Dr. and Mrs. A. Melton (Bud) Black celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on November 1, 2013 with a dinner in Raleigh at the Angus Barn with their children and grandchildren. They met at Wingate College and have been together ever since. They were married on November 1, 1963. Mrs. Black is the former Anne Bonds Ware of Kannapolis. Anne is retired from high school and community college teaching, and Bud is retired from real estate appraisal and university teaching, but still coaches high school basketball. Their children are A. Melton (Mel) Black Jr. and wife Erin of Raleigh, Charles Wesley Black of Raleigh. Their grandchildren are Andrew Melton Black and Marion Tracy Black of Raleigh. The Blacks live in Crouse and are enjoying retirement.