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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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December 06, 2016
The newest issue of Carolina Counties is now available online. Click this link to read the latest news from SCAC.
December 02, 2016
Frank Rainwater, Executive Director of the SC Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office, provided an update on the state's economic condition and budget...[Read More]
November 29, 2016
Just two weeks remain for Hurricane Matthew survivors in South Carolina to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and submit...[Read More]
November 23, 2016
On Tuesday November 22, a Federal Judge issued a nationwide injunction against the U.S. Department of Labor’s overtime pay regulations that were to...[Read More]
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Newly-Elected Council Member Orientation

Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Location: Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, Columbia

SCAC will offer the Orientation for Newly-Elected Council Members on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel in Columbia. This orientation is offered free of charge to those who have recently been elected to serve on county council. This session is designed to provide a thorough overview of the roles and responsibilities of county officials and the Association’s programs and services. Participants will learn about the state ethics act, the Freedom of Information Act, and county risk management and liabilities. Participants who complete the day-long orientation will receive six credit hours toward their Level I certification in the Institute of Government for County Officials.  

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Annual Trusts Membership Meeting

Date: Wednesday, January 25-Thursday, January 26, 2016
Location: Marriott Resort and Spa at Grande Dunes, Myrtle Beach

Contact Susan Chambers (800-922-6081) regarding registration.


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