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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

Baby Crawl Competition Benefiting Darlington County First Steps

The City of Hartsville Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting a Baby Crawl Competition at TB Thomas Sports Center, 701 West Washington Street, on February 23, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. This competition will benefit Darlington County First Steps to fill their immediate need of diapers for families. The competition is open to babies that cannot yet walk and they will be divided into two heats: 5-9 months and 10-13 months. The entry fee for the competition is one […]

January 18th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Baby Crawl Competition Benefiting Darlington County First Steps

The Hartsville Museum Opens New Exhibit: I’m Not Every Woman, I’m a Phenomenal Woman

 

The Hartsville Museum is hosting an African American Fiber Art exhibit during the month of January at The Edition, 221 North Fifth Street. This exhibit is titled I’m NOT Every Woman, I’m a PHENOMENAL Woman. The traveling exhibit is a part of the Traveling Exhibits Program with the South Carolina State Museum and comes to Hartsville from the City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department as their twelfth installment in a series of works of fiber arts. It features […]

January 18th, 2019|News|Comments Off on The Hartsville Museum Opens New Exhibit: I’m Not Every Woman, I’m a Phenomenal Woman

Butler Heritage Foundation Submits Brownfields Cleanup Grant Application

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 […]

January 14th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Butler Heritage Foundation Submits Brownfields Cleanup Grant Application

Marion Avenue Cemetery Historical Marker Dedication

The City of Hartsville African American Cemetery Committee will have a Dedication Ceremony of the Historical Marker placed at the Marion Avenue Cemetery at 11 a.m. on January 21, 2019. This dedication will be held in conjunction with the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Events sponsored by the Ministerial Alliance and People to People of Hartsville. This ceremony will feature numerous speakers reflecting on the lives of those buried in the cemetery along with appreciation for those that have […]

January 7th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Marion Avenue Cemetery Historical Marker Dedication