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The South Carolina Association of Counties is pleased to offer its Orientation for Newly-Elected Council Members virtually in two separate webinars on January 5, 2021 (9:00 a.m. – noon) and January 7, 2021 (2:00 – 5:00 p.m.). Participants will learn from different presenters on different topics these two half days, so newly-elected council members are encouraged to participate on both dates. The webinars will be recorded and available on SCAC’s learning portal for those who are unable to participate in the live events. Those who participate in both webinars will... Read more


The South Carolina Disaster Recovery Office is expanding the opportunity for assistance through the CDBG-Mitigation Funds Match Program.

Given the nature of other grant programs’ funding opportunity cycles, SCDRO has established a rolling application window for the CDBG-Mitigation Funds Match Program. SCDRO will accept CDBG-Mitigation Funds Match applications year-round, until all Match funds are obligated.

Eligible counties and their respective local governments include: Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Chesterfield, Clarendon,... Read more


The Revenue Resources and Home Rule Handbook supplements for 2020 are now available online. You can also access Acts That Affect Counties digitally as well.Read more


South Carolinians voting absentee by mail must now have their signatures on ballot return envelopes witnessed after the United States Supreme Court late yesterday reinstated the requirement. Ballots received through October 7 will be accepted without a witness signature. Please see SC Election Commissions’ press release (link to Please contact John Catalano at (803) 734-1697 or Read more


The S.C. Revenue and Fiscal Affairs August 2020-2021 Revenue Digest is now available on the department's website: more