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Hartsville Mask Ordinance Update

The mask ordinance passed by City Council in an April 13, 2021 Council meeting will end effective May 13, 2021 based on updated guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). The CDC’s most recent update advised that Americans that are fully vaccinated may be without masks in most places.

The City of Hartsville has followed guidance and made decisions based on information provided by the CDC throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The safety of residents and visitors has remained […]

May 13th, 2021|News, Press Release|Comments Off on Hartsville Mask Ordinance Update

City Council Renews Ordinance Requiring Face Masks

At a Regular City Council Meeting held on April 13, 2021, City of Hartsville City Council voted to extend the temporary ordinance requiring customers to wear face coverings in Hartsville to help combat the spread of COVID-19. During the Tuesday night City Council meeting, leaders commended local health care providers for the tremendous strides that they have made distributing vaccines to the people of Hartsville, Darlington County, and beyond.

The ordinance outlines circumstances in which citizens are required to wear […]

April 14th, 2021|News, Press Release|Comments Off on City Council Renews Ordinance Requiring Face Masks

Neptune Island Offers Rewards for Good Grades

 

Neptune Island Waterpark is excited to announce an incentive for students to make good grades as they finish out the school year. The Hartsville, South Carolina waterpark is continuing the Splashin’ Grades Program during their fourth summer season. This program rewards students from Kindergarten (5K) through 12th Grade with one single day admission when they provide a printed fourth quarter report card for the 2020 – 2021 school year with A or AB Honor Roll status. Neptune Island will […]

April 12th, 2021|News, Press Release, Tourism, Waterpark|Comments Off on Neptune Island Offers Rewards for Good Grades

Apply to be a Volunteer on Boards, Commissions, or Committees

 THE CITY OF HARTSVILLE INVITES YOU TO HELP MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN YOUR CITY BY APPLYING TO BE A VOLUNTEER ON ONE OF OUR BOARDS, COMMISSIONS OR COMMITTEES.

 

Applications are available at www.hartsvillesc.gov or city.clerk@hartsvillesc.gov or 843-383-3018. Deadline for applications is April 30, 2021. Thank you for your interest.

Airport Advisory Board – Acts as a study group to find ways to operate the airport in an efficient and successful manner, which will assist in the economic development of the […]

March 30th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Apply to be a Volunteer on Boards, Commissions, or Committees

Community Easter Eggstravaganza

 

On Saturday, March 27th, the City of Hartsville will host the Community Easter Eggstravaganza in four city parks. This will be a self-guided, at your own pace Egg Hunt that will kick off from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in Pride Park, Lawton Park, Burry Park, and Byerly Park.

This free event will feature more than 1,000 eggs stuffed with candy and toys in each park as well as prize eggs at each location. City staff will be on site […]

March 17th, 2021|Events, News, Parks and Recreation, Press Release, Tourism|Comments Off on Community Easter Eggstravaganza

Neptune Island Announces 2021 Season Opening Day

Neptune Island Waterpark is counting down the days until summer returns and their gates open for the season. The region’s destination for summer fun will open to the public for the 2021 season on Sunday, May 16th following an exclusive 2020 & 2021 Season Pass Holder Day on Saturday, May 15th.

Neptune Island is planning many exciting events for its upcoming season, including their Splashin’ Grades program in June, Mermaid Mondays in July, and entertainment throughout the summer. The best […]

March 15th, 2021|News, Press Release, Tourism, Waterpark|Comments Off on Neptune Island Announces 2021 Season Opening Day

Hartsville Museum Receives SC Humanities Grant

The Hartsville Museum is proud to announce that they have been awarded a major grant from the South Carolina Humanities for the H.H. Butler—Grand United Order of Odd Fellows Digitization Project. The funds from SC Humanities will help the Hartsville Museum take a piece of Hartsville history and bring it to life with easily searchable data for research and genealogical connections.  This grant was specifically awarded to the Hartsville Museum for their efforts to digitize the thousands of papers […]

February 24th, 2021|Hartsville Museum, News, Press Release, Tourism|Comments Off on Hartsville Museum Receives SC Humanities Grant

Nonpartisan Municipal Special Election for City Council District 1

The Darlington County Board of Elections and Registration and The City of Hartsville announces the Special Election for The City of Hartsville to be Tuesday, May 18, 2021. Persons desiring to vote in this election must be registered by Sunday, April 18, 2021. To register, contact the Darlington County Board of Elections and Registration at 131 Cashua Street, Darlington, SC or 843-398-4900 or go to SCVOTES.GOV to register online.

The following office with term expiring December 2021 shall be included […]

February 24th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Nonpartisan Municipal Special Election for City Council District 1

Accommodation Tax Advisory Committee Vacancies

THE CITY OF HARTSVILLE NEEDS VOLUNTEERS 

 

The City is looking for two persons from the lodging industry to serve on the State – Local Accommodation Tax Advisory Committee. Applications are available at https://www.hartsvillesc.gov/government/city-boards-committees-and-commissions/ or may be requested at city.clerk@hartsvillesc.gov. For assistance, call 843.383.3018.  Deadline 03/31/21.

 

State – Local Accommodation Tax Advisory Committee – Responsible for making recommendations to City Council for allocation of State-Local Accommodations Tax funds.

February 23rd, 2021|News|Comments Off on Accommodation Tax Advisory Committee Vacancies

City Council Renews Mask Ordinance at February Meeting

At a Regular City Council Meeting held on February 9, 2021, City of Hartsville City Council voted to extend the temporary ordinance requiring customers to wear face coverings in Hartsville to help combat the spread of COVID-19. The original ordinance passed on August 11, 2020 and was renewed on October 13, 2020 and December 8, 2020. There is a slight decline in cases following the spikes for the holidays. As vaccines are beginning to become more available, Council hopes […]

February 10th, 2021|News|Comments Off on City Council Renews Mask Ordinance at February Meeting