By WECT Staff | January 8, 2021 at 2:28 PM EST – Updated January 9 at 3:00 AM
RALEIGH, N.C. (WECT) – Governor Roy Cooper and the Council of State will be sworn in at 10 a.m., on Saturday, Jan. 9.
You can watch the event live at the bottom of this story.
- WELCOME: Ashley Wilson, Chair The Honorable Sydney Batch, Vice Chair Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies
- INVOCATION: Reverend Dwayne Anthony Walker, Pastor Little Rock AME Zion Church ‘
- POSTING OF COLORS: NCNG and NCSHP
- PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Miss Indian North Carolina, Kaitlyn Deal
- NATIONAL ANTHEM: Nnenna Freelon
- MUSICAL PRESENTATION: Ben Folds
- ADMINISTRATION OF OATHS OF OFFICE TO THE COUNCIL OF STATE
- Commissioner of Insurance
- Commissioner of Labor
- Commissioner of Agriculture
- Attorney General
- Superintendent of Public Instruction
- Secretary of State
- Lt. Governor
- MUSICAL PRESENTATION: Steep Canyon Rangers
- ADMINISTRATION OF OATH OF OFFICE TO THE GOVERNOR
- A Prayer for North Carolina: Rabbis Eric & Jenny Solomon
- MUSICAL PRESENTATION: Ana Lucía Divins and Carlos Crespo of Café Amaretto Music
- INAUGURAL ADDRESS: Governor Roy Cooper
- BENEDICTION: Christopher Edmonston, Pastor, White Memorial Presbyterian Church
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