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Sarah and Tommy Appling

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By: Times_Newsroom

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Sarah Whitney Ware and Tommy Roger Appling were united in marriage at 5 p.m. Nov. 6, 2010, at The Georgia Club in Statham. The bride is the daughter of Jim and Ashley Ware of Royston. The groom is the son of Dianne and Stanley Appling of Buford.

The Rev. Michael Harden performed the ceremony. Pianist Robin Vaughn presented a program of wedding music.

The bride was presented in marriage by her father. The bride's sister Erica Ware of Royston was matron of honor. The bride's friend Jennifer Gibson of Royston was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were the bride's friends Lauren Gebhard of Woodstock, Meredith Carey Arrington of Springfield, Lindsey Hammock of Royston and the groom's niece Isabella Appling of Gainesville. The groom's niece Carlina Appling was the flower girl.

The groom's father was the best man. Groomsmen were the groom's brothers Wesley Appling of Gainesville and Ashley Appling of Suwanee and the groom's friends Estes Miree of Cumming, Nick Parker of Paris, Texas, Tyler Langford of Jefferson and William Dudley of Royston. The bride's brother Griffin Ware of Royston was the ring bearer.Dawn Tibbles was the wedding coordinator. The staff at The Georgia Club assisted. Angel Moore kept the bride's book.

The bride carried her grandmother's earring on a handkerchief.

The groom's parents gave a rehearsal dinner at The Georgia Club on the eve of the wedding.

The bride's family gave a reception at The Georgia Club following the ceremony.

Following a honeymoon to Gulf Shores, Ala., the couple resides in Danielsville.