Hartsville has a very rich history, much of which involves the Coker family. Since the founding of Coker College in 1908, Hartsville has been fortunate enough to be considered a “college town.” Coker provides a vibrant energy to our City that many other small towns are not lucky enough to have. When Coker students are in Hartsville, we can certainly feel and see their presence. Students of the college bring growth to Hartsville both economically and culturally and we as […]
Absentee voting for the upcoming City Council Special Election is now available.
The City of Hartsville Parks and Recreation Department is excited to announce the opening of the new expanded handicapable playground on the campus of Byerly Park. The playground is located between the tennis courts and the track and field area. This new and improved playground is an expansion to Garrison’s Place, previously located just outside of Neptune Island Waterpark. Garrison’s Place was originally opened in June 2014 after local families started a campaign for “Special Play for Special Kids.” […]
On behalf of the Hartsville Fire Department, I hope that you are off to a great start for 2019. The Hartsville Fire Department is proud to serve you each year by providing service to you as needed. We never hope to see residents by going into their homes and businesses, but we are grateful for the trust that you place in our department to keep you and your property safe every day. It is our goal to always keep […]
On Wednesday, January 16, 2019, the City of Hartsville recognized employees that hit milestone years with the City. Seventeen employees were acknowledged for a total of 270 years of service to the City of Hartsville. Of those 270 years, 105 were from only three very dedicated employees: Marlene Johnson (30 years), Marguerite Miles (35 years), and Rilla Thomas (40 years). Rebecca Mejia-Ward, Human Resources Manager, commended these employees for their service to Hartsville and its residents. She said, “It […]
The City of Hartsville Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting a Baby Crawl Competition at TB Thomas Sports Center, 701 West Washington Street, on February 23, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. This competition will benefit Darlington County First Steps to fill their immediate need of diapers for families. The competition is open to babies that cannot yet walk and they will be divided into two heats: 5-9 months and 10-13 months. The entry fee for the competition is one […]
The Hartsville Museum is hosting an African American Fiber Art exhibit during the month of January at The Edition, 221 North Fifth Street. This exhibit is titled I’m NOT Every Woman, I’m a PHENOMENAL Woman. The traveling exhibit is a part of the Traveling Exhibits Program with the South Carolina State Museum and comes to Hartsville from the City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department as their twelfth installment in a series of works of fiber arts. It features […]
The Butler Heritage Foundation is submitting a Brownfields Cleanup Grant Application to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to conduct cleanup activities at the former Butler High School located at 1103 South 6th Street, Hartsville, Darlington County, South Carolina. Brownfields are real property where the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of which may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant. The grant amount requested is a total of $200,000. If funded, the […]
The City of Hartsville African American Cemetery Committee will have a Dedication Ceremony of the Historical Marker placed at the Marion Avenue Cemetery at 11 a.m. on January 21, 2019. This dedication will be held in conjunction with the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Events sponsored by the Ministerial Alliance and People to People of Hartsville. This ceremony will feature numerous speakers reflecting on the lives of those buried in the cemetery along with appreciation for those that have […]
The Hartsville Fire Department is responsible for enforcing the regulations of the South Carolina Fire Code and ordinances adopted by the City of Hartsville and Darlington County. The jurisdictional area covers all City/County businesses, institutions, assemblies, industrial, and multi-family dwellings in the Hartsville Fire Department’s response area.
It is the goal of the Hartsville Fire Department to inform and assist the property owner and citizens with information and guidance in order to comply with the various Fire and Life Safety […]