Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Prince George’s School Board Approves $1.75 Billion Budget

The Prince George’s County School Board on Feb. 25 unanimously approved a $1.75 billion budget that provides for increases in funding for full-day pre-kindergarten...

Montpelier Mansion to Honor Maryland’s Historic Black Scientists

On Feb. 25, Montpelier Mansion staffers will honor the contributions made by Maryland African-American scientists during a special ceremony at the Deerfield Run Community...

Prince George’s NAACP Chapter Travels to Annapolis for Foreclosure Rally

Members of Maryland NAACP chapters, including representatives of the Prince George’s chapter, converged on the Maryland statehouse Feb. 24 to urge Gov. Martin J....

Prince George’s County Officials Undertake Pothole Repair Project

After this winter’s episodes of snow and ice, county roads are marked with potholes deep enough to damage tires and, in some places, possibly...

Grant Awarded to Examine Employment Gaps in Region’s Healthcare Industry

Lanham, MD (February 24, 2014) Associated Black Charities of Maryland (ABC-MD) announced its award of a planning grant by the Maryland Department of Labor,...

African American Heroes & Advocates Costume Contest

The Prince George’s Sports & Learning Complex will host a costume contest to celebrate Black History Month on Feb. 28. Dress as one of...

University of Maryland Computer Breach Exposes Personal Information of More Than 300,000

A computer breach at the University of Maryland exposed the personal information of more than 300,000 faculty, staff, students and affiliated personnel from the...

Highland Park Christian Academy Becomes First D.C. Area School to Receive Technology Grant

Highland Park Christian Academy (HPCA) in Landover, Md. recently became one of only 300 schools worldwide to receive the Youth Touch Technology Integration System. The...

Bowie State Student Named Ambassador of White House Initiative

Symone Jordan, a Bowie State University student with high academic and leadership achievements, was named one of 75 Historically Black College and University All-Stars...

Md. Man Charged in Stabbing Death of Uncle

FORESTVILLE, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County police have charged a man with fatally stabbing his uncle. Police say they were called to the 4000...

‘Archiving Culture in Underrepresented Communities’

The iSchool and Student Archivists at Maryland are hosting Americana: Archiving Culture in Underrepresented Communities, 6-8:30 p.m., Feb. 24 in the special events room,...

Congresswoman Donna Edwards Leads Roundtable on Women-Owned Business

Congresswoman Donna Edwards (D) visited the Clarion Hotel in Oxon Hill on Feb.10 to host a Women-Owned Business Roundtable in Maryland’s 4th Congressional District....