The future of Alice's Wonderland - WALB.com, Albany News, Weather, Sports

The future of Alice's Wonderland

  • More WALB News10 HeadlinesMore News HeadlinesMore>>

  • Thomasville woman celebrates 100th Birthday

    Thomasville woman celebrates 100th Birthday

    Sunday, April 20 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-04-20 21:57:34 GMT
    A Thomasville woman is celebrating her 100th birthday. Irene Manning celebrates her 100th Birthday today. Friends and family threw her a birthday party at Cherokee Lake in Thomasville. Her grandson saysMore >>
    A Thomasville woman is celebrating her 100th birthday. Irene Manning celebrates her 100th Birthday today. Friends and family threw her a birthday party at Cherokee Lake in Thomasville. Her grandson saysMore >>
  • Easter Bunny visits hospitalized children

    Easter Bunny visits hospitalized children

    Sunday, April 20 2014 5:52 PM EDT2014-04-20 21:52:00 GMT
    The Easter Bunny made an appearance at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital today.   The Dougherty County Police Department partnered with the Easter Bunny Foundation to deliver stuffed Easter Bunnies to childrenMore >>
    The Easter Bunny made an appearance at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital today.   The Dougherty County Police Department partnered with the Easter Bunny Foundation to deliver stuffed Easter Bunnies to childrenMore >>
  • Storm clean up is underway at wildlife rehabilitation center

    Storm clean up is underway at wildlife rehabilitation center

    Sunday, April 20 2014 5:46 PM EDT2014-04-20 21:46:45 GMT
    Storm Clean up is underway at a wildlife rehabilitation center in Thomasville.   Sierra Dorpinghouse is all geared up and ready to help with clean up after Friday's storm damaged several animal cagesMore >>
    Storm Clean up is underway at a wildlife rehabilitation center in Thomasville.   Sierra Dorpinghouse is all geared up and ready to help with clean up after Friday's storm damaged several animal cagesMore >>

September 24, 2002

Albany - An proposed theme park in Albany may never make it past the drawing board. Mayor Tommy Coleman says the city doesn't have any money to give to Alice's Wonderland.

On Tuesday night, John Hawthorne showed city commissioners plans for a 71-acre theme park, a memorial to his wife Alice who died in the Atlanta Olympic Park bombing. The $103,000,000 project would include an education center, water park, amusement park, shopping center, hotels, and a RV Park.

Hawthorne asked commissioners for their support, so he could then get federal and state money. He hopes the city will give money, allocated in the East Urban Redevelopment Plan, to build the park.

"I doubt that the city will ever have the money to fund this project on any level," said Mayor Coleman."I doubt this project will work out."

City commissioners will review the plans and decide what, if any, help they can give to Alice's Wonderland.

Powered by WorldNow