Mr. and Mrs. Hunter Carter

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Alyson Craig, of Travelers Rest, and Hunter Carter, of Fountain Inn, were united in holy matrimony by Pastor Travis Agnew during a 5 p.m. ceremony held on September 26, 2020, at Clearview Baptist Church in Travelers Rest.

Pastor Travis Agnew officiated in the church adorned with shades of blush, cream and burgundy.

The bride, given in marriage by her father, is the daughter of Jonathan and Beth Craig, of Travelers Rest, and granddaughter of Luther and Ruth McCraw, and Roy and Gail Craig, all of Greer. A 2014 graduate of Blue Ridge High School, she received a Bachelors degree from Presbyterian College in 2018 where she majored in Biology and had a double minor in Chemistry and English. She earned a Masters in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina in 2020 and is employed as an Analytical Chemist.

The groom is the son of Doug and DeLana Carter, of Hilton Head, and grandson of the late DeLano and Berneal Robbins and the late Robert and Marilyn Carter. He is a 2013 graduate of Creekview High School in Canton, Georgia, and a 2017 graduate of The Citadel in Charleston where he earned a Bachelors degree in Exercise and Sports Science. He is employed in customer service.

The bride wore a Lilian West floor length Venetian lace dress with a fitted waist, open back, and beaded lace bodice. The ensemble was completed by a Cathedral length veil with Venetian lace edging.

She carried a spray filled with white hydrangeas, burgundy dahlias, white, ivory, blush and light pink roses with trails of silver dollar eucalyptus. The bouquet was wrapped with the bride’s baptismal handkerchief and a beautiful blue brooch.

Attending the bride were Kelsey Craig, of Travelers Rest, as maid of honor, and Lauren McCraw, of Greer, Sarah Carter, of Columbia, Corina Lupse, of Greenville, as bridesmaids. Zowie McCraw, of Greer, served as junior bridesmaid.

The bridesmaids were attired in a variety of complementing styles in a rich burgundy color and carried bouquets styled after the bridal bouquet.

Alex Cole, of Newberry, served as best man, along with AJ Kniffin, of Leesville, Louisiana, Blake Beckham, of Snellville, Georgia, Andrew Christensen, of Palm Bay, Florida, and Ren Densmore, of Raleigh, North Carolina, as groomsmen.

Cameron Budove Photography captured the ceremony.

The couple was celebrated at a reception with dinner and dancing at Green Valley Country Club. Flowers coordinating with the bridal bouquet adorned the tables. Candles and votives decorated the ceremony space and spilled out onto the outside dance floor.

The bride’s cake was a small vanilla cutting cake with buttercream icing adorned with blush and ivory roses. The groom’s cake featured chocolate ganache and “buck eyes” to honor the parents’ Alma Mater. Guests were served cupcakes in a variety of flavors.

A rehearsal dinner, hosted by the parents of the groom, was held at The Peddler Steakhouse in Greenville, on September 25, 2020.

The couple is at home in Fountain Inn after a wedding trip to The Cloisters at Sea Island, Georgia.

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