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  1. 7 Destinations for Tree LoversRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... waters, they seem primitive and otherworldly-you'll almost expect a pterodactyl to swoop down at you! Southampton County has both the oldest and largest trees in the state: bald cypress that are over 1,000 years old and one, Big Mama, which is 12 ...

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  2. Virginia man indicted after death threats against Obama, ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | TBD.com

    ... Office says Wilkinson is a retired special forces Navy chief. Court records say Wilkinson called 911 in Southampton County on March 21 claiming to be an FBI agent on a secret mission. The records say when officers responded, he told them he was ...

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  3. Suffolk man accused of threatening to execute Barack Obama, Hillary ClintonRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia. The Southampton County Sheriff's Office reported that they had made contact with Wilkinson on the night of March 21 after Wilkinson called 911 and ...

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  4. Suffolk man indicted for making death threats against the ClintonsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    ... District of Virginia, 43-year-old David Gil Wilkinson, a retired Special Forces Navy Chief, called 911 in Southampton County claiming to be a FBI Agent on a secret mission. When officers responded Wilkinson allegedly told them he was going to run ...

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  5. Va. man indicted for threatening Obama, ClintonRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    ... Office says Wilkinson is a retired special forces Navy chief. Court records say Wilkinson called 911 in Southampton County on March 21 claiming to be an FBI agent on a secret mission. The records say when officers responded, he told them he was ...

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  6. Suffolk man indicted for death threats against President Obama and Hillary ClintonRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    ... to an affidavit, on March 22nd, David Gil Wilkinson, a retired Special Forces Navy Chief, called 911 in Southampton County claiming to be an FBI agent on a secret mission who had run out of gas on Highway 58. When deputies responded, Wilkinson told ...

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  7. McAuliffe promises fast track on Hampton Roads commission projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 3 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    There will be shovels in the ground in 18 months for whichever major regional transportation project Hamton Roads' new bond-issuing agency picks for its first task, Gov. Terry McAuliffe promised as he signed the law creating the body.

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  8. March 27 Letters: Route 460Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 26 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Think . Give credit to someone for having thought out the "new" Route 460 significance.

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  9. City No. 2 in jobless rateRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 23 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... and Hopewell in January for 19th place in terms of unemployment among localities. Patrick County and Southampton County tied for 51st place. All three area localities have seen large drops in their jobless rates during the past year. In January ...

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  10. Deputy involved in crash in Southampton CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2014 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    According to the Sheriff's office, the single-vehicle crash happened around 8:21 p.m. when the deputy was responding to a shots fired call in the Town of Courtland.

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  11. Chesapeake Artists to Exhibit at Agora Art StudiosRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... own and operate a printing and graphic design business in Chesapeake, VA. Williams, grew up on a farm in Southampton County, VA. She is a retired educator that studied at the Visual Arts Center, TCC, in Portsmouth, VA. She enjoys oil painting, ...

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  12. First-hand accounts of slavery make compelling readsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2014 | Visalia Times-Delta

    ... "prophet" destined to lead his people out of bondage. Even though Nat Turner's Rebellion was confined to Southampton County, Virginia and lasted a mere 12 hours it sent shockwaves throughout the slaveholding South, unleashing a wave of paranoia ...

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  13. Police ID driver found dead after call from Suffolk pondRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... Police officers from Suffolk and Franklin, along with Virginia State Police and sheriff's deputies from Southampton County and Isle of Wight searched for Post and found tire tracks leading to a pond in the 9400 block of S. Quay Road, off U.S. 58. ...

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  14. Man dies when car goes off Suffolk road and into pondRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2014 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    ... a cell phone tower, said City spokeswoman Diana Klink. Suffolk Police Department, Virginia State Police, Southampton County Sheriff's Office, Franklin Police Department and Isle of Wight Sheriff's Office began searching for the man. Suffolk Police ...

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  15. Driver found dead after calling 911 following crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2014 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    ... get a ping from the cell phone tower the call came from to get a location. Emergency crews from Suffolk, Southampton County, Franklin, Isle of Wight County and State Police all responded to try to search for the crash. Suffolk Police found a set of ...

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  16. Local nudist church bares allRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... congregation unconcerned with the "material things." Pastor Allen Parker presides over a nudist church in Southampton County, and says clothing isn't important when baring his soul to Christ. The name of the church? White Tail Chapel. The church is ...

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  17. Southampton farmer lived life a day at a time, for 86 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... in Suffolk. Get the full Sun in The Pilot and ePilot . JOE EVERETT had a motto for his Cedar Dell Farm in Southampton County that he worked and lived by: farm, family and faith. Nobody who knew him could say which came first because the sweet, ...

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  18. Groups across Hampton Roads honor legacy of Dr. KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2014 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    ... march shows unity within the community and honors Dr. King's legacy. The march will be led by Greg Scott, Southampton County native and former NFL player. He is the founder of Cover 3 Foundation, an organization that inspires and motivates youth to ...

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  19. Groups across Hampton Roads honor legacy of Dr. KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2014 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    ... march shows unity within the community and honors Dr. King's legacy. The march will be led by Greg Scott, Southampton County native and former NFL player. He is the founder of Cover 3 Foundation, an organization that inspires and motivates youth to ...

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  20. Shagadelic! Dance club wakes up sleepy townRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... before. Spivey didn't even know how to shag, but she knew that several folks in town and in surrounding Southampton County frequently drove 40 or more miles to Portsmouth and Virginia Beach to dance to the beach music of the '50s and '60s. She held ...

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