Wedding

MacKenzie and Cary Garretson Bates

Cary Elizabeth Garretson and MacKenzie Keith Bates were married Sept. 9 at Montaluce Winery in Dahlonega, Ga.

Mrs. Bates is the daughter of Barbara Hardin and the late Reade Hardin.

She is a graduate of the University of Georgia and Mercer University. She is a teacher of gifted students at State Bridge Elementary.

Mr. Bates is the son of Lynne Brown.

He is a graduate of Raceland-Worthington High School and Morehead State University. He is communications coordinator for a global nonprofit affilated with Emory University in Atlanta.

After a brief honeymoon in Lake Tahoe, Nev., the couple reside in Cumming, Ga. An extended honeymoon in Barbados is planned for December.