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From the Garbage to the Grid: A Powerful By-Product of Henrico’s Trash [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 22 minutes)

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We all generate household waste, we all use electricity. Those two undeniable facts of life have come to an enterprising intersection at the Springfield Road Landfill. Henrico based INGENCO Distributed Energy has partnered with the county to use the methane produced from decomposing garbage to fuel a four-megawatt power plant. Take an electrifying trip to the landfill with HCTV’s Ryan Eubank, and learn all about this ultimate form of recycling in From The Garbage to The Grid: A Powerful By-Product of Henrico’s Trash.

Inside Henrico: Fall 2010 [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 18 minutes)

This edition of Inside Henrico feature packages include:

  • Medical Reserve Corps
  • Animal Protection Police Officers
  • Get Ready for 2011
  • Leaf Collection Service
  • Thanksgiving Traditions

Be Ready Henrico: Disaster Preparation  [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 18 minutes)


Natural or man-made disasters can happen anytime, anywhere. The potential for hurricanes, tornados, droughts, blizzards, flooding, or terrorism can hit Henrico at a moments notice. Are you ready? If you have to evacuate or shelter in place, does your family have a plan and a disaster kit? HCTV’s Be Ready Henrico: Disaster Preparation shows you how to be prepared and keep your family safe when disaster strikes.

The Great War Remembered: Henrico’s Story of Service and Support

(Running time: 31 minutes)

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On April 6, 1917, the United States formally entered what would eventually come to be known as World War I. Every aspect of our society was affected. The citizens of Henrico County contributed their money, food, energy, and lives to the war effort. Henrico was also the site of a munitions plant staffed by patriotic women in what is now Sandston. Although millions died in combat or from disease, few reminders of the conflict exist today. Through archival film, posters, photographs, and the wartime letters of Meadow Farm’s Sheppard Crump, HCTV takes you back to the forgotten war.

More Than Skin Deep: Our Most Common Skin Cancers [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 20 minutes)


Skin cancer is the most common of all cancers in the United States. Most skin cancers are caused by exposure to ultraviolet radiation from the sun. Just one blistering sunburn during childhood more than doubles the chances of developing melanoma, the most virulent of skin cancers, during adulthood. The survival rate is good if detected early and removed, but falls dramatically if the melanoma is ignored and continues to grow. Join HCTV as we talk with doctors and survivors of skin cancer, and learn ways to detect and prevent the disease.

Never Forget: Cynthia Gilliam-Ford Cold Case

(Running time: 21 minutes)


In January of 1991 Henrico Police discovered human skeletal remains wrapped in a blanket in a wooded area of the county. Evidence at the scene could not help identify the victim or lead police to a suspect. Nearly two decades later, a facial reconstruction sketch released to the media proved to be the key in uncovering the identity of this Jane Doe. Police are now hot on the trail of her killer and they need your help to find the murderer of Cynthia Gilliam-Ford. Never Forget.

Inside Henrico: Summer 2010 [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 20 minutes)

This edition of Inside Henrico feature packages include:

  • Homeowner’s Enhancement Guide
  • Crisis Intervention Team
  • Innsbrook Area Study
  • Drowning Dangers for Toddlers
  • Economic Impact of Youth Sports Tournaments

Historic Henrico Churches: Windows to Our Past

(Running time: 28 minutes)


The story of Henrico’s historic churches began in 1611 when Sir Thomas Dale established a settlement on the edge of the western frontier. From those early days at Henricus to today’s ever-changing communities, historic churches are the windows to our past. Join HCTV as we explore the culture, heritage, and architecture of these celebrated places of worship.

Securing Your Digital Self: Identity Theft [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 13 minutes)


High-tech thieves looking to steal your identity have formed today’s new organized crime ring. From computer hackers to good old-fashioned pickpockets, your identity is at risk of being stolen anytime, anywhere. Learn how these criminals operate and what law enforcement agencies are doing to find and stop them. Join HCTV as we reveal useful tips on how to protect your identity in “Securing Your Digital Self: Identity Theft.”

Mills E. Godwin: Virginia’s Statesman

(Running time: 30 minutes)


Mills Edwin Godwin, Jr., known as Virginia’s Education Governor, was born November 19, 1914 in Nansemond County, Virginia (now the City of Suffolk). During his two terms as governor, Godwin championed the community college system in Virginia, was a key player in the Civil Rights Movement, and implemented the sales tax in the Commonwealth. Godwin remains the only governor in the country who was elected and served his first term as a democrat, and his second as a republican. Join HCTV as we learn more about Godwin through the stories of people who knew him best.

Hosting in Henrico: It’s Tournament Time!

