Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

My Girlfriend’s House Celebrates Three Years of Service

My Girlfriend’s House, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to help at-risk women and  girls develop self-worth while advancing their career and academic skills,...

Forum in Capitol Heights Raises Awareness about Hepatitis C

A town hall forum was held to discuss the importance of Hepatitis C and to urge people to get tested immediately at The Sanctuary...

Pastors Preach HIV Awareness on NAACP Day of Unity

To educate people about HIV and AIDS, faith leaders throughout the nation spoke awareness, safe sex, and abstinence from the pulpit on July 20,...

Prince George’s County Council Approves MGM Project

The Prince George's County's Council approved plans July 21 to complete a $925 million MGM Resorts International, National Harbor project that includes a casino,...

Allstate’s Gospel Superfest Battle of the Bands Makes Stop in D.C. Area

In August, Allstate will kick off its Gospel Superfest Battle of the Bands competition. The event will stop in the D.C. area on Aug.16...

Kingdom Voices Magazine Founder to Host Book Signing

Latoya A. Benson, founder and editor-in-chief of Kingdom Voices Magazine is releasing a new book, The New You Revolution: A 40 Day Journey to Discovering and...

Ekklesia Worship Center Shines Light on Mental Health among Minorities

In 2008, the U.S. House of Representatives designated July as Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Awareness month. This was an effort to raise...

Celebrating Wayne Curry: Thousands Gather to Pay Their Last Respects

More than 2,500 people gathered July 10 to express their last condolences and celebrate the life of Wayne Keith Curry, the first African-American chief...

Wayne Curry, First African-American Prince George’s County, Md. Executive, Laid to Rest

Wayne Curry, the first African-American to serve as county executive of Prince George’s County, Md., was laid to rest July 10 at the First...

Fourth of July Weekend In Prince George’s County

The Fourth of July weekend for Prince George's County wasn't exactly memorial. Instead it was a day of high law enforcement-related activity. On the morning...

Former Police Corporal’s Family Seek to get 45-Year Sentence Overturned

For the past seven years, Stacey Washington, wife of convicted former Prince George's County homeland security official Keith Washington, has had to raise their...

23-Year-Old Filmmaker Encourages Faith with Maiden Film–Transpose: The Movie

Growing up in Prince George’s County, Md., Jimmy Jenkins envisioned vivid pictures and stories, but he didn’t know how to put them on paper. The...