“Stop the Watering of Lawns, Gardens – Period” – sez, Governor Easley

Speaking before the North Carolina League of Municipalities today, Governor Mike Easley has called for tighter water restrictions.


(WCNC photo)

Ok, City of Belmont, why is it ok for this?:


And This? :



(BFP photos – Eagle Road and Assembly Street)

After much deliberation, the editorial board of the the Front Porch has decided to post photos of homes and businesses who feel the need to live above their neighbors, and the local regulations.


10/16 Update: “Official: No need for mandatory water restrictions” (Salisbury, NC)

And they want to tap the Catawba for their water source?



Belmont Middle School Softball Rocks !


Our contributing fans from the Belmont Middle School sports “department” have submitted a couple of photos of the current softball team.

The team is doing well, recently beating Grier MS, 6-3. The girls are 8-1 on the season and we think that the playoffs should be starting soon.

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(Emily Tucker)                                            (Jordan Wilson)

(Front Porch visitors submitted photos)

Belmont Abbey College to honor Charlie Martin with top alumni award

Congratulations Charlie, your 15 minutes of fame !


(Gazette Photo provided by BAC)