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Police and Ministry continue partnership to improve community

The EMPOWER initiative (Employing Ministry and Police to Overcome Walls and End Racism) will continue efforts to improve the community this weekend. Founded in the fall of 2016, this partnership between the Ministerial Alliance, the Community Outreach Division of the Hartsville Police Department, and the City of Hartsville, works to make positive impacts in the area.

After a successful Community Work-Day this past month, volunteers will meet again, 9 a.m., Saturday, March 25 at 320 Bell Ave., for landscaping and […]

March 22nd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Police and Ministry continue partnership to improve community

Hop over to Coker College for Eggstravaganza, Hartsville’s community Easter egg hunt

On Saturday, April 1, 10 a.m., the City of Hartsville and Coker College will host Eggstravaganza, a free community Easter egg hunt at Coker College’s Davidson Hall lawn. Featuring more than 8,000 eggs stuffed with candy and toys, Hartsville youth ages 12 and under are invited to participate in two separate egg hunts at different times divided by age group. The first round will be for children ages 6 and under, beginning at 10:30 a.m. The second round will […]

March 22nd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Hop over to Coker College for Eggstravaganza, Hartsville’s community Easter egg hunt

A Moment with the Manager – Leading Ladies

By: Natalie M. Zeigler
City Manager

It is Women’s History Month, a time to celebrate the contributions of women throughout our shared past. During March I have spent a lot of time reflecting on women who have made significant contributions to our community, women who have helped advance the City of Hartsville.

I’m reminded of Mrs. David R. Coker, affectionately known as Miss May. She was a pioneer in many fields and an active leader for social, educational and cultural progress in […]

March 17th, 2017|News|Comments Off on A Moment with the Manager – Leading Ladies

Hartsville High School Freshman donates stuffed toys for house fire victims

Hartsville High School Freshman, Dani Melton, purchased bags of stuffed toys for a donation to the Hartsville Fire Department as her service project for the 2017 Miss Hartsville High competition. These stuffed toys will go to child victims of household fires to comfort them after such a traumatic experience.

At the age of 11, Miss Melton received a stuffed toy from the Hartsville Fire Department when she herself was a victim of a house fire. “It was nice to have […]

March 16th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Hartsville High School Freshman donates stuffed toys for house fire victims

A Moment with the Manager – Empowering Bridges

By: Natalie M. Zeigler
City Manager

Strengthening the bridge between citizens and law enforcement is a priority for the City and we want to take preventive steps to avoid conflicts. We believe in community-oriented policing. The City strives to ensure residents have a working relationship with those who protect and serve.

With service and openness in mind, last fall the City of Hartsville Police Department partnered with the Greater Hartsville Ministerial Alliance to begin a new community outreach initiative.

This effort was named […]

March 3rd, 2017|News|Comments Off on A Moment with the Manager – Empowering Bridges

Clemson University’s 4-H program sponsored by City of Hartsville Parks and Recreation engages Hartsville youth

Hartsville youth can engage with Clemson University’s 4-H program to learn leadership, citizenship, and life skills. This program, sponsored by City of Hartsville Parks and Recreation, uses a learn-by-doing approach to empower Hartsville youth to become healthy, productive, and contributing members of society. Classes will begin March 15 and will continue every Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the TB Thomas Sports Center located at 701 W. Washington St.

With a membership rate of $10, Hartsville youth can enjoy programs such […]

February 27th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Clemson University’s 4-H program sponsored by City of Hartsville Parks and Recreation engages Hartsville youth

Recycler of the Month – February 2017

Orie and Violet Johnson are the City of Hartsville’s Recyclers of the Month for Feb. 2017. As the Recyclers of the Month, the Johnsons received a yard sign as well as a Main Street Hartsville downtown gift certificate.

The award program highlights those city residents participating in the City of Hartsville’s recycling program, a partnership between the city and Sonoco. To learn more about guidelines for recycling in Hartsville, visit www.hartsvillesc.gov. To request a recycling roll cart, call Environmental Services […]

February 24th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Recycler of the Month – February 2017

Columbia Children’s Theatre presents childhood classic, “Miss Nelson is Missing” sponsored by the City of Hartsville and Duke Energy Foundation

On Sunday, March 12 beginning at 3 p.m., Hartsville families can experience the childhood classic, “Miss Nelson is Missing”, brought to life by the Columbia Children’s Theatre at the Center Theater located at 212 N. Fifth St. Originally presented by the Columbia Children’s Theatre as part of its 2006 – 2007 season, this delightful story is back with some new faces. The kids of room 207 are quite a handful for cheery Miss Nelson. However, when Miss Nelson disappears, […]

February 24th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Columbia Children’s Theatre presents childhood classic, “Miss Nelson is Missing” sponsored by the City of Hartsville and Duke Energy Foundation

City of Hartsville plans 2017 event schedule with new Marketing and Events Coordinator

From the annual “Screen on the Green” series to a “Hartsville Heritage Day” celebration in recognition of Hartsville’s 125th year of incorporation, the City of Hartsville’s sponsored 2017 events will be bigger and better than ever. Residents and visitors can look forward to improvements to annual events, as well as some new additions to the calendar.

The proposed 2017 event calendar will feature an expanded outdoor movie night series as well as a celebration of Hartsville 125th year of incorporation. […]

February 22nd, 2017|News|Comments Off on City of Hartsville plans 2017 event schedule with new Marketing and Events Coordinator

A Moment with the Manager – I Heart Hartsville

By: Natalie M. Zeigler
City Manager

This week we celebrated Valentine’s Day, a holiday that encourages us to take time to show our adoration for others. While thinking about expressions of love, we at the City of Hartsville invited residents on our Facebook page and social media to share what they love about their home—why they ‘heart’ Hartsville. We received a number of responses and I’m happy to share some of them here.

“I moved here two years ago and it’s like […]

February 17th, 2017|News|Comments Off on A Moment with the Manager – I Heart Hartsville