Mr. and Mrs. Rogers Mahyes, of Tazewell, Tenn., announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Katie Mayes, to Travis Seal, son of Mr. and Mrs. Randall Seal, of Bean Station, Tenn. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sterl and Mattie Bell Mayes and Mr. and Mrs. George and Cleo Yoakum. She is a 2000 graduate of Middlesboro High School in Middlesboro and a 2007 graduate of East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tenn. She is presently employed as an advertising manager at the Citizen Tribune Newspaper in Morristown, Tenn. The prospective groom is the grandson of Mr. Lefty Collins, of Thorn Hill, Tenn., the late Bonnie Collins, Mrs. Blanche Seal, of Mooresburg, Tenn., and the late Mr. Grant Seal. He is a 2001 graduate of Rutledge High School in Rutledge, Tenn. and is the co-owner and operator of Seal Excavation and Construction in Bean Station, Tenn. The wedding will take place at 6 p.m. on Aug. 2 at the Lincoln Memorial University Amphitheatre in Harrogate, Tenn.