Chris Rackley and Melinda McCarthy were married on September 14th at White Dove Chapel in Wendell. A reception followed the ceremony at the Shrine Club in Zebulon. The Matron of Honor was Renel Hemmerling, cousin of the bride. Bridesmaids were Jessica Hemond, cousin of the bride, and Leana Higgins, friend of the bride. The Best Man was Larry Cyrus, friend of the groom. Groomsmen were Phil Hardy and Justin Higgins, friends of the groom. The bride is the daughter of David and Kathy McCarthy of Wendell. The groom is the son of Beverly Rackley of Rocky Mount and the late Kenneth Rackley.