Recent News


On Thursday, July 8, SCAC hosted a virtual discussion about two recent Supreme Court opinions impacting county government, concentrating on the implications from the decisions in Mercury Funding v. Beaufort County Tax Collector and Burns v. Greenville County on county government budgets and operations. CLE credit has been approved for live participation in this Zoom meeting. The course # is 218175ADO. Attorneys will only be able to get credit if they view the recording and return the evaluation form by 5:00 pm on Monday July 12, 2021.... Read more


This year’s entries to the J. Mitchell Graham/Barrett Lawrimore Competition and COVID-19 Response and Resiliency Showcase were excellent!

If you'd like to review this year's presentations before the winners are announced on August 2 at the Annual Conference banquet, recordings are now available in the Awards Video Library.

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The NACo Telecommunications and Technology Policy Steering Committee recently established cybersecurity priorities and outlined best practices.Read more


The South Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) is pleased to announce the availability of $30 million in competitive grant funds for the fiscal year that begins July 1, 2021.

The Basic and Economic Infrastructure grant programs offer assistance to local governments and other eligible entities for publicly-owned water, sewer and stormwater drainage facilities.

The FY22 Grant Program Strategy, Grant Application and other updated program documentation will be posted to RIA's website (under the Resources tab) no later than July 14, 2021.

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