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John Ogle

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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

Agri-Nutrients Opening in Dinwiddie - 24 New Jobs

Agri-Nutrients Associates LLC will open a $6 million fertilizer plant next week in Dinwiddie County. The fertilizer Agri-Nutrients produces is called gypsum. It provides calcium and sulfur nutrients for plant growth and soil crops, as well as sports turf, commercial and consumer landscape turf.

President and owner Ben Wilson says, says he expects to add 24 new jobs over the next three years.

The plant is located just off Route 1 on Hofheimer Way.

The products produced at Agri-Nutrients, he added, will be sold up and down the east coast.

Person of Interest Named in Case of Missing UVa Student

Charlottesville Police yesterday (9/21) named a person of interest in the disappearance of 18 year old Hannah Graham. Jesse Matthew, who’s 32, is from Albemarle County.

The chief said police want to ask him some more questions about what time it was when witnesses say they saw him with the missing UVa student in a restaurant at the Downtown Mall. The chief referenced surveillance video showing her there.

Matthew was at the police station Saturday. He asked for a lawyer. That happened, and he left without saying anything.

Charlottesville Police Set Tip Line for Hannah Graham

Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo asked people who live near the Downtown Mall to search their property for any trace of a missing UVa student. 18 year old Hannah Graham hasn’t been seen since late Friday night and no one has heard from her since just after 1:00 a.m. last Saturday morning.

Police have set up a 24 hour tip line (434) 295.3851.

Search Continues for Missing UVa Student

The Albemarle Sheriff’s Department and Charlottesville Police have been searching since Sunday for 18 year old Hannah Graham, a first year student at UVa from Fairfax County. Her friends and family called police Sunday afternoon when they realized that no one had heard from Graham since around 1:30 Saturday morning. That’s when she sent a text to one of her friends saying she was lost walking home from a party near 14th and Wertland and that’s where the search is centered.

Architects Celebrate 100 Years

Architects from all over the Commonwealth are gathering to celebrate 100 years. Speakers at Saturday’s symposium include the Mayor of Alexandria and the vice chair of the Arlington County Board of Supervisors. A UVa professor of architecture, the vice president of the U.S. Green Building Council, and the professor who chairs the UCLA School of Public Health Environmental Sciences.

18 Year Old Student Missing at UVa

Friends of a missing University of Virginia student are using social media to help efforts to find her. 18 year old Hannah Graham was last seen leaving Camden Plaza, an apartment complex on 14th Street Northwest, on Friday night just before midnight.  She sent a text to a friend at 1:20 Saturday morning. University President, Teresa Sullivan, said yesterday, that the UVa community is united in its deep concern for Graham. According to Police, Graham’s friends and family realized Sunday that they hadn’t heard from her since that time.