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by Sheilah Belle Ripon, CA – Walter Hawkins, the Grammy Award-winning gospel singer/ composer and pastor of Oakland’s Love Center Church, died @ 2:48 PST July 11th at his home in Ripon.  For the last two years, Hawkins has been battling pancreatic cancer. He was 61 years old. During the 1970s, Walter Hawkins personified a […]

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Sister Act Titi and Miko Branch, Curve Salon Titi and Miko Branch have a Japanese mother, an African-American father, and hair that defies easy description. “It’s not kinky, it’s not straight,” Titi says. “It’s multitextured.” Managing their curls and waves has been a lifelong challenge, but the sisters got help early on from their paternal […]

by Sheilah Belle Richmond, VA — On Sunday, July 11, 2010 history will be made when Richmond and Sheilah Belle, aka “The Belle” host the largest outdoor Gospel Concert at Dogwood Dell.  Entitled, The 1st Annual Gospel Music Fest with The Belle, the line up includes more than 24 acts with headlining artist National recording artist […]

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  HOW SWEET THE SOUND 2010 is here again in its 3rd national search for America’s Best Church Choir. Choirs from all across America, in 14 markets including Charlotte, Cleveland, Atlanta, Jacksonville, Washington D.C. and Chicago have answered the call for the chance to take the stage and claim the 2010 Best Church Choir in […]

by Sheilah Belle San Diego, CA — The Donnie McClurkin Radio Show is adding another hour to their radio show. They are calling it “Gospel Gold with Donnie McClurkin” and it kicked off on July 4th!”  The new hour will focus on the Gospel classics and it will include The Belle Report Entertainment News Update […]

AAA says to expect a lot of company if you plan to hit the road for the 4th of July this year.  Travel is going to be up from last year.  With new Virginia laws in effect, we encourage you to take you time and go the speed limit.  State troopers will be out and […]

  Richmond, VA – In a city that has been known for its mixture of Traditional and Quartet sounds from Sunday morning church services to evening Gospel concerts, the stage is now being set for a larger sound from a wider range of people for one of the largest Gospel gatherings in the city’s history.  […]

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    1. Recognize your Creator. Think on this: There is a supreme power in the universe that is bigger and more powerful than your small mortal self. This step makes you humble. 2. Seek opportunities to put more love into the world. Strive to be a vessel of love, to fill the world with […]

by Sheilah Belle Baltimore, MD – Dr. Jamal-Harrison Bryant has become one of the Nations most intriguing Christian figures in our country.  He is radical, innovative and is living in the prime of his life.  During an exclusive interview with The Belle Report this week, Dr. Bryant talked about his latest television appearance on “The […]

THURSDAY, JULY 1 THE FLYING SQUIRRELS Game starts at 7:05 and fireworks start at dusk FRIDAY, JULY 2 GENWORTH FINANCIAL CELEBRATE FREEDOM CONCERT AND FIREWORKS Fireworks start at 8:45 FIREWORKS AT BUSCH GARDENS Start at dusk SATURDAY, JULY 3 THE FLYING SQUIRRELS Game starts at 7:05 and fireworks start at dusk FIREWORKS AT KINGS DOMINION […]

          Many people are having problems with the new iPhone and they are suing because of it.  So many people have to be the first to get some of the newest gadgets, but sometimes it pays to wait until the kinks have been woeked out.  Not to mention that as time […]

Via: http://legis.virginia.gov/ This publication provides a brief summary of legislation passed by the 2010 General Assembly that is of interest to the citizens of Virginia and is likely to have an impact on their daily lives. The legislation has been signed by the Governor and most is due to go into effect on July 1, […]