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A new way of doing business with South Carolina government is dawning. Residents expect quick and easy transactions at their fingertips at any time of day or night. The new, next generation of SC.GOV is designed to connect citizens to needed South Carolina government entities.

Next Generation SC.GOV The new website will provide services and information more swiftly and conveniently than ever before. With a better mobile experience, personalized calendars,... Read more


The legal community in Spartanburg County will soon roam the halls of a brand-new courthouse. The new Spartanburg County Courthouse is set to open to the public Jan. 22 after years of planning and construction.

The new Spartanburg County courthouse facade features large white stone columns in a classic style.Funding for the $120 million project was approved in 2017, and the county broke ground on the project... Read more


Tuesday marked the beginning of the second year of the 125th session of the South Carolina General Assembly. Any bills that were introduced last year but did not become law do not need to be filed again to be taken up in 2024. However, bills that do not become law this year will have to be filed again in 2025. The House began meeting in budget subcommittees to hear from various state agencies and groups, including SCAC, on budget... Read more


The beginning of 2024 means the start of a new legislative session for the SC General Assembly, and the SC Association of Counties recently released it policy positions for year.

Policy Positions Booklet

The 2024 Policy Positions booklet includes all official SCAC positions  as adopted by the Legislative Committee. It covers four policy areas. 

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2023 Property Tax Rates by County is now available online. Hard copies of the report will hit mailboxes soon. For the previous editions, please

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