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

    Monday Dec 22 | 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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  2. Tremaine Porter sentenced to four life terms plus 113 years for Franklin rapesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | 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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  3. Tremaine M. Porter (Photo by Franklin Police Department).Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | 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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  4. 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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  5. Mower similar to stolen mowers/Photo provided by IoW Sheriff's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. Man accused of shooting, killing neighbora s dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Ten years ago, the Wynne family found Nikki, a German shepherd, just down the street from their Southampton County home. "We found her on this road when she was about four-weeks-old,and we've had her ever since then," Wynne said.

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  15. Wakefield woman says neighbor who shot, killed dog offered pig as apologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    ... it last week, charged with maiming or killing of animals or fowl and reckless handling of a firearm. The Southampton County Sheriff's Office says Lauderville has livestock and was worried about their safety, but admitted he never saw Nikki bothering ...

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  16. It's easier on wallet to get your fill, especially west of Hampton RoadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    This time travel is courtesy of lower gas prices, at levels sure to cause envy among folks in Chesapeake, Virginia Beach and other points east. "I've been told that gas stations in Surry are having a gas war!" chirped Kathleen Coyne, who pumped fuel Friday at a BP station in Wakefield.

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  17. Franklin father charged for fatal October 2013 DUI crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    A Southampton County man will spend more than 20 years behind bars for killing his daughter during a drunk driving crash in October 2013. Tonashea and four other children were in the back seat of the 2007 Chevy Impala that Tony Sledge was driving when he lost control and flipped over several times on Route 258 near Sycamore Creek Road.

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  18. Police investigate after rash of car burglaries occur at middle schools in several citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Southampton County deputies say there have been several car burglaries that started October 2nd. They say they received two reports on October 2 and 3rd and the car windows were broken out and purses were taken.

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  19. Deputies investigating car burglaries at elementary schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    COURTLAND, Va.- The Southampton County Sheriff's Office is investigating a series of car burglaries that occurred at multiple elementary schools. The Sheriff's Office said they received two reports of car break-ins on Thursday and another one on Friday.

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  20. Fatal crash on Route 460 EB in Southampton CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    The crash occurred at the intersection of Tucker Swamp Road on Route 460 around 8:17 p.m. and shutdown the road for several hours. According to state police, Willie Randall III, of Suffolk, was heading east on Rt.

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