Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

New Affordable 3D Scholars Degree Program

University of Maryland University College (UMUC), Prince George’s Community College (PGCC), and Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS)launched a pilot scholarship program. The Prince...

Maryland’s Casino Taxes Set to Change when MGM Opens

Two Maryland casinos will keep a higher share of slot machine revenue when MGM National Harbor opens this week, in a deal state lawmakers...

First Baptist Church of Glenarden Christmas Play

The First Baptist Church of Glenarden will feature gospel artists Ruth La’Ontra and Brandon Gaines as Mary and Joseph along with Leah Clark Leach...

Local Journalist Named Media Spokeswoman for Pr. George’s Police Dept.

Journalist Jennifer Donelan has been appointed as the new director of media relations for the Prince George’s County Police Department. In a statement released Nov....

Schools Launch Student Safety Plan

The Prince George’s County Public Schools system has launched a detailed student safety plan to address lapses in vetting, reporting procedures, and incident investigation....

Currie Rescinds Resignation

In a surprise move, Maryland Sen. Ulysses Currie has decided not to resign and will serve out the remainder of his term in the...

Councilman Charged with Drunk Driving

A Prince George's County Council member has been charged with drunken driving. Maryland state police say Council member Mel Franklin crashed a county-owned vehicle into...

Baker Initiative Upgrades Glassmanor-Oxon Hill Area

The Transforming Neighborhoods Initiative (TNI) was launched in April 2012 by Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III. The goal is to help six...

Darryl Barnes Emerges As Most Likely To Replace Departing Ulysses Currie

Maryland Delegate Darryl Barnes (D-25) appears to be the leading candidate to replace legendary Maryland State Senator Ulysses Currie in the 25th Legislative District. Currie,...

Man Convicted in Shooting Death of 3-year-old

A man has been convicted in the fatal shooting of a 3-year-old in Landover, Md. in 2014. The Prince George's County State's Attorney's Office said...

AJ Lytton Delivers Win for Wise Pumas

Welcome to the Afro’s weekly sports wrap-up. The Matchup Wrap-up: Only one team could make it out of last week’s game with The Wise Pumas vs....

Prince George’s County Officials Break Ground on New Affordable Housing

As part of Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker’s Transforming Neighborhood Initiative program, county leaders and community residents celebrated the groundbreaking of Columbia Run...