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A Moment with the Manager: Community Makes a Safer Hartsville

One of the most important issues to citizens of cities across the country is safety. When choosing a town or even street in which to relocate, the first thing individuals do is research crime rates in the area. Whether it is done by googling crime rates, searching sex offenders, or talking to individuals in the community, people feel the need to do their due diligence before making an investment to relocate their families. The local law enforcement does everything […]

March 8th, 2019|News|Comments Off on A Moment with the Manager: Community Makes a Safer Hartsville

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 debuting the Splashin’ Grades Program during their second season at the park. This program rewards students from Kindergarten through 12th Grade with one single day admission when they provide a final report card for the 2018-2019 school year with A or AB Honor Roll status. Neptune Island will honor the equivalent […]

February 27th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Neptune Island Offers Rewards for Good Grades

Hartsville Museum Hosts Art Exhibits

The Hartsville Museum’s W. Reaves McCall Gallery and Conference Room will host two art exhibits during the month of March. The first exhibit features works from students in the Governor’s School for Science and Math’s Art in the Interim Program. The second exhibit is the South Carolina State Museum’s 2018 Palmetto Hands Fine Craft Traveling Exhibition. Both exhibits will be on display at The Hartsville Museum.

The Governor’s School for Science and Math’s Art in the Interim Program will feature […]

February 22nd, 2019|Events, Hartsville Museum, News, Press Release|Comments Off on Hartsville Museum Hosts Art Exhibits

Hartsville Roundabout Update and Safety Tips

 

The contractor for the South Carolina Department of Transportation plans to switch the traffic pattern around the roundabout construction on Friday, February 22nd. This traffic pattern switch will open West Carolina Avenue (using the roundabout) and close West Home Avenue and Trailwood Drive near the roundabout. We ask that everyone please exercise an abundance of patience and caution during this transition for your safety and the safety of those around you.

 

Road Closures

A portion of West Home Avenue near the […]

February 20th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Hartsville Roundabout Update and Safety Tips

Auten Strong Fundraiser to Benefit Hartsville Fire Department

The family of former Hartsville Firefighter John F. Auten in conjunction with the Hartsville Fire Department will be hosting a Butt Bog Fundraiser to benefit the Hartsville Fire Department on March 1, 2019. John Auten was a member of the Hartsville Fire Department for 33 years and so dearly believed in the brotherhood of his fellow firefighters. This annual fundraiser provides funds for the development of the training grounds for the Hartsville Fire Department. “John Auten was a valuable […]

February 19th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Auten Strong Fundraiser to Benefit Hartsville Fire Department

A Moment with the Manager: What Coker Means to Our City

Hartsville has a very rich history, much of which involves the Coker family. Since the founding of Coker College in 1908, Hartsville has been fortunate enough to be considered a “college town.” Coker provides a vibrant energy to our City that many other small towns are not lucky enough to have. When Coker students are in Hartsville, we can certainly feel and see their presence. Students of the college bring growth to Hartsville both economically and culturally and we as […]

February 6th, 2019|A Moment With, News|Comments Off on A Moment with the Manager: What Coker Means to Our City

Public Notice: City of Hartsville Nonpartisan Municipal Special Election Voting

Absentee voting for the upcoming City Council Special Election is now available.

January 29th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Public Notice: City of Hartsville Nonpartisan Municipal Special Election Voting

Expanded Playground at Byerly Park Officially Open

 

The City of Hartsville Parks and Recreation Department is excited to announce the opening of the new expanded handicapable playground on the campus of Byerly Park. The playground is located between the tennis courts and the track and field area. This new and improved playground is an expansion to Garrison’s Place, previously located just outside of Neptune Island Waterpark. Garrison’s Place was originally opened in June 2014 after local families started a campaign for “Special Play for Special Kids.” […]

January 28th, 2019|News, Parks and Recreation, Press Release, Tourism|Comments Off on Expanded Playground at Byerly Park Officially Open

False Fire Alarm Fee Schedule

On behalf of the Hartsville Fire Department, I hope that you are off to a great start for 2019. The Hartsville Fire Department is proud to serve you each year by providing service to you as needed. We never hope to see residents by going into their homes and businesses, but we are grateful for the trust that you place in our department to keep you and your property safe every day. It is our goal to always keep […]

January 24th, 2019|Fire, News|Comments Off on False Fire Alarm Fee Schedule

City of Hartsville Recognizes Employees for Years of Service

On Wednesday, January 16, 2019, the City of Hartsville recognized employees that hit milestone years with the City. Seventeen employees were acknowledged for a total of 270 years of service to the City of Hartsville. Of those 270 years, 105 were from only three very dedicated employees: Marlene Johnson (30 years), Marguerite Miles (35 years), and Rilla Thomas (40 years). Rebecca Mejia-Ward, Human Resources Manager, commended these employees for their service to Hartsville and its residents. She said, “It […]

January 23rd, 2019|News|Comments Off on City of Hartsville Recognizes Employees for Years of Service