Charles Fishburne is a correspondent for WCVE Public Radio. He brings over 40 years experience as a broadcast journalist and news executive in Richmond, Washington D.C. and New York. Charles was also a long-time television news anchor and news director in Richmond.
Virginia’s high school graduates scored higher than the national average on reading and writing in the SAT college-entrance exams and slightly lower than average in mathematics. Charles Fishburne reports that the public school numbers show even more improvement.
Economic development in Chesterfield County may have turned around in the last two months, and as Charles Fishburne reports, a new contract for a 295 interchange into Meadowville Technology Park could open the doors for new business.
The cost of air travel from Richmond to New York could increase substantially in the coming months, as low-cost carrier JetBlue announced it plans to end its daily flights to JFK, November 1st. Charles Fishburne reports
Officials at Appomattox River Water Authority have asked their five participating localities to go to mandatory restrictions because of low levels in Lake Chesdin. Charles Fishburne reports that it is the first call for mandatory restrictions since 2007.