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Security Plan Announced for Trump Jr. Appearance


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Athens-Clarke County police will close down streets around the Classic Center Tuesday afternoon in preparation for Donald Trump Jr.’s appearance.

The courthouse parking deck will be closed at 2 p.m.

At 4 p.m., Foundry Street from Broad to Dougherty streets and Thomas Street between Clayton Street and Hancock Avenue will be closed. In addition, Thomas from Clayton to Broad will be closed to northbound traffic, but will remain open to southbound traffic.

Police will set up a zone for protesters on Washington Street near Thomas Street.

The eldest Trump son is scheduled to appear at a fundraiser for Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp at 5 p.m., then at an event sponsored by the conservative college group Turning Point USA at 6:30 p.m.