Welcome to Santee Cooper Country. This commission was created by the South Carolina Legislature in 1968 and is the official regional tourism office promoting Berkeley, Calhoun, Clarendon, Orangeburg and Sumter Counties. We are governed by an 11 member board that is appointed by the Governor upon recommendations from the legislative delegations from our five counties.
    The purpose of the Commission shall be to institute and operate programs to improve, enlarge, increase and otherwise enhance recreation and development in the area around the Santee Cooper lakes in the counties of Berkeley, Calhoun, Clarendon, Orangeburg and Sumter.
    Our visitors center is located at 9302 Old Number 6 Hwy in Santee (one mile east of I-95).  The center is open from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday - Sunday.  In the center you will find information on things to do and see in our five county region as well as information on the entire state. In SC call (803) 854-2131 outside SC call 1-800-227-8510.

We hope you find our site helpful when planning your visit to Santee Cooper County!
Staff
Mary I. Shriner, Executive Director
mshriner@ntinet.com

Jesica Alley, Admin.  Assistant/Bookkeeping
Jalley@ntinet.com

Jane Powell, Information Specialis

Marcia Fisher, Weekend Information Specialist

Board Members
Berkeley County
Doug Allen - Doug's Guide Service
Kevin Davis - Black' Fish Camp/Professional Fishing Guide
Elijah McCants - Retired Banker
Norman Allan Weiss - Vice Chairman - Black's Fish Camp

Calhoun County
James Hunt Bookhart - Monsanto

Clarendon County
Henrietta “Henri” Campbell - Retired Director, Clarendon County Chamber of Commerce
Alfred H. Kelley, Sr. – Chairman - Agent Owned Realty

Orangeburg County
Norton “Shot” Shuler - Manager, Lake Marion Golf Course & Santee Cooper Resort
Mabel Williams - Retired

Sumter County
Vacant

Santee Cooper
Victor Williams - Property Management Division
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Santee Cooper Country Visitors Center
9302 Old # 6 Hwy., Santee, SC 29142
   Santee Cooper Country

   Agenda

   Monday, February 22, 2016

   5:30 p.m. Captain’s Quarters

 

   I)             Call to Order

   II)           Approval of Minutes

   III)        Budget Report

   IV)         Old Business

               a.    Striped Bass Legislation

               b.   Habitat Enhancement Project

               c.    Big Fish Big Bucks

               d.   Navigation Lights

   V)           New Business

               a.  What can we expect during this legislative session?  Buddy

   VI)         Adjourn

 

   The purpose of the Commission shall be to institute and operate programs to improve,        enlarge, increase and otherwise enhance recreation and development in the area around    the Santee Cooper Lakes in the counties of Berkeley, Calhoun, Clarendon, Orangeburg      and Sumter.

 

 

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