J. Mitchell Graham Memorial Award

The J. Mitchell Graham Memorial award is presented by the South Carolina Association of Counties for progress and achievement by a county government in South Carolina. This competition is an effort by the Association of Counties to recognize outstanding accomplishments by county governments in our state.

The award is presented as a tribute to the influence and leadership of the late J. Mitchell Graham, a member of Charleston County Council for 18 years, 10 of those years as Chairman. Mitchell Graham also served as president of the Association of Counties.

Awards Won by Beaufort County
  • 1990 - "Reorganization of County Government"
  • 1987 - "A Comprehensive Litter and Trash Control Project"
  • 1979 - "Implementation of Development Standards Ordinance"
              "Tax Limitation Ordinance"
              "First Year of the Beaufort-Jasper Regional Transportation Authority"
  • 1976 - "VIP Program"