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Welcome to the South Carolina Association of Counties

South CarolinaThe South Carolina Association of Counties (SCAC) is the only organization dedicated to the statewide representation of county government in South Carolina. Located in the state's capital of Columbia, SCAC is a non-partisan, non-profit association that strives to Build Stronger Counties for Tomorrow by working with county officials to provide education and training, legislative reporting, research and technical assistance. is the primary internet resource for information about South Carolina's counties and issues affecting county government. The website is a dynamic tool that provides access to information about our services, conferences, legislative initiatives, research, training opportunities, financial programs and publications. Visitors can also access general information for all 46 counties—including contact information for county officials, links to county websites, job announcements and statistical tables that address frequently asked questions about county government. To send comments about the site, please click the "Contact" link at the top of any screen.  

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Recent News

October 20, 2014
Over 100 county officials attended the County Council Coalition Fall Meeting in Columbia on Friday, October 17, 2014. Among the topics discussed was...[Read More]
October 09, 2014
Human Resources Association of S.C. Counties Presents: Human Resources: Gearing Up for Tomorrow's Challenges Today Featuring Phil Rosenberg, The...[Read More]
October 08, 2014
Legal counsel to the SCAC submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) proposed rule...[Read More]
October 01, 2014
Each year, SCAC's Presidential Scholarship Program awards one $2,500 scholarship to a graduating high school senior who is a resident of the same...[Read More]
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Upcoming Meetings

County Council Coalition and Institute of Government for County Officials 

The County Council Coalition will review the draft policy positions by the Association’s four policy steering committees (County Government and Intergovernmental Relations; Land Use, Natural Resources, and Transportation; Public Safety, Corrections, and Judicial; and Revenue, Finance, and Economic Development). Input given at the Coalition meeting will be incorporated into the position papers for review by the steering committees when they meet again in November. These recommendations will be presented at the Legislative Conference for action by the Legislative Committee. The positions adopted by the Legislative Committee will become SCAC’s official policy positions.

Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m., and the meeting will begin at 10:00 a.m. Please see the link below for a tentative agenda. A short business session will also be held so that officers for 2014-2015 can be elected. The meeting includes a luncheon.

Institute of Government:

The Institute of Government for County Officials will be held the day before the Coalition meeting (Thursday, October 16). Please see the link below for information on courses offered.

County Council Coalition and Institute of Government for County Officials Information

Register Now for the S.C. Local Government Attorneys' Institute

The SCAC is pleased to conduct the S.C. Local Government Attorneys' Institute on Friday, November 21, 2014. The Institute will be held at the Double Tree Hotel on Bush River Road at I-20. The seminar is expected to provide 1.0 hour of the new Substance Abuse/Mental Health requirement as part of 2.0 hours of ethics credit (L.E.P.R.) for a total of 6.0 MCLE hours. The registration fee is $90.00 per person and includes lunch. If you have any questions, contact Kent Lesesne at SCAC.



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