A New York businessman bought the Circuity City brand, domain name, and associated trademarks in 2015. Now Ronny Shmoel says he will relaunch the website next month and begin selling electronics.
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.
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The current number of applicants indicates that The University of Virginia is on track to enroll even more Virginians this year than the record 11,118 they accepted last year.
The annual report of the Adult Protective Services Division of the Virginia Department of Aging and Rehabilitative indicates that reports of the financial exploitation of the most vulnerable Virginians went up by 20% last year. The number of substantiated reports has also risen.
In her senior year, Mary Murrell was the editor of the Lee-Davis High School year book, The Confederate. She is part of the Change the Name Coalition, a group alumni who believe the names of the high school and Stonewall Jackson Middle School should be changed.
Some NFL players continue to kneel in during the National Anthem. The Wilder School’s Office of Public Policy Outreach polled Virginians to see if they favor a rule prohibiting public school teams from kneeling.
Henrico County Public Schools are in the early stages of constructing a strategic plan for the school district through 2025 and they’re asking for help from the public.
In 2014 former Gov. Terry Mculiffe said he had personally negotiated a deal with Lindenburg Industry, a Chinese owned company that claimed it would create 350 jobs in Appomattox. They got $1.4 million from the Governors Economic Development Fund. The project collapsed in 2016. After a newspaper report, Virginia State Police were called to launch a criminal investigate. The FBI was later involved.
A nurse researcher PhD at the Salem VA Medical Center is on the cutting edge of research demonstrating that brushing the teeth of patients twice a day can remove dangerous biofilm and prevent bacteria from spreading to their lungs and causing pneumonia.
The American City County Exchange looked at taxes, debt, spending and transparency and named Goochland the Most Taxpayer Friendly County in the nation for 2017.
A coalition of citizen groups in Hanover is working to have the names of Lee-Davis High School and Stonewall Jackson Middle School changed. The school board has received petitions and agreed this week to gather data and public input on the issue.