Belmont Hero of the Greatest Generation – James ‘Red’ Joye

I sat down with Red Joye on April 11, 2015, and had a conversation about his life growing up in Belmont and serving with the 34th Infantry Division in the Continue Reading →

Belmont Historical Society and a Brief History of Belmont

Many of you know how much I admired Bobby Brown, but few know the impact that he had on the community of Belmont through his devotion to the foundation of Continue Reading →

Johnson Family Chronicles – Now in Audio Format

Since I released The Johnson Family Chronicles: Changing Currents ~ Changing Tides in March, I have been working with Amazon and Audible to have quality audio version of the book produced. Continue Reading →

Belmont and Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal – 1933 to 1939

Belmont, North Carolina in 1937 and 1938 was a textile town trying to overcome the effects of The Great Depression. The Great Depression had caused periods of distress for all Continue Reading →