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The 2023 Acts That Affect Counties report provides a brief description of laws passed during the 2023 session of the SC General Assembly that will impact county government operations. Hardcopies will be hitting mailboxes soon and the electronic version is now available on our website.Read more


Lexington County Attorney Jeff M. Anderson was recognized for his public service and dedication to South Carolina county government with the 2023 David K. Summers Jr. President’s Cup from the SC Association of Counties (SCAC).

Each year the Association’s president honors a county official who has merited special recognition for service to county government and... Read more




Charleston County was honored for its innovative approach to addressing poll worker staffing shortages with the 2023 SC Association of Counties’ J. Mitchell Graham Memorial Award.

Barnwell, Aiken, Beaufort, Dorchester, and Hampton counties received the Barrett Lawrimore Memorial Regional Cooperation Award for their collective efforts in putting out a landfill fire in two days with no injuries.

These counties as well as four honorable mention recipients... Read more



New officers, board members selected during Association’s 2023 Annual Conference

Pickens County Council Vice Chairman Roy Costner III was elected President of the South Carolina Association of Counties (SCAC) for 2023-24 during the Association’s Annual Conference held Aug. 1-3.

Business development manager at Spectrum Reach, Costner has lived in Liberty for 35 years. In addition to his county council service, he also... Read more


SC American Revolution Sestercentennial Commission (SC250) is now accepting applications for 24FY (July 2023 - June 2024). SC250 goals are to inspire education and set up cultural tourism sites that have an impact on the future.

Official County 250 Committees from each county are eligible for one non-competitive $3,000 County 250 Organizing Grant. If you... Read more