Press Release

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

Hartsville Face Mask Distribution Begins

The City of Hartsville will begin distributing reusable cloth face masks to citizens at several locations throughout the city, while supplies last. The masks come from generous donations from Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center, The Byerly Foundation, and the Sonoco Foundation.

Citizens will be provided two face masks per person or five per family. Masks will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis at designated dates and times for city residents. The schedule of mask distribution is as follows:

Date
Time
Location

July 15
7 […]

July 13th, 2020|News, Press Release|Comments Off on Hartsville Face Mask Distribution Begins

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