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Thomasville residents head to FL for Trump rally

Residents in Thomasville took a short 40 mile day trip to Tallahassee to attend the Donald Trump Rally Tuesday night. (Source:WALB) Residents in Thomasville took a short 40 mile day trip to Tallahassee to attend the Donald Trump Rally Tuesday night. (Source:WALB)
"I'm Very Excited," said Tracy Fiveash, Thomasville Co-owner. (Source:WALB) "I'm Very Excited," said Tracy Fiveash, Thomasville Co-owner. (Source:WALB)
"It was a fantastic experience, I really wasn't for trump at the time I went over there. It gave me a much more favorable attitude towards trump," said Trump supporter Fred Heivilin. (Source:WALB) "It was a fantastic experience, I really wasn't for trump at the time I went over there. It gave me a much more favorable attitude towards trump," said Trump supporter Fred Heivilin. (Source:WALB)
THOMASVILLE, GA (WALB) -

Both presidential campaigns have been focusing much of their attention on our neighbor, the battleground state of Florida.

Residents in Thomasville took a short 40 mile day trip to Tallahassee to attend the Donald Trump Rally Tuesday night.

"I'm Very Excited," said Tracy Fiveash, Thomasville Co-owner.

For Fiveash, it will be her first time at a Trump rally. 

"He's close, closer to Thomasville. My girlfriends are trump supporters and they said, 'Hey lets go see him and see what he has to say,'" explained Fiveash.

But for some of those planning to attend, it will be there second time seeing the Republican presidential candidate, the first was 7 months ago in Valdosta.

"It was a fantastic experience, I really wasn't for trump at the time I went over there. It gave me a much more favorable attitude towards trump," said Trump supporter Fred Heivilin.

So what are the issues that Republicans in Thomasville want addressed on Tuesday?

"I'm hoping he's going to talk more, discuss more about how hes going to lower taxes for businesses," said Fiveash,

"Well the economy is important," said Heivilin.

With all of the small businesses in Thomasville, this was a hot topic among supporters.

"I think it's important to not only Thomasville but our country in general. There is so many people out there that aren't able to find jobs and want to start a business, its so hard with the taxes as high as they are to employ more people," explained Fiveash.

All in all, as the campaign winds down, the excitement is continuing to build.

"I'm very interested in what is going to transpire, it will be very exciting," said Heivilin.

The rally is scheduled to begin around 6 p.m. at the Tallahassee Automobile and Collectibles Museum on Highway 90 east of town. 

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