On 6 March 2017, the Edgefield Town Council adopted Resolution No 2017-02, which states that "WHEREAS, the Town of Edgefield desires that all citizens be afforded the opportunity to attain a decent, safe, and sound living environment; and WHEREAS, the Town of Edgefield rejects discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, disability, and/or familial status in the sale, rental or provision of the other housing service; and WHEREAS, the State of South Carolina enacted the South Carolina Fair Housing Law on 1989; and WHEREAS, April is recognized nationally as Fair Housing Month; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLOVED that the Town of Edgefield does hereby designate April 2017 as Fair Housing Month."
The Edgefield County Spring Turkey Trot Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, April 29th, starting at 11:00 a. m. It begins at Bi-Lo (155 Carolina Square) and ends at the Edgefield Town Square. Race Day Registration starts at 9:00 a. m. The Run/Walk Route is Hwy 23 West and the distance is 2.4 miles. Winners announced at 1:00 p. m. Top Male and Female for Each category wins $50.00. Categories are: Elementary School Student; Middle School Student; High School Student; Non-High School-29 years of age; 30-39 years of age; 40-49 years of age; 50-59 years of age; 60-69 years of age; and 70+ years of age. Early Registration Fee is $15.00 (through April 24th) and Late Registration is $20.00. No animals or bicycles. No rain date. There will be festivities on the Town Square following the Run! For more information, please contact Edgefield Town Hall at 803-637-4060 or Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce at 803-275-0010.