Recent News


The newest issue of County Focus magazine will be in mailboxes soon and is available online now.

The Summer 2023 issue highlights include counties' use of autonomous tech, a proposal for addressing fire service in unincorporated areas, and the 2023 Legislative Session in Review, as well as photo highlights from this year's J. Mitchell Graham and Barrett Lawrimore Memorial Awards Presentations.

You can view past issues of the... Read more


The July edition of the County COMPASS e-newsletter has hit mailboxes and is available online!

In this month's edition: 

  • Input Requested for SCAC Legislative Policy Development
  • Energy Office Mini-Grant
  • SC RIA Announces FY23-24 Applications and Workshop
  • County of Lexington Firefighter Receives Medal of
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Engineer Zachary Pfentner of the Lexington County Fire Service was recently awarded the 2023 Jeffrey Vaden Chavis Medal of Valor by the SC State Firefighters’ Association (SCSFFA).

“To say we are extremely proud of Engineer Pfentner would be an understatement,” Lexington County Fire Service Chief Mark Davis said. “His actions speak volumes about his character, integrity, and he emboldens our motto of ‘Service Excellence’ both on the fire ground and in life.”

One of the SCSFFA’s highest awards to be presented to an individual for their actions in the face of danger, the Medal of... Read more


The SCAC Annual Conference is just weeks away and the 2023 Annual Conference Program is now available online.

We're also excited to announce that this year we have a new app. The app includes full details for the schedule, speaker biographies, and corporate partner/exhibitor information. Visit the App Store or Google Play & search for... Read more


Two keynote speakers will address SCAC’s Annual Conference on Wednesday, Aug. 2 at Wild Dunes Resort.

Bill Stainton is an expert on innovation, creativity, and breakthrough thinking; a 29-time Emmy Award winner; and a Hall of Fame keynote speaker who takes the mystery out of innovation for leaders and their teams worldwide.

For 15 years, Stainton produced the longest-running, highest-rated, and most award-winning regional comedy TV show in the United States. In 2019, he was inducted into the Council of Peers Award for... Read more