Activity and Event Focus:
CEREMONY MARKS RESTORATION OF THE OLD TRAIN DEPOT
After waiting 8 years, a ground-breaking ceremony was held on Tuesday, December 13, 2011, to officially mark the beginning of the renovation on this historic building. Construction is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, January 3, 2012, and be completed by the end of September 2012. Pictured from left to right: County Commissioner Shag Wright, City Commissioner Geneva Nichols, contractor Roy Bass, Mayor Herb Shaw, City Commissioner Bobby Townsend, County Commissioner Boot Thomas, Tourism Board member Randy Aspinwall, City Commissioner Ricky Reddish, City Commissioner Nick Harris, Tourism Board member Sarah Garner, architect Kenneth Spriggs, Tourism Board members Monica O’Quinn and Janet Royal, and Amtrak representative Marian Fordham.