The Fort Lee Fire Department again has been accredited by the Commission on Fire Accreditation International, one of only five departments in the entire U.S. Army and the first to win accreditation three consecutive times.
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
The Sheriff’s Office in Pittsylvania County has finished a year long investigation into the death of a man working at Intertape Polymer, a leading maker of packaging.
January wasn’t a good month for employment in Mecklenburg County. The jobless rate jumped to 9.3%.
A Mecklenburg Deputy Sheriff, checking gravesites in the Lacrosse area found a second disturbed gravesite
A bid request has been approved for the much discussed and long awaited expansion of the Clarksville Library.
A lawyer hired to represent North Carolina’s environmental agency in the federal investigation into Duke Energy’s coal ash dumps was Duke’s lawyer in a criminal investigation.
The Virginia Tobacco Commission may offer a $930,000 grant to a unidentified cabinet maker to set up a manufacturing plant in Charlotte County.
A VCU professor has co-authored a book that focuses on the success of people with learning disabilities.
Federal and state agencies continue to monitor the massive coal ash spill in the Dan River, including the Virginia Health Department. Correspondent John Ogle asked for an assessment.