(Running time: 4 minutes) [Not for air]

Whether you need one field or ten for your next tournament, Henrico County’s award-winning sports complexes can meet your needs. Henrico, which partially surrounds the capital city Richmond, Virginia, is the perfect Mid-Atlantic location. With the intersection of two major interstates and an international airport in the county, transportation and accommodations couldn’t be more convenient. Henrico boasts beautiful parks, cultural sites, and museums, and is within driving distance from Washington, D.C., Virginia Beach, and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Let us show you why Henrico is the place to play!

When Seconds Count: Henrico’s 911 Emergency Operations [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 18 minutes)


From medical emergencies to house fires, bank robberies to burglaries, when you need help and seconds count, you can count on Henrico’s 911 Emergency Communications Center. Join HCTV as we explore what happens when people in distress call for emergency help, and how the trained professionals on the other end of the line quickly kick in to action.

Native Fish Species of the James River

(Running time: 39 minutes)


During the 17th century the James River was silver with the Shad, Herring & Sturgeon populations. Over time, residential and commercial development, overfishing and habitat changes decimated these native species, but innovative repopulation and rehabilitation programs are now underway to replenish the river. Join HCTV as we explore how our actions and the environment have affected the fish quality, and learn whether it is, indeed, safe to eat fish from the James, in Native Fish Species of the James River.

Inside Henrico: Spring 2010 [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 18 minutes)

This edition of Inside Henrico feature packages include:

  • Spring Allergies
  • A Surprising Alternative Fuel
  • Noise Ordinance
  • Water Tower Paint Job
  • Green Buildings/LEED Certification

Caring for the Animals: Livestock to Lizards in Henrico Recreation [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 34 minutes)

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Henrico’s Meadow Farm Museum and Three Lakes Nature Center and Aquarium both offer unique opportunities for residents and visitors to learn about many different animal species. Recreation and Parks’ experienced staff takes great pride in caring for these animals daily, from cleaning and feeding to shelter and health care. Join HCTV as we explore how keeping these animals happy and healthy is a priority in Caring for the Animals: Livestock to Lizards in Henrico Recreation.

Home Grown in Henrico: Vegetable Gardening Made Easy [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 25 minutes)


Growing your own vegetables is a fun and educational way to put fresh, nutritious foods on your table. Whether you’re starting a full garden for the first time, or you simply want to grow a tomato plant in a container, HCTV will give you the information you need to have a successful crop in Home Grown in Henrico: Vegetable Gardening Made Easy.

Central Virginia Biography
Douglas Southall Freeman: Voice of the Confederate Soldier

(Running time: 38 minutes)


From a very early age, Douglas Southall Freeman dedicated himself to accurately recording the story of the Army of Northern Virginia and Robert E. Lee. His meticulous research methods and commitment to his work established him as a nationally known newspaper editor, radio commentator, military expert and Pulitzer Prize-winning historian. Join HCTV in this edition of Central Virginia Biographies as we explore what inspired and motivated Dr. Douglas Southall Freeman: Voice of the Confederate Soldier.

Community Revitalization: Vital to Our Future [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 22 minutes)


Henrico’s mature, established commercial corridors and residential neighborhoods are a crucial element to the county’s landscape. Join HCTV as we learn about the Community Revitalization Department, why it was established, and how it is committed to stabilizing and beautifying Henrico’s older properties. Business owners and homeowners alike have benefited from Community Revitalization’s programs and services — revitalization efforts that are vital to our future.

Stroke: Medical Emergency–How to Survive a “Brain Attack” [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 18 minutes)


Strokes are the third leading cause of death among the adult population. Stroke survivors may suffer devastating injury to the brain, and expeditious emergency medical care is key to minimizing long-term damage. Learn how to recognize the warning signs of a “brain attack,” and hear stories of stroke victims who cope with brain injuries in HCTV’s Stroke: Medical Emergency–How to Survive a “Brain Attack.”

Central Virginia Biography
John Marshall: In the Opinion of the Court

(Running time: 29 minutes)

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Chief Justice John Marshall helped shape the future of our nation. From his humble beginnings on the Virginia frontier, Marshall served his country in the American Revolutionary War, became a prominent and respected politician, and served for 34 years as Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. His wisdom, patriotism, and judicial expertise set an example of justice for the world to follow. Learn how Marshall’s leadership cemented the role of the Supreme Court as the Law of the Land in this Central Virginia Biography, John Marshall: In the Opinion of the Court.

Inside Henrico: Winter 2010 [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 18 minutes)

This edition of Inside Henrico feature packages include:

  • Reinvest: Residential Investment Tax Abatement Program
  • Curbside Recycling
  • Short Pump Town Center CDA
  • Crossing Guards
  • Winter Workouts

Reinvest: Residential Investment Tax Abatement Program [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 4 minutes)


Now is a great time to renovate or remodel your home! With new home loans out of reach for many, staying put and updating your existing home is an increasingly attractive option, especially now that Henrico has introduced Reinvest! Let HCTV show you how an investment in your property can actually save you money in the long run.


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