Melissa Leigh Dally and William Andrew Strickland were married July 3 at First Baptist Church of Social Circle, with the Reverend Todd Bowen of Grand Island, Nebraska, cousin of the bride, officiating. The bride is the daughter of Hal and Rebecca Dally of Social Circle, and is a first-grade teacher at Social Circle Primary School. The groom owns and operates The Yard Company and is the son of Kay Strickland and the late Billy Strickland of Oxford.
Beth Ann Hardy and Emory Jason "Jay" Bailey, both of Covington, were united in marriage March 27 at The State Botanical Gardens of Georgia, Athens, with Father Dann Brown of the UGA Episcopal Center officiating.
Sharon Elizabeth Pope of Covington and Grady Thomas Hodges of Mansfield were united in marriage Dec. 12 at Julia A. Porter United Methodist Church, Porterdale, with the Rev. James A. Moore officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Pope of Covington. The groom is the son of Mrs. Sandra Hodges and the late Mr. Eugene (Bud) Hodges of Mansfield.
Amber Moon of Mansfield and Zachry Owens of Covington were married Dec. 24 with Judge Henry Baker officiating.
The bride is the daughter Tammy and Kevin Bivins and granddaughter of Tony and Brenda Moon. She is the great-granddaughter of Myrtle House and Virginia Walden. The groom is the son of Tony and Tina Owens and grandson of Inez Owens and Don and Joyce Cline.
Dr. Sheryl Lynn Henderson of Atlanta and Mr. Philip Edward Wait of Atlanta were united in marriage June 6 at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church, Atlanta, with the Rev. Charles Gardner officiating. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James T. Marston of Covington and granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Harrison of Anderson, S.C. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Langdon H. Wait of Acton, Mass.