According to the American Automobile Association the price of holiday travel this year will likely be the highest in the past three years.
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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Henrico Police have confirmed the counties seventh 2017 reported incident of rabies.
Using the web, Iggbo, based in Henrico, started in 2015 by streamlining the blood drawing and test process. Since then, they’ve included a variety of other health care services.
Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico. To help restore electric power, Dominion Energy is paying the cost to send seven pallets of solar panels to the island.
Nationally, consumers are being alerted to the possibility of a shortage of Christmas trees this year. The National Christmas Tree Association says its hard to say for sure but there’s likely to be a 5 to 10% decrease in trees. The news is better in Virginia.
Adolf Jewelers, in Henrico, is closing, probably some time early next year. The store has been a part of the Richmond region since 1970.
Nevermore will the statute of Edgar Allan Poe stand on the southwest corner of Capitol Square in Richmond near the bell tower. It is being moved to the northwest corner.
The fire last week that destroyed the Centenary United Methodist Church in on Beaver Bridge Road in western Chesterfield County has been ruled accidental.
Some 25 acres of land, owned by Ukrop’s Super Markets, Inc., on South Laburnum Avenue in eastern Henrico County, is under contract to be sold. The site is about ten miles from the White Oak technology Park where Facebook will open a huge data center.
At the end of the year, the Salvation Army Men’s Shelter on Commerce Street in Petersburg will close. The high cost of operation is the reason.