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The latest news from counties throughout South Carolina is available in the newest issue of County Focus magazine, now available online.

Highlights include a look at the year ahead with SCAC President Roy Costner III, Jasper County's blueprint for rural development, photo highlights from the Annual Conference, and a look at Greenville County's new administration building.

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By Bob Mihalic

Standing on the skywalk watching citizens glide through the breeze way to their easily accessible destination, Greenville County Council Chairman Dan Tripp absorbed all that was around him.

“There is not another county government building in the nation that looks like this,” he says.

The new Greenville County Administration building is 250,000 square feet of “openness.” Its unique steel and glass design is intended to be reflective of the transparency... Read more


Contributed by Thomas Scott for the Fall 2023 County Focus magazine

In our increasingly interconnected world, the importance of cybersecurity cannot be overstated. As the digital landscape continues to evolve, the need for robust defenses against cyber threats becomes more critical with each passing day. This October, we join the nation in celebrating Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a time to not only reflect on the challenges we face but also to highlight the innovative solutions and collaborative efforts that protect our country from cyberattacks.

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Center of Resilience Excellence (CORE) SC is excited to offer two new grant opportunities. Think collaboration, research, and innovation and resilience! CORE SC will be accepting letters of interest in October and proposals in November for the next round of funding for the Advanced Research Grant (Up to $50,000) and the Advanced Collaboration Projects Grant (Up to $100,000).

Advanced Research Projects Grant - Up to $50,000

Who: South Carolina-based... Read more