The Mayor of Petersburg is being challenged for his 4th Ward City Council seat in today's election.
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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Jeff Parrott, hired on October 16th to be Clarksville's Town Manager, was dismissed before the end of the month.
John Ogle has regional coverage.
Soldiers from the Army's108th Quartermaster Company based at Fort Lee are in New York City providing help in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
Tomorrow is the day for the Southern Virginia Chili Cook Off in Chase City.
Hopewell Police are asking anyone with information about a shooting that happened Wednesday night on Wilmington Avenue to call Crime Solvers.
The defunct Appomattox Bio Energy Plant owes the City of Hopewell more than $1.5 million in unpaid taxes. The city wants to auction off the property.
Halifax Regional Health System has merged with Sentara Healthcare.
One of the congregations that left the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia and was ordered in court to vacate the Falls Church has filed an appeal.
Samantha Marquez, a junior at the Maggie Walker Governor's School, has returned from the International Space Olympics with a first place award.
Today is the final day of RedFlex Camera amnesty in the City of Petersburg.