Press Release

10 Year Celebration of Coach TB Thomas Sports Center

The City of Hartsville Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting a celebration to recognize the 10 year anniversary of the commemoration and naming of the Coach TB Thomas Sports Center. The festivities will be held at the Coach TB Thomas Sports Center located at 701 Washington Street, Hartsville, SC on December 14 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.  There will be a small program celebrating the life and legacy of Coach TB Thomas. Light refreshments will be served […]

December 6th, 2018|Events, News, Parks and Recreation, Press Release|Comments Off on 10 Year Celebration of Coach TB Thomas Sports Center

City of Hartsville Observes SC Arbor Day

The City of Hartsville will observe South Carolina Arbor Day on Friday, December 7, 2018 at 10 a.m. in The Vista at the corner of Railroad Avenue and Coker Avenue. Arbor Day is celebrated in the state of South Carolina on the first Friday in the month of December to mark the beginning of the state’s planting season. The observance ceremony will be held at the corner of Railroad Avenue and Coker Avenue. City of Hartsville representatives will be […]

November 29th, 2018|Events, News, Parks and Leisure, Press Release|Comments Off on City of Hartsville Observes SC Arbor Day

Hartsville Christmas Parade is Coming Soon!

One of the most well-kept holiday traditions in the Hartsville community is the Hartsville Christmas Parade. The 2018 parade, sponsored by SPC Credit Union, Neptune Island Waterpark, and City of Hartsville, will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Sat., Dec. 8 as a part of the Hartsville for the Holidays season.

As a collaboration of the community, the Hartsville Christmas Parade will feature Hartsville’s first responders, local businesses, marching bands, dance troops, and an appearance from the Dixie Youth Pony Tails […]

November 19th, 2018|Events, News, Press Release, Tourism|Comments Off on Hartsville Christmas Parade is Coming Soon!

Neptune Island Concludes Successful First Season

Neptune Island Waterpark opened its doors to the public on June 18, 2018 and concluded its season on September 9, 2018. During the first season, Neptune Island saw over 64,000 guests in the brand new waterpark and projects to see 80,000 next season. The waterpark had over 6,000 season pass holders that frequented the waterpark this summer. Neptune Island welcomed visitors from a total of 25 states and a large volume of attendees within a 75 mile radius of Hartsville, SC.

Not only did […]

November 14th, 2018|News, Parks and Leisure, Press Release, Tourism, Waterpark|Comments Off on Neptune Island Concludes Successful First Season

City of Hartsville Kicks Off Holiday Season

On Thursday, November 15th, downtown Hartsville will be bustling with the holiday spirit as visitors and residents enjoy a variety of Hartsville for the Holidays happenings from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m.

At 6 p.m., the Centennial Tree Lighting ceremony in Centennial Park will kick off the night’s festivities as Mayor Mel Pennington and Santa Claus light the Centennial Park Tree. Before the tree lighting, guests may enjoy holiday music performed by the Hartsville High School Chorus at 5:30 p.m. […]

November 9th, 2018|Events, Main Street, News, Press Release|Comments Off on City of Hartsville Kicks Off Holiday Season

Hartsville Fire Department’s Annual Toys for Tots Giveaway

The Hartsville Fire Department is now accepting applications for their annual Toys for Tots Giveaway. Local families that are in need this Christmas may apply for assistance through this program in person at Hartsville Fire Department, 111 S. Seventh Street or online at hartsvillesc.gov/government/forms/toys-for-tots-application/. Applications will be accepted until November 30th, 2018.

Each year, this program is able to assist over 50 children in the Hartsville area that may not otherwise receive toys at Christmas. Hartsville Fire Chief, Jeff Burr, […]

November 1st, 2018|Fire, News, Press Release|Comments Off on Hartsville Fire Department’s Annual Toys for Tots Giveaway

Hartsville Police Department’s DUI Grant – Final 2018 Report

Lauren Baker, City of Hartsville Public Information Officer

Hartsville Police Department’s DUI Grant – Final 2018 Report
As the 2018 DUI grant period comes to a close, the Hartsville Police Department would like to release their final report on the progress that the DUI Grant officer has made.

From January 17th – September 30th, this officer has been hard at work keeping the citizens of Hartsville safe. He has written 208 warnings and has made a total of 550 charges. The breakdown […]

October 5th, 2018|News, Police, Press Release|Comments Off on Hartsville Police Department’s DUI Grant – Final 2018 Report

City of Hartsville Announces Downtown Holiday Events

 

 

 
Hartsville for the Holidays
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. Marketing and Events Coordinator, Jordan Braddock says, “The City of Hartsville is very excited to continue our tradition of exciting, fun and friendly events for the entire family this year to get residents ready for the holiday season.”

On November 15th from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., the city will kick […]

October 4th, 2018|Events, Hartsville Museum, Main Street, News, Press Release, Tourism|Comments Off on City of Hartsville Announces Downtown Holiday Events

A Moment with the Manager: Hope for the Best, Prepare for the Worst

Nature can be quite unpredictable at times as all of North and South Carolina found out in the week leading up to and following Hurricane Florence.  As many of you know, our area floated in and out of the cone of uncertainty of what was one beast of a storm. Many compared the approaching storm to being stalked by a turtle and that seems to be a quite accurate description.

As the storm approached, our team at the City of Hartsville had daily storm preparation meetings […]

September 27th, 2018|A Moment With, News, Press Release|Comments Off on A Moment with the Manager: Hope for the Best, Prepare for the Worst

Hartsville Hosts Showdown in the Pee Dee II

Lauren Baker, City of Hartsville Public Information Officer
lauren.baker@hartsvillesc.gov
843.917.0584

For Immediate Release — September 24, 2018

Hartsville Hosts Showdown in the Pee Dee II
Hartsville, SC—The Hartsville and Darlington County Parks and Recreation Departments in conjunction with One More Round Boxing Club are proud to host the Showdown in the Pee Dee II this Saturday, September 29th at 4:00 p.m. at Coach T.B. Thomas Sports Center. Larry Frazier, Hartsville native and renowned Golden Glove Recipient, is assisting with the organization of the event […]

September 24th, 2018|Events, News, Parks and Recreation, Press Release, Tourism|Comments Off on Hartsville Hosts Showdown in the Pee Dee II