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