Melissa Nicole Edington of Aiken, S.C., and Jason Ross Brown of Smithtown, N.Y., were married September 22, 2012, at Lowndes Grove Plantation in Charleston, S.C. The bride was given in marriage by her parents. The Rev. Dave R. Rister officiated.


The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bryan and Sharon Edington of Aiken, S.C. She is a granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald G. and Ann Robinson of Aiken, S.C., and Mrs. Greta Mason and the late Marvin L. Edington.


The bridegroom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Paul Brown of Smithtown, NY and the late Mrs. Selene Brown of Smithtown, NY. He is a grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Petravits of Long Island, NY, and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Michael Brown of Long Island, NY.


Jennifer Lauren Edington of Aiken, S.C., was the maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Ryan Flowers of Charleston, S.C., friend of the bride; Elena Bethmann of Denver, Colo., friend of the bride; Rachel Kepes of Charleston, S.C., friend of the bride; Courtney Schettino of Washington, D.C., friend of the bride; Catherine Smith of Charleston, S.C., friend of the bride; Kaitlin Wilkes of Raleigh, N.C., friend of the bride; and Whitney Hooks of Charleston, S.C., friend of the bride.


John Velez of New York, NY, was the best man.Groomsmen were Michael Brown of Bright Waters, N.Y., brother of the groom; Danny Geffen of Marlboro, N.J., friend of the groom; Geoff Goodell of Myrtle Beach, S.C., friend of the groom; Calman Goodell of Myrtle Beach, S.C., friend of the groom; Brad Hall of Beech Island, S.C., fiancť of the maid of honor; Ralph Jones of Raleigh, N.C., friend of the groom; and Gordon Lewis of Smithtown, N.Y., friend of the groom.


Jared Brown, brother of the groom, of Smithtown, N.Y., was the ringbearer.


Selene Brown, niece of the groom, of Bright Waters, N.Y., was the flower girl.


Following a reception at Lowndes Grove Plantation in Charleston, the couple left for a wedding trip to the Greek Isles.


They will reside in Long Beach, N.Y.


The bride is a 2005 graduate of South Aiken High School. She is a 2009 graduate of Coastal Carolina University with a B.A. degree in business marketing and management. She is employed by BBR Partners in Manhattan, N.Y.


The bridegroom is a 2005 graduate of Smithtown High School. He is a 2009 graduate of Coastal Carolina University with a B.A. degree in business marketing and management. He is employed by Prudential Douglas Elliman in Long Beach, N.Y.