Press Release

Mayor Hancock’s Letter to Hartsville

Dear Hartsville,

I am honored and humbled for this opportunity to speak to you, the people of Hartsville, as your mayor.

I’m proud to represent you. We all share a love for our City, a small town with a big, big heart.

Part of my orientation with the City included reviewing our Mission Statement, which serves as a compact reminder of what we at the City work so hard for:

The mission of the City government of Hartsville shall be to innovatively use […]

December 15th, 2021|News, Press Release|Comments Off on Mayor Hancock’s Letter to Hartsville

Hartsville Veterans Day Celebration

The Annual Hartsville Veterans Day Celebration will be held November 11, 2021 at 11 a.m. in Burry Park. This year’s celebration has been a collaborative effort by various organizations in the community and will be a wonderful event to honor area veterans for the sacrifices they have made. All committee members involved have dedicated their time and efforts to ensuring that this celebration is one that the community will remember and cherish for years to come.

City of Hartsville Director […]

November 5th, 2021|News, Press Release|Comments Off on Hartsville Veterans Day Celebration

The City of Hartsville Announces Treats on the Green Event

 

The City of Hartsville’s Burry Park will be taken over by mummies, bats, princesses, pirates, ghosts, and superheroes walking through the park to find treats on October 23rd from 5:30-7:00 p.m. Businesses and organizations are invited to set up a table to offer treats to the kids that will be in Burry Park for the event at no charge and should sign up at www.mainstreethartsville.org. This safe event will be free of charge and all are welcome to attend.

Cargill […]

October 8th, 2021|Events, Main Street, News, Parks and Recreation, Press Release, Tourism|Comments Off on The City of Hartsville Announces Treats on the Green Event

Hartsville Police Department Labor Day Weekend DUI Enforcement

 

The Hartsville Police Department is participating in the Sober or Slammer! Campaign as the end of the “100 Deadly Days of Summer” approaches. Labor Day weekend is one that typically marks the end of summer holidays and celebrations across the country. This weekend is also busy in our area as tourists come into town for the Darlington Race weekend, so Hartsville Police Department wants to be sure that the roadways are a safe place for residents and visitors.

In 2020, […]

August 31st, 2021|News, Police, Press Release|Comments Off on Hartsville Police Department Labor Day Weekend DUI Enforcement

Hartsville First Responders Invite Community to National Night Out Event

 

The City of Hartsville’s first responders invite the community to join them in Burry Park, 131 Cargill Way, on August 14, 2021 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for National Night Out. The event will feature free snacks, kid’s activities such as a balloon animals, bubbles, a DJ, and more. The area’s first responders including Hartsville Police Department and Hartsville Fire Department will be attending the event for a meet and greet with the community. Both departments will host […]

July 29th, 2021|Events, Fire, News, Police, Press Release|Comments Off on Hartsville First Responders Invite Community to National Night Out Event

Neptune Island Announces Modification to Schedule

Neptune Island Waterpark will be modifying the hours of operation on weekdays for the remainder of the season’s weekday schedule effective Monday, July 26th.  The park will be open Sunday-Friday 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Season pass holders may continue to enter the park fifteen minutes early on Saturdays, Sundays, and Labor Day. They will also be able to enter one hour early at 11 a.m. for the final Mermaid Monday of […]

July 20th, 2021|News, Press Release, Tourism, Waterpark|Comments Off on Neptune Island Announces Modification to Schedule

Hartsville Police Department Hosts Southern K-9 Conference

The Hartsville Police Department hosted the Southern K-9 Conference in Hartsville, South Carolina on June 21-23, 2021. Hartsville Police Sergeant Kyle Hause, under direction of Chief of Police Jerry Thompson, worked to bring Jay Kerr with Makor K-9 of West Virginia to Hartsville for this conference. The Department has a long-standing relationship with Makor K-9 as three Department Labradors have been trained there.

The conference consisted of training in odor work for explosives and narcotics, patrol scenarios, obedience, tracking, and […]

June 24th, 2021|News, Police, Press Release|Comments Off on Hartsville Police Department Hosts Southern K-9 Conference

Buckle Up, South Carolina Campaign

 

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety (SCDPS) and law enforcement partners statewide, including the Hartsville Police Department (HPD), announce the kickoff of the annual Buckle Up, South Carolina (BUSC) enforcement mobilization. The special enforcement period will run from May 24, 2021 through June 6, 2021.

Memorial Day weekend kicks off the official beginning of summer for most travelers and it is also the beginning of the “100 Deadly Days of Summer” where fatalities increase on the roadways. This Buckle […]

May 26th, 2021|News, Police, Press Release|Comments Off on Buckle Up, South Carolina Campaign

Block Party Concert Series Returns to Downtown Hartsville

 

Main Street Hartsville will host their first Block Party since 2019 this Friday, May 21st, under the lights on College Avenue in Downtown Hartsville from 6-9 p.m. This annual event series is a favorite for both Hartsville residents and visitors as they have the opportunity to shop and dine while attending the Friday night concert. The first concert will have an island theme, so everyone is encouraged to channel your inner tropical vibes before you head out. There will […]

May 18th, 2021|Main Street, News, Press Release, Tourism, Waterpark|Comments Off on Block Party Concert Series Returns to Downtown Hartsville

Hartsville Mask Ordinance Update

The mask ordinance passed by City Council in an April 13, 2021 Council meeting will end effective May 13, 2021 based on updated guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). The CDC’s most recent update advised that Americans that are fully vaccinated may be without masks in most places.

The City of Hartsville has followed guidance and made decisions based on information provided by the CDC throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The safety of residents and visitors has remained […]

May 13th, 2021|News, Press Release|Comments Off on Hartsville Mask Ordinance Update