Prince George’s County News

  • Veterans’ Day Extravaganza Empowers, Educates Women

    The Fourth Annual Women Veterans and Women in the Military Veterans Extravaganza will bring together service members and veterans for a two-day empowerment, education conference. From Nov. 11-13, at the Gaylord Hotel and Convention Center, National Harbor, Maryland, those in attendance will ...

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  • 5K Turkey Run & Walk

    The Sowing Empowerment & Economic Development organization is hosting an event on Nov. 7 at 5240 Paint Branch Parkway starting at 8 a. m. The 5k run and walk will raise money for holiday baskets going towards SEED’s education, housing, and community programs for low-to-moderate income ...

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  • Prince George’s County DOE Pumpkin Collection

    The Prince George County Department of the Environment will be collecting pumpkins and other organic decorations on Nov. 4 and Nov. 11. Residents can place pumpkins outdoors for curbside pickup, and items are not required to be bagged, but if they are paper lawn or leaf bags are required. ...

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  • Are Minorities Getting Fair Share of Contracts?

    The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) has several questions for Black and women-owned businesses in the region, including assessing their success rate, barriers, and inclusion in the procurement process. In April 2015, WSSC launched a disparity study to examine whether minority and ...

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  • 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: Parent Advocacy Discussion & Coat Drive on Oct. 17 from 12:30 ...

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  • Truck Falls from Capital Beltway Overpass; 1 dead

    SUITLAND, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a driver was killed when the semitractor-trailer he was driving fell from a Capital Beltway overpass onto a parkway in a Maryland suburb of Washington, D.C. Maryland State Police say the driver lost control on the outer loop of the beltway early Friday. The ...

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