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Hartsville named All-America City 2016

All-America City Award 2016 (source: City of  Hartsville) All-America City Award 2016 (source: City of Hartsville)

HARTSVILLE, SC (WMBF) – The city of Hartsville received the title of All-America City for 2016 on Sunday, June 19 for outstanding civic accomplishments, according to the City of Hartsville media release.

The All-America City award is an honor given each year to towns, cities, counties, tribes, neighborhoods, and metropolitan regions.  This year’s award was based on impact, inclusiveness, public engagement and the use of collaborative problem-solving strategies among private, public, and nonprofit sectors. A specific emphasis was also placed on community efforts to “ensure that all our children are healthy and successful in school and life.”

This is the second time that Hartsville has won the title, states the release. In 1996, the city received the title and now 20 years later the city has won again.

The 2016 All-America City winners are: 

Hayward, California

Lakewood, Colorado

New Britain, Connecticut

Fall River, Massachusetts

Columbia Heights, Minnesota

Asheboro, North Carolina

Hartsville, South Carolina

San Antonio, Texas

Norfolk, Virginia

Brown Deer, Wisconsin

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