Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Residents Say Boulevard is ‘Failing’

When the Boulevard at the Capital Center was opened in 2003, it was promoted as the first major retail hub in Prince George's County....

Baker Introduces Jobs and Economic Development Plan

Former Del. Rushern Baker, candidate for Prince George’s county executive, is using the momentum of new labor union endorsements to lay out his new...

Justice Served in 2009 Double Murder

On May 26, a Landover man was convicted for his role in a brutal double murder which took place exactly one year ago. Lawrence...

Law Signed to Curb Violence at County Nightclubs

On May 21, Gov. Martin O’Malley signed into law a bill that would require all nightclubs in Prince George’s County to provide security plans...

Haitian Native Perseveres through Tragedy

During the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that devastated Haiti in January, Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) student Jemima Pierre-Jacques was powerless to help any family or...

Ehrlich to Halt Purple Line Project if Re-Elected

Robert Ehrlich (R), former governor of Maryland, recently made comments that have ruffled the feathers of many officials in Prince George’s and Montgomery counties....

Pr. George’s Bus Driver Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

Scott Smallwood, a 27-year-old Upper Marlboro resident and bus driver for Prince George’s County Public Schools, was arrested on May 21 at a Prince...

Duncan Praises Pr. George’s Public Schools for Student Achievement

In a visit to Bladensburg Elementary School today, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan praised Prince George’s County for its commitment to improving school performance. “What...

Six Flags Stages a ‘Lock Out’

Six Flags America may be facing a lawsuit over what two women say are discriminatory hiring policies. Janet Bello and Jackie Sherrill are crying...

County Executive Candidate Pledges to Clean Up Prince George’s Politics

Former State Del. Rushern Baker, candidate for Prince George’s County Executive has released his proposed plan for ethics reform in the county. Baker’s “Raising Our...

Industrial Teams With Ebenezer To Increase Financial Literacy

Ebenezer Church believes its financial situation was misrepresented in a Reuters story earlier this year. This is part two of AFRO coverage about the...

Tart Family Creating a Legacy at Bowie State

On May 21, a family experience will come full circle when Tiara and Tonya Tart graduate from Bowie State University, a feat their father...