Prince George’s County News

  • Test of Faith Pushes Local Entrepreneur

    Wanda Childs has reached levels of success she never imagined as an entrepreneur. That’s because her faith in God is what’s kept her doing what she believes is his work. However, it was a lack of faith that almost derailed the entire process. Childs worked for Fannie Mae for over 21 ...

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  • Varying Personalities Meet in Sheriff’s Race

    The race for Prince George’s County sheriff’s seat unites contenders with contrasting management styles and experiences. While all six men – Rafael Hylton, Edward R. Cheeks, Melvin C. High, Danny Hall, Michael T. Gonnella and Louis T. Wood– have backgrounds in law ...

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  • County Officials Try to Break Business Barriers

    Prince George's County officials are desperately trying to grow the commercial tax base in the county. However, they're fearful there are perceived hurdles to making this happen. "In the minds of some, the county may be perceived as a place where it’s difficult to do ...

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  • Mother Mourns the Loss of Her Son

    Aaron Leach repeatedly denied his mother’s request to join the military when he graduated from high school. Leach, 21, was afraid he’d have to go to war and he’d be killed in action. Unfortunately for Leach, his fear came true. However, it was only miles from his home, as he ...

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  • State’s Attorney Candidates Believe in Experience

    The State's Attorney's race in Prince George's County is one that pits foes from different backgrounds against each other. However, the one advantage everyone believes they have is experience. Peggy Magee, a Mississippi native, served in the United States Air Force for 20 years, ...

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  • Golf Course Foreclosures Disappoint Residents

    The lawn is unkempt. Notices litter the doors of the facility. What was once a symbol of pride in Prince George’s County is now nothing more than an eyesore. “The parking lot over there hasn’t been maintained in months,” said disgruntled Upper Marlboro resident Weldon ...

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  • Slain Trooper’s Family Sets Up Scholarship Fund

    The family of slain Trooper First Class Wesley Brown has announced the creation of a scholarship fund in his name to continue the education and mentoring of youth in his foundation. According to the family, the fund will be used to continue Brown’s “legacy and vision for the ...

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  • Local Church Finds its “Sanctuary” in Business

    Pastor Anthony G. Maclin and the Sanctuary at Kingdom Square has a model for success many other churches in the area just don't have. It has its own mall. "I think it's a good thing that people know that they can come somewhere where they can trust you," said Shelley McClain, ...

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  • Parents Concerned about Proposed School Transfer

    Parents at Whitehall Elementary School in Bowie are upset about a proposed transfer of students to Kenilworth Elementary next school year. Roughly 140 students would be transferred and parents say they aren't confident the county has done its due diligence. "[Prince George's County ...

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