The explosion heard in the Hopewell area just before midnight Wednesday was at the Appomattox Bio Energy Plant.
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
Dr. Keith Miller is the new President of Virginia State University. In barely 90 days at the helm, he’s working to get to know area community and business leaders.
A former teacher at a Catholic School in Coral Springs, Florida, is in the Pamunkey Regional Jail in Hanover.
Two Virginia Commonwealth University film students, with help from the Virginia Interfaith Center, spent the summer working on a documentary about human equality.
The City of Petersburg has enacted mandatory water restrictions. John Ogle has that part of the story.
The anniversary of 9-11 will be marked Saturday in Petersburg with a Police Department sponsored community event especially for kids.
An exhibit opening Monday at the Virginia Historical Society explores the evolution of labor unions in Virginia.
The Goochland County Fire & EMS holds the record getting patients to the hospital -- 23 minutes.
The choristers of the National Cathedral have spent the past four days at their annual choir camp at Roslyn on River Road in Richmond.
The Commonwealth Institute for Fiscal Analysis is out with a report focusing on salaries paid to women.