Today Driving through the main road, one will find old buildings and businesses as early as the 1900s.Taking the old Esperanza Road, one will find the Archibalds bakery which is now run by Albany.
Umzinto hosted two class-A cricket matches at the Alexandra Memorial Ground, one on 2 March 1974, when Natal B hosted Griqualand West in the Currie Cup Section B, and again on 19 March 1977, when Natal B faced Border in the same contest.
According to an urban legend, the town's name derived from a visit by two men, one of whom was named Um.
Because it has given me so much, to be able to provide for my family.” Derek’s family is another source of great pride. Their daughter is 15, a high school sophomore who was just named homecoming princess this month.
And his son, 21, has one more year of college, and Dad would not be surprised if he joined the family business. I would want them to finish college first because the opportunities are just so unlimited here with an education.
It was once the home of three large textile mills, namely Alitex, Bally Spinning Mills and MYM Textiles that used to export abroad.