The Petersburg Preservation Task Force has put together a proposal to create a heritage trail to include sites that highlight the city’s long African American history.
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
Residential real estate tax assessments in both Henrico and Chesterfield Counties have increased again this year as the long recovery from the recession continues.
181 acres of what was once the River’s Bend Golf Club on the James in Chesterfield County near the Varina-Enon Bridge, has now been placed in a land conservation easement.
As a result of the corporate tax reform Congress passed just before Christmas, the Altria Group, one of this area’s largest private employers, is giving its employees a substantial bonus.
After 18 months negotiating with federal, state, and local agencies the non-profit Capital Region Land Conservancy has purchased the 871-acre historic Malvern Hill Farm in Varina.
Cristo Rey Richmond High School plans to open in the fall of next year in the building on Sheppard Street that was the original home of Benedictine College Preparatory. An independent Catholic school, with a unique educational philosophy, it will join 32 Cristo Rey schools nationwide.
The Retail Merchants Association’s monthly Friday Forum will focus on Impacts of Regional Cooperation tomorrow morning at the Hilton Richmond in Short Pump. Speakers are Richmond’s Chief Administrative Officer, the Henrico Manager, and the Chesterfield and Hanover County Administrators.
In response to the most widespread nationwide outbreak of flu since 2009, the 17 acute care hospitals that make up the Central Virginia Healthcare Coalition are adjusting visitation guidelines.
The Hanover County School Board has begun collecting feedback from the community about changing the names and mascots of Lee Davis High and Stonewall Jackson Middle School.
Virginia’s state run liquor stores had gross sales last year of nearly a Billion dollars and 2.4 Billion in net profit and tax revenues in the past six years. Now the new ABC Authority is in the process of transitioning some 3,800 employees to the new business model.