Mr. and Mrs. Barry Sterling of Fairfax Station, Va., and Mike Cabe of Rome announce the engagement of their daughter, Haley Cherie Cabe of Athens, to Patrick Charles Harrigan of Athens, son of Mary and Kevin Harrigan of Sadieville, Ky.

Haley is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Emmett Cabe of Lindale, the late Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Hobgood, JoAnn Williams of Yazoo City, Miss., and the late Terry Saxton.

Patrick is the grandson of the late Charles and Gloria Pitfido.

The bride elect is a 2001 graduate of Pepperell High School and a 2005 graduate of the University of Georgia, where he received a bachelor's degree in creative writing and public relations.

The future groom is a 2003 graduate of Central Gwinnett High School and received his bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Georgia and a master's degree in special education from Valdosta State University. He is employed with the Athens Clarke County School System.

The couple owns and operates the Silver Lining Cupcake Co. in Athens.

The wedding was held Oct. 8 at Ashford Manor in Watkinsville.