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Engagement Announcements

Lord - Cochran

Ronnie and Robin Lord of Buford announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Robin Lord of Buford, to Benjamin Heard Cochran of Alpharetta, son of Ed and Becky Cochran of Alpharetta.

The bride-elect is a 2002 graduate of Buford High School and received an associate's degree in 2005 in nursing from North Georgia College and State University. She is employed by Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville in the oncology unit as a registered nurse.

The future groom is a 1998 graduate of Buford High School and a received bachelor's degree in 2003 in criminal justice from North Georgia College and State University. He completed his post graduate education from New Orlean's Baptist Theological Seminary School. He is employed by Prudential Georgia Realty as a Realtor.

The wedding was planned for today at Big Canoe Chapel in Jasper.

McDowell - Hewatt

Julia R. McDowell of Dacula announces the engagement of her daughter, Carrie Michelle McDowell of Bethlehem, to Daniel Lee Hewatt of Winder, son of Dorsey and Bobbi Hewatt of Hoschton.

The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Jimmy M. McDowell of Dacula and the granddaughter of Aleane A. Reynolds and the late Noah H. Reynolds of Loganville and the late James and Catherine Rodman of Lake City, Fla. She is a 1992 graduate of Dacula High School. She is employed by Avon Atlanta.

The future groom is the grandson of the late Hugh Dorsey Hewatt and Bobbi Dixon Hewatt of Norcross and Cleo Garmon, Doris Garmon and Catherine Marie Garmon, all of Lilburn. He is a 1996 graduate of North Gwinnett High School. He is self-employed as a grading contractor.

The wedding is planned for Aug. 26.

McCarty - Mooney

Andy and Robbie McCarty of Watkinsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Andrea Lee McCarty of Watkinsville, to James Blake Mooney of Watkinsville, son of Todd and JoAnn Mooney of Statham.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Horace and Josephine McCarty and the late Roy and Virginia Allen.

She is pursuing a bachelor's degree in education at the University of Georgia.

The future groom is the grandson of Grace Mooney and the late James Mooney and Inez Kennedy and the late John Kennedy. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a bachelor's degree in agribusiness, and is pursuing his master's degree in education.

The wedding is planned for Sept. 9 at the John Oliver Michael House.

Tice - Dunbar

Andrew W. Tice Jr. and Dorner Carmichael of Macon announce the engagement of their daughter, Andrea Margaret Tice, to James Russell Dunbar, son of Mr. and Mrs. James E. Dunbar III of Gainesville.

The bride-elect is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology with a bachelor's degree in management with a certificate in marketing.

The future groom is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology with a bachelor's degree in computer science.

The wedding is planned for Nov. 4 at the High Street Church in Macon.

Smith - Puckett

Pete and Penny Smith of Blairsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Suzanne Evelyn Smith of Alpharetta, to Christopher Michael Puckett of Suwanee, son of Mike and Donna Puckett of Suwanee.

The bride-elect is a graduate of Young Harris College and the University of Georgia, where she received a bachelor's degree in marketing. She is employed by Wachovia Bank as an investment officer.

The future groom is a graduate of Young Harris College and the University of Georgia, where he received a bachelor's degree in management information systems. He is employed by Ceto & Associates as a manager.

The wedding is planned for Aug. 26 at the Alpharetta First United Methodist Church.