Recent News


The May 14 webcast of Planning Strategies for South Carolina's Rural and Urban Counties is now available.  To steam the video and access the handouts, visit the Planning and Zoning Education page.... Read more


SCAC is currently accepting applications for the 2019 J. Mitchell Graham/Barrett Lawrimore Memorial Awards Competition.

For 46 years, our association has recognized innovative projects completed by South Carolina's counties. The awards program accepts applications that address all areas of county government -- from simple, unique ideas that maximize limited resources to major collaborative efforts that tackle complex issues.

Counties are invited to submit applications that describe the purpose and significance of their innovative projects. All applications must be... Read more


The S.C. Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) has approved grant assistance for 26 communities, totaling more than $12 million, to strengthen water, sewer and storm water infrastructure. This brings the number of projects awarded to 54 in Fiscal Year 2019, totaling $25.7 million.

Whether it's upgrading aged water or sewer lines, rehabilitating elevated storage tanks, improving a downtown's drainage infrastructure or extending water and sewer lines to industrial parks in an effort to attract new industry, these grant awards will have a significant impact on the 58,102 residents and... Read more


The agenda and handouts for today's webcast, Planning Strategies for South Carolina Counties, are now available on the Planning and Zoning page under Events & Education. The stream will be available soon.Read more


The General Assembly adjourned Sine Die on Thursday pursuant to the Sine Die resolution (S. 785). The resolution states that they will return on May 20th through May 22nd to deal with specific items such as vetoes, the budget and capital reserve fund bills (H. 4000 and H. 4001... Read more