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100 Deadliest Days of Summer Final Report 2019

The Hartsville Police Department continued its efforts during this dangerous time of year to keep impaired drivers off of the roadways.  Hartsville Police Department’s number one mission is to keep the residents and visitors of Hartsville safe.  In keeping with this priority, HPD used and participated in several public safety checkpoints along with aggressive criminal enforcement of impaired drivers.  Labor Day weekend is the official end of the summer travel season and as of mid-August, the data looks better […]

September 4th, 2019|News, Police, Press Release|Comments Off on 100 Deadliest Days of Summer Final Report 2019

Hartsville’s Hidden Hero: Randy Byrd

 

Hartsville’s Hidden Hero for the month of August is Randy Byrd. Randy is the City of Hartsville’s Meter Crew Supervisor and has worked with the City for 21 years. Randy is a lifelong Hartsville resident that has stayed and faithfully served Hartsville through the years. He first began his career reading meters before technology was upgraded to digital meters. Through the years, Randy has seen many changes in his field from both people to technology and more, but he […]

August 29th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Hartsville’s Hidden Hero: Randy Byrd

“SOBER OR SLAMMER!”: Increased DUI Enforcement To Begin Ahead of Labor Day in Hartsville

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety kicked off its “Drink. Drive. Die.” Sober or Slammer! campaign Friday, August 16th that will run through Labor Day, September 2nd, with increased enforcement and paid media to curb impaired driving as people celebrate the last days of summer.

The period from Memorial Day to Labor Day is typically one of the deadliest times on South Carolina roadways and is referred to by law enforcement as the “100 Deadly Days of Summer.” As […]

August 19th, 2019|News|Comments Off on “SOBER OR SLAMMER!”: Increased DUI Enforcement To Begin Ahead of Labor Day in Hartsville

Annexation Public Hearing Notice

The Hartsville City Council will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 5:30pm in the Council Chambers of City Hall located at 100 East Carolina Avenue to consider annexation of following three parcels:
TMP 056-00-01-157 with 12.0 acres (+/-)
TMP 056-00-01-158 with 6.28 acres (+/-)
TMP 056-00-01-159 with 31.853 acres (+/-)

August 14th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Annexation Public Hearing Notice

City of Hartsville Opens Outdoor Basketball Court

The City of Hartsville Parks and Recreation Department has opened an outdoor basketball court on the campus of Byerly Park located at 701 West Washington Street. This court is open daily from Dawn to Dusk and is free to the public. This court was a vision brought forth by the City of Hartsville’s Parks Committee and funded by The Byerly Foundation and the City of Hartsville.

Adam Bedard, City of Hartsville Parks and Recreation Manager says, “This outdoor basketball court […]

July 29th, 2019|News, Parks and Recreation, Press Release|Comments Off on City of Hartsville Opens Outdoor Basketball Court

Hartsville’s Hidden Hero: Brenda Kelley

 

Brenda Kelley is Hartsville’s Hidden Hero for the month of July. Kelley has been with the City of Hartsville for 23 years and is currently the Business Development Manager in the City’s Navigator Department. Brenda is one of the lovely faces that greet business owners, developers, and anyone that may have a question about doing business in Hartsville in the Business Development Office also known as The Navigator.

One of Brenda’s favorite parts about her job is helping to build […]

July 29th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Hartsville’s Hidden Hero: Brenda Kelley

Hartsville Safe Communities Hosts Ice Cream with a Cop

Hartsville Safe Communities, a division of the Hartsville Police Department, will be hosting Ice Cream with a Cop at South Park Apartments, 1301 S. Fifth Street, on July 25, 2019 from 5-6:30 p.m. Members of the community are invited and welcomed to attend this family-friendly event. Hartsville Police Officers will be in attendance to serve ice cream, play games, and converse with the community.

Lieutenant Tenyonde Richardson with Hartsville Safe Communities said, “Hartsville Safe Communities is excited about this opportunity […]

July 19th, 2019|Events, News, Police, Press Release|Comments Off on Hartsville Safe Communities Hosts Ice Cream with a Cop

Operation Southern Shield 2019

The Hartsville Police Department will be participating in Operation Southern Shield beginning today, July 15th. The operation will run through July 20th and focus on the heavier summertime travel period when the fatality and injury crash rates increase significantly in the southeast.  Enforcement will consist of RADAR/LIDAR use and the use of public safety checkpoints.

As always, the DUI grant officer will be working the peak hours of DUI and traffic violations during this campaign.  In addition to South Carolina, […]

July 15th, 2019|News, Police, Press Release|Comments Off on Operation Southern Shield 2019

Hartsville Fire Department Hosts Car Seat Installation Check

 

Hartsville Fire Department will be hosting a Car Seat Installation Check at The Edition, 221 N Fifth Street, Hartsville, SC on July 17, 2019 from 3–5 p.m.  This drop-in safety check is free of charge for anyone interested in ensuring that their car seat is installed properly or installing a new car seat. Seven members of the Hartsville Fire Department are taking part in a three day class conducted by the Safe Kids Organization. Upon completion of the class, […]

July 11th, 2019|Events, Fire, News, Press Release|Comments Off on Hartsville Fire Department Hosts Car Seat Installation Check

City Swim Partnership with Hartsville YMCA

 

The City of Hartsville is excited to announce a partnership with the Hartsville YMCA to begin Hartsville City Swim. This summer program is designed to offer a safe, inviting swim program to residents in the City of Hartsville in the indoor pool facility located in the Hartsville YMCA at 111 East Carolina Avenue, Hartsville, SC 29550. Hartsville City Swim is free and open to all Hartsville residents with proof of residency and a picture ID. Children under the age […]

July 9th, 2019|Events, News, Parks and Recreation, Press Release, Tourism|Comments Off on City Swim Partnership with Hartsville YMCA