Laura Beth Garner of Sanford and Garrett Yates of Ellerbe announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Richard and Vickie Garner of Sanford. She is currently employed at Progress Energy.
The groom-elect is the son of Tony and Kim Yates of Ellerbe. He is employed as a Consultant for Carolina Land Acquisitions.
A wedding is planned for July 4, 2012.