Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Rupert were married Sunday, March 3, 2013, at Rutledge Chapel, in Columbia. The ceremony was held at 5 p.m. with the Pastor H. B. Johnston III officiating.The reception followed at 701 Whaley.The bride is the former Kerry Ann Brown, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Brown of North Augusta. She wore a gown by Christos, jewelry by Kate Spade and carried a bouquet of white hydrangeas, pink peonies, white and pink lisianthus, white calla lillies, and pink ranunculus.The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. David Rupert of Hubert, S.C.The Maid of Honor was Erin Melvin, North Augusta. The bridemaids were Mrs. Jennifer Neill, West Columbia; Allie Bullard, Columbia; Allison Humen, Anderson; Kate Loveland, Columbia; and Elizabeth McGenee, Suffolk. The flower girls were Jullian Newman and Callie Newman. The ring bearer was Avery Neill.The best man was Ben Rupert, Pittsburgh, Pa. Groomsmen were Jason Rupert, Raleigh; Jason Cummings, Miami; Cliff Patterson, Wilmington, N.C; Matthew Hemingway, Columbia; and David Bartley, Nashville.Following a wedding trip to Playa del Carmen, Mexico, the couple will reside in Elgin.