Saturday, May 25 2013 8:43 PM EDT2013-05-26 00:43:55 GMT
A Turner County man is now in custody after he had a standoff with deputies for about two hours Saturday evening. Sheriff Andy Hester says deputies were called to the home of Ricky Nelson on CoverdaleMore >>
A man had a standoff with Turner County deputies for about two hours Saturday evening.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 6:27 PM EDT2013-05-25 22:27:57 GMT
Supporters of a 6-year-old Albany boy battling a serious brain disorder are coming together once more to help with his medical bills. This time, with a Vegas style event. This may seem like a regularMore >>
Supporters of a 6-year-old Albany boy battling a serious brain disorder are coming together once more to help with his medical bills. This time, with a Vegas style event.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 4:52 PM EDT2013-05-25 20:52:02 GMT
A woman is recovering after her SUV was struck by another vehicle, flipping it several times. It happened around 3:15pm Saturday, near the 1500 block of U.S. Highway 19. Officials say John Earley wasMore >>
A woman is recovering after her SUV was struck by another vehicle, flipping it several times.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 7:30 AM EDT2013-05-25 11:30:07 GMT
Albany Engineer K. Bruce Maples, P. E. announced some road closures Thursday morning. Beginning at 6:00 A.M., Saturday, May 25, 2013, the following streets will be closed for the Spring Fest and SBMore >>
Albany Engineer K. Bruce Maples, announced some road closures beginning at 6:00 A.M., Saturday, May 25, 2013, in downtown Albany.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 10:55 PM EDT2013-05-25 02:55:46 GMT
Not going out of town for Memorial Day? Don't worry, the Albany Panthers want to make sure you have a good weekend as they host their first ever beer fest. You can sample more than 20 types of beer SaturdayMore >>
Not going out of town for Memorial Day? Don't worry, the Albany Panthers want to make sure you have a good weekend as they host their first ever beer fest.More >>
TIFTON, GA (WALB) - If you've even dreamed of reliving the glory days of passenger rail; or if you've never travelled on a train before, you'll have your chance to this weekend in Tifton.
And the best part is that you'll get a chance to help preserve this bygone era.
The Tifton Terminal Railway Museum is the proud owner of this 1948 diner railcar and has restored it to it's original splendor.
Saturday, the museum is holding a fundraiser which starts in the afternoon with a free event where you can visit the museum and look at the car.
And if you want to see what it would have been like to actually dine in the style of the 1940s, there is a dinner being held at 7:30. Tickets for the dinner are still available and include a full Southern style meal, complete with dessert.
For the organizers, preserving the city's railroading heritage is important.
"Tifton was built on the railroads. Art one point we had five different railroads in Tifton. Tifton is here because of the sawmill and cutting lumber has to get out somehow and it got out using the railroads," said Chris Parrott, the President of the Tifton Terminal Railway]
For more information on how you can have dinner with other railroad enthusiasts, you can call (229) 251-6804.