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  • USDA names Virginia localities eligible for disaster loans

    Federal agriculture officials say farmers in the city of Suffolk and Greensville County are eligible for emergency loan assistance to cover losses from rains from September through December.

  • Former Suffolk mayor gives archives to historical society

    SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Historical Society will be using former Suffolk Mayor Andy Damiani’s personal archives to bulk up the society’s 20th century collection. Damiani tells the Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/1HSTaWc) that he’s saved decades…

  • Women who ran Suffolk nonprofit charged with fraud

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A North Carolina woman and her mother have been indicted on federal charges that they defrauded more than $574,000 from a program designed to feed low-income children. The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk…

  • No injuries in fire at Producers Peanuts facility in Suffolk

    SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) — Authorities say no one was injured in a fire that broke out at a Producers Peanuts facility in Suffolk. Suffolk city spokeswoman Diana L. Klink says the fire was reported at…

  • Gas pipeline developer proposes changes in route in Virginia

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — 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…

  • Suffolk woman dies in lawn tractor accident

    SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) — Police say a 59-year-old Suffolk woman has died in a lawn tractor accident. Suffolk police identified the victim as Beverley Greene. Police tell media outlets that Greene was found pinned under…

  • 6-year-old Va. boy dies after being found in retention pond

    SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) — Suffolk police say foul play isn’t suspected in the death of a 6-year-old boy found in a retention pond. Police tell media outlets that the boy was reported missing around 6…

  • Retired Philadelphia officer fatally shot in Va.

    SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) — A woman fatally shot in her home in southeastern Virginia has been identified as a retired Philadelphia police officer. Suffolk police tell media outlets that officers found 69-year-old Virginia Mae Hill…

  • Motorcyclists to plant 1,000 trees in South Quay

    SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) — A thousand trees will be planted in the South Quay Sandhills Natural Area Preserve by Harley-Davidson riders this weekend. Sunday’s event will help kick off Harley-Davidson Motor Company’s “Renew the Ride”…

  • EPA reviews cleanup of old Suffolk landfill

    SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) — Federal environmental regulators are reviewing the Superfund cleanup of a former city landfill in Suffolk. The Environmental Protection Agency says the five-year review is a routine check-up to determine whether human…