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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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    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., ...


    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. ...


    Harper Crosetto


    Andrews, Williams

    Sarah Katherine Andrews of Beaufort and Joseph Scott Williams of Mount Airy, N.C., were married May 17, 2014, at Bull Point Plantation in Seabrook, S.C. William Peter Hyatt officiated the 5 p.m. ceremony. 


    Myrden, Hutton



    Banks, Fernandez

    Jill Banks and John Fernandez of Bluffton were married June 20, 2014, on Amelia Island, Fla. Yvonne Zaleski officiated the 8 p.m. ceremony. 


    Morgan Long

    Jennifer and Trey Long of Hilton Head Island announce the birth of a daughter, Morgan Kayden Long, at 12:25 a.m. July 26 at Coastal Carolina Hospital. The newborn weighed 5 pounds, 6 ounces, and measured 17.5 inches. Maternal grandparents are Debbie and Jim Morgan of Suffolk, Va. Paternal grandparents...


    Olivia Cawthon

    Laura and Jon Cawthon of Bluffton announce the birth of a daughter, Olivia Margaret Cawthon, at 2:05 p.m. July 29 at Coastal Carolina Hospital. The newborn weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce, and measured 19 inches. Maternal grandparents are Brenda Williams of Bluffton and Jane and Mark Williams of San Antonio...


    Cubbage, Coker

    Whitney Allen Cubbage of Hilton Head Island and Charles Ray Coker Jr., of Anderson were married July 5, 2014, at St. Andrews Church in Mount Pleasant. Jimmy Kaiser officiated the 5 p.m. ceremony. 


    Chaplin, Pridgen

    Crystal Chaplin of St. Helena Island, S.C., and Morris Pridgen of Edgefield, S.C., were married July 12, 2014, at Ebenezer Baptist Church on St. Helena Island with Pastor Leonard Ritter Sr., officiating.

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