Governor and Mrs. McDonnell were in Petersburg yesterday for a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Petersburg Freedom Support Center for Veterans.
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
The USS Gerald R. Ford was christened in Newport News on Saturday. The new carrier has a five-acre flight deck and is the first of what will be ten Ford Class ships.
In Virginia's lake region, hydrilla is on the Corps of Engineers radar, and there was a bank robbery yesterday in Clarksville. John Ogle has our regional coverage.
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and the VCU Medical Center will offer a limited number of free low dose CT chest scans to high risk patients who qualify.
Goochland County is planning a pilot year-round-school initiative at its Randolph Elementary School. John Ogle has our report.
The Mecklenburg County School Board has approved a drug and alcohol testing program.
The Richmond County Sheriff's Office made a massive sweep during the week of October 21st, but they weren't looking for criminals.
The Broadway in Richmond series reared its head at the Landmark Theatre last night with the opening of "Warhorse."
John Ogle has this report on the tenth anniversary of the UVa Cavalier Marching Band.