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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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June 29, 2018
The Association is pleased to announce the SCAC app for the 51st Annual Conference is now live. The app contains the schedule, speaker information,...[Read More]
June 29, 2018
Is your county looking for innovative ideas? Make plans to attend one of the best educational opportunities offered during SCAC’s Annual...[Read More]
June 26, 2018
The newest issue of County Focus magazine is now available online. Click this link to read the latest news from counties throughout South Carolina....[Read More]
June 13, 2018
Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta (FHLBank Atlanta) announced today that it has established a new matching grant initiative to enable law enforcement ...[Read More]
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SCAC's 51st Annual Conference Registration is Now Open

Held in August, this conference is open to all elected and appointed officials. The conference includes educational programs, workshops, group meetings, business and general sessions, and exhibits of vendor products and services.

Hilton Head Marriott
Aug. 5–8, 2018 (Sun.–Wed.)
Institute of Government — Aug. 4–5, 2018

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Upcoming Webinar – Save the Date!

Legal & Ethical Considerations for Managing Public Meetings – Part 1
October 2, 2018 from 10– 11:30 a.m.

Renewed citizen and press attention at meetings has brought a new focus on how local government bodies conduct the public’s business. SCAC will host a 2-part webinar series that will discuss the importance of the rules governing public meetings, and the role of the members of each public body. In part I of the series we will discuss the basics of rules and procedures, as well as the legal and ethical issues for members. The target audience for this webinar series is elected county council members, as well as appointed members of county boards and commissions. Registration details will follow.