Press Release

Hartsville Police Department Flag Dedication Ceremony

 

The Hartsville Police Department’s Investigation Division hosted a flag and flagpole dedication ceremony on June 26, 2020 at 10 a.m. City staff and special guests attended the ceremony which was followed by an open house and tour of the newly renovated Investigation Division located at 626 North Fifth Street, Hartsville. The flag and flagpole were generously donated by Woodmen Life.

Speakers for the event included Mayor Mel Pennington, House Speaker Jay Lucas, Senator Gerald Malloy, and Woodmen Life Representatives Ron […]

June 26th, 2020|News, Police, Press Release|Comments Off on Hartsville Police Department Flag Dedication Ceremony

Moment with the Manager: Hello Hartsville

Hello Hartsville!

The first moment I set foot in Hartsville, I sensed that this place is special.

And I was right.

Today, I am thrilled to introduce myself as your new City Manager.

I grew up in Augusta, Georgia, the fourth child of an Army Colonel and stay-at-home mom. The Army was always a presence in my life.  It was on the backroads of Fort Gordon where I learned to drive in my father’s old Datsun, passing grenade and artillery ranges along the […]

June 25th, 2020|A Moment With, News, Press Release|Comments Off on Moment with the Manager: Hello Hartsville

The City of Hartsville Proclaims Juneteenth Celebration Day

The City of Hartsville City Council officially proclaims June 19, 2020 as Juneteenth Celebration Day in the City of Hartsville. City Council has presented a signed proclamation to urge all citizens of Hartsville to become more aware of the significance of this celebration of African-American history and in the heritage of our nation and city.

Juneteenth combines the words June and nineteenth and has been celebrated by the African-American community for over 150 years. Juneteenth is known as the day […]

June 18th, 2020|News, Press Release|Comments Off on The City of Hartsville Proclaims Juneteenth Celebration Day

Coach T.B. Thomas Sports Center Begins Exercise Classes

The Coach T.B. Thomas Sports Center will reopen its doors for limited exercise classes beginning Monday, June 15th, 2020. Staff and instructors will be taking precautions to ensure that social distancing guidelines are followed and that facilities remain sanitized. The center is open Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

The exercise classes will be held in the gymnasium at the Coach T.B. Thomas Sports Center to allow more room for social distancing. Cardio Step Aerobics will be […]

June 12th, 2020|News, Parks and Recreation, Press Release|Comments Off on Coach T.B. Thomas Sports Center Begins Exercise Classes

City of Hartsville Announces Additional Phase of Reopening

The City of Hartsville announces an additional phase of reopening facilities scheduled to begin on Monday, June 8th. This phased approach to reopening has allowed both city employees and customers to gradually adjust to new precautions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and encourage social distancing. A detailed outline of current operations is listed below.

City Hall (Finance)

The Finance Department lobby will be reopened to the public from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. each day.
Entry may be […]

June 5th, 2020|News, Press Release|Comments Off on City of Hartsville Announces Additional Phase of Reopening

City of Hartsville Announces Reopening of Tourism Facilities

The City of Hartsville will be reopening additional facilities with modified operations. The next phase of reopening includes facilities in the City’s Tourism Department including The Key to Your Hartsville and The Hartsville Museum.

The Key to Your Hartsville, Hartsville Visitor’s Center, will reopen on Monday, June 1st. The modified hours of operation are Monday-Friday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The gift shop and information center will be available for guests. Two guests will be allowed inside at one time. […]

May 29th, 2020|Events, Hartsville Museum, News, Press Release, Tourism|Comments Off on City of Hartsville Announces Reopening of Tourism Facilities

City of Hartsville Announces Reopening of Recreational Facilities

The City of Hartsville announces the next phase of reopening facilities. This phase includes the reopening of recreational facilities by the Parks and Recreation Department. The department will reopen their facilities in phases throughout the next month in accordance with industry guidelines. Staff will be sanitizing and cleaning the facilities more frequently and taking measures to ensure social distancing and personnel interaction is within the guidelines set forth by the Governor, DHEC, and CDC. Park guests should also do […]

May 22nd, 2020|News, Parks and Recreation, Press Release|Comments Off on City of Hartsville Announces Reopening of Recreational Facilities

Buckle Up South Carolina Reminder

Hartsville Police Department wants to remind drivers of the importance of buckling up each time they enter their vehicle. One of the safest choices drivers and passengers can make is to buckle up. The buckle up message has been, and still is, an important message for us to share and enforce with the motorists traveling on our roadways. As of this morning, 55% of the fatalities so far in 2020 that had access to a seatbelt failed to utilize […]

May 19th, 2020|News, Police, Press Release|Comments Off on Buckle Up South Carolina Reminder

Hartsville City Council Names New City Manager

 

City of Hartsville City Council voted at the May 12, 2020 regular City Council meeting to approve the hire of Daniel Moore as Hartsville’s newest city manager. Moore will assume the position of city manager from Natalie Zeigler who announced in March that she would be leaving Hartsville to accept the role of city administrator of the City of Goose Creek, SC beginning in June 2020.

“Our city is filled with amazing people that have a true passion for Hartsville,” […]

May 12th, 2020|News, Press Release|Comments Off on Hartsville City Council Names New City Manager

Byerly Foundation Kicks Off All-America City Comeback Business 2020 Campaign

The Byerly Foundation has approved an initial grant of $150,000 for the All-America City Comeback Business 2020 Campaign. Since the initial funding by the Byerly Foundation, several other organizations have also contributed to the campaign. This All-America City Comeback Business Campaign is imperative to help save our small businesses that are suffering the economic impacts associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. The campaign would provide short-term relief to brick and mortar businesses within the city limits of Hartsville that are […]

May 6th, 2020|News, Press Release|Comments Off on Byerly Foundation Kicks Off All-America City Comeback Business 2020 Campaign