Governor Inaugural Ceremony Moving To War Memorial Auditorium
Friday, January 18, 2019
Thursday, The National Weather Service issued a special weather statement forecasting numerous showers and thunderstorms in Middle Tennessee on Saturday. Due to these conditions, the inaugural ceremony of Bill Lee as the 50th governor of Tennessee will be moved to War Memorial Auditorium in downtown Nashville.
The Inaugural Ceremony, free and open to the public, will begin at 11:00 AM CST. Admittance to the event will be based on venue capacity of War Memorial Auditorium, 301 6th Avenue North. The event is historically held outdoors on the adjoining Legislative Plaza.
All other inaugural events will proceed as planned. Event details can be found at BelieveInTN.com.
The inauguration will occur in a joint convention of the 111th General Assembly convened by Lieutenant Governor Randy McNally and Speaker of the House Glen Casada. The oath will be administered by Tennessee Supreme Court Chief Justice Jeffrey S. Bivins.
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