Henrico County’s Adult Drug Treatment Court reaches a milestone Friday (5/18), with its 200th graduate. The program is more than just an alternative to jail.
Charles Fishburne is a correspondent for WCVE Public Radio. He brings over 40 years experience as a broadcast journalist and news executive in Richmond, Washington D.C. and New York. Charles was also a long-time television news anchor and news director in Richmond.
Articles by Charles Fishburne
Groundbreaking is set in Goochland County this morning (5/15) for a new, state-of-the art rehabilitation institute. The 212,000 square feet building sits on 25 acres at West Creek Medical Park off Broad Street Road and will have 114 beds.
For the first time in history, more women will graduate from medical schools across the country than men, and at VCU Medical School graduation ceremonies this weekend, they are celebrating the 100th anniversary of their first female graduate.
Wall Street is nervous as U.S.-China negotiations begin today (5/3) on a looming trade war. Bloomberg reports China has already stopped buying any soybeans from the United States, and it could have a serious impact in Virginia.
Dominion Energy just filed its plan with the State Corporation Commission on how it will supply power and meet regulations for the next 15 years. One of its key features is a projected growth in solar energy.
Virginia Democratic Senators Kaine and Warner have recommended G. Zachary Terwilliger to fill the vacancy of U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia.
The Virginia Tech lab that dramatically changed the parameter of safety for football helmets used in high school and professional sports, has turned its attention to soccer, and today released its first set of ratings for soccer headgear.
Virginia Senators Kaine and Warner are now accepting applications for US District Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia.
The Eastern District Stretches from Alexandria to Richmond to Hampton Roads, and Judge Henry E. Hudson has seen some cutting edge cases. University of Richmond Law Professor Carl Tobias, “He handled the Michael Vick matter with the dog fighting the Hamidullin case, the Russian Taliban fighter he handled one of the very first cases involving the ACA, Obama carem, and whether that was controversial.”
Renewable energy advocates from around the Commonwealth gathered in Richmond yesterday to find ways to make wind and solar power a priority in Virginia.
A dramatic drop in the cost of solar panels, and new legislation fueled the discussions Andrew Grigsby, Executive Director of the Virginia Renewable Energy Alliance, “And so our biggest challenge is fighting the myth that it is too expensive.”