The ...

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  13. Southampton County Sheriff's Office warning residents of scamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    The Southampton County Sheriff's Office and the Southampton County Circuit Clerks Office is warning residents about two scams that are making their way around the state. SCAM #1 : Someone posing as law enforcement will call saying that you missed jury duty and are subject to fines or arrest if you do not pay over the phone or meet an officer for payment.

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  14. Capron Elementary School: more than meets the eyeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | Examiner.com

    In Southampton County, nestled into a wooded area just off Southampton Parkway , is a small elementary school which one might miss were it not for the blinking School Zone warning light. Built in 1954, Capron Elementary School is the oldest, and smallest, elementary school in Southampton Public Schools , serving 180 students.

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  15. FOCUS: American History -- Nat Turner and the Rising in Southampton...Read the original story

    Nov 22, 2014 | Steve Goddard's History Wire

    Nat Turner and the Rising in Southampton County by David F. Allmendinger, Jr., Johns Hopkins UPress '14, $49.95, 401 pages, ASIN #1421414791. Index, notes, six appendices, b&w images sprinkled through text.

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  16. Hampton lawyer, economic development board member diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... court judge in Isle of Wight and Southampton counties and Suffolk. The brothers grew up in Courtland in Southampton County, but Williams moved to Hampton in 1972 and had lived there since. Robert Williams said the cancer took his brother quickly, ...

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  17. NAAFRA: We need a youth hip-hop vanguard for changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | San Francisco Bay View

    ... and control the source of much of our food. The second location is the Khalifah Kujichagulia Village in Southampton County, Drewryville, Virginia. Home to the historic Nat Turner Trail, this 123 acres of land has great potential to assist our family ...

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  18. Group pushes for local governor's school for entrepreneurshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... to high school applicants from the five cities in South Hampton Roads, Franklin, Isle of Wight County and Southampton County. - New Horizons Governor's School for Science and Technology in Hampton is a part-time program open to 11th- and 12th-grade ...

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  19. Bertie County Peanuts poppin' with global growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... www.thepeanutshop.com -- Royal Oak Peanuts, Drewryville. It grows its own goobers on a 3,000-acre farm in Southampton County that's been in the family since the late 1800s. www.royaloakpeanuts.com -- Virginia Diner, Wakefield. The self-proclaimed ...

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  20. In the 1830s, a cobbler made a decision. And that made a 'Happy' superstar possibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Genealogist Megan Smolenyak, whose work has been featured on TV and has been written about in the New York Times and other national publications, traced Pharrell Williams' lineage to a free Southampton County black man who set sail for Liberia in search of a better life in December 1831 - and then turned around 12 days after arriving. Websites such as www.familysearch.org, www.ancestry.com, www.genealogybank.com and newspaper websites can help you locate family trees already researched, as well as obituaries and other details.

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