News List

Sep 16, 2021

2020 Census Demographic Data

The Lowcountry Council of Governments has prepared a report that provides a summary of 2020 Census data of Beaufort, Hampton,  Colleton, and Jasper Counties. Additionally, there is a summary of 2000-2020 Census population of counties and municipalities with a population of 5,000 or more. 

Data obtained is from the U.S. Census Bureau. Read More
Sep 09, 2021

September 2021 Newsletter

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Sep 08, 2021

LATS-Rural 2045 LRTP Survey

Let your voice be heard! Tell us your thoughts on our region's transportation needs with this short survey. We hope that participation from the public helps shape the vision of the plan and identifies the incremental steps to achieve it.

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Aug 20, 2021

Public Workshop: We Want to Hear From YOU!

Public Workshop

We want to hear from you! Attend this workshop to help shape the vision of the 2045 Long Range Transportation Plan and identify the incremental steps to achieve it.
When: Wednesday, September 8th from 5pm-7pm
Where: IN-PERSON at the Technical College of the Lowcountry New River Campus Conference Room (100 Community College Drive, Okatie, SC 29909)
~VIRTUAL Option will also be available upon request at ~
What to Expect: Maps and exhibits, brief narrated presentation, Q&A, small group activities
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Aug 06, 2021

August 2021 Newsletter

Class is back in session! Check out Lowcountry COG's August Newsletter. Read More
Jul 06, 2021

July 2021 Newsletter

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Jun 04, 2021

June 2021 Newsletter

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May 03, 2021

May 2021 Newsletter

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Apr 08, 2021

April 2021 Newsletter

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Apr 06, 2021

Hopeful Horizons Adds New Center in the Lowcountry

A Beaufort County-based nonprofit, Hopeful Horizons, recently opened a satellite office in Walterboro to help more women and children.  Read More
Mar 02, 2021

Agriculture Technology Campus

Agriculture Technology Campus, a joint venture project between Mastronardi, Clear Water Farms, LiDestri Food and Drink and GEM Opportunity Zone Fund, disclosed plans to create a cutting-edge 1,000-acre agriculture technology campus in Hampton County. The $314 million investment is expected to create more than 1,500 new jobs over the next five years. The Agriculture Technology Campus will include greenhouses for locally grown, pesticide-free tomatoes, leafy greens, blueberries and other produce; a 150,000-square-foot distribution center; and a co-packing facility. The campus is expected to be operational in 2022 with full operation expected by 2025. Individuals interested in joining the Agriculture Technology Campus or LiDestri Food and Drink team should visit
The announcement marks one of the largest agriculture investments in South Carolina history. For the full story, visit the Southern Carolina Alliance News Center.
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Feb 23, 2021

Jasper Ocean Terminal is Underway

A proposed agreement could make Jasper Ocean Terminal a reality much sooner. Read More
Feb 23, 2021

SCDOT Beings Construction on US 17

SCDOT begins construction on widening project on Highway 17 connecting South Carolina to Savannah, GA.  Read More
Feb 02, 2021

The People and The Economy 2020

 The People and The Economy 2020 is HERE
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Feb 01, 2021

January 2021 Newsletter

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Dec 08, 2020

December 2020 Newsletter

It is the most wonderful time of the year at LCOG! 

In the December 2020 edition of our newsletter, you will meet our newest team member, learn more about the innovative program from the Department of Defense, and discover a resource for seniors who need legal assistance. We have also featured some important reminders about COVID-19, Medicare Open Enrollment, and the Lowcountry Natural Hazard Mitigation Survey.
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Nov 09, 2020

November 2020 Newsletter

NOVEMBER usually makes us think of the holidays, which are the perfect opportunities to spend time with our loved ones. 

In this edition of our newsletter, we will tell you all about the success of the Rapid Interview & Hire Job Fair and the 2020 Lowcountry Natural Disaster Study survey. Also, you can find out if you may visit a resident at a long-term care facility, if you still have time to edit your Medicare plan, or the latest COVID-19 numbers in the Lowcountry.
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Mar 20, 2020

Office Closed to the Public

Lowcountry Council of Governments OFFICE is CLOSED to the Public
Effective Immediately until further notice.
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