Three Hartsville-area schools put on lockdown
Three schools in the Hartsville area were placed on lockdown Feb. 25 after reports of a gunshot near Southside Early Childhood Center, the Darlington County School District said. Southside, Hartsville Middle School, and Bay Road Elementary all were placed on lockdown as a precaution until law-enforcement officers sounded an all-clear. “Everyone is safe,” the district reported. It was not immediately clear if any arrests were made.