Tara Salter became the bride of John Hurst during a 4 p.m. ceremony held on October 12, 2013, at the Botsford Baptist Church in Waynesboro, Ga. The Reverend Wayne Dixon of Waynesboro officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Phil and Shirley Salter of Waynesboro and is the granddaughter of Clifford and Kathy Wise of Brooklet, Ga., Regis Moore of Millen, Ga., and Joyce Salter and the late Avery Salter of Waynesboro.
The groom is the son of Johnny and Cindy Hurst of Midville, Ga., and is the grandson of Roosevelt and Rosalind Oglesby Jr. of Midville and Hyland and Sara Hurst of Midville. He is the great-grandson of Minnie Johnson of Millen.
Given in marriage by her parents, Phil and Shirley Salter, the bride chose an ivory gown of Alencon lace by Bliss by Monique Lhuillier. The gown was a strapless A-line silhouette with a fitted bodice. It fell to a chapel-length train. She wore a hand-stitched ivory mantilla veil edged in Alencon lace designed and made by Samantha Fouche, cousin of the bride. The bride also wore cowboy boots. The bride's bouquet was made of lime green hydrangeas and white roses wrapped and tied with burlap.
Katie Hopper of Waynesboro served as matron of honor, while Leona Parr of Lexington, S.C., served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Lauren Wiggins of Augusta, Ga., Kristy Hurst of Midville and Samantha Fouche of Augusta.
The bridesmaids wore spice-colored gowns by Amsale featuring high necklines and natural waistlines. The slightly gathered skirts fell to floor-length. The junior bridesmaid also wore a spice-colored gown by Amsale, which featured a baby doll silhouette with ruffled cap sleeves.
Johnny Hurst of Midville served as best man. Groomsmen included Josh Burch of Midville, Aaron Hollar of Augusta, Tadd Wiggins of Metter and Jeremy Akins of Augusta. Jaxons Wiggins of Metter served as junior groomsman.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the social hall of the church.
The couple honeymooned in Savannah and now resides in Waynesboro.