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County Focus Vol. 28 Issue No. 2 Now Available Online 

Thursday, September 7, 2017 12:33:00 PM Categories: Publications
The newest issue of County Focus magazine is now available online. Click this link to read the latest news from counties throughout South Carolina. You can view past issues of the magazine at http://www.sccounties.org/county-focus-magazine. [Read More]
 

USDOT Makes $1.5 Billion Available for Infrastructure Projects 

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 11:57:00 AM
The U.S. Transportation Department (DOT) recently announced the availability of approximately $1.5 billion to repair crumbling infrastructure through the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) discretionary grant program. INFRA advances a... [Read More]
 

2017 President's Report Now Available 

Monday, August 7, 2017 2:53:00 PM Categories: Publications
The 2017 President's Report has now been published. It is available on our website under the Publications tab or by clicking here. [Read More]
 

EPA and Army Corps of Engineers to formally withdraw the 2015 Waters of the US Rule  

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 2:07:00 PM
The EPA and Army Corps of Engineers recently announced that they intended to formally withdraw the 2015 Waters of the US Rule (WOTUS). The rule would have expanded the definition and scope of waterways regulated under the clean water act. In 2014,... [Read More]
 

Report on Local Policies and Practices that Reduce Opioid Abuse and Related Fatalities 

Posted by Jennifer Haworth Sunday, June 4, 2017 11:44:00 PM
In 2016, the National Association of Counties and the National League of Cities created a joint taskforce to identify local policies and practices that reduce opioid abuse and related fatalities. A report summarizing the taskforce’s work and... [Read More]
 

2017 Directory of County Officials Now Available Online 

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 3:08:00 PM Categories: Publications

The 2017 Directory of County Officials is now available online. Click this link for up-to-date contact information for county governments.

Pre-Disaster Recovery Planning Guide 

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 4:55:00 PM
FEMA has published the Pre-Disaster Recovery Planning Guide for Local Governments on its website. The guide is designed to prepare local governments for recovery efforts from future disasters by engaging with the whole community and planning for... [Read More]
 

Presentations at SCAC's 30th Annual Mid-Year Conference 

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 4:02:00 PM
During SCAC’s Mid-Year Conference on February 15, 2017, county officials received a legislative update from Senator Greg Hembree and Representative Garry Smith. Sarah Niegsch Corbett from the S.C. Public Employee Benefit Authority provided a State... [Read More]
 

Opportunities for Financial Assistance for Transportation Projects 

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 10:08:00 AM
The South Carolina Transportation Infrastructure Bank and South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) both recently announced opportunities for financial assistance for transportation projects. Learn more about South Carolina... [Read More]
 

Federal Judge puts Overtime Regulations on Hold 

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 2:47:00 PM
On November 22, Texas U.S. District Court Judge Amos Mazzant issued a nationwide temporary injunction, blocking the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) from implementing new overtime pay rules that were scheduled to take effect on December 1,... [Read More]
 
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