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    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. 


    Dempsey, Nunes

    Mary Kathryn Dempsey and Renato Eduardo Nunes, both of Charleston, South Carolina, were married at 3 p.m. on April 18, 2015, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Beaufort. The bride was given in marriage by her father. The Reverend Monsignor Ronald Cellini officiated. A reception followed the...


    Beltz, Rose

    Ashley Beltz and Mark Rose, both of Nashville, TN, were married March 14, 2015, on the lawn at Windows on the Waterway in Hilton Head Plantation. Betsy Peterson officiated the 5:30 p.m. ceremony. 


    Jolly, Janiak

    Rachel Anne Jolly and Brian Michael Janiak, both of Boston, were married Jan. 9, 2015, at the Humming-bird Art Centre in Hope Town, Elbow Cay, Bahamas. Marriage officer C. Vernon Malone officiated the 4 p.m. ceremony. 


    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.

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