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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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    Eibling, Johnston

    Kathryn Eibling and Robert O. Johnston Jr., both of Washington, D.C., were married on June 15, 2013, at The Westin Hilton Head Resort Oceanfront. Dr. John Miller officiated the 4:30 p.m.


    Barnard, Willman

    Mr. Raymond Barnard and Mrs. Linda Hook Barnard of Beaufort announce the engagement of their daughter, Macala L. Barnard of Beaufort, to Russell L. Willman of Beaufort, son of Mr. Keith Regina and Mrs. Heather Regina of Beaufort. 


    Crump, Thompson

    Joy and John Crump of Kennesaw, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Crump of Hilton Head Island, to Brian Thompson of Hilton Head Island, son of Edie Brasington of Brevard, N.C., and Jim Thompson of Bluffton. 


    Haynes, Warren

    Margaret Campbell Haynes of Charlotte, N.C. and William James Haynes II of New York, N.Y. announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Insley Haynes of San Francisco, Calif., to David Thomas Warren Jr. of San Francisco, Calif., son of David and Sally Warren of Hilton Head Island, S.C.


    Glaze, Drake

    Herbert and Brenda Glaze of Burton, S.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Diarra RaShonda Glaze of Burton, S.C., to Nathaniel L. Drake Jr. of Savannah, Ga., son of Priscilla and Nathaniel L. Drake Sr. of St. Helena Island, S.C. 


    Ersin, Rand

    Steve and Debe Edwards of Bluffton, S.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Ann Ersin of Richmond, Va., to Lucas Rand of Richmond, Va., son of Rich and Patty Rand of Whiting, N.J.


    Collins, Allison

    Dr. Ronald P. Collins and Colette Collins of Bluffton, South Carolina, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kendra Nicole Collins of Bluffton, South Carolina, to James Douglas Allison III (JD) of Houston, Texas, son of James Douglas Allison II (Doug) and Diana Allison of Houston, Texas. 


    Storeys celebrate 50th anniversary

    David and Paula Storey of Palmetto Hall will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on January 11, 2014.


    Dike, Wilhelm

    Mr. and Mrs. Bruce and Bonnie Dike of Issaquah, Wash., announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily, to Gordon Wilhelm, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wes and Anne Wilhelm of Hilton Head Island. 


    Kronz, Hamill

    Bethany Kronz and the Rev. Charles B.W. Hamill, both of Sewickley, Pa., were married on June 22, 2013 at Trinity Cathedral in Pittsburgh. A reception followed at the Fez in Hopewell Township. 

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