Charleston County to give residents insight into how taxes are spent

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Charleston County will offer residents a look into how their tax dollars are spent in its final Citizen's Academy of 2010.  A series of free, quarterly workshops has given county residents behind the scenes to see how their government works.

The final quarterly session will be held on Thursday, Oct. 21, with separate morning and afternoon sessions.  Residents may attend one or both of the sessions. The first three sessions were held on March 9, May 4 and July 20.

October 21 Morning Session, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.: County Services

  • Charleston County Emergency Operations Center (4045 Bridge View Drive; North Charleston)



  • Kurt Taylor, Charleston County Deputy Administrator
  • Walt Smalls, Charleston County Assistant Administrator for General Services

October 21 Afternoon Session, 1-5 p.m.: Community Services II

  • Trident One Stop Career Center (1930 Hanahan Road # 200; North Charleston)



  • Christine DuRant, Charleston County Community Services Director

There is no formal registration required for the workshops; however, County staff would like to have an idea of the number of people who plan to attend the morning and/or afternoon sessions. Residents should e-mail Mai Green at or call (843) 958-4000 if they plan to attend.

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