Mission Statement

Catawba Regional Council of Governments (COG) is an association of South Carolina local governments in Chester, Lancaster, Union, and York counties. The COG serves as a forum for intergovernmental cooperation and as a central staffing resource for grantsmanship, land use and transportation planning, community and economic development, workforce investment, GIS mapping, information systems, and project management.

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Revolving Loan Fund News

Catawba Regional recently merged the Waccamaw Regional Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) into Catawba Regional's Revolving Loan Fund. This increased Catawba Regional's RLF lending area to include Georgetown, Horry,… Read More →

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Need a first job, better job or new skills in York County region? This can help

At 64, Lancaster resident James Blackmon is learning a new trade.

After retiring as a truck driver in 2016, Blackmon realized he wanted to… Read More →

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Our Region At A Glance

City of Union

The City of Union is located in the “heart” of Union County, South Carolina. It serves as the county seat and has a 2010 Census population of 8,393 people.

The City of Union, as well as the county, received its name from the old Union Church that was located close to the Monarch Mill around 1765. […]

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