Press Release

Hartsville Police Department’s 2019/2020 DUI Grant Activity Report

The Hartsville Police DUI grant has reached its halfway point for the 2019/2020 grant period.  Although the pandemic has slowed our proactive efforts, we want to remind all drivers that the DUI officer is still working peak DUI offense hours and will continue to seek out impaired drivers.  The DUI officer, along with all HPD officers, have continued to work very hard to keep the streets of Hartsville safe. From October 2019-March 2020, the grant officer has made over […]

April 6th, 2020|News, Police, Press Release|Comments Off on Hartsville Police Department’s 2019/2020 DUI Grant Activity Report

Dog Park Receives Donation from Hartsville Young Professionals

The City of Hartsville Parks and Recreation Department received a donation from proceeds of the Doggie Dash 5K to make improvements to the Dog Park at Byerly Park. This 5K race was hosted by the Hartsville Young Professionals in August 2019 in Downtown Hartsville. The group raised a total of $1,752.76 from their first 5K race to present to the Dog Park. The Hartsville Young Professionals Board came out to the Dog Park on January 15th, 2020 to present […]

January 17th, 2020|News, Parks and Recreation, Press Release|Comments Off on Dog Park Receives Donation from Hartsville Young Professionals

City of Hartsville Releases 2020 Event Schedule

A new year brings a new slate of event dates for City of Hartsville sponsored events. This year, residents and visitors can look forward to many of the traditional events that they know and love as well as a new addition on the calendar.

The proposed 2020 event calendar will feature a new city sponsored event, Touch a Truck which will give event goers the opportunity to connect with all city departments and even take a look inside the city […]

January 13th, 2020|Events, Fire, Hartsville Museum, Main Street, News, Parks and Recreation, Police, Press Release, Tourism|Comments Off on City of Hartsville Releases 2020 Event Schedule

Holiday Sober or Slammer! Campaign

The Hartsville Police Department (HPD), South Carolina Department of Public Safety (SCDPS), and law enforcement partners statewide will conduct stringent enforcement of impaired driving laws as part of its Sober or Slammer! campaign beginning December 13, 2019 through January 1, 2020. HPD is encouraging drivers to make a plan now for a safe ride home from parties and celebrations this holiday season.

 

SCDPS and HPD encourage motorists to take the following steps to ensure a safe ride home:

Designate a […]

December 23rd, 2019|News, Police, Press Release|Comments Off on Holiday Sober or Slammer! Campaign

City of Hartsville Prepares for Downtown Holiday Events

With the holiday season quickly approaching, Hartsville residents can begin making plans to attend the many downtown holiday events that the City is hosting this year. Special Events Coordinator, Samantha Altman says, “The City of Hartsville is very excited about a new holiday season filled with events that our residents can get excited about as they prepare for the most wonderful time of the year.”

On November 21st from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., the city will kick off the […]

November 8th, 2019|Events, Hartsville Museum, Main Street, News, Press Release, Tourism|Comments Off on City of Hartsville Prepares for Downtown Holiday Events

Hartsville’s Hidden Heroes: Lt. Mark Blair and Lt. Brian Rudick

 

Lieutenants Mark Blair and Brian Rudick are Hartsville’s Hidden Heroes for the month of October. It is quite fitting for them to receive this award together as their careers have often been side by side at Hartsville Police Department from day one. The pair celebrated their 25th Anniversary with Hartsville Police Department this month as they began on the same day 1994. They also went off to the Police Academy together and were roommates while there. For 25 years, […]

October 31st, 2019|News, Police, Press Release|Comments Off on Hartsville’s Hidden Heroes: Lt. Mark Blair and Lt. Brian Rudick

The Hartsville Museum presents the Darkside Tour of Hartsville

 

The Hartsville Museum presents the Second Annual Darkside Tour of Hartsville this October. There will be two tours, one starting at 7:00 p.m. and one at 8:00 p.m. in the evenings on October 25th-26th and October 29th-31st. This spooky walking tour will take participants to different locations around Downtown and provide details on some of Hartsville’s lost locations and history. Each tour begins at the John L. Hart House located in front of First Baptist Church on Home Avenue […]

October 15th, 2019|Events, Hartsville Museum, News, Press Release|Comments Off on The Hartsville Museum presents the Darkside Tour of Hartsville

Main Street Hartsville Presents Treats on the Streets

Main Street Hartsville will host their annual Treats on the Streets event on Thursday, October 24, 2019 from 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Downtown Hartsville will be taken over by mummies, bats, princesses, pirates, ghosts and superheroes walking our streets and finding treats at our downtown shops, restaurants, and businesses. Each year, so many children and families enjoy this safe downtown event at no charge. The 2018 event had several thousand people walking the streets as they went door […]

October 3rd, 2019|Main Street, News, Press Release, Tourism|Comments Off on Main Street Hartsville Presents Treats on the Streets

City of Hartsville Launches New Resident Engagement System

The City of Hartsville has launched Citibot, America’s first interactive text messaging and customer service solution for civic engagement with government. Citibot is a communication tool for citizens and their governments. Using text messaging, Citibot helps users report a city issue, search a website, send notifications and analyze data. Lauren Baker, City of Hartsville Public Information Officer, says, “We are so excited to launch Citibot and are hopeful that residents and visitors will make use of this new text […]

September 13th, 2019|News, Press Release|Comments Off on City of Hartsville Launches New Resident Engagement System

City of Hartsville Hurricane Dorian Updates

City of Hartsville administrative offices will be closed on September 5, 2019 out of precaution for possible damaging winds and rain from Hurricane Dorian. Staff with the City of Hartsville have spent the entire week preparing as best as possible for any effects from the storm.

The City of Hartsville Public Services Department announced their schedule for yard debris and garbage pickup would be modified earlier in the week. Yard debris should not be placed outside until after the storm […]

September 4th, 2019|News, Press Release|Comments Off on City of Hartsville Hurricane Dorian Updates