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When the Clock Strikes Twelve: New Year’s Traditions

(Running time: 23 minutes)

New Year’s Eve . . . it’s the party for everyone, recognized around the world. Virtually every culture and every country celebrates this ancient holiday in some way. But why? Learn about the first celebrations, how traditions got started and how the holiday became what it is today.


Joining Forces: The Henrico Citizens Police Academy [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 18 minutes)

Have you ever wanted to see what goes on during a hostage negotiation, or wondered what a police car costs? What’s the S.W.A.T. team, and what kind of equipment do they have available? HCTV follows average citizens like yourself through the Citizen’s Police Academy to show you how you can be a resource for your community.

 


Shape Up Henrico! [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 15 minutes)

From karate and yoga to Tai Chi and dance, exercise in Henrico can be fun for all ages!

 


Tough Choices: The County Manager Form of Government

(Running time: 36 minutes)

HCTV brings you the inside story of the men who have managed Henrico since 1934. Their stories tell us why the County Manager Form of Government has become the benchmark in local communities.


Magazine 17: Fall 2005 [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 28 minutes)

This edition of Magazine 17 feature packages include:

  • Henrico Aid to Katrina Victims
  • Community Maintenance Program
  • Preventing Auto Larceny
  • Preventing Identity Theft
  • Project Lifesaver

 


The Bridges of Henrico County

(Running time: 28 minutes)

The James River has been a center for commerce and travel since the 17th century. From the Huguenot and Willey, to the Varina-Enon and Pocahontas, HCTV brings you spectacular footage on the bridges connecting North and South.


An Officer’s Duty: The History of Henrico Police [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 34 minutes)

Law enforcement in Henrico County reaches back to 1676. See how the Division of Police has evolved and developed through the decades as HCTV takes you through the history of communications, vehicles, weapons, crime and fallen officers.

 


Under the Lights: Richmond International Raceway [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 24 minutes)

From the first dirt track race in 1946 to today’s unique three-quarter mile speedway, Richmond International Raceway has evolved into one of the most popular auto racing tracks in the country. HCTV talks to Jeff Gordon, Danica Patrick, Hermie Sadler, Bill France Jr. and others on why drivers and fans alike love RIR! You’ll see original footage from the early 50s through the fast-paced action of today.

 


Battlefield Henrico: Savage Station 1862

(Running time: 42 minutes)

Just days after General Robert E. Lee took command of the Army of Northern Virginia, the battlefront of the Civil War came to Henrico County. HCTV takes you to the battle of Savage Station, exploring what it was really like to fight face to face in the War Between the States. As the story unfolds, one thing becomes clear; the men on both sides were true warriors.


Badge of Protection: The Henrico Sheriff’s Office [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 30 minutes)

The Henrico Sheriff’s Office has served the county since 1634. Today, its responsibilities include court security, jail security, and serving the civil process. See how the deputies go above and beyond the call to serve and protect the citizens of Henrico.

 


Magazine 17 Summer 2005 Edition [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 27 minutes)

This edition of Magazine 17 feature packages include:

  • New Touch-Screen Voting Machines
  • Recycling
  • Police Forensics Unit
  • Drainage in Henrico
  • Succession Management Program

Your Weapon Against Gun Violence: Henrico Exile [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 20 minutes)

Learn about Henrico’s Exile Law as you hear stories from police on the street, convicted felons and witnesses of gun violence. Citizens have a weapon of their own to stop illegal gun use: Henrico Exile.

 


The Planting Zone: First Time Gardening [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 26 minutes)

Beginning gardeners learn the basic steps of choosing and planting for the first time. Local experts demonstrate how amateur gardeners can create healthy plants and gardens.

 


Magazine 17: The Only Show That’s All Henrico [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 27 minutes)

This edition of Magazine 17 feature packages include:

  • New touch-screen voting machines
  • Recycling
  • Police forensics unit
  • Drainage in Henrico
  • Succession Management Program


Safe Waters Ahead: Henrico’s Marine Patrol

(Running time: 33 minutes)

The roughly 30 miles of the James River in Henrico County are home to both recreation and commerce. Join HCTV as we board the Marine Patrol boats and set out to ensure the safety of the many different boaters and visitors to county waters.


A Working Partnership: Canines In The County [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 23 minutes)

Join HCTV for a look at pets, their owners and breeders. We’ll cover everything from police patrol dogs, bomb and drug detection dogs, seeing eye dogs, companion/therapy dogs, dog health and more.

 


The Coal Mines of Henrico

(Running time: 24 minutes)

Historically, coal was the fuel used for industry and heating in most of Virginia, and mine shafts are still being discovered today. Tune in to discover just how close to home coal was found and mined in Virginia.


Planning for Henrico’s Future [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 23 minutes)

The Henrico Planning Department oversees land use regulations and zoning throughout the county. Staff can assist you with questions about new and existing development, rezoning requests, variances and more.

 


The Twilight of Life [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 16 minutes)

The third feature in this Social Services series highlights what resources are available to Henrico’s senior residents. Get tips from staff members and local seniors on how to deal with issues that effect us when we reach the golden years.


4-H: Making the Best Better [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 26 minutes)

What do kids, animals and agriculture have in common? HCTV goes rural in this look at how 4-H projects engage today’s young people.

 


Working On The Roads: Developing, Improving and Maintaining Henrico’s Road System [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 21 minutes)

Henrico is one of only two counties in Virginia that builds and maintains its own road system. Find out how this benefits residents and why it’s important to our growth as an economic leader.

 


37 Magazine: The Only Show That’s All Henrico [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 23 minutes)

This premiere edition of 37 Magazine features several county events and issues including:

  • Residential security
  • Springtime allergies
  • Belmont Golf Course
  • NIMS training
  • Heavy equipment operators in Henrico

 


Taking Flight: Stories of Early Virginia Aviation

(Running time: 53 minutes)

Join us as we visit with pilots of the open-cockpit biplanes and explore aviation from 1864-1940 in this living history documentary.


Until the Cows Come Home: A History of Dairy Farming in Henrico County, Virginia

(Running time: 51 minutes)

Henrico County once supplied milk for much of the Richmond Area, and dairy farms were a way of life. The HCTV team shares stories of joys and days-gone-by in this fascinating tale of cows and family owned farms.


Going to Work: The Capital Area Training Consortium [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 16 minutes)

Need help finding a job? CATC has resources for building your resume, getting fresh training, and finding that perfect position for career success.

 


A Plan That Works: Henrico’s Permit Center [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 16 minutes)

If you need a permit for construction or for do-it-yourself projects, The Permit Center can save you time and aggravation. This one-stop shop is designed to get you in and out quickly and efficiently.


 

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