Prince George’s County News

  • Prince George’s Hospital System Remains in Limbo

    Prince George's County officials are still optimistic over a hospital situation in desperate need of a resolution. Despite lacking a concrete plan of action, there's hope the county hospital system will be retooled in the best interests of county residents. "I believe we will ...

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  • Peters Faces Old and New Faces in District 23 Race

    The state senator's race in District 23 is proving to be another interesting one. Douglas J.J. Peters appears to be entrenched as the incumbent; however, there are two challengers determined to take his crown. Peters, a former Prince George’s County and Bowie City Councilman, is the ...

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  • Appliance Store Helps Fill Void in Boulevard

    The void left by Circuit City at the Boulevard at Capital Centre has now been filled by hhgregg, Inland Western Retail Real Estate Trust (Inland Western), the leasing company for the shopping center, announced recently. “The Boulevard at the Capital Centre is a strong lifestyle center ...

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  • Prince George’s Scarred by Foreclosure Crisis

    Behind the palatial facades and well-manicured, verdant lawns of Prince George’s County’s suburbia a secret was brewing. That is, until the fragile foundations of the U.S. housing market fell, exposing a festering sore that has since crippled the nation’s economy and undercut ...

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  • 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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