Southampton County Newswire

Southampton County Newswire

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  1. Western Tidewater Community Services Board gets grant for crisis centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Virginian-Pilot

    The Western Tidewater Community Services Board has received grant funding to develop a center that will help police officers connect people experiencing behavioral crises to supportive care. The planned Crisis Intervention Team Therapeutic Assessment Center would serve Franklin and Suffolk, as well as Isle of Wight and Southampton counties, according to a news release.

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  2. Wesley Hadsell's mother on son's arrest, AJ's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    ... 3 sat down with Wesley in jail. In the exclusive two-hour interview, he admitted he was working in Southampton County the day after his daughter disappeared. Police found AJ's body in Southampton County behind an abandoned home in April more than a ...

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  3. Virginians Jolted By Minor EarthquakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    Two minor earthquakes have rattled parts of Virginia in recent days. A magnitude 2.2 earthquake centered 12 miles west-southwest of Courtland in Southampton County occurred at 2:10 a.m. Monday.

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  4. Small earthquake in Southampton County among 2 reported in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    A magnitude 2.2 earthquake was measured in Southampton County at approximately 2:10 a.m. Monday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey's website . The earthquake was the second reported in two days in Virginia.

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  5. Missing Longwood student AJ Hadsell died of Acute Heroin PoisoningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | WTVR Richmond

    Anjelica "AJ" Hadsell, the Norfolk teenager and Longwood University student whose remains where found behind a vacant home in Southampton County last April, died of Acute Heroin Poisoning, according to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. Her manner of death was undetermined , according to a report by WTKR.

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  6. Severe thunderstorm warnings issued in South Hampton RoadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Virginian-Pilot

    A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for Isle of Wight County and the cities of Portsmouth, Suffolk and Chesapeake until 5:30 p.m. and a second is in effect until 6 p.m. for Suffolk, Isle of Wight and Southampton counties. About 4:45 p.m., the National Weather Service radar indicated there was a storm capable of producing quarter-sized hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph.

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  7. Black Kos, Week In ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Daily Kos

    Nat Turner, born into slavery October 2, 1800, on a Southampton County plantation, became a preacher who claimed he had been chosen by God to lead slaves from bondage. On August 21, 1831, he led a violent insurrection.

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  8. Is drought heading for Hampton Roads?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The latest update from the U.S. Drought Monitor shows western portions of Isle of Wight County and Suffolk, as well as all of Southampton County and Franklin, under the "abnormally dry" category. The amount of rain we see this summer will determine whether or not this will develop into a drought.

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  9. Today is Election Day: It's time to cast your ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | The Virginian-Pilot

    There are three primaries in Hampton Roads. If you're not sure of your district, go to https://voterinfo.sbe.virginia.gov .

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  10. Voter Guide | June 9 primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    ... District represents parts of Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, Suffolk, Portsmouth, Isle of Wight County, Southampton County and Franklin. John Cosgrove - Incumbent Cosgrove was elected to serve in the Virginia Senate in 2013. He previously served in the ...

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  11. Semi-truck runs red light, crashes into UTZ work vanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Police say a tractor-trailer crashed into an UTZ work van in Southampton County after the truck ran a red light, Thursday morning.

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  12. Enviva Partners, LP Reports Financial Results for First Quarter 2015Read the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | Business Wire

    ... June 30, 2015. Our Sponsor currently controls a fully operational pellet manufacturing facility in Southampton County, VA (the "Southampton plant"), from which the Partnership currently purchases pellets at its Port of Chesapeake terminal on a ...

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  13. Animal cruelty investigation in Southampton CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    A Southampton county man faces animal cruelty charges, after investigators say they found starving and dead dogs on his property. Investigators sent WAVY.com pictures of the dogs that survived.

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  14. Photos: Dogs seized from Southampton CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    Photos: Dogs seized from Southampton County 12 malnourished and the dead canine were found on David C. Hardt's property on Doles Road.

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  15. Man struck by shotgun pellets after argument breaks out at partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Franklin police say a man was shot in the face and in the neck with shotgun pellets after an argument broke out at a party in Southampton County over the weekend. Officers responded to a report of shots fired at the Dorchester Square Apartments, around 1:10 a.m. Sunday.

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  16. SMV emblems can be life-saving on rural roadsRead the original story

    May 28, 2015 | Virginia Farm Bureau

    ... rural road safety, a little patience goes a long way. The SMV emblem law is one that S. Bruce Phillips, a Southampton County cotton, soybean and wheat farmer, takes seriously. "All of my farm equipment has an SMV (emblem) on it, but I always have ...

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  17. Woman charged with child endangerment, neglect after boy found home alone, official saysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    William Thomas Smith, IV, 52, of Suffolk, was charged with fail to appear out of Southampton County and possession with intent to distribute heroin. William Thomas Smith, IV, 52, of Suffolk, was charged with fail to appear out of Southampton County and possession with intent to distribute heroin.

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  18. Man shot, killed in Grandy Village in Norfolk, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    William Thomas Smith, IV, 52, of Suffolk, was charged with fail to appear out of Southampton County and possession with intent to distribute heroin. William Thomas Smith, IV, 52, of Suffolk, was charged with fail to appear out of Southampton County and possession with intent to distribute heroin.

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  19. Suffolk police discovery of marijuana manufacturing operation leads to 4 arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... items, valued at about $9,000. William Thomas Smith, IV, 52, Suffolk, charged with fail to appear out of Southampton County and possession with intent to distribute heroin. Christopher Andrew Salkey, 31, Suffolk, charged as a fugitive from justice ...

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  20. Four arrests made in Suffolk drug bustRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    ... of $9,000. William Thomas Smith, IV, age 52, of Suffolk, arrested on charges of Fail to Appear out of Southampton County, Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin Christopher Andrew Salkey, age 31, of Suffolk, arrested on charges of Fugitive from ...

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