Prince George’s County News

  • African American Museum Investigates Ancestral Genealogy

    The Prince George’s African-American Museum & Cultural Center at North Brentwood in partnership with the Prince George’s County chapter of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, and the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System have presented a series of  workshops that ...

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  • Rep. Van Hollen Seeking Black Voters

    U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) wants Black Marylanders to know he understands their concerns and would be the best person in this election cycle to represent them in the U.S. Senate. Van Hollen spoke with the AFRO on April 8 at his Baltimore campaign office. He is competing against U.S. ...

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  • 6th Annual Decanter Wine and Racing Festival

    Come, watch and bet on live turf and dirt horse racing while sipping some of the best wines across the state at the 6th Annual Decanter Wine and Racing Festival, taking place on April 16 at Laurel Park, 198 Laurel Race Track Road, Laurel, MD 20724, from noon to 6 p.m. For more information log ...

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  • Candidates for Edwards’ House Seat Mix it Up

    On March 30, candidates for Maryland’s Fourth Congressional District seat presented their case for why they should replace Donna Edwards in the House of Representatives at Prince George’s County Community College. Former Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, former Prince George’s ...

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  • Maryland Board Approves Purple Line Contract

    The Maryland Board of Public Works has approved a $5.6 billion contract to build the Purple Line in the suburbs of the nation’s capital. The contract was approved 3-0 on April 6 for the light rail project in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties. A team of private companies has ...

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  • Entrepreneur Connects Job Seekers to Employers

    Marsha Harris’ business connects those needing employment with companies looking for short-term hires. “My goal is to help people to move from where they are to where they want to be,” she said. “InternStaff is a recruiting and staffing agency for interns,” said Marsha Harris, who founded the ...

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  • Agency Aims Aid at Low Income

    With an average household income of $73,000, Prince Georges County, Maryland holds $20,000 more in median household income than the national state average. However, more than 30,000 families still rely on social services for sustainability, according to the county’s office of economic ...

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