Grace Ellis Chadwick and John Zachary Thatcher, both of Aiken, SC, were married Nov. 23, 2019 at St. Thaddeus Episcopal Church. The Reverend Grant B. Wiseman officiated. Claytor Lockhart, cousin of the bride, of Columbia, SC, served as Acolyte.

Emily Elizabeth Boyd of Warrenville, South Carolina, and Phani Sandeep Pendyala of Charlotte, North Carolina, celebrated their marriage on May 3, 2019 at six o'clock in the evening at Windsor Manor in Hephzibah Georgia.

Kelley McElyea of Aiken, SC, and Ryan Thomas of Aiken, SC, were married Oct. 19, 2019 in Monetta, S.C. The Rev. Ben Reams of South Aiken Baptist officiated.

Samantha Nemchek of Greenville, SC, and Hunter Scott of Greenville, SC, were married June 29, 2019 at Charles E. Daniel Memorial Chapel at Furman University.

The concept of chemistry is familiar for retired medical professionals John and Angela Martone, and the two Woodside residents' personal chemistry has also proven to be solid over the decades, as they celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in August.  

Kathryne Ackell of Appleton, Wisconsin, and James McNair III of Aiken, South Carolina, were married Aug. 3, 2019 in Egg Harbor, Wisconsin.

Carla DeGovanni of Philadelphia, PA and Jason Grant Rabun of Aiken, SC were married May 25, 2019 at Aiken’s First Baptist Church.

Sylvie Walon-Bernard and Denis Bernard announce the engagement of their daughter, Mathilde Bernard of New York, NY, originally of Nantes, Pays de la Loire, France, to Evan Funderburk of New York, NY, originally of Aiken, SC, the son of Roy & Rebecca Funderburk of Aiken, SC.

Mr. Timothy Lee Sams and Ms. Leslie Martin Sams announce the engagement of their daughter, Madeline Sams of Jackson, South Carolina, to Benoît Decaux of Clermont, France, a son of François and Hélène Decaux.

Sarah Ashley Thatcher of Aiken, SC and Honza Tesik of Roznov pod Radhostem, Czech Republic, were married May 17, 2019 at the Truba Castle Tower in Stramberk, Czech Republic. The bride was given in marriage by her parents, John and Lori Thatcher. The Mayor of Stramberk, Czech Republic, officiated.

Brittany Renée Walsh of Greenville, S.C., and Elijah Craig Wilson of Greenville, S.C., were married March 23, 2019, at Travelers Rest United Methodist Church.

Jamacia Jimerson of Aiken, SC, and Devin McCray of Aiken, SC, were married Mach 16, 2019 at the Marion Hatcher Center in Augusta, Ga.

Ashley Morgan O’Hair of High Point, NC, and Kevin Dwayne Wilson Jr. of Belvedere, SC, were married Saturday, May 18, 2019, at Wrightsville Beach, NC.

Emily Teelon and Preston Dawson, high school sweethearts and both of Aiken, SC, were married on May 18, 2019 at the Woodside Plantation Country Club. The bride was given in marriage by her parents, Larry and Caroline Teelon. The Rev. Wes Holbrook officiated.

Sherri Smith Reece of Mount Pleasant, SC and Joseph Logan Marshall of Mount Pleasant, SC, were married May 4, 2019, at Dockery’s on Daniel Island, SC.

Carrie Leigh Crowder of Aiken, SC, and Douglas Kent Baldwin of Aiken were married March 16, 2019, at the Green Boundary Club in Aiken.

Mr. Michael Todd Hass and Mrs. Cheryl Huff Hass of Aiken announce the engagement of their daughter, Elaine Elizabeth Hass of Charlotte, N.C., to Max Michael Grauer of Charlotte, N.C., a son of Mr. Robert Grauer of Edwards, CO, and Ms. Kimberli Utt Grauer of Charlotte, NC.

Amber Benoit of Myrtle Beach, SC, and Dennis Vermilye of Aiken, SC, were married Feb. 9, 2019, at St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church in Aiken, SC.

Hannah Christine McClure of Jackson, SC, and Christopher Andres Austin of New Ellenton, SC, were married May 11, 2019, at Sacred Heart in Augusta, Ga.

Brittany Grace Ray of Aiken, SC and David Charles Boyd of Florence, AL, were married March 22, 2019, at Jackson’s Landing in Batesburg, SC.

Bill and Susan Miller are wrapping up an 11-day cruise this weekend, marking a matrimonial milestone by sharing some time away from March's chill.

Harriet Avalon Hamilton of London, England and Andrew "Drew" Robert Miller of Aiken, SC were married December 8, 2018 at St. Mary’s the Virgin Church, in Walkhampton, Devon, England. The bride was given in marriage by her father, Monty Hamilton.

Michael and Brenda Nemchek of Stamford, Connecticut, announce the engagement of their daughter, Samantha Nemchek of Greenville, S.C., to Hunter Scott of Greenville, S.C., a son of Cameron and Lisa Scott of Aiken, S.C.

