Jennifer and Chester Hale of Dacula announce the engagement of their daughter Caitlin Nicole Hale of Dacula, to Cedric Harold Powell of Winder, son of Tim and Pattie Powell of Winder and Debbie Weaver of Danielsville.

The bride elect is the granddaughter of Slim and Lucy Heide of Linde, Texas and George and Jan Weathers of Amarillo, Texas. She is a graduate of Dacula High School and currently employed at Petsmart.

The future groom is the grandson of R.C. and Rachel Parten, of Winder, the late Harold Powell and the late Brenda Cain. He is a graduate of Winder-Barrow High School and employed with the United States Army.

The wedding is planned for Jan. 3 in Norcross.