Recent News


Click on the links below to view presentations made at the October 24 County Council Coalition Meeting.

Funding Outlook from the S.C. General Assembly
Mike Shealy, Budget Director, Finance Committee, S.C. Senate
Daniel Boan, Chief of Staff/Legal Counsel, Ways and Means Committee, S.C. House of Representatives

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The U.S. Department of Labor issued a final rule on Sep. 24, 2019, increasing the salary-level threshold for mandatory overtime from $455 to $684 a week ($35,568 a year). Overtime pay will be required for all non-exempt employees making less than the salary-level threshold and working more than 40 hours in a single work week. The final rule is effective Jan. 1, 2020, and is estimated by the Department of Labor to extend overtime protections nation-wide to more than one million workers not currently eligible under federal law.

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Did you know the Association compiles information on grants beneficial to county governments? The Association’s Grants page on serves as a repository for information on available grants, grant writing classes, and grant management. Visit for the most up-to-date information on grants available to serve your county.Read more


Mr. Timothy C. Winslow, Executive Director (Elect), South Carolina Association of Counties, presented the J. Mitchell Graham Award to Dorchester County Council Chairman George H. Bailey, members of county council, Tiffany J. Norton, SC PIO, and Jason L. Ward, County Administrator.

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The South Carolina Commission on Prosecution Coordination is conducting two free trainings in Florence tomorrow, Thursday, August 29. Please note that the Commission’s trainings are not open to persons who personally represent, in any capacity or in any type of legal or administrative matter, individuals charged with crimes or work in an agency or office, in any capacity, with any other persons who do so. By registering to attend, each attendee is certifying that he/she is an employed by a city, county, or state law enforcement or prosecution agency, and further... Read more