Editor's note: National Marriage Week USA (Feb. 7 to 14) is a collaborative campaign to strengthen individual marriages, reduce the divorce rate, and build a culture that fosters strong marriages. This four-part article series are written by local residents and is sponsored by the Family and…

Editor's note: National Marriage Week USA (Feb. 7 to 14) is a collaborative campaign to strengthen individual marriages, reduce the divorce rate, and build a culture that fosters strong marriages. This four-part article series are written by local residents and is sponsored by the Family and…

Editor's note: National Marriage Week USA (Feb. 7 to 14) is a collaborative campaign to strengthen individual marriages, reduce the divorce rate and build a culture that fosters strong marriages. This four-part article series are written by local residents and is sponsored by the Family and …

Editor's note: National Marriage Week USA (Feb. 7-14) is a collaborative campaign to strengthen individual marriages, reduce the divorce rate, and build a culture that fosters strong marriages. This four-part article series is written by local residents and is sponsored by the Family and Mar…

Raymond and Contina Hall of Aiken, SC, announce the engagement of their daughter Jamacia Jimerson of Aiken, SC, to Devin McCray, the son of Harrel and Diane McCray of Aiken, SC.

Keith and Angela Cunningham announces the engagement of her daughter, Erin Madison Cunningham of Aiken, to Chandler Michael Rikard of Aiken, a son of Robert Rikard of Aiken and the late Lisa Gregory Rikard.

Kimberly Paige Wheeler of Virginia Beach, Va., and Taylor Browning Widener of Aiken, S.C., were married Nov. 9, 2018, at the Montage Palmetto Bluff of the Riverhouse in Bluffton, S.C.

Linda V. Schiesser of Columbia, SC and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Schiesser of Chapin, SC announce the engagement of their daughter, Katelyn Schiesser of Jacksonville Beach, FL to Nathaniel C. Bowman of Jacksonville Beach, FL, Son of Charles and Elizabeth Bowman of Aiken, SC.

Hannah Grace McIver of Jackson, SC and Cameron Russell Miller of Cayce, SC were married Oct. 20, 2018 at Poplar Springs Campground in Canon, GA.

Ronald Benoit II and Cynthia Benoit of Aiken, SC, announce the engagement of their daughter, Amber Benoit of Myrtle Beach, SC, to Dennis Vermilye of Aiken, SC, a son of Michael and Nancy Vermilye of Aiken, SC.

Gerald and Lisa Walsh of Windsor, S.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Renee Walsh of Greenville, S.C., to Elijah Craig Wilson of Greer, S.C., a son of Craig and Karen Wilson of Greer, S.C.

Kaylee Marie Racel of Aiken, SC, and Alexander Prescott Hilderbrand of Wagener, SC, were married July 21, 2018 at St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church. Father Gregory Wilson officiated.

Maeghan Elizabeth Pawley of Charlotte, North Carolina and Kevin Rowe Beahm of Charlotte, North Carolina were married April 28, 2018 at Saint Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church.

Lydia Kemmerlin of Columbia, SC and Orry Nathaniel Courtney of Aiken, SC were married July 28, 2018 at Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Charleston, SC. The bride was given in marriage by her father Rudolph H. Kemmerlin Jr.

Sarah Beaty of Aiken, SC, and Joshua Lipton of Atlanta, GA, were married Sept. 1, 2018 on Prince Edward Island, Canada. The bride was given in marriage by her parents Frank and Renee Beaty. Logan Anderson, a friend of the couple for 12 years who introduced them, was the officiant.

Morgan Brianna Jara of Aiken, South Carolina, and Brandon James Pate of Aiken, South Carolina, were married Oct. 6, 2018 at the Houndslake Country Club.

Justina Jaquita Tyler of Aiken and Tolbert Rodney Holmes IV of Aiken were married Sept. 22, 2018, at South Aiken Presbyterian Church. The bride was given in marriage by James E. Jr. and Lillie M. Tyler. The Rev. Suffragan Bishop Gerald Haynes officiated.

Thomas R. and Elizabeth Crowder of Aiken, S.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Carrie Crowder of Aiken, S.C., to Doug Baldwin of Aiken, S.C., a son of Kent and Gretchen Baldwin of Aiken, S.C.

Katlyn Serago of Aiken and Avery Wilson of North Augusta were married June 16, 2018 at Southern Oaks.

Geof Fountain and Linda Fountain of Kill Devil Hills, N.C. announce the engagement of their daughter, Julia Marie Fountain of Aiken, SC, to Ted Franklin Miller of Moncks Corner, SC, a son of Elizabeth and David Johnson and Ed and Mary Miller.

Lori Lynn Dawkins of Lyons, Georgia, and Earnest Rudolph Robinson of Aiken, SC were married Aug. 25, 2018 in Aiken, SC.

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