Alyssa Dawn Gillis and Taylor Aaron Pruett to wed

Sheila Dickerson of Demorest and Karl and Jennifer Gillis of Hoschton announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Alyssa Dawn Gillis, to Taylor Aaron Pruett.

He is the son of Jonathan and Amy Pruett of Dawsonville.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Billy Trout and Hettie Trout of Blue Ridge.

She is a 2008 graduate of Habersham Central High School in Mt. Airy and a 2012 graduate of the University of North Georgia in Oakwood with an associate’s degree in Science.

The groom-elect is the grandson of James and Linda Pruett, Deanna Perry and the late Roy Lee Perry, all of Dawsonville.

He is a 2009 graduate of Dawson County High School. He also studied mechanics at Lanier Technical College in Dawsonville.

The couple is planning to wed at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 7, 2017 in Blue Ridge.