Recent News


Annual Conference highlights and presentations given during the SCAC 52nd Annual Conference are now available. View them all on the Annual Conference Highlights page.Read more


The Riley Center for Livable Communities at The College of Charleston is pleased to announce the Local Government Supervisory Training Program. This four-session course is based on the International City/County Management Association’s supervisory curriculum and covers all aspects of supervision from planning and organizing to evaluating performance, from building a work team to addressing discipline problems. It also teaches skills that supervisors need in order to deal with new trends in local government such as quality management and workplace diversity.

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SCAC is proud to announce a new online wage and salary report tool. The searchable database allows users to create customized reports for the salary information of 203 county positions reported in the most recent biennial wage and salary survey of South Carolina counties.  Salary data is searchable by county, county population group, position, and department.

To access the online salary report tool online, go to

The FY 2020 wage and salary survey will be underway... Read more


SCAC is proud to have launched its first online course this year as part of the Institute of Government. Orientation to County Government I is now available online and is offered at no cost to elected and appointed county officials. This course serves as an excellent primer to county government. The course takes approximately one hour to complete and includes several quizzes to reinforce the user's learning. Upon completion, the participant is granted three hours of Level I Institute credit.

In order to access the course, use the link below. If you are not logged into the Member... Read more


Notice of Funding Available for FY20

The South Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) is pleased to announce the availability of $25 million in competitive grants for the program year that begins July 1, 2019.

The RIA was created for the purpose of assisting qualified infrastructure projects that improve water, waste water and storm water drainage facilities to address public health and regulatory standards or build capacity to support economic and employment opportunities. This financial assistance is available to local governments and public utilities statewide.... Read more