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City of Hartsville Announces Holiday Event Schedule and Modifications

With the holiday season quickly approaching, Hartsville residents can begin making plans to attend the many Hartsville for the Holidays traditions again this year. The city’s Special Events Department has worked diligently to create a plan to safely continue the events that Hartsville residents have grown to love and expect each holiday season. The events may look slightly different than in year’s past, but the city is proud to offer events that the entire family can enjoy safely. Social […]

October 19th, 2020|News|Comments Off on City of Hartsville Announces Holiday Event Schedule and Modifications

City Council Renews Ordinance Requiring Face Masks

At a Regular City Council Meeting held on October 13, 2020, 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. This ordinance passed with a vote of 7-0 as all council members were in favor of continuing this precaution as a part of COVID-19 response. The original ordinance was passed on August 11, 2020 and proved to be successful in helping reduce […]

October 13th, 2020|News|Comments Off on City Council Renews Ordinance Requiring Face Masks

Hartsville Police Department’s DUI Project – Final Report 2020

From October 2019 to September 2020, the Hartsville Police Department DUI Officer worked hard on this project to keep Hartsville safe for those who live, work, and visit our great city.  Despite some of the inactive time due to the pandemic and other “road blocks” that we encountered along the way, the DUI project was still successful in 2019-2020.

The DUI Officer issued over 200 criminal and/or traffic related charges and over 70 warning tickets. The breakdown of charges for […]

October 12th, 2020|News, Police|Comments Off on Hartsville Police Department’s DUI Project – Final Report 2020

Public Notice: Submission of FY21 EPA Brownfields Cleanup Grant Application and Analysis of Brownfields Cleanup Alternatives (ABCA)

The Butler Heritage Foundation is submitting a Brownfields Cleanup Grant Application to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to conduct cleanup activities at the former Butler High School located at 1103 South 6th Street, Hartsville, Darlington County, South Carolina. Brownfields are real property where the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of which may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant. The grant amount requested is a total of $200,000. If funded, the […]

October 7th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Public Notice: Submission of FY21 EPA Brownfields Cleanup Grant Application and Analysis of Brownfields Cleanup Alternatives (ABCA)

100 Deadliest Days of Summer: Final Report

The officers of the Hartsville Police Department worked hard again this year during the 100 Deadliest Days of Summer campaign to keep the streets of Hartsville safe for our citizens and visitors.  We continue to use aggressive criminal enforcement of impaired drivers and of others who decide to drive or operate a vehicle in a way that endangers the life and safety of themselves and others.  Our DUI Officer and Traffic Safety Officer will continue to work alongside all […]

October 2nd, 2020|News, Police, Press Release|Comments Off on 100 Deadliest Days of Summer: Final Report

Sober or Slammer Campaign Efforts and Results

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 […]

September 15th, 2020|News, Police, Press Release|Comments Off on Sober or Slammer Campaign Efforts and Results

Mask Up Darlington County Initiative Begins

 

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 […]

September 14th, 2020|News, Press Release|Comments Off on Mask Up Darlington County Initiative Begins

City of Hartsville Mask Distribution Event

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 […]

August 24th, 2020|News, Press Release|Comments Off on City of Hartsville Mask Distribution Event

City Council Passes Ordinance Requiring Face Masks and Hosts Final Mask Distribution

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 […]

August 11th, 2020|News, Press Release|Comments Off on City Council Passes Ordinance Requiring Face Masks and Hosts Final Mask Distribution

Moment with the Manager: A Year of Overcoming and Preparing for Obstacles

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 […]

July 31st, 2020|A Moment With, News|Comments Off on Moment with the Manager: A Year of Overcoming and Preparing for Obstacles