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100 Deadliest Days of Summer Final Report 2019

The Hartsville Police Department continued its efforts during this dangerous time of year to keep impaired drivers off of the roadways.  Hartsville Police Department’s number one mission is to keep the residents and visitors of Hartsville safe.  In keeping with this priority, HPD used and participated in several public safety checkpoints along with aggressive criminal enforcement of impaired drivers.  Labor Day weekend is the official end of the summer travel season and as of mid-August, the data looks better […]

September 4th, 2019|News, Police, Press Release|Comments Off on 100 Deadliest Days of Summer Final Report 2019

City of Hartsville Opens Outdoor Basketball Court

The City of Hartsville Parks and Recreation Department has opened an outdoor basketball court on the campus of Byerly Park located at 701 West Washington Street. This court is open daily from Dawn to Dusk and is free to the public. This court was a vision brought forth by the City of Hartsville’s Parks Committee and funded by The Byerly Foundation and the City of Hartsville.

Adam Bedard, City of Hartsville Parks and Recreation Manager says, “This outdoor basketball court […]

July 29th, 2019|News, Parks and Recreation, Press Release|Comments Off on City of Hartsville Opens Outdoor Basketball Court

Hartsville Safe Communities Hosts Ice Cream with a Cop

Hartsville Safe Communities, a division of the Hartsville Police Department, will be hosting Ice Cream with a Cop at South Park Apartments, 1301 S. Fifth Street, on July 25, 2019 from 5-6:30 p.m. Members of the community are invited and welcomed to attend this family-friendly event. Hartsville Police Officers will be in attendance to serve ice cream, play games, and converse with the community.

Lieutenant Tenyonde Richardson with Hartsville Safe Communities said, “Hartsville Safe Communities is excited about this opportunity […]

July 19th, 2019|Events, News, Police, Press Release|Comments Off on Hartsville Safe Communities Hosts Ice Cream with a Cop

Operation Southern Shield 2019

The Hartsville Police Department will be participating in Operation Southern Shield beginning today, July 15th. The operation will run through July 20th and focus on the heavier summertime travel period when the fatality and injury crash rates increase significantly in the southeast.  Enforcement will consist of RADAR/LIDAR use and the use of public safety checkpoints.

As always, the DUI grant officer will be working the peak hours of DUI and traffic violations during this campaign.  In addition to South Carolina, […]

July 15th, 2019|News, Police, Press Release|Comments Off on Operation Southern Shield 2019

Hartsville Fire Department Hosts Car Seat Installation Check

 

Hartsville Fire Department will be hosting a Car Seat Installation Check at The Edition, 221 N Fifth Street, Hartsville, SC on July 17, 2019 from 3–5 p.m.  This drop-in safety check is free of charge for anyone interested in ensuring that their car seat is installed properly or installing a new car seat. Seven members of the Hartsville Fire Department are taking part in a three day class conducted by the Safe Kids Organization. Upon completion of the class, […]

July 11th, 2019|Events, Fire, News, Press Release|Comments Off on Hartsville Fire Department Hosts Car Seat Installation Check

City Swim Partnership with Hartsville YMCA

 

The City of Hartsville is excited to announce a partnership with the Hartsville YMCA to begin Hartsville City Swim. This summer program is designed to offer a safe, inviting swim program to residents in the City of Hartsville in the indoor pool facility located in the Hartsville YMCA at 111 East Carolina Avenue, Hartsville, SC 29550. Hartsville City Swim is free and open to all Hartsville residents with proof of residency and a picture ID. Children under the age […]

July 9th, 2019|Events, News, Parks and Recreation, Press Release, Tourism|Comments Off on City Swim Partnership with Hartsville YMCA

HPD 100 Deadliest Days of Summer

The time between Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day has been named the 100 Deadliest Days of Summer and it is the time of the year when more accidents occur.  During summer months, traveling greatly increases and more drivers are out and about.  The Hartsville Police Department would like for everyone to enjoy their well-deserved vacation, but wants to remind you to be safe while traveling.  Here are some tips to make sure everyone makes it home safely.

Avoid […]

June 3rd, 2019|News, Police, Press Release|Comments Off on HPD 100 Deadliest Days of Summer

Municipal Court Payments Now Accepted Online

The City of Hartsville now offers online payments for tickets issued by HPD.

April 16th, 2019|News, Police, Press Release|Comments Off on Municipal Court Payments Now Accepted Online

Hartsville Museum Hosts Art Exhibits

The Hartsville Museum’s W. Reaves McCall Gallery and Conference Room will host two art exhibits during the month of March. The first exhibit features works from students in the Governor’s School for Science and Math’s Art in the Interim Program. The second exhibit is the South Carolina State Museum’s 2018 Palmetto Hands Fine Craft Traveling Exhibition. Both exhibits will be on display at The Hartsville Museum.

The Governor’s School for Science and Math’s Art in the Interim Program will feature […]

February 22nd, 2019|Events, Hartsville Museum, News, Press Release|Comments Off on Hartsville Museum Hosts Art Exhibits

Expanded Playground at Byerly Park Officially Open

 

The City of Hartsville Parks and Recreation Department is excited to announce the opening of the new expanded handicapable playground on the campus of Byerly Park. The playground is located between the tennis courts and the track and field area. This new and improved playground is an expansion to Garrison’s Place, previously located just outside of Neptune Island Waterpark. Garrison’s Place was originally opened in June 2014 after local families started a campaign for “Special Play for Special Kids.” […]

January 28th, 2019|News, Parks and Recreation, Press Release, Tourism|Comments Off on Expanded Playground at Byerly Park Officially Open