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CALSTART is launching a US Department of Energy-funded national workplace charging program, Charge@Work. As part of CALSTART’s launch, they are organizing a Charge@Work webinar series to showcase a new Project Builder tool and make municipalities and employers aware of the resources that the program will provide starting this Fall. They will be working to get 1,000 Employers and 200 Public Officials signed on to the Charge@Work Pledge to show commitment to advancing workplace charging solutions.

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The South Carolina Association of Counties (SCAC) will host its Fall Advocacy Meeting on Thursday, October 19 at the Embassy Suites in Columbia. Formerly known as the County Council Coalition meeting, this rebranded event provides an excellent opportunity for all county officials to take part in the Association's policy position development process.

The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. and include... Read more




SCAC President Greeting from SCAC on Vimeo.

Pickens County Council Vice Chairman Roy Costner, who is the 2023-24 SCAC President, looks forward to hearing from county officials throughout the state in the coming weeks.

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Photo courtesy of Brookings
Photo courtesy of Brookings 

Jasper County and its leaders recently received attention in the national spotlight for their success managing growth and economic development in a rural area.

The nonprofit public policy Brookings Institution published a case study on the county called “... Read more



Forty-three county officials recently graduated from the South Carolina Association of Counties’ (SCAC) Institute of Government for County Officials, Levels I and II.

 “It is an honor for me to recognize members of the class of 2023,” said 2022-23 SCAC President Debra B. Summers, Lexington County Councilwoman, when recognizing graduates at the SCAC... Read more