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Southampton County Newswire

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  1. Three hospitalized after crash on Gates Road in SuffolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Two women and a man were hospitalized after a single vehicle crash Friday morning in the 9900 block of Gates Road in rural Suffolk near the Southampton County line. Suffolk Fire & Rescue and EMS crews provided emergency medical assessment at the scene and the adult woman driver and an adult man in the rear seat required extrication.


  2. 3 taken to hospital after car hits tree in SuffolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Three people were taken to a hospital this morning after a car ran off the road and hit a tree in the 9900 block of Gates Road near the Southampton County line. The crash was reported shortly after 9 a.m., a city news release says.


  3. Watermelons ripe and ready for pickingRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | Virginia Farm Bureau

    This week marks the start of harvest season for Virginia watermelon growers. Among them is Mike Grizzard, who grows more than 40,000 pounds of watermelons on 40 acres in Southampton County.


  4. Photo courtesy Southampton County Sheriff's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Around 1:45 p.m., VCU's LifeEvac air ambulance had to land near 18000 Rosemont Road, near Sedley, according to Major Gene Drewery with the Southampton County Sheriff's Office. One patient, two crew members and the pilot were on the aircraft, and none of them were injured, according to Brian McNeill, a spokesman for Virginia Commonwealth University.


  5. Hundreds worth of lottery tickets stolen in burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Deputies in Southampton County are investigating a burglary where hundreds worth of lottery tickets were stolen from a business in Drewryville. Detective Camden Cobb with the Southampton County Sheriff's Office, said deputies responded to a convenience store in the 12000 block of Southampton Parkway for a report of a broken window.


  6. Gas Pipeline Developer Proposes Changes in Route in VirginiaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 8 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    A proposed natural gas pipeline's route in Southside Virginia would rely more on existing utility rights under changes proposed by a developer. The proposed changes would affect 230 landowners in Brunswick and Southampton counties and the city of Suffolk.


  7. Weather blog: Storms Wrapping Up Soon?Read the original story

    Monday Jul 6 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    ... Thanks Kelly Bolan for sending in this photo. Several clusters of storms and heavy rain moved up from Southampton county VA/Northampton county NC and moved through Hampton Roads to the northeast. Several cities had heavy downpours, but a lot of the ...


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

    Thursday Jul 2 | 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.


  9. 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 ...


  10. 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.


  11. 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.


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

    Jun 26, 2015 | 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.


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

    Jun 25, 2015 | 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.


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

    Jun 12, 2015 | 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.


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

    Jun 9, 2015 | 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.


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

    Jun 8, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    There are three primaries in Hampton Roads. If you're not sure of your district, go to .


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

    Jun 8, 2015 | 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 ...


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

    Jun 4, 2015 | 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.


  19. 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 ...


  20. 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 pictures of the dogs that survived.