Prince George's County News

    McDonald’s Restaurant Re-Opens in Fort Washington, Md.

    Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III, along with other county dignitaries, Crossland High School, patrons, employees and Ronald McDonald gathered on May 24 to celebrate the grand re-opening of the rebuilt McDonald’s...

    MGM National Harbor Supports Black Businesses

    MGM National Harbor casino and resort, currently under construction in Prince George’s County, Maryland, has surpassed its goal of employing minority participation. “It isn’t something were just doing because we decided to open a property...

    Former Baltimore Raven Torrey Smith Visits Oxon Hill High School

    Former Baltimore Raven Super Bowl champion and University of Maryland Alumni Torrey Smith made a trip to Prince George’s County May 8 to visit Oxon Hill High School. While there he helped present their...

    Hogan Withholds $68 Million in Education Funding

    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) announced on May 15 that he will deny $68 million in funding for education this year. Instead, he said he plans to use the money towards Maryland’s pension system. Hogan...

    First Baptist Church of Glenarden Development Symposium

    The First Baptist Church of Glenarden’s Church development symposium: “BEYOND!” will be held on May 23 from 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the church’s Worship Center, located at 600 Watkins Park Drive. Attendees...

    Bowie State University to Open New Science Building in 2017

    Bowie State University continued their 150th year anniversary by holding a groundbreaking May 11 for the new Center for Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Nursing building set to open in the spring of 2017. The...

    Police Accountability: Concern in Prince Georges County

    Prince George’s County, Md. residents shared their concerns around the rising topic of police accountability with a wide-ranging panel of state and local officials. The discussion on police-worn body cameras and the need for...

    Beltsville Day Festival 2015

    At Beltsville Day, join in the celebration of community with performances, food, games, rides for the kids and more.  The free event will take place on May 17 from 12 pm to 5 p.m....

    MGM brings Diversity and Economic Opportunities to the Metropolitan Area

    In 2016, the National Harbor will welcome its latest development, the MGM Resorts International, to Prince George’s County, Md.  It will be an epicenter for entertainment with MGM not only bringing live shows, grand...

    Laurel Students Speak Out on Baltimore City Riots

    The impact of a week of violent riots and community protesting over the mysterious death of Freddie Gray while in police custody reached far beyond the borders of Baltimore City. In Laurel, Md., students of...

    Prince George’s County Teacher Dies after Long Battle with Cancer

    After serving 22 years as a Prince George’s County exemplary teacher at Beltsville Academic Center in Beltsville, Erika Robyn White Mushala, 44, died April 21 after a long battle with cancer. Mushala, daughter of Barbara...

    Property Tax Hike Creates Prince George’s County School Budget Debate

    Prince George’s County Schools need to improve. Residents and county officials agree on this point. It’s the method proposed to fund a $1.839 billion school budget that is being debated. County Executive Rushern Baker has suggested a 15 percent property tax increase to...

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