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Chronological Listing of Program Titles

Living with Autism

(Running time: 28 minutes)

The origin of Autism is a mystery waiting to be solved, and a cure may be decades away. HCTV joins the families of Philip, Troy, and Fielding as we learn about living with this communications disorder. We’ll also discuss medical advancement and therapeutic treatments with today’s educators and doctors.

Magazine 17: The Only Show That’s All Henrico – Fall 2006 [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 29 minutes)

This edition of Magazine 17 feature packages include:

  • Motorcycle Police
  • Auto Theft
  • Library Bookmobile
  • Hermitage Tech Center/EMT program
  • Diabetes Control

While You Sleep, Henrico Works for You [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 25 minutes)

When most of us are turning in for the night, the day is just beginning for many Henrico County employees. The job of running a major suburban county doesn’t follow a nine-to-five schedule; when the sun goes down, Henrico County stays up to ensure we receive top-quality services around the clock. HCTV follows eight different night shifts as they protect, serve, save and improve life in our county.

Never Forget: Henrico Cold Cases – Marshall Butler Homicide

(Running time: 22 minutes)

Henrico County Currently has more than 80 unsolved crimes, and the cold case unit needs your help. New forensic technology has led to a break in the 1991 murder of 16 year old Marshall Ray Butler. Investigators are now on the trail of a new suspect, and all they may need is one phone call to bring closure to this horrific unsolved homicide. Never Forget.

Foundations in Time: Henrico’s Architectural Treasures

(Running time: 36 minutes)

Henrico County is home to an amazing variety of architectural styles — from Colonial to Greek revival, art deco to post-modern. In this series, HCTV tours the county’s architectural landscape and meets people who are involved with the design, restoration and recognition of significant structures. You’ll find the story of architecture is just as much about the people who love these great buildings.

A Community Investment: Real Estate Taxes and Assessments [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 25 minutes)

Why are our Henrico homes reassessed, and what prompts lowering real estate taxes? Where do our tax dollars go? Join HCTV as we discover the ins and outs of real estate taxes and property assessments. See how Henrico County is providing a lifestyle for our residents that is the envy of the region.

Henrico S.W.A.T.: Ready for the Call

(Running time: 20 minutes)

When citizens have a problem they call the police, but when the police have a problem they call S.W.A.T. Feel the intensity as they push the envelope to make a dangerous situation safe. In a moment’s notice they are called to Henrico’s most alarming crises, but it’s all in a days work for the S.W.A.T team.

Magazine 17: The Only Show That’s All Henrico – Summer 2006 [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 21 minutes)

This edition of Magazine 17 feature packages include:

  • Bike Police
  • Community Maintenance
  • Heavy Equipment Operators
  • Flood Marker of 1771

Keeping it Green: Quality Development in Henrico County [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 15 minutes)

Green spaces and landscaping are critical to quality development in Henrico County. HCTV’s “Keeping It Green” explores how tree preservation, new plantings, parks and open spaces add to the quality of life in Henrico.

Keep Henrico Beautiful [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 13 minutes)

For more than 25 years, the Keep Henrico Beautiful committee has been working to create a litter free environment in our county. Learn about the many ways you can get involved and have some fun, too!

Defining Our Past: Street Names

(Running time: 19 minutes)

Defining Our Past is back with more stories behind Henrico’s names and places. In this second edition, host Ryan Eubank examines the local lore of street names. How did Henrico’s streets and roads get their names, and how are new names developed? Ride along as HCTV sheds some light on this fascinating topic.

Leading the Way: Henrico County Traffic Control [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 21 minutes)

With more than 50,000 street signs and nearly 150 traffic signals to maintain, our Traffic Engineering division is always on the move. Ride along with HCTV and meet the people who make the signs, keep the signals working and paint the pavement to ensure our roads are safe for everyone.

Tails of Survival: Life in Veterinary Hospitals[Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 29 minutes)

Step into the world of modern animal hospitals and see how veterinary medicine has evolved. Through the eyes of emergency doctors and staff, you’ll see life and death decision making for pets that are loved as true family members.

Garden Retreats: Stopping to Smell the Roses

(Running time: 31 minutes)

Join HCTV on a captivating journey through local gardens to discover the wonderful colors, sounds, and people that create these beautiful retreats. You’ll see gardens that are formal, traditional, and whimsical, and learn why they enrich the lives of the people who so passionately call them home.

