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The SC Association of Counties (SCAC) is thrilled to announce that our annual scholarship program is now open for applications. This program is designed to support the aspirations of promising students in South Carolina who are pursuing higher education.

The SCAC Scholarship Program offers financial assistance to students to help them achieve their educational goals. One-time $2,500 scholarships are available to one student each from Pickens, Clarendon, Kerhaw, Laurens, and Marion counties, and are open to students who have shown dedication, leadership, and a strong commitment to... Read more


The South Carolina Broadband Office (SCBBO), within the Office of Regulatory Staff, seeks public comment regarding Volume 1 and Volume 2 of the Broadband, Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) Initial Proposal.

The BEAD Initial Proposal is a requirement toward obtaining an additional $551.5 million for investment in broadband deployment projects throughout the state from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) as part of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.

The SCBBO has developed a ... Read more


Applications are now open for the Risk Management Awards. These service awards recognize counties in the SC Counties Insurance Trusts who have made significant achievements in their risk management and safety programs from July 2022 through June 30, 2023.

Risk managers are encouraged to seek input from all departments when submitting award applications.

Awards will be given in the following categories:

  • Most Improved County Award for the county or member entity that has shown the most improvement in their risk management and safety program during the
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The latest news from counties throughout South Carolina is available in the newest issue of County Focus magazine, now available online.

Highlights include a look at the year ahead with SCAC President Roy Costner III, Jasper County's blueprint for rural development, photo highlights from the Annual Conference, and a look at Greenville County's new administration building.

You can also view... Read more