Henrico County VA

FAQs

Does the Henrico Citizen publish a print edition?
Yes, the Henrico Citizen newspaper is published 24 times a year – on the first and third Thursdays of each month.

Where can I pick up a copy of the print edition?
The Henrico Citizen is a free publication and is available at more than 120 locations throughout the county and region. For the full list, click here.

How long has the Citizen been in existence?
The Henrico Citizen was founded in 2001 and published its first issue Sept. 20, 2001.

Who owns the paper?
The Henrico Citizen was founded and is owned and operated by T3 Media, LLC.

Do you publish any other newspapers?
No, the Henrico Citizen is the only newspaper published by T3 Media, LLC.

Does the Henrico Citizen have Twitter or Facebook accounts?
Yes, you may friend us on Facebook here and follow us on Twitter here.

How can I submit news items, news tips, article ideas or letters to the editor to you?
You may e-mail these items to us at
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How do I submit my event listing to you?
You may e-mail your events to us at
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Can I fax information to you?
Yes; our fax number is (804) 577-1230.

How can I place a classified ad?
You may submit a classified (text only) advertisement to us by clicking here. You must first register as a user (free) before you are able to submit your ad. You may also e-mail your text to us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Once we have received your ad through e-mail or the website, you will be contacted with a price quote.

Can I subscribe to the Henrico Citizen print edition?
Yes; we offer paid subscriptions by U.S. Mail for $20 for one year (24 issues) or $36 for two years (48 issues). To order, please e-mail us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call (804) 262-1700.

How can I learn more about display advertising in the Henrico Citizen or on HenricoCitizen.com?
To receive a copy of our media kit, which outlines our print, online and e-mail newsletter display advertising rates, please e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

What forms of payment do you accept?
We accept payment by cash, check, Visa, Mastercard and American Express.

What is your mailing/physical address?

We are located at 6924 Lakeside Avenue, Suite 307, Henrico VA 23228. You may send mail to us at the same address.

How many weeks before an event should I submit it to you?
Because we publish only twice each month, we recommend submitting your events as early as possible to ensure they appear at least once in print. Ideally, we would like to receive submissions 45-60 days prior to the date of the event.

I submitted an event but it didn't appear in print. Why not?
We receive numerous events each month and are unable to publish each one. We attempt to publish a wide variety of event notices from various organizations, giving preference to those that take place in Henrico and have a wide-reaching appeal to our readers. If your event was not included, we may have received it too late or simply lacked available space to include it this time. We do make every effort to include as many events as possible in our online calendar of events, which you may view here.

What other items may I submit to you?
We accept submissions of births, engagements, weddings, anniversaries, business announcements, church and religion news and events, personal milestones, school news, reunions, youth sports and achievement news and other community news of interest. You may also submit photographs to us as well. These items may be submitted to us by e-mail at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or through our website here.

How can I purchase reprints of photos or pages?
We offer a number of published and unpublished photos for sale, as well as page reprints. You may view them and order items by clicking here.

How can I obtain a copy of a back issue?
We have a limited number of back issues available for sale for $2 apiece. Please contact our office at (804) 262-1700 or e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to learn if the issue you want is available.

Do you accept freelance articles or other unsolicited columns?
If you are interested in writing freelance articles for the Henrico Citizen, please contact Publisher Tom Lappas at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). At this time we do not publish unsolicited columns or articles.

How can I sign up to receive your twice-weekly e-mail news updates?
You may submit your e-mail address to us here or by e-mailing .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to request that you be added to the distribution list for our e-mail news updates.
Community

Your trees, please

With a nod to Arbor Day, Citizen seeks photos, descriptions of significant Henrico trees

Do you have a favorite tree in Henrico?

Do you know of a tree with an interesting story?

Do you live near an especially large, old, or otherwise unusual tree – or do you pass by one that has always intrigued you?

Arbor Day 2015 (April 24) was last week, and though the Citizen has published stories about a few special trees over the years (see sidebar) we know that our readers can lead us to more. > Read more.

Henrico’s most famous tree


Henrico's most famous tree, known as the Surrender Tree, still stood for more than a century near the intersection of Osborne Turnpike and New Market Road -- until June 2012.

It was in the shade of that tree on April 3, 1865, that Richmond mayor Joseph Mayo met Major Atherton Stevens and troops from the 4th Massachusetts Cavalry and handed over a note surrendering the city to Federal troops. Evacuation had already begun. > Read more.

ARC event raises $75k for ICDS program


The Greater Richmond ARC's annual Ladybug Wine Tasting and Silent Auction on April 11 netted $75,165 to benefit its Infant and Child Development Services (ICDS) program.

About 350 guests sampled fine West Coast wines and craft beer from Midnight Brewery at Richmond Raceway Complex's Torque Club, along with food from local eateries. Carytown Cupcakes provided dessert. > Read more.

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Entertainment

Henrico HS student selected as student playwright for ‘New Voices for Theater’ program


A Henrico High School student was one of eight students from Virginia selected as a 2015 student playwright as part of the School of the Performing Arts in the Richmond Community's 26th annual New Voices for the Theater Festival of New Works, which will be held July 10-11 at VCU.

Elaina Riddell of the Center for the Arts at Henrico HS will join the other students and bring her original one-act play to life on stage at the event. In total, 150 plays were submitted to SPARC. Riddell and the other winners will work closely with New York City-based professional playwright Bruce Ward for the event. > Read more.

Weekend Top 10


In the mood for some spring shopping? Eastern Henrico FISH will hold their semi-annual yard sale this weekend – funds raised assist at-risk families in Eastern Henrico County. Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden will hold a spring plant sale which is among the largest in the region with more than 40 vendors selling plants ranging from well-known favorites to rare exotics. Put on your detective hat and find out “whodunnit” at the movie “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows” and “The Case of the Dead Flamingo Dancer,” presented by the Henrico Theatre Company May 1-17. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.

Weekend Top 10


It’s that time of year – charity races are popping up everywhere! On Saturday, St. Joseph’s Villa will be the site of the sixth annual CASA Superhero Run and the fifth annual Richmond Free to Breathe Run/Walk will be held in Innsbrook. Also in Innsbrook, the 2015 Richmond Take Steps for Crohn’s and Colitis will take place on Sunday. If you’re more into relaxation than exercise, check out Wine for Cure’s Dogwood Wine Festival or the Troubadours Community Theatre Group’s production of “West Side Story” at the Henrico Theatre. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.

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