Railroad fest planned April 28

CENTRAL — The Central Railroad Festival will pull into historic downtown Central Saturday, April 28, with music, great food and festivities for all ages.

This year’s Railroad Festival is in collaboration with Pickens County’s sesquicentennial celebration. Central figures largely into county history with its strong railroad heritage. The town gets its name because the town is situated at the “central” point of the railroad line between Atlanta and Charlotte, N.C.

The festival will begin at 10 a.m. and run until 5 p.m., featuring entertainment, food, music and arts and crafts vendors.

There will be free entertainment for all ages, including oldies, rock, jazz and bluegrass. On the

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