Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Local HBCU Students Earn ROTC Scholarships

By the time she completed elementary school, Jasmine Jones could pack clothing military style. Her father, a career U.S. Navy man, provided the tutelage. Now,...

Alsobrooks Wants to See Prince George’s County Progress

Prince George's County State's Attorney Angela Alsobrooks is passionate about her home county and is running for county executive to see that it is...

The Comeback: Former BSU quarterback trades helmet for a headset

Regarded as one of the best players in the area, senior quarterback Nyema Washington finished out his high school career at Suitland in 2012...

Car Thefts and School Violence Put P.G. County Police on High Alert

Although it’s only February, the Prince George’s County Police Department has seen its fair share of crime this year, including car thefts and violence...

New FBI Headquarters Will Not Be in Prince George’s County

A report released on Feb. 12 dealt a fatal blow to Prince George's County's hopes of getting the new FBI headquarters. The decision is a...

Currie’s Wife Acts as ‘Shadow’ Senator

The wife of Maryland State Sen. Ulysses S. Currie, who represents the 25th district of Maryland that is located in Prince George's County, is reportedly...

Henry Wise Dismantles Bladensburg High School Basketball

Upper Marlboro, MD-based Dr. Henry A. Wise, Jr. High School (14-4) completely dismantled Bladensburg High School (Bladensburg, MD) 81-57 on Feb. 8. Wise senior...

Maryland Black Mayors Revamp Leadership

The Maryland Black Mayors Association (MBM) elected new officers for the upcoming year in anticipation of rolling out a more aggressive political agenda. “We...

Queen Runs for Prince George’s Board of Education Seat

Belinda Queen, member of the Prince George's County Democratic Central Committee and resident of Capitol Heights, Md., wants to be the next Board of...

Two Teens Face Charges Over Shooting at Oxon Hill High School

Two Clinton teenagers were arrested and charged with attempted murder of a 17-year-old male victim. On Feb. 5, Prince George’s County police charged, 17-year-old, Zanaya...

An Up, Close, and Personal Civil War Experience

  Shayne Davidson was so inspired by an antique photo album featuring 17 Black soldiers from the Civil War, he decided to research, create a...

Remembering Local Heroes

With this year’s national Black History Month theme honoring African Americans in Times of war, celebrate the month by learning about local, Black veterans....