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.
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