Bria Bell

Bria Bell

News Reporter

Charlotte, NC

Bria Bell is a news reporter in the Gaston County bureau.

Recent Articles by Bria

  Black community leaders are calling on more men to be mentors after back-to-back killings

  American Airlines will start booking flights at full capacity again on July 1

  Artists paint mural on Beatties Ford Road to lift spirits after deadly shooting

  Charlotte’s Black community leaders just disturbed about neighborhood crime as they are passionate about “Black Lives Matter” movement

  Big turnout for this year’s Juneteenth celebrations in Charlotte

  Mayor Vi Lyles signs proclamation declaring June 19 as Juneteenth in Charlotte

  Attorneys representing protesters say CMPD is abusing power, violating rights

  Juneteenth, a 155-year-old holiday, is getting more recognition in Charlotte

  Black mamas group marches in defense of children, black lives

  Black Charlotte entrepreneurs see bump in business after ‘Black Out Tuesday’ social media hashtag

  Black CPI Security employees share thoughts on work culture after CEO’s anti-protest comments

  Having constant protests during a pandemic is taxing especially for the Black community

  Several attorneys are working for free to help protesters who are arrested

  How do you talk to your children about racism while protests continue to form?

  A family surprises Iredell County first responders with a gift for saving relatives

  Sisterhood of Traveling Wine North Carolina brings out “fairies”

  Changes are coming to many barbershops, salons for safety reasons

  Friday’s storm causes power outages in Gaston County

  Masks will not be required in Davidson, commissioners vote on mandate

  South Carolina gyms, salons, other close-contact businesses reopen

  Some local churches resume indoor services after judge lifted NC governor’s restriction

  New uptown Charlotte restaurant to utilize thermal camera to check customer’s temperature

  Governor Cooper’s WiFi hot spot plans move forward for NC students

  A digital divide is causing issues for CMS students, district works to find solutions

  Some South Carolina restaurants see increase in customers after opening outdoor patios

  Some South Carolina restaurants are hoping outdoor dining service boosts business

  Not all business owners are jumping at the chance to reopen on May 8

  Charlotte historians are encouraging you to journal about the coronavirus

  Minority-owned businesses struggling more than other businesses to receive funding from Payment Protection Program

  Overcoming COVID-19: Officials say almost 900 people have recovered in Mecklenburg County