In a story that impacts Virginia localities along the Dan River, the Governor of North Carolina wants Duke Energy to move its coal ash ponds away from the Dan River and any other waterways. 39,000 tons of coal ash spilled into the Dan early last month.
John Ogle began his career in broadcast journalism while still in high school. In nearly 50 years on the radio he has worked as a news anchor for the ABC, NBC, and Mutual networks and as News Director of radio stations in Richmond, Miami, Washington, and New York City. After ten years as News Director of WCXR, Alexandria, John returned to Richmond in 1993 and organized The Richmond Times Dispatch Broadcast News Service. In its 12 year history, the network’s programming was heard on 20 radio stations across Virginia. John retired from the Times Dispatch at the end of 2004 but is still heard daily as a freelance Correspondent on WCVE Public Radio and on the ABC Radio Network.
Articles by John Ogle
Seven people were arrested when a joint task force moved against a business accused of selling more than a million dollars worth of “spice”, a synthetic type of marijuana in Tappahannock.
The second degree murder conviction of a former University of Virginia lacrosse player has been upheld.
The Environmental Protection Agency and state offices continue cleaning the Dan River in the wake of the latest storm. John Ogle reports.
A very large sinkhole that opened near the Richmond County Varsity Baseball field was the result of a corroded drain pipe. Now, there are new problems.
The budget proposed for next year by the Superintendent of Mecklenburg County Schools is in the hands of the School Board.
The bad weather is having an impact on the Mecklenburg County School calendar.
48 teams will take part tomorrow in the FIRST Tech Challenge State Championship at the Arthur Ashe center.
State Police are continuing their investigation into what they are now calling an attempted suicide and hit and run.
The Environmental Protection Agency continues to work with other federal and state agencies to monitor the impact of the coal ash spill in the Dan River early this month.