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Helping Local Governments Recover From The Impact of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in lost revenues to municipalities and counties throughout the nation due to travel restrictions, business closings, stay-at-home orders as well as many additional factors.

To help South Carolina local governments bridge financial gaps resulting from lost revenues or delayed collections from a variety of sources (e.g., hospitality fees, accommodations taxes, business license fees, property taxes, etc.), the South Carolina Jobs-Economic Development Authority (JEDA) has created the... Read more


The Local Government Leadership Institute has been developed through a collaboration of practitioners and academics.

Hosted by Coastal Carolina University, College of Charleston and Francis Marion University in collaboration with the Darla Moore Foundation and the South Carolina City/County Management Association, the purpose of this program is to provide a skill-building educational experience for new and potential executive-level managers in South Carolina local governments. The program is intended to prepare the participants to affect change in their organizations, and ultimately... Read more


The Association is pleased to announce the SCAC Annual Conference App. The app contains the schedule, speaker information, exhibitor information, and maps of the venue. It updates automatically, making sure users always have the most current information right at their fingertips.

The app is free and available for download from the App Store or Google Play by searching for “SCAC annual”. For those who want to use the app on a Windows phone, on a Blackberry, or even from a desktop or laptop computer, the web app is also available online. Visit... Read more

The Association is currently accepting applications for the 2020 J. Mitchell Graham/Barrett Lawrimore Memorial Awards Competition and the new COVID-19 Response and Resiliency Showcase.
The J. Mitchell Graham Memorial Award recognizes counties that address community challenges, implement operational improvements, or enhance their citizens’ quality of life in a unique way. The Barrett Lawrimore Memorial Regional Cooperation Award highlights the growing need for
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