Southampton County Newswire

Southampton County Newswire

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

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  1. Beat The Oil Doldrums And Enjoy The Yield With Alt Energy MLP EnvivaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    ... residues. Enviva Partners owns and operates six plants in Northampton County and Ahoskie, North Carolina; Southampton County, Virginia; Amory and Wiggins, Mississippi; and Cottondale, Florida. These have a combined production capacity of ...

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  2. 'The Birth of a Nation': Actress Katie Garfield discusses powerful new filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... to describe this film is to say that it's a masterpiece. It's the story of Nat Turner, who was a slave in Southampton County, Virginia during the 1800's. He worked on the Turner plantation and had seen horrible atrocities that were happening to ...

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  3. Photo Courtesy: Southampton County Sheriff's Office/FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    A two-vehicle crash resulted in the death of an 81-year-old Courtland woman Wednesday night, according to the Southampton County Sheriff's Office. The Sheriff's Office says the accident happened near the intersection of Main Street and Rochelle Street in Courtland at 5:12 p.m. Wednesday.

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  4. 81-year-old woman dies in Southampton Co. head-on collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Southampton County Sheriff's Office responded to a crash on Main Street Courtland near an intersection with Rochelle Street around 5:12 p.m. Deputies say the two vehicles collided head-on after the car Ricks was driving crossed the center line of the road. Officials say Ricks was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the collision.

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  5. Enviva Partners, LP Increases Distribution Over Previous QuarterRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Business Wire

    ... creditworthy customers in the United Kingdom and Europe. The Partnership owns and operates six plants in Southampton County, Virginia; Northampton County and Ahoskie, North Carolina; Amory and Wiggins, Mississippi; and Cottondale, Florida. We have a ...

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  6. 'Birth of a Nation': Who Was the Real Nat Turner?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... Turner and the rebellion he led is a compelling one. Turner grew up enslaved in southeastern Virginia's Southampton County and he was deeply convicted in his Christian faith. In his twenties he began to experience visions and revelations that he was ...

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  7. "Birth of a Nation" Wins Top Prizes at 2016 Sundance Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Democracy Now

    And in news from Park City, Utah, Nate Parker's "The Birth of a Nation" won top prizes at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. Parker produced, directed and starred in the feature film about the 1831 slave rebellion in Southampton County, Virginia, organized by enslaved man and preacher Nat Turner.

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  8. #OscarsSoWhite isn't the only problem diversity faces in HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | The Washington Post

    ... Later on, he falls in love with and marries another slave, Cherry (Aja Naomi King), and travels around Southampton County with his master, Samuel (Armie Hammer), to preach the gospel to fellow laborers. Turner is expected to read passages from the ...

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  9. The Birth Of a Nation hailed as antidote to the white OscarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Daily Mail

    ... achieved the biggest ever deal signed at it. It stars Nate Parker as Nat Turner After the rebellion in Southampton County, Virginia in August 1831 was finally suppressed some 60 blacks accused of being co-conspirators were executed. Turner was ...

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  10. Remember the name Nate Parker from a Birth of a NationaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... Later on, he falls in love with and marries another slave, Cherry (Aja Naomi King), and travels around Southampton County with his master, Samuel (Armie Hammer), to preach the gospel to laborers on neighboring plantations. During these trips, Turner ...

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  11. 'Birth of a Nation': Sundance's Big HitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... Sam agrees to rent out his prized slave preacher to other, harsher plantation owners in their agrarian Southampton County, Virginia, the two bear witness to increasingly dire abuses, including one horrific dental torture of a slave that drives Sam ...

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  12. Rapturous reception at Sundance augurs well for Birth of a Nation and Nate Parker, its makerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | South China Morning Post

    ... Later on, he falls in love with and marries another slave, Cherry (Aja Naomi King), and travels around Southampton County with his master, Samuel (Armie Hammer), to preach the gospel to labourers on neighbouring plantations. During these trips, ...

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  13. Remember the name Nate Parker. You're going to hear it a lot when 'Birth of a Nation' premieres.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | The Washington Post

    ... Later on, he falls in love with and marries another slave, Cherry (Aja Naomi King), and travels around Southampton County with his master, Samuel (Armie Hammer), to preach the gospel to laborers on neighboring plantations. During these trips, Turner ...

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  14. Sundance Hit The Birth Of A Nation Just Sold For A Record AmountRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Cinema Blend News

    ... the life of Nat Turner, played by Nate Parker, an African-American slave who led a slave rebellion in Southampton County, Virginia in 1831. Taught to read as young boy so that he could study the bible and preach to fellow slaves, Nat Turner is ...

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  15. Parents complain about early call for school closings prior to winter stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | Examiner.com

    ... flooding down in others. Perhaps some forget that the City of Suffolk borders North Carolina, Franklin, Southampton County, Isle of Wight County, Portsmouth and Chesapeake. Others may not realize that the City of Suffolk also has miles and miles and ...

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  16. BLOG: Watching and WaitingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    ... western North Carolina. We'll see the snowflakes flying this evening - starting west and pushing east. Southampton County, Sussex County, Surry County, and Franklin will be the first places to see light snow, then Virginia Beach and the Outer Banks ...

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  17. Blog: Two Chances for Snow Now Through SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    ... the CURRENT forecast track of the Lowsnow could move into our area a bit before sunrise for areas around Southampton County & Surry County. The snow line moves further into the Peninsulas by Midday with a rain/snow mix for areas as far east as ...

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  18. NewsChannel 3 tracking snow moving in across the areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Live VIPIR Meteorologist Dominic Brown says there are already reports of snow falling in Williamsburg, Sussex County and Southampton County as of 10:15 a.m. Sunday morning.

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  19. Dominic's VIPIR Forecast: The rain moves out, but the clouds...Read the original story

    Dec 31, 2015 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    ... in the 40s for the start of the work week. ***A Flood Warning remains in effect for the Nottoway River in Southampton County. The river is at minor flooding levels now. Water levels will likely fall below flood stage by Friday morning. Thursday ...

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  20. Thursday's VIPIR Forecast: More rain but cooling tempsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    ... temperatures continue for early next week. ***A Flood Warning remains in effect for the Nottoway River in Southampton County. The river is at minor flooding levels now. Water levels will likely fall below flood stage by Friday morning.

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