Heather Mechelle Preston and Jonathan Aaron Hammett were married Oct. 11 at Mount Anderson Baptist Church by Charles Ingle.
Angela Hammett of Newton, N.C., served as maid of honor and Haylie Preston of Newton was flowergirl.
Joe Preston of Hickory, N.C., was best man, and Levi Preston of Hickory was groomsman.
The couple made a wedding trip to Freeport, Bahamas.
The bride is the daughter of Robert and Shannon Preston of Hickory and the granddaughter of Kenneth and Juanita Vernon of Junction City. She is a 2001 graduate of Caldwell Community College and is employed by the Observer News Enterprise newspaper.
The groom is the son of John and Glenda Hammett of Newton, N.C. He is a 2001 graduate of Bandy's High School and employed by Pierre Foods.