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A Moment with the Manager – Shared responsibilities create beautiful communities

By: Russell Slatton
Public Services Director

One of the main services that our City provides to residents is its public services: water, trash, and sewer. Although it is the Public Services department’s responsibility to ensure that trash is collected on time, city water is running, and storm drains are clear of debris, it is a shared responsibility with residents to keep our community clean and beautiful.

Our department has conducted extensive research and trial runs into the efficiency of a better collection […]

August 18th, 2017|News|Comments Off on A Moment with the Manager – Shared responsibilities create beautiful communities

Enjoy a throwback feature with a Drive-in Movie Night event

The City of Hartsville is “throwing it back” with a special Drive-In Movie Night on Sat., Sept. 16. “Dirty Dancing” (1987) will be projected onto a 40 foot drive-in movie screen at Byerly Park, 1109 Fourteenth Street beginning at 8 p.m.

Prior to the film showing, Brenda Cranford School of Dance will offer free dance lessons beginning at 7 p.m. Brenda Cranford will teach dance styles featured in the movie including Mambo, Cha Cha, Merengue, and a little “dirty dancing”.

“This […]

August 14th, 2017|Events, News|Comments Off on Enjoy a throwback feature with a Drive-in Movie Night event

Fourth residence to be repaired and improved by EMPOWER initiative

The EMPOWER initiative (Employing Ministry and Police to Overcome Walls and End Racism) will continue efforts to improve the community in the Historic Butler District. A fourth residence, located at 324 Lincoln Avenue, will receive landscaping and minor exterior repairs on Aug. 19, beginning at 9 a.m.

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 […]

August 10th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Fourth residence to be repaired and improved by EMPOWER initiative

A Moment with the Manager – Positive minds forge positive changes for communities

By: Natalie M. Zeigler
City Manager

I have been thinking a lot lately about how our words affect others. What we say matters, and often we forget how our comments can have negative impacts on members of our shared community. I think it is important now – more than ever – to extend grace to others, even if we may have differing opinions.

Everyone wants to feel as though they are being heard, and in a community, it is critical that people […]

August 4th, 2017|News|Comments Off on A Moment with the Manager – Positive minds forge positive changes for communities

Fifth Street intersection improvements to begin Aug. 7

Motorists traveling on North Fifth Street will see the next phase of downtown street improvements as work will begin on the street’s multiple intersections on the morning of Aug. 7. The work will continue through the following eight weeks, subject to weather conditions. Traffic may be delayed or be rerouted during this period.

These improvements are a continuation of the development to Hartsville’s downtown area, expanding on the work already completed to College Avenue. The current bricked crosswalks at these […]

August 2nd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Fifth Street intersection improvements to begin Aug. 7

Recycler of the Month – June 2017

John Byrd has been named the City of Hartsville’s Recycler of the Month for June 2017. As the Recycler of the Month, they 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 at […]

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

Hartsville First Responders invite community to National Night Out event

On Sat., Aug. 5, the City of Hartsville’s first responders invite the community to join them at Burry Park, 131 Cargill Way, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for National Night Out. The event will feature free hotdogs while supplies last and kid’s activities such as a game trailer, balloon animals, bubbles, face painting, and more. The area’s first responders including Hartsville Police Department, Hartsville Fire Department, Darlington County EMS, Darlington County Sheriff’s Department, and Department of Natural Resources […]

July 24th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Hartsville First Responders invite community to National Night Out event

A Moment with Chief Thompson

This week our city hosted a ribbon-cutting event for the new office space of the Hartsville Safe Communities program, located at 710-H S. Fifth St. At the event, citizens had the opportunity to meet with members of the Hartsville Police Department and our Community Outreach Division. Manned by Lt. Tenyonde Richardson and the Community Liaison Officer, Jacqueline Gillard-Wright, Hartsville Safe Communities aims to put a face to law enforcement in the area and continue forging positive relationships between the […]

July 21st, 2017|News|Comments Off on A Moment with Chief Thompson

City of Hartsville Environmental Services announces changes to trash collection services

Beginning Aug. 14, City of Hartsville Environmental Services will be operating under a new collection route for trash, recycling, and yard debris. Trash, recycling, and yard debris collection will now be on a four day schedule. Trash and yard debris will be collected every week, while recycling will be collected every other week. Additionally, glass will no longer be accepted as a recyclable material. Residents should place roll carts curbside by 7 a.m. on their assigned collection day to […]

July 17th, 2017|News|Comments Off on City of Hartsville Environmental Services announces changes to trash collection services

Piratesville Splash Pad Season Pass Holders to enjoy Season Pass Bash

On Sat., July 29, at 7 p.m., Season Pass Holders to the Piratesville Splash Pad, located at 1109 14th St., are invited to an exclusive Season Pass Bash hosted by City of Hartsville Parks and Recreation. This pirate-themed party is available only to those who previously purchased Season Passes for the 2017 season. Redeemable coupons for free snow cones will be given to each attendant. Cupcakes will also be served. 

“Our department is pleased to be hosting this exclusive […]

July 12th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Piratesville Splash Pad Season Pass Holders to enjoy Season Pass Bash