My Daddy always says that “the Black Belt is the center of the universe”.Not sure if that is necessarily true, but one thing is for sure, no matter where we go, there is always a great story or connection made back to home, and the stories are always full of “original characters”.I guess this is why even after living in Huntsville, Alabama for over 20 years, when someone asks me the proverbial southern question, “where ya from?”, I still answer “Greensboro, Alabama.Right on Main Street in the middle of the Black Belt”.This never fails to start the “Do you know….” game and it often ends with a funny story.It’s just one more reason the Black Belt is so special and will always be my Hometown.
So let’s test Daddy’s theory.Proudly wear your Black Belt & Main Original tshirt and get ready to share some stories!
April 1995…Jeff Ellis drove onto Main Street and through the second of four red lights. This was his first trip to the place I called home. A place with one fast-food restaurant and no ATM. Within the five blocks it took him to drive to my parent’s house on Main Street...
My Daddy always says that “the Black Belt is the center of the universe”. Not sure if that is necessarily true, but one thing is for sure, no matter where we go, there is always a great story or connection made back to home...
In June 2018, Black Belt & Main collaborated with the city of Greensboro and GABTA, led by Steven “Buzzy” Barnette, in the installation of a beautiful mural on the corner of Main Street and Highway 69...