Sunday at 9:45 a.m., an interfaith, inter-generational and multicultural group will gather at Sixth Mount Zion Baptist in Richmond and go into the community to feed the hungry, help the homeless, visit the sick and perform random acts of kindness.
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
A Halifax County man entered an Alford plea yesterday in Circuit Court to 223 counts for distribution of child pornography.
Virginia is well represented in the 48th class of Presidential Scholars. Of the 141 named nationwide, six are from Virginia, four from the Richmond area.
Samantha Marquez and Jeff Holste, the Grand Prize winners at this year’s Metro Richmond Science Fair will be in Pittsburgh this week competing in the International Science and Engineering Fair. Marquez has been selected to be a member of one of the most prestigious science research societies in the country.
Photo: Maggie Walker student Samantha Marquez has been selected a member of Sigma Xi, a prestigious science research society.
Over the weekend, nearly a thousand swimmers and their families were part of a regional swim competition in Chesterfield for a major swim meet. The 50-meter swimming pool was the one used at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha. It was brought to Virginia by the Greater Richmond Aquatics Partnership.
A woman lost her life early yesterday in a fire in Prince George County.
The victim of Tuesday night's fatal accident on the Huguenot Trail in Powhatan has been identified.
There are more details this morning about the accident that happened on I-95 Tuesday night as a State Trooper chased a speeding motorcycle just after 7:30.
Virginia State Police were called to two separate incidents not far from Route 288 last night.
Saturday is alumni day at St. Paul's College in Lawrenceville. Graduates will meet their school's interim president, Eddie Moore and hear the news that the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church issued a national appeal to help St. Paul's achieve the fund raising goal of its Now and Forever Campaign.