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Secretary of State Offers Free Notary Public Seminars Across South Carolina

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 hold 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. In addition, the seminars will provide information how notaries can avoid pitfalls related to the unauthorized practice of law.

Doors will open one hour prior to 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
1260 Lexington Dr. at Traffic Circle, West Columbia

Spartanburg County
Tuesday, September 10, 2019; 6:00 PM
Spartanburg Community College
Tracy J. Gaines Building, G01
107 Community College Drive, Spartanburg

Beaufort County
Tuesday, September 17, 2019; 6:00 PM
Beaufort County Council Chambers
Robert Smalls Complex, Admin. Bldg.
100 Ribaut Road, Beaufort

Horry County
Tuesday, September 24, 2019; 6:00 PM
Horry Georgetown Tech. College, Conway Campus
Building 1100, Burroughs & Chapin Auditorium
2050 Highway 501 East, Conway

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

York County
Tuesday, October 15, 2019; 6:00 PM
York County Library
Moore Room
138 East Black Street, Rock Hill

Charleston County
Tuesday, October 22, 2019; 6:30 PM
Trident Technical College, Main Campus
Bldg. 920, College Center
7000 Rivers Avenue, North Charleston

Aiken County
Tuesday, October 29, 2019; 6:00 PM
Aiken Technical College
700/800 Building Amphitheater
2276 Jefferson Davis Highway, Graniteville

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