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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.

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    Ward, Hulbert

    Brian and Kathy Hulbert of Bluffton announce the engagement of their son, Bradley Spencer Hulbert of Charlotte, to Laura Lee Ward of Charlotte, daughter of William and Anita Ward of Simpsonville, S.C. 


    McBrides celebrate 50th anniversary

    Fifty years ago, on July 3, 1965, Dennis McBride and Toni McKenna were married in Mattituck, N.Y.   


    Dreiers celebrate 50th anniversary

    John and Katharine Dreier of Hilton Head Island and Brevard, N.C., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on April 3, 2015. The couple met in college and were married in 1965 in New York City where they were both working at the time. They have a son, daughter, and two granddaughters. The whole...


    Seilers celebrate 60th anniversary

    Pat and Chuck Seiler of Hilton Head Island will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on June 25, 2015. They were married in 1955 in Elmhurst, Ill. The couple lives in Hilton Head Plantation. 


    Orcutt, Drafts

    Mr. and Mrs. John and Pam Drafts of Beaufort announce the engagement of their son, Trenton Griffith Drafts of Charleston, to Krystin Nichole Orcutt of Charleston, daughter of 


    Asplundh, Angel

    Ian and Sandra Asplundh of Glen Allen, Va., announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Brittany Asplundh of Charleston, to Robert Allen Angel Jr., of Savannah, son of Robert and Rose Angel of Beaufort. 


    Bruder, Young

    Lynn Bruder of Hilton Head Island announces the engagement of her daughter, Dr. Brittany Bruder of Atlanta, to David Young of Lilburn, Ga., son of Louis and Danita Young of Lilburn, Ga.


    Murray, Fitzgerald

    Alexis Bianca Murray and Floyd Offerald Fitzgerald Jr., both of Charlotte, N.C., were married Friday, May 15, 2015, in Charlotte. Magistrate Althea J. Williams officiated the 3:15 p.m. ceremony.


    Nelsons celebrate 60th anniversary

    Don and Rose Marie Nelson recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married April 24, 1955, at St. Gregory the Great Church in Bellerose, N.Y. They moved to the Lowcountry 18 years ago and they celebrated their anniversary with family in Patchogue, N.Y. They have been blessed...


    Laforgue, Williams

    Mrs. Sharon (Terry) Williams of Hilton Head Island announces the engagement of her son, David Bruce Williams, to Dominique Marie Laforgue, daughter of Mr. Louis Laforgue and Mrs. Marie Milard, both of Kansas City. 

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