Talent Show

A local citizen is bringing a new feature to this year’s Railroad Festival — a talent show will be part of the family-friendly event. 

Will Thomas said he has many fond memories of the old lip-sync contest he and his friend Jake Dawson would participate in as kids — these treasured memories of family-friendly fun prompted him to consider doing something similar but different. 

A ’98 graduate of Appomattox County High School, Thomas said the lip-sync contest carries nostalgia for those who remember it. The cash prizes he and his peers would win contributed to their Railroad Festival spending.

There’s more to this story in the current issue of the Times Virginian newspaper. Pick up a copy or subscribe at www.timesvirginian.com/subscriber_services to view the full article in the e-edition version.