Southampton County Newswire

Southampton County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Southampton County, VA.

Results 1 - 20 of 92 in Southampton County, VA

  1. Va. slaves rise, go to war against mastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | The Lebanon Daily News

    ... rebellion, an insurrection that occurred this week (Aug. 21) in 1831 and terrorized the residents of Southampton County, Va. Nat Turner, the rebellion's leader, was a deeply religious man who believed God had chosen him to lead his people out of ...

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  2. Nat Turner's Slave Rebellion BeginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Free Dictionary

    Nat Turner's Rebellion was a slave rebellion that took place in Southampton County , Virginia, during August 1831. Led by Nat Turner , rebel slaves killed anywhere from 55 to 65 white people, the highest number of fatalities caused by any slave uprising in the South .

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  3. Wesley Hadsell on upcoming court date: 'I'm ready to fight'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    ... probable cause which is a very, very low burden." Her body was found in April behind an abandoned home in Southampton County. We later learned she died of heroin poisoning. Hadsell has one more chance to get out of jail at his final bond hearing in ...

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  4. Alcohol-related charges against AJ Hadsella s mother dismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Jennifer Hadsell had an adjudicatory hearing Monday where a judge dismissed a charge of buying alcohol for a minor under the age of 21 and second charge of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Her 18-year-old daughter, Anjelica Hadsell, disappeared March 2. Her body was found outside a home in Southampton County a month later.

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  5. shooting crash accident generic ambulance emergency fire rescue crime lightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Virginia State Police were called to investigate the crash around 9:29 p.m. Sunday, which happened on Route 616 northbound, South of Route 617 in Southampton County. Police say a 2014 Nissan Versa was traveling northbound Route 616 when the driver, 50-year-old Purnell Davis of Petersburg, ran off the roadway and struck a tree.

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  6. Petersburg man dies in crash in Southampton CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Purnell Davis was going north on Va. 616 about shortly before 9:30 p.m. when his Nissan Versa ran off the road and hit a tree, according to Virginia State Police. Davis, of Petersburg, died at the scene of the crash.

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  7. AJ Hadsell honored on first birthday since suspicious deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 9 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    ... from her Millard Street home before her remains were found April 9 behind an abandoned home in Southampton County. "It's a very hard day," said Jennifer Hadsell, AJ's mother. "We've got family, we've got friends, we've got everybody here." The ...

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  8. Investigators seek lottery ticket bandits after burglaries across VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Police say that between July 13 and August 1, three stores were burglarized and lottery tickets were the only thing stolen. It's happened in Isle of Wight County, Southampton County and New Kent County.

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  9. Flood advisories expire across the regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    The National Weather Services advised flooding could happen in Isle of Wight County, Southampton County, Chesapeake, Suffolk, Charles City, Surry and Sussex. Gates, Hertford and Northampton counties in North Carolina were aslo under an advisory.

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  10. Southampton man arrested in meth lab investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... possession of two or more precursors with intent to manufacture methamphetamine. He's being held at the Southampton County Jail without bond, and he's scheduled to appear in court Tuesday. The evidence that was confiscated at Boykins Manor Mobile ...

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  11. Photo: Courtesy of Southampton County Sheriff's Office.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    ... Manor Mobile Home Park. After a conversation with the homeowner, the probation officer contacted the Southampton County Sheriff's Office with belief that there may be narcotics inside the trailer. The sheriff's office responded before 10:30 a.m. and ...

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  12. Officials make meth bust after spotting 'shake-n-bake' inside Southampton County homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Police in Southampton County say they went out to a home in the 3000 block of Tuckers Drive in Boykins Thursday morning after a probation officer called to report possible narcotics inside.

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  13. State Police asking for help identifying vehicle in Southampton County hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Virginia State Police are asking for help identifying the car involved in a hit-and-run on Route 258 in front of the Southampton Mobile Home Park in the early morning hours of Sunday. Initially, Virginia State Trooper S.W. Johnson was assisting deputies with a large crowd that gathered for a party at a residence located off of Route 258.

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  14. VSP searching for hit-and-run driver in Southampton CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Virginia State Police are looking for a driver accused of injuring a pedestrian in a hit-and-run in Southampton County last weekend. According to investigators, a 25-year-old woman was hit on Route 258 in front of the Southampton Mobile Home Park around 12:10 a.m. July 26. Witnesses describe the vehicle as a blue minivan traveling north on Route 258.

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

    Jul 24, 2015 | 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.

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  16. 3 taken to hospital after car hits tree in SuffolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | 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.

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  17. Watermelons ripe and ready for pickingRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2015 | 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.

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

    Jul 21, 2015 | 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.

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

    Jul 14, 2015 | 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.

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

    Jul 8, 2015 | 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.

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