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The General Assembly returned this week pursuant to the sine die resolution (S. 1325) to vote on bills that went to conference committees. Several conference committees reached agreements and presented their conference reports to their respective chambers for approval or rejection. Among those conference reports was the user fee bill language that was attached to a property tax exemption bill, S. 233. S. 233, along with some other bills of note, will be discussed below in this week’s... Read more


Online tools available through the South Carolina Broadband Office on will be a vital element to the success of broadband expansion projects throughout our state. Through these online tools, Internet Service Providers (ISPs), as well as state and local leadership, can access:

  • past, current, and future grant opportunities;
  • a map of all
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Lancaster County Council as a group has achieved the feat of each member graduating from the Institute of Government for County Officials!

The Institute of Government for County Officials is a training

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This year, SCAC awarded $12,500 in scholarships to students from five counties. Ellenor Burrell of Oconee County was awarded this year's Presidential Scholarship in honor of Paul Cain, Oconee County Council Vice Chairman and SCAC President. Board of Directors Scholarship recipients this year are Jordan Carter of Allendale County, Jason Vipperman of Horry County, Lacy Hawkins of Newberry County, and Alyssa McKnight of Williamsburg County Government. Congratulations to the winners!... Read more