Randy Nicholson of Miami, and Dolly Bailey of LaGrange announce the engagement of their daughter, Samantha Ann Nicholson of LaGrange, to Maverick Christopher Dodd of Lagrange, son of Michael Dodd and Dawn and Jesse Hummel, all of Buford.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Sam and Ann Bailey of LaGrange. She is a graduate of LaGrange High School and Columbus State University.

She is employed with Powertech America Inc. as a sales specialist.

The future groom is the son of Diane Dodd of Buford and Bob and Linda Wise of Edgewater, Fla. He attended Buford High School and Gwinnett Technical College. He is employed with Kia of Lagrange.

The wedding is planned for April 21 at Victoria Belle Mansion in Hogansville.