Prince George’s County News

  • Greater Mt. Nebo’s Weaver Receives Honorary Doctorate

    The Rev. Jonathan L. Weaver, pastor of Greater Mt. Nebo A.M.E. Church in Bowie, was honored earlier this month with an honorary doctorate from Sojourner Douglass College in Baltimore. “This is truly an honor because pastor does a lot locally, nationally, and internationally,” said ...

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  • Hite to Head Philly Schools

    On June 28, Prince George’s County Superintendent William Hite attended the regularly scheduled meeting of the school board, making his report and fielding questions. Less than 24 hours later, he announced that he was leaving the school district to become the new chief administrator of ...

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  • Westphalia Project Ready for Contributors

    Contractors interested in being part of the Westphalia Project have their opportunity to learn more about the plan at a July 11 open house. The Westphalia Project will be a mixed-use development in Upper Marlboro on Westphalia Road and Pennsylvania Avenue. Mirinda Jackson, minority business ...

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  • Deputy Sheriff Accused of Rape

    In another case of a public servant garnering headlines for the wrong reasons, a Prince George’s County deputy sheriff has been charged with rape while on duty. On June 19, a female inmate awaiting trial at the Prince George’s Courthouse in Upper Marlboro accused Sheriff’s ...

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  • Malawian President Visits Prince George’s Church

    There have only been three female presidents of African countries, and one of them visited a Prince George’s County church on June 17 during her trip to the United States. Joyce Banda, Malawi’s first woman president and an unyielding women’s right leader, was honored by the ...

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  • Alston Defends Actions of Turbulent 18 Months

    In just 18 months as a member of the Maryland General Assembly, Del. Tiffany Alston of Prince George’s County has stirred more controversy than some do in a long legislative career. “There was gay marriage, redistricting, medical marijuana and the Public Defender’s Act, though ...

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  • Ex-Offender Arrested in Shooting at Southern Avenue

    It took only 12 hours for Prince George’s County Police to arrest a suspect in the murder of a man at the Southern Avenue Metro Station. Prince George's and Metro Transit Police, responding to a report of a shooting at the Southern Avenue Metro Station, said they found Harold T. ...

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