The U.S. Small Business Administration announced the opening of a Business Recovery Center, Thursday, Oct. 29 to assist businesses in applying for low interest disaster loans. These loans are made available due to the SBA disaster declaration as a result of severe storms and flooding on Oct. 1-23, 2015 in South Carolina. Find out more here.
By Natalie M. Zeigler
The City of Hartsville has reached many significant achievements in recent years – major downtown development, business recruitment, neighborhood revitalizations and parks enhancements. Even so, we’ve reached great benchmarks of success for far longer than that.
Nearly 20 years ago, in 1996, we scored a triumph so great that it’s still discussed today, when the National Civic League named us an All-America City. This award is given to 10 communities nationwide annually in recognition of successful […]
Mary Ridgeway is the City of Hartsville’s Recycler of the Month for October 2015.
Ridgeway is a solidly enthusiastic recycler who keeps a bin in her kitchen to make sorting out items easier. She said she counts glass, aluminum cans and paper as her most commonly recycled items.
“Recycling is important and easy,” she said. “It is a difference that one person can make in their home and in public spaces to save energy. By recycling paper, aluminum cans and steel […]
Physical improvements coming to downtown Hartsville streets, trees — Small portion of South Fourth Street to close during daytime hours week of Nov. 2
UPDATE — Hartsville residents can expect to see several physical improvement projects in downtown Hartsville in the coming weeks, including the repaving of a small portion of South Fourth Street and tree trimming along Carolina Avenue.
The block of South Fourth Street between East Carolina Avenue and Railroad Avenue, running alongside the Hampton Inn & Suites, will close during the day the week of Nov. 2, running through Friday, Nov. 6, to allow for street repaving. Installation of new sidewalks, […]
Hartsville residents will get a chance to shape the future of the City of Hartsville’s parks Thursday, Nov. 12 as the City’s Parks Committee hosts a public planning meeting for park development. The meeting will begin at 12 p.m. in the Hartsville City Hall Council Chambers, found at 100 E. Carolina Ave. The meeting will take place at noon to allow participants to attend during their lunch break, and all attendees are welcome to bring a bag lunch.
At the […]
Hartsville City Council will have a meeting Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015, 5:30 p.m. at Hartsville City Hall, 100 E. Carolina Ave. Click here for the meeting agenda.
City of Hartsville to host Arnett Muldrow & Associates for branding and marketing initiative public meetings Nov. 2 – 4
The City of Hartsville has hired Arnett Muldrow & Associates to conduct a branding and marketing initiative for Hartsville. The purpose of the effort is to create a consistent image package for the community and its partners to use to continue to build local pride, recruit investment to the community, and market Hartsville to visitors.
The marketing and branding initiative for Hartsville will begin on Monday, November 2nd with a series of round table meetings with various stakeholder groups. That […]
A Moment with the Manager – Start-Up Hartsville competition gives new opportunities to local entrepreneurs
By Natalie M. Zeigler
From new construction to new renovation to established businesses gaining new management, downtown Hartsville has become a hotbed of fresh entrepreneurship in recent memory. We’re only getting started, however, because the Start-Up Hartsville business competition, a program which offers $12,000 in rental assistance to winners as well as guidance for planning out a business, is now accepting another round of applicants just as its initial winners are opening their doors in our historic business district.
Hartsville City Council will have a meeting Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, 5:30 p.m. at Hartsville City Hall, 100 E. Carolina Ave. Click here for the meeting agenda.
The Hartsville Fire Department, 111 S. Seventh St., is serving as a collection point for donations to serve flood victims. The department is accepting such items as bottled water, canned foods, paper goods and cleaning supplies. For more information, contact Larry Bess at 843.206.3318.