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Hartsville Museum Receives SC Humanities Grant

The Hartsville Museum is proud to announce that they have been awarded a major grant from the South Carolina Humanities for the H.H. Butler—Grand United Order of Odd Fellows Digitization Project. The funds from SC Humanities will help the Hartsville Museum take a piece of Hartsville history and bring it to life with easily searchable data for research and genealogical connections.  This grant was specifically awarded to the Hartsville Museum for their efforts to digitize the thousands of papers […]

February 24th, 2021|Hartsville Museum, News, Press Release, Tourism|Comments Off on Hartsville Museum Receives SC Humanities Grant

Neptune Island Announces Seasonal Job Opportunities

The new year brings new opportunities for employment at Neptune Island Waterpark. Neptune Island is a 6-acre, family-friendly waterpark adventure located in Hartsville, South Carolina. Open seasonally from mid-May through Labor Day, the attraction has welcomed over 197,000 visitors in its first three seasons of operation. Each season, the park employs around 200 seasonal staff members in addition to its four full-time employees. Now is the opportunity to join the Neptune Island crew for its fourth season.

In January, the […]

January 14th, 2021|News, Press Release, Tourism, Waterpark|Comments Off on Neptune Island Announces Seasonal Job Opportunities

City of Hartsville Temporarily Closes City Hall and The Key

City of Hartsville City Hall (located at 100 East Carolina Avenue) and The Key (located at 106 East Carolina Avenue) will be closed to the public beginning November 24, 2020 until further notice as the facility is thoroughly sanitized due to a COVID-19 positive employee. City offices were previously scheduled to be closed November 26-27, 2020 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. All other city offices will remain open at this time. City administration takes all cases of COVID-19 seriously and […]

November 23rd, 2020|News, Press Release|Comments Off on City of Hartsville Temporarily Closes City Hall and The Key

Neptune Island Announces Season Pass Holiday Sale

As we settle into the colder months and summer seems far away, Neptune Island Waterpark is eagerly preparing for its next season. In that spirit, Neptune Island is excited to announce 2021 Season Pass sales will begin on Monday, November 30, 2020 during Cyber Monday. Typically, Cyber Monday sales only last for one day, but Neptune Island is giving guests the opportunity to purchase discounted 2021 season passes on both Monday, November 30th and Tuesday, December 1st.

2021 General Season […]

November 18th, 2020|News, Press Release, Tourism, Waterpark|Comments Off on Neptune Island Announces Season Pass Holiday Sale

2020 Thanksgiving DUI Enforcement Campaign

The Hartsville Police Department will be participating in the 2020 Thanksgiving Holiday Campaign administered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).  The campaign will run from November 25th – 29th and will focus on the aggressive enforcement of impaired drivers.  According to NHTSA, from 2013 to 2017, more than 800 people died in alcohol impaired driving crashes during the Thanksgiving holiday period, making it one of the deadliest holidays on our roadways.

Hartsville Police Department’s mission is to make […]

November 16th, 2020|News, Police, Press Release|Comments Off on 2020 Thanksgiving DUI Enforcement Campaign

100 Deadliest Days of Summer: Final Report

The officers of the Hartsville Police Department worked hard again this year during the 100 Deadliest Days of Summer campaign to keep the streets of Hartsville safe for our citizens and visitors.  We continue to use aggressive criminal enforcement of impaired drivers and of others who decide to drive or operate a vehicle in a way that endangers the life and safety of themselves and others.  Our DUI Officer and Traffic Safety Officer will continue to work alongside all […]

October 2nd, 2020|News, Police, Press Release|Comments Off on 100 Deadliest Days of Summer: Final Report

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