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 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 →