Troy and Katherine Wheeler of Grovetown are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Merritt Marie, born May 26, 2005 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta. She made her debut at 7:32 a.m., weighed 6 lbs. 10 oz. and was 19 3/4 inches long. Proud grandparents are Diane Guenther of Martinez, Sam and Vanessa Price of Gurnee, Ill., Bill and Susanne Baker of Swainsboro, Ga., and Richard Wheeler of Fayetteville, Ga. She was welcomed home by big brother, Preston, 3.