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Register today: Regional Advocacy Meetings start on August 14
By Casey Fields, Manager for Municipal Advocacy   Yes, we are serious. Attend a Regional Advocacy Meeting . By now, you’ve hopefully read articles in Uptown encouraging you to attend one of the ten Regional Advocacy Meetings coming
up in August and Septemb...
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Countdown: One week until the Annual Meeting
We’re a week out from the 2018 Annual Meeting, and the Association’s office is buzzing with last minute details. More than 1,100 will attend the Annual Meeting next week. The agenda is jam packed with an inspiring keynote address, more than two dozen indivi...
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U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of local businesses
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that states can require businesses with no physical presence in the state to collect sales tax. The 5-4 decision determined that “economic and virtual contacts” are enough to create a “substantial nexus” with the state allow...
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General Assembly designates May 6 - 12 as Municipal Clerks Week
It's Municipal Clerks Week in South Carolina ! The General Assembly deemed it so with resolutions recently passed by the House and Senate . Goose Creek Rep. Joe Daning (former city councilmember) and Manning Senator Kevin Johnson (former mayor and former pr...
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Orientation class draws newly elected mayors and councilmembers from around S.C.
More
than 40 newly elected mayors and councilmembers gathered at the
Municipal Association of South Carolina this week for an orientation class
on local government issues. Officials
from 33 cities representing diverse sizes and locations participated in...
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Orientation class draws newly elected officials from around S.C.
More than 50 newly elected mayors and councilmembers gathered at the Municipal Association of South Carolina today for an orientation class on local government issues. Officials from 33 cities from all over the state and from all population sizes participat...
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Lineman competition honors Easley, Greenwood and Laurens utility workers
Linemen who work for the state's municipal electric utilities participated in an annual training and competition hosted by the South Carolina Association of Municipal Power Systems   on April 18 and 19. April 18 was National Lineman Appreciation Day. SCAMPS...
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Small wireless facility model ordinance ready to go
By Eric Budds, Deputy Executive Director Columbia Anyone who uses a cell phone or other wireless device knows the increasing importance of speed and access regardless of where you are located. The telecommunications industry is rapidly building out next-gen...
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New law brings clarity for building officials and construction industry
By Buddy Skinner, president of the Building Officials Association of SC and Building Official for the City of Greenville The signing of H 3649 by Gov. Henry McMaster this week is a milestone for the Building Officials Association of SC and proves that our p...
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Sunshine Weeks spotlights open government
The week of March 11 is recognized as Sunshine Week by the newspaper industry and the S.C. Press Association . It's also a good time for local elected leaders to highlight their own open government and transparency efforts. The special section in the March ...
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