JJ and Donna Hughes of Aiken, SC announce the engagement of their daughter, Lyvia Louise Hughes of Columbia, SC, to Christopher Dale Martin of Columbia, SC, a son of Dale Martin of Summerville, SC and Diane Dunlap of Charleston, SC. The wedding is planned for April 4, 2014, at Sandals Grand Riviera Resort in Ocho Rios, Jamaica.

The bride-elect is a maternal granddaughter of Don and Betty Roberts of Aiken, SC, and a paternal granddaughter of the late Joseph and Doris Hughes. She is a 2003 graduate of South Aiken High School. She is a graduate of USCA with a degree in Business and Marketing. She is employed Telogical Systems.

The bridegroom-elect is a paternal grandson of Jeanne LaGrys of Florence, SC. He is a 1994 graduate of Dorchester Academy. He is a graduate of The Citadel with a degree in Sports Medicine. He is owner of Tidewater Boats.