Press Release

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

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

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 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