Welcome to the Town of Moncks Corner! The Town was named for its landowner, Thomas Monck, back in 1728. With our old-fashioned hospitality, southern charm and history you’ll want to visit more often or possibly stay! Come visit our historical Train Depot! It has a visitor’s center with a gift shop that has information on the Town and unique gifts. Or take a trip to Mepkin Abbey, the monastery is a very important part of our town’s history. If you are in the mood for shopping we have local shops that will satisfy your shopping needs and after all that shopping stop in one of our many local restaurants for a bite to eat. After one visit we are sure that you’ll want to come back. For more information Contact Us.
EMPLOYEE OF THE QUARTER COLE TRACY
Congratulations to Lisa Hancock, Town Accountant, on becoming a Certified Government Finance Officer, as granted by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). The certification requires the completion of five core courses and exams through the University of South Carolina’s Continuing Education Program. The examinations are comprehensive and cover in detail the topics from the core courses: Financial Planning and Budgeting, Capital Planning and Forecasting, Financial Management, Governmental Accounting, and Financial Reporting and Auditing.
Ms. Hancock earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from USC in 1998 and has been the Town’s Accountant since 2008.
March 15, 2016
TOWN OF MONCKS CORNER, S.C.
Mayor Michael Lockliear has announced that Jeffrey Lord, current Town Administrator for the Town of Westminster, S.C. has been named Moncks Corner Administrator. Mr. Lord will begin his duties on June 13, 2016. He was chosen from 65 candidates.
Mr. Lord served as Director of Finance and Administration Finance for the Town of Walterboro for four years before being promoted to City Manager in October of 2008. Mr. Lord served as City Manager for five and a half years before accepting the position of City Administrator for Westminster, South Carolina in 2014.
Mr. Lord received his Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration from Auburn University and his Masters in Public Administration from the College of Charleston.
He served in the United States Army in active duty from 1992 to 1994. He has also served in the Alabama Army National Guard.
He and his wife Lisa have two children ages three and six.
Moncks Corner, South Carolina
February 11, 2016
Moncks Corner Mayor Michael Lockliear has been named to the board of the Municipal Association of South Carolina. Mayor Lockliear will fill the unexpired term of Isle of Palms Mayor Dick Cronin who was elected to the position of third vice president of the Association. Mayor Lockliear’s appointment represents the Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments area.
Formed in 1930, the Municipal Association of South Carolina represents and serves the state's 270 incorporated municipalities. The Association is dedicated to the principle of its founding members: to offer the services, programs and tools that will give municipal officials the knowledge, experience and tools for enabling the most efficient and effective operation of their municipalities in the complex world of municipal government.
Hold to the Past... Reach For The Future
"Where Life is a little slower, a little calmer and a little bit sweeter in Moncks Corner"
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