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  1. Ava Hurdle on storm damage in Southampton CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    The Eastern Shore wasn't the only area that saw severe weather Thursday. People in western parts of the region, like Southampton County, are also cleaning up storm damage.

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  2. Summer storms can squash cropsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | Virginia Farm Bureau

    ... 60 acres of my cotton got hit with hail, another 25 acres of peanuts were hit," said M.L. Everett Jr., a Southampton County farmer and a member of the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation board of directors. "If you went out there, leaves were laying all ...

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  3. Lightning strike in the Greenbrier area of Chesapeake, Va. July 15, 2014.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    A severe thunderstorm warning expired for Virginia Beach at 4:45 p.m. and for Suffolk, Southampton County and Hertford and Gates counties in North Carolina at 4:30 p.m. Super Doppler 10 meteorologists say showers and storms are developing rapidly across the area.

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  4. Star of the Sea Catholic School damaged on July 10, 2014.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    ... Chief Amy Valdez with the Virginia Beach Fire Department said at least 10 people were injured. In Southampton County, Virginia State Police and local law enforcement said a tornado touched down in the Capron area Thursday. The NWS has not confirmed ...

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  5. More storms possible Friday, but not as severeRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    The Hampton Roads area will not get much of a break from storms on Friday. This after Thursday's damaging storms wrecked havoc from Southampton County to Virginia Beach.

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  6. Six hospitalized after storm hits Va. Beach OceanfrontRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... traffic to a standstill for much of the evening commute. State Police reported a tornado touched down in Southampton County. Jeff Orrock with the National Weather Service in Wakefield said it's too early to know exactly what happened. Early ...

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  7. Weather Service says straight line winds, not tornado, caused Southampton damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    Significant damage was reported in Southampton County Thursday after a possible tornado touched down in Capron around 1:15 p.m., according to State Police.

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  8. Blog: Possible Tornado in Capron and Virginia BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    ... or spin inside the storm cell. There have been a few reports of a tornado in the town of Capron in Southampton County. Then, as the storm tracked from Capron to Virginia Beach it left a trail of hail. In Courtland, hail stones were around 1" in ...

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  9. State Police: Possible tornado touched down in Southampton CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    Significant damage was reported in Southampton County Thursday after a possible tornado touched down in Capron around 1:15 p.m., according to State Police.

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  10. Main Street in Capron, Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Virginia State Police and local law enforcement say tornadoes touched down in Southampton County Thursday afternoon as severe thunderstorms passed through the area.

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  11. Hail in Courtland on July 10, 2014.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Virginia State Police say a tornado touched down Thursday in Capron, Va., which is in Southampton County.

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  12. Parts of Hampton Roads under severe thunderstorm watchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... James River to the Hampton River Bridge-Tunnel and the James Bridge. A tornado touched down in Capron in Southampton County, Virginia State Police said, with officials urging people to stay off the road. Officials said golf-sized hail came down in ...

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  13. Pioneers of African-American LiberationRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 3 | Daily Kos

    ... had the scope or the impact of Nat Turner's Rebellion. Nat Turner was born a slave in October 1800, in Southampton County, Virginia. An extremely intelligent man, Turner taught himself how to read and write at a young age, and while reading the ...

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  14. Victims named in fatal Southampton County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... 51, and the passenger was Eugenie Doughtie, 54, both of Courtland. About 7 p.m., deputies with the Southampton County Sheriff's Office were called to Governor Darden Road for a report of a crash, according to a news release. Both were pronounced ...

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  15. Victims named in fatal Southhampton County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... 51, and the passenger was Eugenie Doughtie, 54, both of Courtland. About 7 p.m., deputies with the Southampton County Sheriff's Office were called to Governor Darden Road for a report of a crash, according to a news release. Both were pronounced ...

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  16. Two killed in Southampton County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2014 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Major Gene Drewery with the Southampton County Sheriff's Office said the crash happened around 7 p.m. on Govern Darden Road near Courtland.

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  17. Crash in Southampton County kills twoRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2014 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    Deputies were in the process of notifying the victims' family/families, while they continued their investigation into what caused the crash.

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  18. Darrell Lyles, photo courtesy Southampton Sheriff's Office.Read the original story

    Jun 19, 2014 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    The Southampton County Sheriff's Office said Darrel Lyles of Courtland was charged with credit card theft, grand larceny and fraudulently receiving goods.

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  19. McAuliffe: Transportation funding to help ease congestion in Hampton RoadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    ... improvements The program also fully funds $31.5 million to rebuild the Route 58 Interchange in Southampton County. This project will relocate Route 742 with a bridge over the Route 58 Bypass. Loops, a ramp and a spur will be added to create an ...

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  20. 111-year-old receives an honorary high school diplomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2014 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    ... I said, 'Lord, whatever you're keeping me here for, let me do it.'" Lela Babb was born on May 7, 1903 in Southampton County, and came to Norfolk at age 4. When an influenza pandemic temporarily closed schools and other public buildings in Norfolk in ...

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