The Commonwealth Transportation Board has awarded a million dollar grant to the Civil War Preservation Trust to buy battlefields and build access trails.
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
Dominion Power has been working through a hurricane for the past two days, testing emergency response systems.
INTRO: Sen. Mark Warner is in town this afternoon for a roundtable discussion with area small business owners and bankers.
Thousands of young musicians and performers tour the country every summer to the delight of tens of thousands of fans. Three of the top Drum and Bugle Corps in the world competed Saturday night in Chesapeake. Marching Music’s Major Leaguers.
The American Red Cross is in the process of restructuring its operations in the Tri –Cities.
Actor and award winning film maker Tim Reid is working now on an education film that will be seen by visitors to the State Capitol.
Once again, The Maggie Walker Governor’s School for Government and International Studies has been recognized by Newsweek Magazine in its ranking of American high schools.
Federal agents have arrested the Vice President of Marketing for International Business Network, once based in Henrico county.
A William and Mary student continues to be involved in helping the people of Haiti recover from the devastating earthquake that struck the island in January.
The bids are in, and the good news for the Petersburg Library Foundation is that the new building will cost about 25% less than expected.