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Constitutional workshop set for Franklin

A Citizen’s Constitutional Workshop will be held in Franklin Friday, May 20, at The Fun Factory on U.S. 441 South.

Experts from the John Locke Foundation and N.C. History Project will be at the event, which lasts from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The event is free, but pre-registration is strongly suggested. Mountain Patriots Tea Party and FreedomWorks are hosting the event.


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