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The Hartsville Museum presents the Darkside Tour of Hartsville

 

The Hartsville Museum presents the Second Annual Darkside Tour of Hartsville this October. There will be two tours, one starting at 7:00 p.m. and one at 8:00 p.m. in the evenings on October 25th-26th and October 29th-31st. This spooky walking tour will take participants to different locations around Downtown and provide details on some of Hartsville’s lost locations and history. Each tour begins at the John L. Hart House located in front of First Baptist Church on Home Avenue […]

October 15th, 2019|Events, Hartsville Museum, News, Press Release|Comments Off on The Hartsville Museum presents the Darkside Tour of Hartsville

Hartsville Police Department DUI Grant Final Report (2019)

From October 2018 to September 2019, the HPD DUI officer has continued to work very hard to keep the streets of Hartsville safe for citizens and guests.  The grant officer issued over 400 charges and over 340 warning tickets.  The breakdown of charges are listed in the attached chart.  As a part of the grant’s proactive approach, the DUI officer held six public education meetings where he discussed several issues caused by impaired driving.  The officer held or participated […]

October 4th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Hartsville Police Department DUI Grant Final Report (2019)

Main Street Hartsville Presents Treats on the Streets

Main Street Hartsville will host their annual Treats on the Streets event on Thursday, October 24, 2019 from 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Downtown Hartsville will be taken over by mummies, bats, princesses, pirates, ghosts and superheroes walking our streets and finding treats at our downtown shops, restaurants, and businesses. Each year, so many children and families enjoy this safe downtown event at no charge. The 2018 event had several thousand people walking the streets as they went door […]

October 3rd, 2019|Main Street, News, Press Release, Tourism|Comments Off on Main Street Hartsville Presents Treats on the Streets

City of Hartsville Launches New Resident Engagement System

The City of Hartsville has launched Citibot, America’s first interactive text messaging and customer service solution for civic engagement with government. Citibot is a communication tool for citizens and their governments. Using text messaging, Citibot helps users report a city issue, search a website, send notifications and analyze data. Lauren Baker, City of Hartsville Public Information Officer, says, “We are so excited to launch Citibot and are hopeful that residents and visitors will make use of this new text […]

September 13th, 2019|News, Press Release|Comments Off on City of Hartsville Launches New Resident Engagement System

City of Hartsville Hurricane Dorian Updates

City of Hartsville administrative offices will be closed on September 5, 2019 out of precaution for possible damaging winds and rain from Hurricane Dorian. Staff with the City of Hartsville have spent the entire week preparing as best as possible for any effects from the storm.

The City of Hartsville Public Services Department announced their schedule for yard debris and garbage pickup would be modified earlier in the week. Yard debris should not be placed outside until after the storm […]

September 4th, 2019|News, Press Release|Comments Off on City of Hartsville Hurricane Dorian Updates

100 Deadliest Days of Summer Final Report 2019

The Hartsville Police Department continued its efforts during this dangerous time of year to keep impaired drivers off of the roadways.  Hartsville Police Department’s number one mission is to keep the residents and visitors of Hartsville safe.  In keeping with this priority, HPD used and participated in several public safety checkpoints along with aggressive criminal enforcement of impaired drivers.  Labor Day weekend is the official end of the summer travel season and as of mid-August, the data looks better […]

September 4th, 2019|News, Police, Press Release|Comments Off on 100 Deadliest Days of Summer Final Report 2019

Hartsville’s Hidden Hero: Randy Byrd

 

Hartsville’s Hidden Hero for the month of August is Randy Byrd. Randy is the City of Hartsville’s Meter Crew Supervisor and has worked with the City for 21 years. Randy is a lifelong Hartsville resident that has stayed and faithfully served Hartsville through the years. He first began his career reading meters before technology was upgraded to digital meters. Through the years, Randy has seen many changes in his field from both people to technology and more, but he […]

August 29th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Hartsville’s Hidden Hero: Randy Byrd

“SOBER OR SLAMMER!”: Increased DUI Enforcement To Begin Ahead of Labor Day in Hartsville

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety kicked off its “Drink. Drive. Die.” Sober or Slammer! campaign Friday, August 16th that will run through Labor Day, September 2nd, with increased enforcement and paid media to curb impaired driving as people celebrate the last days of summer.

The period from Memorial Day to Labor Day is typically one of the deadliest times on South Carolina roadways and is referred to by law enforcement as the “100 Deadly Days of Summer.” As […]

August 19th, 2019|News|Comments Off on “SOBER OR SLAMMER!”: Increased DUI Enforcement To Begin Ahead of Labor Day in Hartsville

Annexation Public Hearing Notice

The Hartsville City Council will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 5:30pm in the Council Chambers of City Hall located at 100 East Carolina Avenue to consider annexation of following three parcels:
TMP 056-00-01-157 with 12.0 acres (+/-)
TMP 056-00-01-158 with 6.28 acres (+/-)
TMP 056-00-01-159 with 31.853 acres (+/-)

August 14th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Annexation Public Hearing Notice

City of Hartsville Opens Outdoor Basketball Court

The City of Hartsville Parks and Recreation Department has opened an outdoor basketball court on the campus of Byerly Park located at 701 West Washington Street. This court is open daily from Dawn to Dusk and is free to the public. This court was a vision brought forth by the City of Hartsville’s Parks Committee and funded by The Byerly Foundation and the City of Hartsville.

Adam Bedard, City of Hartsville Parks and Recreation Manager says, “This outdoor basketball court […]

July 29th, 2019|News, Parks and Recreation, Press Release|Comments Off on City of Hartsville Opens Outdoor Basketball Court