By Delaney Galvin / Photography by Carly Hinson; carlyhinsonphotography.com
Chapel Hill High School graduate Jordan Blackwood had known Northwood High School graduate Corey Frye through family for about 12 years, but the timing had never been right until they reconnected in early 2019. Their whirlwind romance took off as they began dating and found out they were expecting their son, Hunter, in June 2019.
That November, Jordan and Corey were watching Christmas movies together when he got down on one knee and popped the question, explaining how much Jordan and Hunter meant to him. The proposal was “very intimate and very sweet,” Jordan says.
On Dec. 19, 2020, the couple got married at The Cloth Mill at Eno River in Hillsborough accompanied by friends and family, including Jordan’s father, Orange County Sheriff Charles Blackwood, her mother, Lisa Blackwood, and Corey’s mother, Julie Frye. The wedding party included maid of honor Jesse Blackwood, best man Josh Harrington and Patrick Alston, Cody King, Morgan Newlin, Julian Parrish, Lauren Rhodes, Abbie Scott, Alex Scott and Taylor Scott. Although the pandemic caused them to change how they celebrated, “we had all the right people at our wedding,” Jordan explains. The couple exchanged heartfelt gifts before the ceremony, and Hunter walked down the aisle with Corey, making for a very special day. Flower Patch created a beautiful space full of floral arrangements, and the guests enjoyed food from Beau Catering at the reception.
The couple is now building a house in Pittsboro.