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Secretary of State Offers Free Notary Public Seminars Across South Carolina

Fri, 06/21/2019

These seminars will address state laws governing the duties and responsibilities of notaries.

(COLUMBIA, SC) - Secretary of State Mark Hammond is offering eight free regional notary public seminars this summer and fall for all South Carolina notaries and those interested in becoming a notary.

The full text of the notary law can be found here.

Notaries public holds an important position of responsibility. Once commissioned as a notary public, it is the responsibility of the notary to maintain a level of training necessary to perform the duties of the position as required by law. These seminars will address state laws governing the duties and responsibilities of notaries. Also, the seminars will provide information about how notaries can avoid pitfalls related to the unauthorized practice of law.

Doors will open one hour before the start time; seminars will conclude by 7:30 PM.


Lexington County    
Tuesday, August 27, 2019; 6:00 PM
Midlands Technical College, Airport Campus
Academic Center Auditorium (PDF)
1260 Lexington Dr. at Traffic Circle, West Columbia
Register Here
Spartanburg County
Tuesday, September 10, 2019; 6:00 PM
Spartanburg Community College
Tracy J. Gaines Building, G01 (PDF)
107 Community College Drive, Spartanburg
Register Here
Beaufort County
Tuesday, September 17, 2019; 6:00 PM
Beaufort County Council Chambers
Robert Smalls Complex, Admin. Bldg.
100 Ribaut Road, Beaufort
Register Here 
Horry County
Tuesday, September 24, 2019; 6:00 PM
Horry Georgetown Tech. College, Conway Campus
Building 1100, Burroughs & Chapin Auditorium (PDF)
2050 Highway 501 East, Conway
Register Here
Greenville County
Tuesday, October 8, 2019; 6:30 PM
Paris Mountain State Park
*Stop at the guard station for further instructions.
2401 State Park Road, Greenville
Register Here
York County
Tuesday, October 15, 2019; 6:00 PM
York County Library
Moore Room
138 East Black Street, Rock Hill
Register Here
Charleston County
Tuesday, October 22, 2019; 6:30 PM
Trident Technical College, Main Campus
Bldg. 920, College Center
7000 Rivers Avenue, North Charleston
Register Here
Aiken County
Tuesday, October 29, 2019; 6:00 PM
Aiken Technical College
700/800 Building Amphitheater
2276 Jefferson Davis Highway, Graniteville
Register Here

NOTARIES ARE NOT REQUIRED TO ATTEND A SEMINAR. Attendees are welcome to register for and attend any notary seminar convenient to them regardless of their county of residence or the location of the seminar. If you are unable to attend a seminar in person, please take advantage of our webinar.


Contact: Renee S. Daggerhart
(803) 734-0629