Bert and Carol Oelschig of Anniston celebrated their 50th anniversary Aug. 24, 2018, at Boothbay Harbor, Maine.

Lynda Newman and Edward Gibson announce their wedding will be 7 p.m. Sept. 15,  2018, at Hotel Finial, Anniston. The Rev. Jack Ledbetter, brother of the bride-elect, will perform the ceremony. A reception will follow.

Camden Snider of Alexandria and Jay Presley of Wellington were married May 12, 2018, at The Hotel Finial. Brother Jake Brown performed the ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by her father, Phillip D. Snider Jr. Music was provided by violinist Madison Foster.

Ken and Martha Swader of Weaver recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

John and Anne Kaminski of Indialantic, Fla., announce the engagement of the daughter, Brenna Kaminski, to Joshua Pritt, of Melbourne, Fla., son of Noah Pritt and Ms. Vicky Pritt, both of Oxford.

Larry and Peggy Henderson recently celebrated their 51st wedding anniversary. The happy couple participated in a vow renewal ceremony officiated by the Rev. Allan Wiley to commemorate this milestone.

Mr. and Mrs. George Frederick Verdone Jr. of Charlotte are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Ellen Verdone, to Thomas David Cunningham III (Todd), son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas David Cunningham Jr. of Jacksonville.

Mr. and Mrs. Wade Sprouse of Piedmont announce the engagement of their daughter, April Lynn Iliff, to Christopher Scott Ivey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Ivey of Spring Garden and the late Mrs. Pamela Tyree, formerly of Piedmont.

William “Pete” H. and Jewell Aderholdt Magouyrk of Anniston celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary Feb. 2.

Ted and Joyce (Pullen) New of Lincoln celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary Dec. 28, 2017, in Meridian, Miss. The event was hosted by their children.

Tim and Linda (Mosley) Vanderploeg of Ohatchee celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Dec. 10, 2017, at Whites Gap Baptist Church. Their children and grandchildren hosted the event and was attended by family and friends.

Nikole Christopher and Mitchell Raines of Anniston were married Oct. 28, 2017, at the Life Center Church. The Rev. Bolton performed the ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by Patrick Christopher.

Jennifer Payne and Mark Fiquett of Indiana (formerly of Anniston) were married Oct. 27, 2017, in Indiana. Mary Smith was the officiant of the ceremony.

Tony and Lynn Brown of Wedowee are proud to announce the arrival of their grandson, Lincoln Jeremiah Mallory. Proud parents are David Mallory and Nicki Smith of Sylacauga.

Stephanie Michelle Waugh and Jeffrey Shay Dukes, both of Jacksonville, were married July 9, 2017, in Wilsonville. Cora Parker performed the ceremony.

Maggie Woodruff Morgan of Anniston and Cole Andrew Vickers of Memphis, Tenn., were married June 3, 2017, at Golden Springs Baptist Church in Anniston. Dr. Roland P. Brown performed the ceremony. She was given in marriage by her parents, Dr. and Mrs. Gary H. Morgan (Cherri).

The Rev. and Mrs. Frank Thomas Sr. of Anniston celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary June 13, 2017.

Debbie Hurst Thornton of Talladega announces the engagement of her daughter, Amanda Thornton, (also the daughter of the late Tony Edward Thornton) to Garland Whitlow, son of William and Shenia Whitlow of Martinsville, Va.

Frank and Martha Cheatwood Reid celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary May 17, 2017.

Toni Cowley and John Pass III, both of Oxford, were married April 29, 2017, at a lake house on Logan Martin Lake in Cropwell. The Rev. Henry Hughley performed the ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by Tommy Rodiles, a family friend. Music for the ceremony was, Loving You by Minnie Riperton.

Stephanie Ivey and Michael Ivey and Jerome Stovall and Tanya Stovall, all of Oxford, announce the engagement of their daughter, Taylor Stovall, to Blake Gilmore, son of Cristy Hicks and Ronald Hicks and Joel Gilmore, all of Wellborn.

Pansy and Scott Willis of Oxford and Wayne and Linda Webb of Carrollton, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Kimberly Webb Martin of Heflin, to Jody Driver of Heflin, son of Larry Driver of Roanoke and Barbette Driver of Houston, Texas.

Craig and Lisa Vinson of Oxford announce the engagement of their daughter, Caitlyn Vinson, to Dakota Gunter, son of Rodger and Teresa Gunter of Munford.