Mark Bird of Register announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of his daughter, Sarah Nicole Bird, to Matthew Caleb Blaxton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chuck Blaxton of Ailey, Georgia.
The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Angela “Angie” Stephens Bird of Register. She is the granddaughter of Paula Bird and the late Walter Bird and the late Harry Ray Stephens, all of Statesboro. She is the great-granddaughter of the late Lillie Akins Stephens of Statesboro. Sarah is a 2014 graduate of Pinewood Christian Academy. In May 2018, she earned her Bachelor of Science in early childhood education from Georgia Southern University. Sarah is currently employed as a second grade teacher at Sallie Zetterower Elementary School in Statesboro.
The groom-elect is the grandson of Bobby T. and Emma Jean Moore of Ailey and the late E.F. “Pete” and Virginia Blaxton of Vidalia, Georgia. Matthew is a 2010 graduate of Montgomery County High School. In December 2016, he earned his Bachelor of Science in construction management at Georgia Southern University. Matthew is currently employed as a project manager at BMC in Vidalia, Georgia.
The couple will wed on Nov. 10, 2018, at Dutch Ford Farm in Metter, Georgia.
Formal invitations have been sent to friends and relatives.