The failure of Congress to pass a budget led to sequestration and resulted in civilian furloughs at Fort Lee. That has resulted in long lines of traffic at access gates. The problem is likely to exist through the end of September.
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 State Police continue their investigation into a plane crash that happened Saturday on Rollins Lane in Essex County.
The Goochland County Board of Zoning Appeals has decided it has the right to hear an appeal challenging the Plan of Development for Benedictine College Preparatory on River Road.
Former Halifax County Sheriff Stanley Noblin has entered a guilty plea to charges that he embezzled public funds.
Petersburg City Council has voted 5-0 to change personal property tax collections to twice a year.
Faulconer Construction Company is planning to relocate its equipment maintenance facility from Albemarle County to the area near Zion Crossroads in Louisa.
The Internal Revenue Service is urging all active military personnell to be aware of special tax rules that apply to them.
The Virginia Department of Transportation has awarded Greensville County a grant of $3.3 million to expand Otterdam Road, access to a major industrial complex.
Dominion Virginia Power put its Altavista Power Station on line Friday, fueled now by biomass instead of coal. The plants lower emissions of sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, particulate matter and mercury.