Recent News


NACo recently released an analysis of the Year End COVID-19 Relief and Omnibus Federal Spending Package. The analysis highlights relevant components of the year-end spending deal for county governments, outlining both the COVID-19 relief and omnibus spending package provisions of significance for county policy priorities.Read more


The November General Fund Revenue Digest and November General Fund Revenue Monitor from the S.C. Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office are now available.

These reports will also be posted on their webpage at: ... Read more


For information on the 2020 J. Mitchell Graham and Barrett Lawrimore Memorial Awards, SCAC Policy Steering Committees, Redistricting, and more, check out the new edition of the Carolina Counties newsletter.Read more


SCAC would like to congratulate the winners in this year's J. Mitchell Graham and Barrett Lawrimore Memorial Awards Competitions and thank all the counties who participated in the COVID-19 Response and Resiliency Showcase.

J. Mitchell Graham Memorial Award

  • Overall Winner: Lancaster County - EMS Bootcamp
  • Honorable Mention (under 50,000 category): Union County - Expanding Higher Education and Workforce Training Opportunities
  • Honorable Mention (50,000-150,000 category): Pickens County - Pet Project
  • ... Read more

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