Kara Elizabeth Peterson of Cary, North Carolina and James Russell (Tre') Atkinson, III of Darlington, South Carolina were married at 3 o'clock in the afternoon on May 31, 2014 at Grove Park Baptist Church in Clinton, North Carolina. Pastor Kent Bateman of Midtown Fellowship, Columbia, South Carolina, officiated at the double-ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Peterson of Cary, North Carolina. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Jeanne B. Pope and the late Charles Edwin Pope of Clinton, North Carolina and Ms. Ann Peterson and Mr. Danny Peterson also of Clinton.
The groom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Atkinson of Darlington, South Carolina. Parents of the groom are Mr. Rusty Atkinson of Darlington, South Carolina and Mrs. Maureen McAfoose of Tidioute, Pennsylvania.
After a honeymoon trip to the mountains of North Carolina, the couple will live in Columbia, South Carolina.