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The South Carolina Association of Counties (SCAC) has named Laina Williams of Camden High School a recipient of the 2024 Board of Directors Scholarship.

Williams is the daughter of Lesley and Craig Corner of Elgin. She is ranked first in her class and is captain of her Quiz Bowl team. Williams is also a member of the National Honor Society and Beta Club.

“It’s an honor to recognize Laina and her incredible accomplishments. Her academic record as well as her service to the community is a wonderful reflection of our county,” said former Kershaw County Council Chairwoman Katie... Read more


The South Carolina Association of Counties (SCAC) has named Parah Anderson of Manning High School a recipient of the 2024 Board of Directors Scholarship.

“It’s important to encourage our young people to be well-rounded members of society, and Parah Anderson is exactly that. Her impressive accomplishments, academic and personal, make her more than deserving of this year’s SCAC scholarship,” said Clarendon County Council Chairman Dwight Stewart, who also serves on the SCAC Board. “I wish her well as she continues her academic career and am eager to see what she will achieve in the... Read more


In the final week of the General Assembly’s session, both chambers scrambled to clear their calendars to get desired bills across the finish line.

The sine die resolution (S.1192) allows... Read more


The South Carolina Association of Counties (SCAC) awarded its 2024 Presidential Scholarship to Isaac Esuary of Liberty High School. 

Roy Costner (left) dressed in business attire stands beside scholarship winner Isaac Esuary, who wears a graduation cap and gown. Both smile into the camera. A high school gym is in the background.

SCAC President and Pickens County Council Vice Chairman Roy Costner III
awarded the

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On April 16, the U.S. Department of Transportation amended the notice of funding for over $1 billion for which counties are directly eligible to apply through the Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) competitive grant program.

  • About SS4A grants: SS4A grants allow counties to carry out transportation safety planning and demonstration projects or construction projects on the 45 percent of roads and 38
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