Once the Federal Emergency Management Agency made the decision to provide earthquake damage assistance in Louisa County, it moved quickly to approve grants.
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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Petersburg Police continue their investigation into a case that came to light late last week, when animal control officers responded to a call at a home on Old Wagner Road that a large number of animals were not being cared for properly.
There'll be an opportunity at Ft. Lee tomorrow to learn more about Virginia's Indian tribes.
Petersburg Firefighters quickly controlled an early morning apartment fire early yesterday.
Petersburg Police have arrested a 22 year old man and charged him in connection with a rash of copper thefts in and near the city.
The driver of a bus that struck a pick up in a work zone on Interstate 85 Friday morning has been charged with reckless driving. Three people died in the crash.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency last week agreed to provide disaster assistance for people in Louisa who suffered earthquake damage to their property in August.
There were more people unemployed last year in Virginia than there were the year before -- 14 percent more. The number of jobless people in the Commonwealth is at its highest level since the recession of the early '80s. A Richmond-based fiscal and economic policy think tank has released an analysis.
A teenager who disappeared over the weekend from Bedford County has been found.
When the Mecklenburg Grand Jury meets on the 21st it will consider first degree murder charges against an 18 year old North Carolina man.