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The U.S. Department of Labor issued a final rule on Sep. 24, 2019, increasing the salary-level threshold for mandatory overtime from $455 to $684 a week ($35,568 a year). Overtime pay will be required for all non-exempt employees making less than the salary-level threshold and working more than 40 hours in a single work week. The final rule is effective Jan. 1, 2020, and is estimated by the Department of Labor to extend overtime protections nation-wide to more than one million workers not currently eligible under federal law.

 In reviewing the SCAC Wage and... Read more


Lieutenant Governor Pamela Evette Challenges South Carolinians to Grab A Bag on November 16, 2019

Lieutenant Governor Pamela Evette and PalmettoPride want South Carolinians to grab a bag and clean up our communities. Grab A Bag SC is a statewide litter pickup challenge inspired by Lt. Governor Evette’s own experience picking up in her home community and even during her family vacations.

On November 16, Lt. Gov. Evette will kick off Grab A Bag SC in Travelers Rest with a press conference followed by a litter pickup event in her hometown. Citizens across the state are... Read more


Did you know the Association compiles information on grants beneficial to county governments? The Association’s Grants page on serves as a repository for information on available grants, grant writing classes, and grant management. Visit for the most up-to-date information on grants available to serve your county.Read more


Mr. Timothy C. Winslow, Executive Director (Elect), South Carolina Association of Counties, presented the J. Mitchell Graham Award to Dorchester County Council Chairman George H. Bailey, members of county council, Tiffany J. Norton, SC PIO, and Jason L. Ward, County Administrator.

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FEMA Intergovernmental Advisory: Hazard Mitigation Assistance Program Grants for Fiscal Year 2019

 August 27, 2019

FEMA is announcing $410 million in funding is available through two Fiscal Year 2019... Read more