Jun 8 2018
12:25 pm

Craig Fitzhugh, Democratic candidate for governor, is opening his Knoxville campaign headquarters at 2918 E Magnolia Ave. on Monday, June 11. There's a meet and greet with the candidate and volunteers from 3PM to 5PM.

About Craig Fitzhugh:

Craig Fitzhugh was born in Brownsville and raised in Ripley, Tennessee. He graduated from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville with a Bachelor's Degree in Banking and Finance. A graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Law, Fitzhugh served four years active duty in the Air Force Judge's Advocate General (JAG) Corps. In 1980, he returned to Ripley to practice law. In 1992, he joined the Bank of Ripley, where he currently serves as Chairman and CEO. Through the Bank of Ripley, he created a grant program that has provided more than $300,000 to supplement classroom resources for local teachers. Fitzhugh has represented Tennessee's 82nd legislative district as a member of the Tennessee House of Representatives since 1994, where he is currently the House Minority Leader.

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