James Robert “Bob” and Gloria Green Rogers of Sylva celebrated their 50th anniversary with family on Saturday, Oct. 3, at the Pumpkintown Community Center.

They were married Oct. 2, 1965, by the late Rev Joe Bishop at his Pumpkintown home. They have two daughters, Lynne Carpenter of Blue Ridge, Ga., and Vicki Hayes of Cary. They have five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.