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Sonny Merryman, founder of the longtime Virginia school bus dealership that bears his name, died on Saturday at age 89. Floyd Withers "Sonny" Merryman Jr., born in Rustburg in 1924, got his first sales experience with yellow school buses in the 1950s when his father became ill and asked Merryman to assist him in his business as a sales ... (more)
In the 1940s, the state of Virginia sterilized 7,325 people under a cruel law preventing people with mental illness, developmental disabilities or epilepsy from having children in hopes of creating an "American master race."
A Virginia death row inmate convicted of killing four people in Norfolk is getting a small victory in his appeal.
A Fairfax County Democrat is making a run for Congressman Frank Wolf's seat in Virginia's 10th Congressional District.
Hotelier Bruce Thompson is applying for a state financing program to help pay for his planned renovation of the historic Cavalier hotel.
Most Virginians agree that a great education is fundamental to the pursuit of the American dream.
An attorney for state Sen. Mark Obenshain hinted in court Monday that the Republican would consider using an obscure law to throw the outcome of the attorney general's race into the hands of the General Assembly.
By Todd Richissin Sick of the weather? Same here. In fact, you'll see no more mention of it in this space, our daily digest of news from around our Patches in Virginia and Washington, DC.
As temperatures increase, officials say the ice and snow are melting. But motorists should still watch for snow and icy patches on bridges, overpasses and shady areas.
One dozen women have been selected from Virginia's four centuries of history to be memorialized with a bronze monument on Capitol Square.
The News & Advance says the service for 18-year-old Jamisha Gilbert will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Court Street Baptist Church in Lynchburg.
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Patch has 31 sites in Virginia and Washington. Here are some of the top stories from around the region over the past week.
On Nov. 13, Claudia Membreno Gomez was cooking dinner for her four children at home in Honduras.
Norfolk is among the first 33 cities worldwide selected for the project. The foundation says on its website that the goal is to help 100 cities address the stresses of the 21st century.
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