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    Journalists Fêted at University of Maryland’s Sam Lacy-Wendell Smith Awards Luncheon

    The Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism hosted the Sam Lacy-Wendell Smith Awards Luncheon at the University of Maryland on April 2. At the luncheon, four awards were given to current and upcoming journalists. The...

    First Baptist Seminar on Domestic Violence

    The First Baptist Church of College Park will hold its first seminar for the church’s newly established ministry, The Family Institute on March 28. The seminar will address Domestic Violence with the theme, Broken...

    Prayer Brings Strength After Tragedies

    Massive hurricanes have ravaged much of the Caribbean Islands, floods have gutted  homes from Florida to  Texas and a Las Vegas shooter has  killed and wounded hundreds at a country music concert. And yet, despite...

    Prince George’s County School System Enhancing Security

    The Prince George’s County, Md. public school system is adding more security, including the installation of electronic safety devices at all schools and the regular practice of emergency protocols. According to The (Gaithersburg, Md.) Gazette,...

    Pr. George’s Prosecutor’s Office Shares Crime-Reducing Initiatives

    The Prince George’s County State's Attorney Office has announced some of their plans for reducing crime in the county through both legislation and community initiatives.  State’s Attorney Angela Alsobrooks will be working to make...

    Former Prince George’s Exec Jack Johnson Sentenced to 7 years

    An apologetic former Prince George’s County Executive Jack Johnson was sentenced to seven years in prison after pleading guilty to corruption charges. “I want to apologize to you for being here and giving up...

    Prince George’s County Police Seek Suspect in 2012 Killing

    Laquette Dunn wants the person responsible for killing her son brought to justice. She and Prince George’s County police detectives are asking the public’s help in identifying and locating the killer. Dunn’s son, George Waymer...

    Living Pure Ministries Singles Paint Party

    On Aug. 5, Living Pure Ministries is hosting a singles paint party from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. at the Capitol Heights Community Room, located at 1 Capitol Heights Blvd. The guest featured artist...

    Parent Advocacy Discussion & Coat Drive

    AFRO The District 5 Education Advocacy Series, a forum developed to empower constituents to be a voice for educational issues that impact Prince George's County Public School Students will hold their second series event:...

    Opera: Romeo and Juliet

    The Maryland Lyric Opera presents Roméo et Juliette, Charles Gounod’s grand opera and the most famous of the operatic treatments of this iconic tragedy by William Shakespeare. The show will occur at Kay Theatre...

    Maryland State Employees Obligated to Partake in State Wellness Program

    Maryland state employees who receive government health benefits will be mandated to participate in a state wellness program effective Jan. 1, or face a mandatory $50 penalty. The wellness program is designed to improve the...

    Annie’s Art Gallery Presents Family Night Poetry Open Mic

    On Aug. 18 Family Night Poetry Open Mic will take place at Annie’s Art Gallery in for this month's free "Family Night Poetry Open Mic" from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Annie's Art...

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