Wedding, engagement, birthday and anniversary announcements in The State

Congratulations on your special event!

Announcements are all three columns wide. Announcements two inches deep are free; after that, announcements are $50 per inch.

You have the option to pay $30 to have an announcement posted online.

Photos run in color and are included in the total column-inch count. Note: Free announcements do not include photos.

Deadline to submit requests for Sunday publication is noon the prior Wednesday.

Submit pre-written announcements and photos to Please understand that these announcements should be submitted in full as you would like them printed. They will not be edited by staff.

Announcements will run on a space-available basis.

By providing a photo to The State, you represent that you are the author and copyright owner of the material and/or have all rights necessary to provide this material to The State and you grant The State an irrevocable, royalty-free license to publish, republish, resell, distribute, copy and edit the material an unlimited number of times in any print, electronic or other medium.; 803-771-8614