Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Bowie State Set to Host First Division II Playoff Game in School History

In a season where dreams have been deferred, Bowie State’s football program remains on the precipice of history.  Despite missing a chance to play...

Residents Need to be ‘Mindful’ of Hate, Says Ross

Bob Ross, the president of the Prince George's County chapter of the NAACP recently told the AFRO that his organization is dealing with several cases...

Teen Resident Found Dead in Charlotte, N.C.

Two months after their 19-year-old daughter was abducted from a sandwich shop inside the gate of Norfolk Naval base, the parents of Ashanti Billie...

Lawsuit: School Officials Ignored Signs of Abuse

GLENARDEN, Md. (AP) — New court documents allege that administrators at a Maryland elementary school ignored warning signs from an aide who was later...

Suitland Center Businesses Get More Time to Relocate

A last-minute agreement between attorneys for business owners at the Suitland Center in Suitland, Md. and the Prince George’s County Revenue Authority, extended the...

First Baptist Church of Glenarden Gift Cards for Guns program

First Baptist Church of Glenarden (FBCG), located at 600 Watkins Park Dr., is scheduled to host a Gift Cards for Guns program on Nov....

Ayers Steps Up to Improve Sheriff’s Office

Anthony Ayers Sr. has held prominent positions in Prince George’s County law enforcement.  Now, he is taking the electoral route and said he hopes...

School System Audit Inconclusive on Grade Tampering in High Schools

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III is defending a 200 page audit that raises questions about whether or not school officials engaged in a...

House Fire That Left 2 Men Dead in Maryland was Arson

Authorities say a house fire that left two men dead in a Maryland suburb of Washington was deliberately set. Police and fire officials in Prince...

Sen. Van Hollen Endorses Rushern Baker in Maryland Democratic Primary Governor’s Race

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Maryland Sen. Chris Van Hollen has endorsed Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker in Maryland's governor's race. Van Hollen, a Democrat,...

Hopkins Undergrad Vies to Replace Sheriff

Prince George’s County Deputy Sheriff Kendal Wade wants county voters to promote him to sheriff. "I am running for sheriff because I feel that...

Nonprofit Pushes Students to Succeed

GapBuster is a Riverdale, Md. minority-founded educational organization dedicated to promoting higher levels of achievement and closing the performance gap of students by enriching...