A fire, over the weekend, did heavy damage to a former tobacco company complex in Petersburg. Authoritires are still seeking to learn the cause.
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
Henrico County has won 18 Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties.
Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling was at Newport News/Williamsburg Air Port yesterday for the groundbreaking at Orion Air’s Operations Center. The project, a combination of aircraft hangar and office, will keep 57 jobs local and add 51 new ones. Tomorrow Bolling heads to southside.
Police in Chesterfield County are still trying to find out whose remains were found in a stolen car in the Appomattox River.
25 colleges in Virginia will spend a week dispelling conventional wisdom about the cost of going to an independent school.
The Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission is sponsoring a conference on September 24th at Norfolk State University.
Three years ago, several free clinics and safety net organizations asked the Richmond Academy of Medicine for help. They needed to recruit doctors who would volunteer to provide specialty care for people without health insurance.
An arrest has been made in the January 22nd murder of a Petersburg teenager.
University of Richmond President Ed Ayers is meeting for the last time today with a group of teachers who have spent a week as part of a history seminar.
The Richmond SPCA has a big collection of little dogs about ready for adoption.