• 57°

Benson ~ Carter Wedding

Elisabeth Benson of Winston-Salem and Ryan Carter of Spencer were united in marriage Sept. 22, 2017 at the Arbors Events in Cleveland. The 6 p.m. ceremony was officiated by the Rev. George Blackmore. A reception followed at the Arbors.

The bride was escorted by her father, John Benson. Attending the bride as maid of honor was Kristi Kretzer of Colorado Springs, Colo. Bridesmaids were Emalie Irons, Lauren Cihura and Tessa Strickland, all of Colorado.

Best man was Allen Carter Jr., father of the groom, of Spencer. Groomsmen were Nate Benson, brother of the bride, of Jacksonville, Fla.; Michael Hastings of Woodleaf; Michael Painter of Spencer and Garrett Harmon of Salisbury.

The bride is the daughter of John and Louise Benson of Winston-Salem. A 2003 graduate of Rampart High School, Colorado Springs, Colo., Elisabeth graduated from the University of Northern Colorado in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications. She is currently employed with Childress Vineyards, Lexington.

The groom is the son of Allen W. Carter Jr. and Janet R. Carter of Spencer and the grandson of Ellen G. Carter of Salisbury and the late Allen W. Carter Sr. of Salisbury and the late Robert L. Ryan Sr. and Margaret W. Ryan of Spencer. A 2007 graduate of North Rowan High School, Spencer, Ryan graduated from Catawba College, Salisbury, in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Parks Management and Recreation. He is currently employed with Norfolk Southern Railroad, Linwood.

Following a wedding trip to Emerald Isle, the couple will make their home in Linwood.

About Post Lifestyles

Visit us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SalPostLifestyle/ and Twitter @postlifestlyes for more content

email author More by Post

Comments

Business

With remote expansion, outsource provider FCR looks to become an ‘exceptional part’ of Rowan community

Local

City expects $1.5 million surplus in current budget, ability to raise some wages for police, public works

Education

Enochville Elementary to host farewell event May 1

High School

High school softball: Carson beats West in a wild one

College

Seahawks QB Russell Wilson will speak at NC State graduation

High School

Wonders, Trojans facing off Monday on Cannon Ballers’ field

Local

City approves two apartment developments, more than 160 new units

Nation/World

Crowds react with joy, wariness to verdict in Floyd’s death

News

Bill seeks to end pistol purchase permits from NC sheriffs

Coronavirus

Rowan County sees 300th death attributed to COVID-19

News

Chauvin convicted on all counts in George Floyd’s death

Local

Top North Carolina House finance chair, Rowan representative stripped of position

Crime

One charged, another hospitalized in fight between cousins

Local

Bell Tower Green renamed to honor Stanbacks; Nancy Stanback receives key to city

Business

Commissioners green light additional houses at Cherry Treesort in China Grove

Education

A.L. Brown will hold in-person, outdoor graduation

Local

Granite Quarry awards FEMA contract for Granite Lake Park

Local

City to vote on apartment developments, final phases of Grants Creek Greenway project

High School

High school football: North receiver McArthur a rising star

Columnists

Carl Blankenship: Pollen and prejudice make their return

News

Harris pitches $2.3T spending plan on trip to North Carolina

Nation/World

Murder case against ex-cop in Floyd’s death goes to the jury

Crime

Sheriff’s office: Man takes deputies on chase with stolen moped

Coronavirus

Afternoon, evening COVID-19 vaccination clinic planned Thursday