Friday, August 19, 2016

Trump, Clinton setting up shop here

The Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton presidential campaigns are opening up offices in Knox County.

The local GOP announced that officials have set up a Trump/Pence headquarters at 11134 Kingston Pike in Farragut. It will be ope from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

"The Frost family has graciously given us the space," the local GOP noted on its Facebook page. "The only materials we have right now are signs which are $2 each."

The campaign is eventually expected to get buttons, bumper stickers, T-shirts, caps, whatever, soon.

The Clinton campaign will open shop a week from Saturday at the local Democratic Party headquarters at 311 Morgan St. in Knoxville.

The party will hold a kickoff at 2 p.m. on Aug. 27 and include buttons, shirts, yard signs and bumper stickers.

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