Press Release

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

City Council Renews Ordinance Requiring Face Masks

At a Regular City Council Meeting held on April 13, 2021, City of Hartsville City Council voted to extend the temporary ordinance requiring customers to wear face coverings in Hartsville to help combat the spread of COVID-19. During the Tuesday night City Council meeting, leaders commended local health care providers for the tremendous strides that they have made distributing vaccines to the people of Hartsville, Darlington County, and beyond.

The ordinance outlines circumstances in which citizens are required to wear […]

April 14th, 2021|News, Press Release|Comments Off on City Council Renews Ordinance Requiring Face Masks

Neptune Island Offers Rewards for Good Grades

 

Neptune Island Waterpark is excited to announce an incentive for students to make good grades as they finish out the school year. The Hartsville, South Carolina waterpark is continuing the Splashin’ Grades Program during their fourth summer season. This program rewards students from Kindergarten (5K) through 12th Grade with one single day admission when they provide a printed fourth quarter report card for the 2020 – 2021 school year with A or AB Honor Roll status. Neptune Island will […]

April 12th, 2021|News, Press Release, Tourism, Waterpark|Comments Off on Neptune Island Offers Rewards for Good Grades

Community Easter Eggstravaganza

 

On Saturday, March 27th, the City of Hartsville will host the Community Easter Eggstravaganza in four city parks. This will be a self-guided, at your own pace Egg Hunt that will kick off from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in Pride Park, Lawton Park, Burry Park, and Byerly Park.

This free event will feature more than 1,000 eggs stuffed with candy and toys in each park as well as prize eggs at each location. City staff will be on site […]

March 17th, 2021|Events, News, Parks and Recreation, Press Release, Tourism|Comments Off on Community Easter Eggstravaganza

Neptune Island Announces 2021 Season Opening Day

Neptune Island Waterpark is counting down the days until summer returns and their gates open for the season. The region’s destination for summer fun will open to the public for the 2021 season on Sunday, May 16th following an exclusive 2020 & 2021 Season Pass Holder Day on Saturday, May 15th.

Neptune Island is planning many exciting events for its upcoming season, including their Splashin’ Grades program in June, Mermaid Mondays in July, and entertainment throughout the summer. The best […]

March 15th, 2021|News, Press Release, Tourism, Waterpark|Comments Off on Neptune Island Announces 2021 Season Opening Day

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