12 days of Application Season: 11 Best Places in Hartsville

January 4, 2017


The perfect place to grab a cup of coffee with friends, set up a study group or even have lunch on special occasions, Crema Coffe Bar is a gem on Hartsville's W. Carolina Avenue!

The Midnight Rooster

Indulge yourself in the fun and food at the Midnight Rooster!  Smell the freshly ground coffee beans from global sources, taste the salads, sandwiches, tapas plates and soups crafted from fresh local ingredients. 

Carmike Cinema Twin – Hartsville

Don't worry, you'll still be able to catch your favorite movies while at GSSM! The small (but adorable) Carmike Cinema Twin is the perfect little movie theater for Govies, not to mention movies are only $2.50!

Golden Dragon

Looking for the best Chinese food around Hartsville? Students can often be found eating at Golden Dragon. Within walking distance of the campus, Golden Dragon never disappoints.

Burry Bookstore

Newly opened in downtown Hartsville, Burry Bookstore is the perfect place to pick up a novel on your 'must-read' list. 


Students have access to Startsville: GSSM Foundation's Center for Innovation, on W. Carolina Avenue. This unique venue provides a place for students to work, brainstorm and even brainstorm their own start-up idea!


A go-to for any Govie during exam week, Sonic never lets you down!

Center Theater

Looking to go see a play or musical? The Center Theater provides a local venue for arts and culture events. Bonus: Did you know GSSM held their Convocation here last year? 

GSSM’s Campus

With tables, 'Eno Village' and plenty of green space, GSSM's campus is always the perfect hang out spot.

Coker College Library

Through a partnership dating back to 2006, Govies share Coker College's Library where they'll find a plethora of books and research materials. It's the most complete and well-managed collection of any high school in SC!


Your one-stop shop for everything you might need while at GSSM - Res Life frequently plans grocery runs to Walmart! Also, during move-in, Walmart is the perfect place to pick up any last minute items you may have forgotten. 


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