Haley kicking off holiday season with 49th tree-lighting

Haley kicking off holiday season with 49th tree-lighting

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and her family are kicking off the holiday season with an annual tree-lighting ceremony at the Statehouse.

The 49th annual Governor's Carolighting will start with family festivities at 6 p.m. Monday on the north steps of the Statehouse. The free program begins at 7 p.m.

Haley will be joined by her husband and their two children.

The event is sponsored by the Columbia Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Columbia Garden Club and the Garden Club of South Carolina. WYFF-TV anchor Nigel Robertson will host the event.

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