The Hartsville Police Department participated in the Sober or Slammer Campaign from 08/21/2020 to 09/07/2020. During this campaign, officers increased enforcement efforts including aggressive patrols for impaired drivers. Please help us keep the roads safe by not drinking and driving or getting a designated driver to take you home. If you see an impaired driver, please call 911 or *HP immediately. Our traffic unit and DUI Enforcement Officer will continue to work aggressively to keep the streets in the […]
Partners within Darlington County have teamed up to present a Mask Up Darlington County initiative to encourage residents and visitors to mask up to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Darlington County, Darlington County School District, Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center, and the City of Hartsville have all joined this initiative that kicks off on Monday, September 14th.
This campaign highlights members of the community from many different walks of life who are ready for life to return to normal. COVID-19 […]
The City of Hartsville will be hosting a face mask distribution event outside of The Medical Group, 1304 W. Bobo Newsome Highway, on Friday, August 28th from 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. (or while supplies last). This will be a drive-thru event and two masks will be given per person or five per family. Traffic should enter on Medical Park Drive and follow the signs and officers directing to the event.
This is the fourth distribution event that the City […]
At a regular meeting held on August 11, 2020, City of Hartsville City Council passed an ordinance to require the use of face coverings in public areas of Hartsville beginning August 12, 2020 at 12 p.m. City Council made this determination based on the recommendations of public health experts and the Governor’s officer in response to the health threat associated with COVID-19.
The ordinance outlines circumstances in which citizens are required to wear a face mask including:
All customers are […]
The year 2020 has been one that even the most prepared people likely were not ready for. As city officials, we often take classes on how to prepare for disasters like hurricanes, tornadoes, fires, and other natural happenings. There is no course, book, or teacher that could prepare us for everything that 2020 has had in store. There is no map or trajectory to follow that has told us what to expect next with COVID-19 other than listening to […]
The City of Hartsville will begin distributing reusable cloth face masks to citizens at several locations throughout the city, while supplies last. The masks come from generous donations from Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center, The Byerly Foundation, and the Sonoco Foundation.
Citizens will be provided two face masks per person or five per family. Masks will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis at designated dates and times for city residents. The schedule of mask distribution is as follows:
Happy 4th of July from the Hartsville Police Department! We hope everyone has a great time this weekend celebrating our independence with family and friends. Celebrations involve good food off the grill, maybe fireworks as soon as it turns dark, and sometimes alcohol. Too often, our celebrations turn into tragedy when someone decides to drink and drive. The 4th of July is considered one of the deadliest holidays due to impaired drivers. We ask that you have a designated […]
At a Special City Council Meeting held on June 30, 2020, City of Hartsville City Council passed a resolution to encourage the use of face masks or coverings in Hartsville to help combat the spread of COVID-19. This resolution passed with a vote of 7-0 as all council members were in favor of taking measures to express the importance of face masks as a part of COVID-19 response. As the resolution reads, City Council finds it vitally important that […]
The Hartsville Police Department’s Investigation Division hosted a flag and flagpole dedication ceremony on June 26, 2020 at 10 a.m. City staff and special guests attended the ceremony which was followed by an open house and tour of the newly renovated Investigation Division located at 626 North Fifth Street, Hartsville. The flag and flagpole were generously donated by Woodmen Life.
Speakers for the event included Mayor Mel Pennington, House Speaker Jay Lucas, Senator Gerald Malloy, and Woodmen Life Representatives Ron […]
The first moment I set foot in Hartsville, I sensed that this place is special.
And I was right.
Today, I am thrilled to introduce myself as your new City Manager.
I grew up in Augusta, Georgia, the fourth child of an Army Colonel and stay-at-home mom. The Army was always a presence in my life. It was on the backroads of Fort Gordon where I learned to drive in my father’s old Datsun, passing grenade and artillery ranges along the […]