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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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    Schiefer, Kenny

    Gerry and Diane Kenny of Beaufort announce the engagement of their son, Eoin Kenny of Charleston, to Katrina Schiefer of Charleston, daughter of John and Anna Schiefer of Germantown, Md.


    Phillips, Hill

    David and Linda Hill of Hilton Head Island announce the engagement of their son, Alexander David Hill, to Michelle Joy Phillips, daughter of Keith and Linda Phillips of Greenville.


    Gaal, Hartenbach

    David and Donna Gaal of Hilton Head Island announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Grace Gaal of Atlanta, to Christopher Joseph Hartenbach of Atlanta, son of Christopher and Tori Hartenbach of Marietta, Ga.


    Taylor, Trask

    John Edward Townes Taylor and Susan Tighe Taylor of Daufuskie Island announce the engagement of their daughter, Tessa Virginia Pegram Taylor of Charleston, to William Davis Trask Jr. of Charleston, son of Priscilla Aimar Trask and the late William Davis Trask Sr., of Beaufort. 


    Keeners celebrate 70th anniversary

    John L. and Cassie Keener of Burton celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Feb. 17, 2015. They were married in 1945 at Anacostia Navy Yard in Washington, D.C.


    Addilynn Lee

    Amanda and Anthony Lee of Beaufort announce the birth of a daughter, Addilynn Rose Lee, at 8:02 a.m. Jan. 12 at Beaufort Memorial Hospital.


    Theodore Somerall

    Erin and Graham Somerall of Beaufort announce the birth of a son, Theodore Coleman Somerall, at 2:19 p.m. Jan. 24 at Beaufort Memorial Hospital. The newborn weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce, and measured 19.5 inches. He has a brother, Charlie, 4. Maternal grandparents are Cinta and Coleman White of...


    McKenzie Thompson

    Mary and John Thompson III of Beaufort announce the birth of a daughter, McKenzie Lee Thompson, at 1:02 p.m. Jan. 20 at Coastal Carolina Hospital. The newborn weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces, and measured 21.25 inches. Maternal grandparents are Kathy and Robert Bielski of Beaufort. Paternal grandparents...


    Caroline Gilliam

    Jennifer and Skip Gilliam of Bluffton announce the birth of a daughter, Caroline Reese Gilliam, at 6:03 p.m. Jan. 14 at Hilton Head Hospital. The newborn weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce, and measured 19 inches. She has a sister, Hailie, 13. Maternal grandparents are Phyllis and John Rhodes of Beaufort...


    Scarborough, Devine

    Mr. and Mrs. George Cox Scarborough of Charleston announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Oliver Cooper Scarborough of Charleston, to Thomas Carr Devine III of Hilton Head Island, son of Ms. Joanne M. Stutzmann Devine of Bluffton and the late Mr. Thomas Carr Devine Jr.

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