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Hartsville’s Hidden Hero: Rodney Brockington

Rodney Brockington has been an employee of the City of Hartsville for 14 years. He serves in the utilities department as a Heavy Equipment Operator. Rodney is also known as “Rooster” and has a reputation of delivering service with a smile around Hartsville. Rodney’s day-to-day activities include taking care of water and sewer services in the city, installing service pipes, unclogging drains, and many other activities that vary from day to day.

When asked to name something about his job […]

October 18th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Hartsville’s Hidden Hero: Rodney Brockington

Hartsville Police Department’s DUI Grant – Final 2018 Report

Lauren Baker, City of Hartsville Public Information Officer

Hartsville Police Department’s DUI Grant – Final 2018 Report
As the 2018 DUI grant period comes to a close, the Hartsville Police Department would like to release their final report on the progress that the DUI Grant officer has made.

From January 17th – September 30th, this officer has been hard at work keeping the citizens of Hartsville safe. He has written 208 warnings and has made a total of 550 charges. The breakdown […]

October 5th, 2018|News, Police, Press Release|Comments Off on Hartsville Police Department’s DUI Grant – Final 2018 Report

City of Hartsville Announces Downtown Holiday Events

 

 

 
Hartsville for the Holidays
With the holiday season quickly approaching, Hartsville residents can begin making plans to attend the many downtown holiday events that the city is hosting this year. Marketing and Events Coordinator, Jordan Braddock says, “The City of Hartsville is very excited to continue our tradition of exciting, fun and friendly events for the entire family this year to get residents ready for the holiday season.”

On November 15th from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., the city will kick […]

October 4th, 2018|Events, Hartsville Museum, Main Street, News, Press Release, Tourism|Comments Off on City of Hartsville Announces Downtown Holiday Events

A Moment with the Manager: Hope for the Best, Prepare for the Worst

Nature can be quite unpredictable at times as all of North and South Carolina found out in the week leading up to and following Hurricane Florence.  As many of you know, our area floated in and out of the cone of uncertainty of what was one beast of a storm. Many compared the approaching storm to being stalked by a turtle and that seems to be a quite accurate description.

As the storm approached, our team at the City of Hartsville had daily storm preparation meetings […]

September 27th, 2018|A Moment With, News, Press Release|Comments Off on A Moment with the Manager: Hope for the Best, Prepare for the Worst

Hartsville Hosts Showdown in the Pee Dee II

Lauren Baker, City of Hartsville Public Information Officer
lauren.baker@hartsvillesc.gov
843.917.0584

For Immediate Release — September 24, 2018

Hartsville Hosts Showdown in the Pee Dee II
Hartsville, SC—The Hartsville and Darlington County Parks and Recreation Departments in conjunction with One More Round Boxing Club are proud to host the Showdown in the Pee Dee II this Saturday, September 29th at 4:00 p.m. at Coach T.B. Thomas Sports Center. Larry Frazier, Hartsville native and renowned Golden Glove Recipient, is assisting with the organization of the event […]

September 24th, 2018|Events, News, Parks and Recreation, Press Release, Tourism|Comments Off on Hartsville Hosts Showdown in the Pee Dee II

Contaminated Water Backups as a Result of Heavy Rainfall

Lauren Baker, City of Hartsville Public Information Officer
lauren.baker@hartsvillesc.gov
843.917.0584

For Immediate Release — September 17, 2018

Contaminated Water Backups as a Result of Heavy Rainfall
Hartsville, SC –As a part of the aftermath of the heavy rains associated with Hurricane Florence, the water systems in the city have reached a critical point and residents may begin to see wastewater coming up through the man holes and into some streets around the city. The heavy rainfall that the water systems upstream received combined with […]

September 17th, 2018|News, Press Release|Comments Off on Contaminated Water Backups as a Result of Heavy Rainfall

City Wide Curfew During Hurricane Florence

The City of Hartsville has imposed a city wide curfew effective September 14, 2018 7:00 p.m. through September 15, 2018 7:00 a.m. due to the impending weather conditions associated with Hurricane Florence. As the storm approaches our area, we anticipate hazardous driving conditions due to the rain and high winds. This curfew by the City of Hartsville is in place to protect the residents, visitors, and emergency personnel in the city.

September 14th, 2018|News, Press Release|Comments Off on City Wide Curfew During Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence: Sanitation Information

In preparation for Hurricane Florence, the City of Hartsville Sanitation Department has issued updates to the current sanitation schedule.

Garbage and recycling for Thursday, September 13th will be collected on Wednesday, September 12th. Please remove carts from the curb as soon as possible. Empty and unsecured carts can become a missile in high wind conditions. Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s garbage and recycling will be collected on their regular schedule.

Residents should refrain from placing any new yard debris curbside. Our crews are […]

September 10th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Hurricane Florence: Sanitation Information

100 Deadliest Days of Summer Final Report

Mark Blair, Hartsville Police Department Public Information Officer
mark.blair@hartsvillesc.gov
843.383.3011

For Immediate Release — September 10, 2018

100 Deadliest Days of Summer Final Report
The Hartsville Police Department worked hard to keep the streets of Hartsville safe for residents and visitors during the 100 Deadliest Days of Summer Campaign. Several public safety checkpoints along with aggressive criminal enforcement of impaired drivers were used during this time. The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announced that 9 people were killed on South Carolina roadways during […]

September 10th, 2018|News, Police, Press Release|Comments Off on 100 Deadliest Days of Summer Final Report

Main Street Hartsville Presents Downtown Block Party Concert Series

Update: The September 13, 2018, Downtown Block Party event has been postponed due to the threat of severe weather. We’ll update this post when the event is rescheduled.

Lauren Baker, City of Hartsville Public Information Officer
lauren.baker@hartsvillesc.gov
843.917.0584

For Immediate Release — September 6, 2018

Main Street Hartsville Presents Downtown Block Party Concert Series
Hartsville, SC — Main Street Hartsville presents the Downtown Block Party Concert Series to launch a fall season full of events in Hartsville. The Painted Man Band based out of Myrtle […]

September 6th, 2018|Events, Main Street, News, Press Release|Comments Off on Main Street Hartsville Presents Downtown Block Party Concert Series