A Hunger to Live: Transplanting Life [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 23 minutes)

Learn about the remarkable medical advancement of organ transplants as HCTV tells the story of one young Henrico resident who now has a new lease on life.

Enterprise Zone [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 13 minutes)

Henrico’s committed to revitalizing its older commercial corridors. See what benefits and assistance business owners can find through participating in the county’s Enterprise Zone program.

Best of Magazine 17: Spring 2006 Edition [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 24 minutes)

This edition of Magazine 17 feature packages include:

  • Springtime Allergies
  • Belmont Golf Course
  • Residential Security
  • Police Forensics Unit
  • Recycling

Never Forget: Henrico Cold Cases

(Running time: 34 minutes)

Henrico County currently has more than 80 unsolved violent crimes, and the Cold Case Unit needs your help. HCTV takes you inside two cases that have gone unsolved for years. First, we’ll explore the 1984 Hall-Margaret double murder that stunned a community and has baffled Henrico’s most experienced investigators since 1984. Then we’ll learn how DNA evidence has helped investigators get close to solving the 2001 shooting of Michael Edward Lowther. The Cold Case Unit may only be one phone call away from solving these cases and bringing closure to the families devastated by these horrific crimes. Never Forget.

When the Smoke Clears: Fire Scene Investigators [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 24 minutes)

Fires happen every day; some are accidents, and some aren’t. HCTV rides along with Henrico’s highly motivated fire investigative team as they tackle actual fire scenes to determine whether arson occurred. See the investigators sift through scores of ash and debris to find the fire’s origin, and learn about the trials and tribulations of these firefighters you don’t usually see — the ones investigating and arresting arsonists.

Beyond the Palisade: Life in 17th Century Henrico [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 34 minutes)

Beyond the palisade takes you back to 1611 Henricus, the birthplace of Henrico County. HCTV examines who the colonists were, why they came here, what they hoped to achieve, and what difficulties they faced. Costumed interpreters and colonial experts tell a vivid, gritty tale of adventure, adversity and perseverance.

The Legacy of Dabbs House [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 23 minutes)

Built in the early 1800’s, Dabbs House has been revered as an important landmark in Henrico County. From farmhouse to Robert E. Lee’s headquarters, it’s survived the Civil War and social changes to become a permanent historical fixture. Join HCTV as we examine The Legacy of Dabbs House.


Crystal Clear: Henrico’s Water Reclamation Facility [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 17 minutes)

Henrico County produces more than 43 million gallons of wastewater per day. That’s more than 15 billion gallons of wastewater per year. HCTV takes you to the facility where it all goes to be recycled and put back into the James River . . . Crystal Clear.

When Disaster Strikes: Are You Prepared? [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 21 minutes)

From hurricanes and tornadoes to chemical spills and evacuations, Henrico County is prepared to manage natural and manmade disasters. Learn what plans are in place, and what you can do to prepare yourself for the initial days of an emergency situation.

Culture and Pride: Native American History in Virginia [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 57 minutes)

American Indians have lived in Virginia for 15,000 years. HCTV talks to Native Americans about their culture and the pride they have in their ancestral ways. You will experience the drums and the Pow Wow as well as see historic videos, photo, and maps. Learn how Virginia’s Indians have joined mainstream society, while holding on to their past in this landmark documentary.

Magazine 17: Winter 2006 [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 24 minutes)

This edition of Magazine 17 feature packages include:

  • Randolph Cemetery
  • Earned Income Tax Credit
  • New Medicare Prescription Drug Plan
  • Updates on Tuckahoe and Twin Hickory libraries
  • Bucky Beaver

Breaking the Cycle of Abuse [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 19 minutes)

HCTV looks inside domestic violence with particular attention to its effect on children. Learn how professional counselors help victims break away from abusive relationships, help abusers see the effects of their behavior, and help children work through feelings of guilt and anger.


Planet Henrico [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 32 minutes)

HCTV’s Planet Henrico looks at efforts underway in our community to protect our natural resources and environment. Learn about stream restoration, green roof projects, environmental reclamation, green building methods, and hybrid vehicles. Get tips on home energy savings.


Defining Our Past: The Stories Behind Henrico’s Names and Places [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 21 minutes)

Have you ever wondered how streets, neighborhoods, districts, or Henrico County got their names? HCTV’s new series, Defining Our Past, will shed some light on their origins. In this first episode, host Ryan Eubank takes you on a tour of Henrico’s past starting with the founding of the Citie of Henricus.

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