Celebrations

To purchase an engagement, wedding or anniversary announcement in The Island Packet or The Beaufort Gazette, email celebrations@islandpacket.com or celebrations@beaufortgazette.com, or click on the relevant submission form below:

Information Packet Engagement Form Wedding Form Anniversary Form Birth Form

The cost of your announcement will depend primarily on its length. Color photographs will accompany paid announcements. The Packet and Gazette also offer free announcements that include more limited information about the couple and the occasion. If you'd like your announcement to appear on a specific Sunday, please contact the papers at least two weeks beforehand.

Celebrations packages - complete with samples and more information about pricing and how to prepare your announcement - are available at The Island Packet, 10 Buck Island Road, Bluffton; or The Beaufort Gazette, 1809 Boundary St., Beaufort.

Archive by category ''Celebrations

  • ANNIVERSARIES

    Hopkins celebrate golden anniversary

    Don and Linda Hopkins of Okatie celebrated their 50th anniversary on Aug. 23, 2014. They were married in 1964 in Knightstown, Ind. They have lived in Okatie for the last 15 years and have two children and two granddaughters.

  • BIRTHS

    Olivia Simmons

    Minnie and Oliver Simmons of Beaufort announce the birth of a daughter, Olivia Janelle Simmons, at 8:37 a.m. Aug. 21 at Coastal Carolina Hospital. The newborn weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces, and measured 19.5 inches. She has a brother, Jayden, 7, and a sister, Adrielle, 6. Maternal grandparents are...

  • BIRTHS

    Rylee Vargas

  • BIRTHS

    Emily McKinley

    Jennifer and Brandon McKinley of Bluffton announce the birth of a daughter, Emily Maria McKinley, at 10:04 p.m. Aug. 20 at Hilton Head Hospital. The newborn weighed 6 pounds, 2 ounces and measured 19 inches. Maternal grandparents are Mary Lou and Robert Fletcher of Hilton Head Island. Paternal ...

  • BIRTHS

    Graham Nelson

    Sarah and Bart Nelson of Beaufort announce the birth of a son, Graham Bailer Nelson, at 8:21 p.m. Aug. 19 at Hilton Head Hospital. The newborn weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and measured 21.5 inches. Maternal grandparents are Melissa Burgess of Brewton, Ala. and the late Regnard Burgess III of Brewton...

  • BIRTHS

    Tinsleigh Counterman

    Audry and Rob Counterman of Beaufort announce the birth of a daughter, Tinsleigh Counterman, at 5:15 p.m. Aug. 11 at Coastal Carolina Hospital. The newborn weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces, and measured 18.5 inches. She has a brother, Aiden, 4, and a sister, Madisen, 9 months. Maternal grandparents are...

  • ANNIVERSARIES

    Bellafatos celebrate 50th anniversary

    Bonnie and Frank Bellafato celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 8, 2014. They renewed their vows at Universe National Shrine in Florida. In attendance were their three children Joe, Lisa and Jill; their spouses Renee, Rob and Scott; and their two grandchildren, Jessica and Jake. The...

  • BIRTHS

    Callin White

    Lisa and Donald White of Beaufort announce the birth of a son, Callin Dean White, at 11:31 p.m. Aug. 18 at Hilton Head Hospital. The newborn weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces, and measured 21.5 inches. Maternal grandparents are Cindy and Lin Rogers of Fayetteville, N.C. Paternal grandparents are Mary...

  • BIRTHS

    Peyton Potter

    Jordan and Kyle Potter of Bluffton announce the birth of a daughter, Peyton Marie Potter, at 1:05 a.m. Aug. 17 at Hilton Head Hospital. The newborn weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces, and measured 20 inches. She has a brother, Kyle Jr., 1. Maternal grandparents are Genny Plas of South Kingstown, R.I., ...

  • BIRTHS

    Connor Porter

    Jordan and Matthew Porter of Bluffton announce the birth of a son, Connor Isaac Porter, at 8:05 a.m. Aug. 15 at Coastal Carolina Hospital. The newborn weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces, and measured 20.5 inches. He has a sister, Bailey, 3. Maternal grandparents are Tina and Gary Sharkey of Bluffton. ...

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