The annual Run for the Fallen honors the men and women in our military who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of freedom. This year's run is expected to draw as many as 2,500. It happens next weekend at Fort Lee.
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
Amtrak Virginia's Northeast regional service extension to and from Norfolk starts December 12th.
An alert for truckers from the Internal Revenue Service -- today is the day your federal highway use tax return is due.
This afternoon at 4:30 the Boys and Girls Choirs of the National Cathedral in Washington will present Choral Evensong at All Saints Church on River Road.
The Sheriff of Mecklenburg County has created a two-man gang unit to investigate and create a gang data base.
The film "Lincoln" -- to be released in November -- was filmed in Richmond and Petersburg. A new program is being developed to attract visitors to the region.
The Mayor of Hopewell thinks the ethanol plant that never opened could still be an asset to the city. Osage Bio Energy built the $150 million plant to convert barley to ethanol.
Following up on a traffic report yesterday, a truck driver was charged yesterday after oil was spilled on Interstate 85 in Dinwiddie County.
The all-volunteer Virginia Defense Force wants to expand its operations. It has been helping the National Guard with communications in time of emergency since 1985.
Parts of the 5th Congressional District, largest in Virginia, continue to suffer double digit unemployment rates. Candidates for the seat, which has changed hands in each of the last two elections, have talked about recovery.