URISA Chapter Expands to include South Carolina!  ***First Year of Membership is FREE!!!***   In August, 2004 the North Carolina Chapter of the Urban & Regional Information Systems Association (NC URISA) voted to expand its membership to include South Carolina and change the name of the organization to Carolina URISA…more info….

Beginning July 1, 2004, the practice of Geodetic, Photogrammetric and Geographic Information System (GIS) Surveying, as defined in the South Carolina Code of Laws and Regulations, will require a license in South Carolina.  more info….

Strategic Plan For Statewide GIS Technology Coordination In South Carolina Has Been Finalized! Prepared under the direction of the South Carolina Standing Committee for Geographic Information (CGI), its purpose is to provide direction and focus for improved GIS coordination and expanded use of GIS technology in the State. This Strategic Plan follows a detailed GIS Needs Assessment and successful coordination work carried out by CGI since its creation in 1996. more info..

ESRI Homeland Security Grant Series for state and local governmentsmore info..

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Previous Front Page Articles

Tribute to longtime SMAC member Ed Owens
“RAMONA”   by: Bryan Townsend
“GIS Professional Certification and GISCI – Why Certify?” by: Ed Dempsey
“NSGIC’s Coordination Criteria*” by: Lynn Shirley
“Effective Geographic Information System Implementation:” by: Jeff Parkey
“The Woodruff Roebuck Water District” – GIS   by: Paul Hammer
“If you’re Happy with Your Consultant, and You Know It..Keep’Em”  by:  Jeff Parkey
“GIS Meets Its Master?” (The “Surveyor Bill”)     by: Pat Bresnahan