Richmond's 4th Annual Civil War and Emancipation Day commemoration will happen all over town on Saturday.
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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A short film about the preparation and presentation of last year's Live Art production at the Carpenter Theater is the winner of the 2013 PBS Online Film Festival. Two local film makers began shooting a documentary when students signed up and began rehearsals.
The Petersburg Library Foundation is busy raising the last two million dollars needed to finish building and stocking the city's new library going up at the corner of Washington and Market Streets.
The School of the Performing Arts in the Richmond Community (SPARC) has received the two largest financial gifts in its 32-year history.
The Richmond County Sheriff's Department has made two arrests in connection with a break-in at Thomas' Store in Emerton Tuesday morning.
Dominion Virginia Power proposed yesterday to hold its base rates where they are for at least the next two years. Today's typical Dominion Power bill is about two cents higher than it was in July of 2008.
The Richmond County Board of Supervisors heard details this week from the School Board about a proposal to combine their health care plans.
Clarksville Town Council on a split vote last week granted a conditional use permit for a firearms repair shop, reversing a decision made last month.
The new James River Ecology School, for students in grades 5 through 12, will have a grand opening event on the 13th of April.