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A Moment with the Manager – Hartsville 2030

By: Natalie M. Zeigler
City Manager

It is time to shape a new vision of our city. This year we will begin crafting a new comprehensive plan that will layout goals, objectives and a series of strategies that will help us achieve new milestones for our growing municipality. Our current plan, Hartsville 2020, has been a comprehensive guide for all of the City’s projects and priorities. It was developed through joint efforts between The City’s Planning Commission, Planning and Development staff, the Steering […]

April 28th, 2017|News|Comments Off on A Moment with the Manager – Hartsville 2030

Columbia Children’s Theatre presents “James and the Giant Peach” with support from City of Hartsville, Duke Energy Foundation

On Sunday, May 7 beginning at 3 p.m., Hartsville families can experience the oversized  musical, “James and the Giant Peach”, performed by the Columbia Children’s Theatre at the Center Theater located at 212 N. Fifth St.

When James is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their old fruit tree, he discovers a magic potion that results in a tremendous peach. Suddenly, James finds himself in the center of the gigantic peach – among human-sized insects with equally oversized […]

April 19th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Columbia Children’s Theatre presents “James and the Giant Peach” with support from City of Hartsville, Duke Energy Foundation

Recycler of the Month – March 2017

James and Sandra Thomas were named the City of Hartsville’s Recyclers of the Month for March 2017. As the Recyclers of the Month, the couple 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 […]

April 17th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Recycler of the Month – March 2017

A Moment with the Manager – The Change You Want To See

By: Natalie M. Zeigler
City Manager

There have been a lot of positive changes in Hartsville over the last few years, with more to come. City officials and employees put in a lot of hard work to consistently improve the quality of life in our area. We enjoy planning functions, events and programs that provide citizens opportunities to gather and fellowship. We are committed to coordinating initiatives that attempt to address concerns and problems.

However, the City needs consistent help from the […]

April 13th, 2017|News|Comments Off on A Moment with the Manager – The Change You Want To See

Great American Cleanup returns April 29

Hartsville residents are invited to spend a Saturday morning improving the city’s neighborhoods and streets by volunteering for the Great American Cleanup, on April 29.

This 15th annual event, sponsored by the City of Hartsville and Keep Darlington County Beautiful, is an opportunity for volunteers to clear away trash and debris from road right-of-ways in neighborhoods of their choosing. Last year, Hartsville’s Great American Cleanup brought together 20 volunteers to collect 7.21 tons of litter and debris, beautifying an estimated […]

April 10th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Great American Cleanup returns April 29

City of Hartsville Parks and Recreation announces first adult dodgeball league

If dodgeball was a favorite sport of yours in elementary school, then welcome back to the glory days. Find out if you still have what it takes to be a dodgeball champion with the City of Hartsville Parks and Recreation’s first adult dodgeball league. Games will be played on Monday nights at 6 p.m. from May 8 to June 26 in the Gymnasium of the Coach T.B. Thomas Sports Center, 701 W. Washington St.

Teams must have a minimum of […]

April 10th, 2017|News|Comments Off on City of Hartsville Parks and Recreation announces first adult dodgeball league

Hartsville Safe Communities requests community support at second repeat offender notification session

Local law enforcement request community support and participation in taking a stand against crime on April 13, at 5:30 p.m. That evening, the Hartsville Police Department’s Hartsville Safe Communities Initiative will complete a second repeat offender notification session in City Hall Council Chambers located at City Hall, 100 E. Carolina Ave.

The notified offenders program marks a unified, proactive community effort to engage, educate, and encourage recurring offenders to change their behavior and make healthy life choices. Its aim is […]

April 4th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Hartsville Safe Communities requests community support at second repeat offender notification session

A Moment with the Manager – What Does Community Mean?

By: Natalie M. Zeigler
City Manager

Community is something we build together. It involves a coordinated effort between residents and those that serve. I’ve been thinking about what it means to be a part of a community and the responsibility each of us has to ensure Hartsville is a safe place for all to live. There are things we all can do to strengthen and reinforce a sense of community in our city.

I think the most important thing one can do […]

March 31st, 2017|News|Comments Off on A Moment with the Manager – What Does Community Mean?

Police and Ministry continue partnership to improve community

The EMPOWER initiative (Employing Ministry and Police to Overcome Walls and End Racism) will continue efforts to improve the community this weekend. 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 area.

After a successful Community Work-Day this past month, volunteers will meet again, 9 a.m., Saturday, March 25 at 320 Bell Ave., for landscaping and […]

March 22nd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Police and Ministry continue partnership to improve community

Hop over to Coker College for Eggstravaganza, Hartsville’s community Easter egg hunt

On Saturday, April 1, 10 a.m., the City of Hartsville and Coker College will host Eggstravaganza, a free community Easter egg hunt at Coker College’s Davidson Hall lawn. Featuring more than 8,000 eggs stuffed with candy and toys, Hartsville youth ages 12 and under are invited to participate in two separate egg hunts at different times divided by age group. The first round will be for children ages 6 and under, beginning at 10:30 a.m. The second round will […]

March 22nd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Hop over to Coker College for Eggstravaganza, Hartsville’s community Easter egg hunt