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  1. Search for high school classmate has Vietnam veteran asking questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTVR Richmond

    "We want to honor the heroes from Virginia in the best possible way we can," says Executive Director Jon Hatfield. Ronald W. Bass was killed in action March 14, 1967 about a year after graduating from high school in Southampton County.

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  2. Jury awards $18 million to estate of man killed in bus crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    ... high school students to college life at their Alma Mater when the tragedy happened. The bus overturned in Southampton County on its way to HU's Open House Day. This week, hundreds of high school students will attend the 37th Annual High School Day ...

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  3. Former first lady Godwin 'lived a full life'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... to honor Katherine Beale Godwin, a longtime Suffolk resident and former first lady of Virginia. Born in Southampton County, she was raised in Holland, according to her obituary, and married Mills E. Godwin Jr. of Chuckatuck, who would become a ...

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  4. Former First Lady Dies At 98Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... Godwin, Jr., was elected as a Democrat in 1965, and then as a Republican in 1973. Mrs. Godwin was born in Southampton County and was orphaned before she was two, after both parents died in the flu epidemic of 1918. She was a graduate of what's now ...

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  5. VA Peanut Growers Topped U.S. Average Crop YieldRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Big News Network.com

    ... Statistics Service. The state's top producers were Walter F. Drake Jr. and his sons, Matt and Jason, from Southampton County. In 2014, Drake Farms yielded 6,058 pounds per acre on 119 acres.

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  6. Virginia Peanut Growers Topped National Average Crop YieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | WCAV

    ... Statistics Service. The state's top producers were Walter F. Drake Jr. and his sons, Matt and Jason, from Southampton County. In 2014, Drake Farms yielded 6,058 pounds per acre on 119 acres. The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for ...

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  7. Va. peanut growers topped U.S. average crop yieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... Statistics Service. The state's top producers were Walter F. Drake Jr. and his sons, Matt and Jason, from Southampton County. In 2014, Drake Farms yielded 6,058 pounds per acre on 119 acres. COMMENTS ADVISORY: Users are solely responsible for ...

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

    Feb 17, 2015 | 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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  9. Hampton Roads wakes up to a coating of snow, iceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | 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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  10. Stolen property tracked via GPS to Courtland man's propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | 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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  11. Photo courtesy Southampton County Sheriff's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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