Prince George’s County News

  • D.C. Resident to Open Area Dance Center for Youth

    A Washington, D.C. resident hopes to build upon her previous work with youth by opening an independent dance center to serve even more local children. Nyny Johnson has a long history in dance, has volunteered with special needs youth at the Maryland Youth Ballet, and has offered afterschool ...

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  • Bowie State Graduation

    Six hundred and fifty students graduated from Bowie State University at its 2016 Spring Commencement Ceremony May 23 at the Xfinity Center in College Park, Md.  109 total views, 10 views today

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  • Survey Highlights Health Concerns, Officials Not Surprised

    Prince George’s County residents cite that HIV, heart disease, behavior/mental health, and a poor economy are among their top health concerns, according to a survey. The first ever Community Resident Survey was organized by the county’s health department, which partnered with Prince George’s ...

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  • Thief Arrested in Md. Homicide

    Prince George’s County police have arrested a man they say shot and killed the owner of a car he was stealing. The department said in a news release that 27-year-old Diartianan Rivers has been charged with first- and second-degree murder in the slaying of 52-year-old Thomas Barnes of ...

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  • Pending Hospital Faces Setbacks

    A Maryland Health Care Commission member says that the long-awaited Prince George’s County regional hospital needs major changes to win state regulatory approval. The Washington Post reports that Commissioner Robert E. Moffit, who is in charge of reviewing the project, advised project ...

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  • Man Charged for Killing Brother

    Prince George’s County Police have arrested a man they say fatally shot his brother and set his body on fire. The department said, in a news release, that officers arrested 29-year-old Jacobi Williams and charged him in the death of 32-year-old Rashaad Tate on May 16. Police say officers ...

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  • School Board Approves 20 Year Facilities Plan

    The Prince George’s County School Board voted May 12 to approve the county school’s Education Facilities Master Plan for fiscal year 2017. The plan provides $232 million for more than 130 school modernization projects. The County’s public school system will know, by the fall, if the state ...

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  • ‘Battle of the Badges’ Basketball Tournament

    The Negro League Legends Hall of Fame along with the Prince George’s County Basketball team will host “Battle of the Badges” an International Basketball Benefit Tournament on May 20 and 21 at the Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. High School, 12650 Brooke Lane. The event will be from 6 p.m. – ...

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