Theatre VCU's production of The Elephant Man, the story of a genetically deformed man, runs through Sunday afternoon. For the past two days, middle and high school students have attended matinee performances followed by a question and answer session with the actors.
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.
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Pamela Taylor, former chair of the Department of Art Education at VCU, has been won an important award from the United States Society for Education through Art.
The Union First Market Bank, on the Richmond Tappahannock Highway, in Manquin was held up yesterday morning. The King William County Sheriff's Office and State Police are asking the public to keep an eye out for a suspect with shoulder length dreadlocks.
For the fourth time in less than a year, a bomb threat emptied the Petersburg Courthouse Complex yesterday.
Pr. George County Police continue their investigation this morning into the shooting of Kenny Purdie, one of the owners of K&L Barbecue in Hopewell. He was wounded during an attempted robbery on Friday night.
The nonprofit Commonwealth Institute for Fiscal Analysis says legislation to require a photo ID to vote in Virginia could cost millions.
Virginia and Maryland's U. S. Senators have sent a letter to the Secretaries of Defense and Transportation and the Administrator of NASA urging that they select this region as the host of an Unmanned Aircraft Systems test range.
In spite of the challenges of the economy, the United Way of Richmond and Petersburg says it's tracking toward just under $17 million in total revenue by its fiscal year end.
Feburary 10th is Darwin Day at Virginia Commonwealth University. It's a celebration of the life of Charles Darwin, known as the father of evolutionary biology.
Petersburg authorities are continuing their investigation into the tragic fire early Monday that claimed the life of a two year old girl.