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Inaugural Ball in the News:

Jan. 4, 2016: WNCN-TV- Organizers won’t let snow stop Governor’s Inaugural Ball

Jan. 4, 2016: News & Observer – North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper moves inaugural events inside, cancels parade 

Jan. 3, 2016: WNCN-TV – Finishing touches being put on NC Governor’s Inaugural Ball

Jan. 2, 2016: WRAL-TV – Inaugural details have volunteers scrambling

Dec. 28, 2016: Fact Sheet: The Junior League of Raleigh 2017 N.C. Governor’s Inaugural Ball

Dec. 21, 2016: Citizen-TimesAvett Bros. to play at Inaugural Ball for NC Gov Cooper

Dec. 21, 2016: News & ObserverAvett Brothers to headline NC Inaugural Ball — again

Dec. 21, 2016: The Avett Brothers, Delta Rae and Mipso to Headline N.C. Governor’s Inaugural Ball Festivities

Dec. 16, 2016: – North Carolina Governor’s Inaugural Ball

Dec. 2, 2016: Time Warner Cable News – Junior League of Raleigh Moves Forward with NC Governor’s Inaugural Ball

Nov. 30, 2016: Walter MagazineCountdown: Putting on the North Carolina Governor’s Inaugural Ball

Nov. 11, 2016: Triangle Business Journal –Without winner, plans move forward for North Carolina Governor’s Inaugural Ball