Prince George's County News

    PG County Dems Pleased at Substance, Tone of Presidential Debate

    LARGO, Md. -- After watching the first Democratic presidential debate, the consensus among members of the Prince George’s County Young Democrats and the Maryland Democratic Party Tuesday night was that former Secretary of State...

    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:...

    U.S. Rep. Edwards Remembers MD’s Gun Violence Victims, Urges Gun Reform

    Bookended by mass shootings at universities in Oregon and Texas, U.S. Rep. Donna Edwards read the names of Marylanders who have lost their lives to gun violence in 2015 on the floor of the...

    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...

    Protesters Say: Prince George’s Cops’ Accountability Must Change

    About 80 Prince George’s County residents gathered at a forum dedicated to discussing police accountability on Oct. 1. The discussion comes in the wake of several incidents in the county where Black men and...

    Maryland Community Hosts Nickelodeon’s ‘Worldwide Day Of Play’

    Nickelodeon partnered with the Forest Heights’ Healthy Living Program to host the fourth annual World Wide Day Of Play at Forest Heights Elementary School on Sept.26. The event is a health and fitness incentive...

    Prince George’s County Cpl. Che’ Atkinson Works to Change Cops Image

    At a time when police officers are scrutinized for their wrongdoings, according to a 2014 Annual Report from the Citizen Complaint Oversight Panel, Cpl. Che' Atkinson is one police officer that is above the...

    PG County Housing Authority Opens Voucher

    Prince George’s County Housing Authority will begin its preliminary Housing Choice Voucher Program application online from Oct. 5 – Oct. 16. During this time, anyone who applies has an equal chance to be randomly...

    Delta Alumnae Foundation Town Hall Meeting

    The Prince George’s County Delta Alumnae Foundation will host the Delta Teacher Efficacy Campaign Town Hall on Oct.3 at the Prince George’s Community College from 9 a.m. to noon. Panelists include: Renee Roth, Prince...

    One Day College Tour

    Prince George’s Community College and Bowie State University will host a one day college tour for 7th and 8th grade students. The event will be held on Oct. 2 and the cost will be...

    Marylanders Weigh Removal of Memorials 150 Years After Civil War

    The Civil War divided many communities and families in Maryland, according to state historians, and mementos venerating forces for both the South and the North began to appear throughout the state in the early...

    Md. School System Disputes Reports of Unsafe Cafeteria Meals

    Prince George’s County Public Schools is disputing reports that its cafeterias are serving inedible, unsafe meals to students. On Sept. 11, Tamera Perry, a student at Friendly High School in Fort Washington, Md., tweeted an...

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