Prince George's County News

    Bowie State University Celebrates 150 Years

    To celebrate their 150th anniversary, Bowie State University held a Founders Day Celebration Convocation at the university’s Samuel L. Myers Auditorium on April 15. "We challenge ourselves to continue the rich legacy that is Bowie...

    Edwards Gets Key Support; House Race Intensifies

    In her bid to become the first African-American U.S. senator from Maryland, U.S. Rep. Donna Edwards has picked up support from a former senator and the majority of the Prince George's County Council. On...

    Fitness Trainer Finds Big Success in Small Space

    Eleven men and women were sweating to the beat in a Saturday morning workout.  James Davis was on the back row dropping one knee into a lunge holding kettlebells. Felesha Johnson was on the...

    New Lieutenant Governor Shares Insight on Being a Prince George’s County Leader

    Over 400 people attended the 4th annual community breakfast hosted by 100 Black Men of Prince George’s County, Md. on April 11. Under the theme “Empowering Our Community with Tomorrow’s Leaders,” Maryland’s newly elected...

    Fitness for Kids by Kids

    Jodi Evans, 11-year-old from Bowie, Md. is hosting her third annual Fun Run & Fitness Event for kids ages five to 16 on April 18 from 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. on the track...

    Journalists Fêted at University of Maryland’s Sam Lacy-Wendell Smith Awards Luncheon

    The Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism hosted the Sam Lacy-Wendell Smith Awards Luncheon at the University of Maryland on April 2. At the luncheon, four awards were given to current and upcoming journalists. The...

    Former School Principal Dwight Jefferson Found Not Guilty of Charges

    After hours of deliberation for a verdict, the jury in the State v. Dwight Jefferson case found the former principal not guilty of child abuse and second-degree assault. The trial took place at the...

    Bowie State’s Special Awards Gala: Celebrating 150 Years of Existence

    Most schools in Maryland celebrate the birth of their school with a Founders Day. Bowie State University on the other hand, celebrates being the first Historically Black College (HBCU) in Maryland as students, professors,...

    State Attorney Angela Alsobrooks Pushes Domestic Violence Bills in Q&A Talk

    Prince Georges County State Attorney Angela Alsobrooks spoke March 28 on Newschannel 8 about crime and safety. This included the two bills on domestic violence she is advocating for with Maryland Judiciary Committee in...

    Stepping Classes

    The Southern Maryland Steppers will be teaching beginning and intermediate original style stepping at the Thai Palace, 3732 Crain Highway in Waldorf, Md. The class will be held every Tuesday from 6 p.m. to...

    100 Black Men Annual Community Breakfast

    The 100 Black Men of Prince George’s County’s fourth Annual Community Breakfast will be held on April 11 from 8:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. at Martin’s Camelot, 13905 Central Ave. The keynote speaker for...

    Baker Presents FY2016 Proposed Budget

    Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker, along with the Prince George's County Charter, have prepared Baker's fiscal year 2016 (FY 2016) Proposed Operating and Capital Budgets. The proposed FY 2016 budget, for all funds,...

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