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The 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

November 19, 2018
The newest issue of Carolina Counties is now available online. Click this link to read the latest news from SCAC.
November 02, 2018
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]
October 31, 2018
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of National Drug Control Policy has developed a list of federal resources for rural communities to address...[Read More]
October 25, 2018
Presentation slides from the Fall Meeting of the County Council Coalition are now available. Click here to view them.
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Legislative Conference

Renaissance, Charleston
Nov. 29–30, 2018

Held in December, this conference allows members of the Legislative Committee to discuss and adopt a legislative program for the coming year. The Committee is composed of each council chair along with the Association's Board of Directors.

Register online or register using a fillable PDF

South Carolina Local Government Attorneys’ Institute

Doubletree by Hilton Hotel (2100 Bush River Road, Columbia)
Friday, November 16, 2018
8:00 - 8:25 a.m. (Registration); 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Seminar)

The Local Government Attorneys’ Institute is one of the best opportunities to meet with other public sector attorneys and discuss common issues. The seminar is expected to be approved for CLE hours, including MCLE and LEPR. The agenda will be confirmed very soon so we encourage you to go ahead and register online since space is limited! Please share this information with other attorneys in your office.

Registration Information
The registration fee is $95 per person and includes lunch. After that deadline of November 9, and on site, the registration fee will be $105.00 per person (subject to space availability). Cancellations must be made in writing and received in the SCAC office by 5:00 p.m. on November 9, and will be assessed a $15.00 administrative charge. After the deadline, no refunds will be made. We have a limited number of spaces and reserve the right to refuse a registration or place a registration on a waiting list.

Hotel Information
Please call the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel if you need a room reservation at (803) 744-0142. The group rate is $129++. Identify yourself as being with SCAC and reserve your room before October 16 in order to get the group rate.

Online registration has been disabled. If you would like to register, please come directly to the onsite registration desk between 8:00 and 8:30 a.m. Friday morning.

Click here to access handouts and presentations.