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Gov.-elect Haley launches inaugural website

Gov.-elect Nikki Haley has launched a website dedicated to next month's inauguration.

So far, Haley, a Lexington Republican, has planned a family fun night the day before the inauguration and an open house at the Governor's Mansion after she is sworn in.

Also on tap are two traditional events, a swearing-in ceremony on the steps of the State House and an inaugural ball that night. The inauguration is Wednesday, Jan. 12.

Haley earned the right to become the state's next governor after beating Democrat Vincent Sheheen last month.

Here's the inaugural schedule so far:

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

5:30 PM – 8:00 PM: ”Family Fun Night”

State Fairgrounds


Ticket Holders – $20 per adult, children under 18 free

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

9:00 AM: Prayer Service

Trinity Episcopal Cathedral


Open to the public

11:00 AM: Inaugural Ceremony

Statehouse Steps – South side


Open to the public

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM: First Family Open House

Governor’s Mansion


Open to the public

7:30 PM – 11:00 PM: Inaugural Gala

Colonial Life Arena


Ticket Holders – $250 per couple