About 30 soldiers and airmen from Virginia National Guard engineer units are in Petersburg for a second time, helping the city take a bite out of blight. Operation Renew began last Monday and will be going on until the end of this week.
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
Virginia Department of Transportation officials have closed both of the southbound lanes of Interstate 81 near Salem due to an unstable slope.
A woman who used to work at the McDonald’s in Kilmarknock has been convicted of embezzlement.
A Grammy award winning reggae musician has filed suit over an incident that happened in Richmond in May.
50 years ago Wednesday, The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. made his I Have a Dream speech at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. A week of events celebrating that major moment in the fight for civil rights began Saturday in Washington. Correspondent John Ogle spoke recently to a Prince George County educator about her award winning play, Walk With Me, about a civil rights hero whose name many don’t recognize.
The state has mandated that local governments cover the cost of storm water regulation and, for some, that may lead to higher costs for customers.
There was a ribbon cutting ceremony this week to open the new Solari Radiation Therapy Center in South Hill.
The Science Museum of Virginia is taking nominations for leading science innovators for the Virginia Outstanding Scientist of the Year for 2014.
Chase City Police are continuing their investigation into a burglary-home invasion.
It didn’t take long yesterday for Petersburg Police to arrest a suspect in a shooting that happened on Buckner Street around 3:15.