Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Black Pastors to Members: Be Aware and Beware Zimmerman Verdict

Rev. John K. Jenkins, Sr. looked out at the congregation of First Baptist Church of Glendarden and sighed. Less than 12 hours after jurors in...

Lash Love Business

April Nelson and Kristyl Nelson may not pose a threat, just yet, to television mogul Oprah Winfrey’s position on Forbes Magazine’s 2013 list of...

Prince George’s Lawmakers Push to Normalize Life for Ex-Offenders

The Prince George’s County Council is trying to make sure ex-convicts have a path into productive roles in society after prison now that Maryland...

Maxwell’s Career Path Takes Him Back Home

For Kevin Maxwell, the recent call from County Executive Rushern Baker III was both a summons to run Prince George’s County’s public school system...

Md. Lt. Gov. Brown Garners Dozens of Endorsements for Gubernatorial Campaign

Maryland Lt. Governor Anthony Brown recently received the endorsements of elected officials from more than 70 municipalities across the state who support his gubernatorial...

Ashford and Simpson Awarded Honorary Doctorate by Bowie State

Bowie State University awarded Ashford and Simpson, the legendary soul singing group, an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree May 17. The degree was conferred...

Anne Arundel County Superintendent Kevin Maxwell to Head Prince George’s Schools

Kevin Maxwell, currently working as superintendent in Anne Arundel County, has been tapped to serve as the chief administrator in Prince George’s County Public Schools, unnamed...

Rushern Baker III Launches Re-Election Bid for County Executive Post

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III announced June 20 that he will run for re-election in 2014 to build on the accomplishments...

P.G. Teacher, Morgan Grad Up for a Steve Harvey Hoodie Award

Teaching was last thing on the mind of Albert T. Lewis when he left Capital Heights for Morgan State University. The communications major had...

Prince George’s County Mounts $1.2 Billion Clean Water Effort

Prince George’s County officials are touting a $1.2 billion retrofit plan to protect its waterways from urban pollution as required by the federal Clean...

Three New Members Sworn into Prince George’s County School Board

The Prince George’s County Board of Education is at authorized strength with the June 17 swearing-in of three new members—all veteran educators—to create a...

The Search for Downtown Prince George’s

Some locals may consider Largo to be downtown Prince George’s County with its town center and hot restaurants such as Carolina Kitchen. Others say...