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Hartsville Police Department hires DUI Officer to continue impaired driving countermeasures

The Hartsville Police Department has hired Justin Reichard as its grant funded, DUI Officer, to continue the department’s efforts with impaired driving countermeasures.

In the fall of 2017, the department was awarded a 2018 Highway Safety grant from the S.C. Department of Public Safety for efforts to decrease impaired driving within Hartsville’s jurisdiction. The grant program allows for one year of funding for the officer as well as police vehicle equipment.

“Accepting this position allows me to focus on one of […]

January 19th, 2018|News, Police|Comments Off on Hartsville Police Department hires DUI Officer to continue impaired driving countermeasures

City of Hartsville reaches two milestones with waterpark expansion project

The City of Hartsville has reached two significant milestones with the waterpark expansion project with the naming of the waterpark and hiring a manager of Hartsville’s newest attraction.

Visitors to the City of Hartsville’s latest project will know the attraction as “Neptune Island”.  Opening this summer, visitors of all ages will take part in a tropical island adventure in the progressive small-town.

Managing Neptune Island will be Eric Tucker, Water Park Manager, who specializes in maximizing park safety while maintaining exceptional […]

January 17th, 2018|News|Comments Off on City of Hartsville reaches two milestones with waterpark expansion project

Public Notice: Comprehensive Plan Public Kickoff Meeting

The City of Hartsville has begun the process of updating the Comprehensive Plan. The City invites residents, business owners and other interested individuals to attend the Public Kickoff Meeting to learn about the process and the plan.

Updating the Comprehensive Plan is a community-driven process producing a document that will guide future policies, projects, and actions for various aspects of the city, which include but are not limited to neighborhoods and housing, recreation, infrastructure, economic development, Main Street/Downtown and zoning. […]

January 4th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Public Notice: Comprehensive Plan Public Kickoff Meeting

Notice of Public Comment Period: Environmental Assessment of the conversion of the Lee Street Ballfields and North Hartsville Athletic Fields

Notice of Public Comment Period: Environmental Assessment of the conversion of the Lee Street Ballfields and North Hartsville Athletic Fields

NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

City of Hartsville
Environmental Assessment

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Hartsville is soliciting public comment on the Environmental Assessment completed in compliance with all relevant regulations for the conversion of the Lee Street Ballfields and North Hartsville Athletic Fields from public recreation to other uses. The Environmental Assessment addresses the properties to be converted as […]

January 2nd, 2018|News|Comments Off on Notice of Public Comment Period: Environmental Assessment of the conversion of the Lee Street Ballfields and North Hartsville Athletic Fields

City or Hartsville honors South Carolina’s Arbor Day with new tree planting at Byerly Park

Members of Hartsville City Council and City staff observed the City of Hartsville’s Arbor Day on Dec. 19, 2017 with the planting of a new Overcup Oak tree at Byerly Park.

Members of Hartsville City Council thanked the Public Service and Parks and Recreation department for their efforts of developing and maintaining Hartsville’s trees. City Arborist, Stephen Wild, presented information on Hartsville’s tree population as well as South Carolina’s Arbor Day to those in attendance.

The annual Arbor Day observance serves […]

December 29th, 2017|News|Comments Off on City or Hartsville honors South Carolina’s Arbor Day with new tree planting at Byerly Park

A Moment with the Manager – Always Forward

By: Natalie M. Zeigler
City Manager

2017 is coming to an end. It has been another year of change and growth. Despite challenges, we celebrate more victories and progress. As a community we continue to define Hartsville as a premiere small southern city. The City continues to better serve the needs of residents while creating more incentives for visitors and new business to our area. We’re reflecting on all that we have accomplished, together, and looking forward to what’s next in […]

December 28th, 2017|News|Comments Off on A Moment with the Manager – Always Forward

A Moment with the Manager – Staying Connected

By: Natalie M. Zeigler
City Manager

A great deal of work goes into creating and maintaining lines of communications between citizens and those that serve. How the City conveys useful information is a common concern I hear voiced by residents. The Internet is, of course, a vital tool. The City of Hartsville has a strong online presence with social media pages for many of our major departments. At our interactive website–www.hartsvillesc.gov–residents can find helpful details, from setting up a utility account […]

December 7th, 2017|News|Comments Off on A Moment with the Manager – Staying Connected

Notice of Public Comment Period: Environmental Assessment of the conversion of the Lee Street Ballfields and North Hartsville Athletic Fields

NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

City of Hartsville
Environmental Assessment

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Hartsville is soliciting public comment on the Environmental Assessment completed in compliance with all relevant regulations for the conversion of the Lee Street Ballfields and North Hartsville Athletic Fields from public recreation to other uses. The Environmental Assessment addresses the properties to be converted as well as the proposed replacement properties.

The Environmental Assessment is available for review at the Hartsville City Hall located at […]

December 4th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Notice of Public Comment Period: Environmental Assessment of the conversion of the Lee Street Ballfields and North Hartsville Athletic Fields

Annual Hartsville Christmas Parade tradition continues

One of the most well-kept holiday traditions in the Hartsville community is the Hartsville Christmas Parade. The 2017 parade, sponsored by Sonoco, SPC Credit Union, and North Industrial Machine, will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Sat., Dec. 9 as a part of the Hartsville for the Holidays season.

As a collaboration of the community, the Hartsville Christmas Parade will feature Hartsville’s first responders, local businesses, marching bands, dance troops, and an appearance from the Hartsville Northern League Minor League All […]

November 28th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Annual Hartsville Christmas Parade tradition continues

City of Hartsville Parks and Recreation to host basketball skills camp

The Florence Wildcats will be offering their knowledge of basketball for a free skills camp for boys and girls ages 8 to 16. The camp will be hosted by the City of Hartsville Parks and Recreation at the Coach T.B. Thomas Sports Center, 701 W. Washington St. on Sat., Dec. 9 from noon to 3 p.m.

“We wanted to provide something positive, upbeat and enjoyable for youth in the Hartsville community,” says Director of Basketball Operations and Part-Owner of the […]

November 27th, 2017|News|Comments Off on City of Hartsville Parks and Recreation to host basketball skills camp