McCorkle - Ellwanger

Mr. and Mrs. Billy R. Hines of Texarkana, Ark., and Mr. and Mrs. J. Michael McCorkle of Hope, Ark., announce the engagement of their daughter, Melanie Ann McCorkle of Buford, to James David Ellwanger of Buford, son of Mr. and Mrs. David C. Ellwanger of Flowery Branch.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene C. Bobo of Hope, Ark., the late James D. McCorkle and K. June McCorkle of Hope, Ark. She is a graduate of Brenau University and received a law degree from the University of Arkansas School of Law. She is employed by the Forsyth County Solicitor-General's Office.

The future groom is the grandson of the late Charles L. Knight, Frances M. Knight of Buford, the late James F. Ellwanger and Martha V. Ellwanger of Newborn. He is a graduate of North Georgia College and State University. He is employed by ASAP Staffing LLC in Norcross.

The wedding is planned for June 5 at The Carl House in Auburn.