Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Seniors Answer the Call to Help

All Shades of Pink (ASOP) partnered with the Maryland - National Capital Parks & Planning Commission, November 2012, regarding its Wrapped in Comfort Blanket...

Man Sentenced to 85 Years in Prison for Threatening, Stalking Ex-Wife

A Prince George’s County Circuit Court judge sentenced Michael A. Johnson, 33, of Hyattsville, Md. to 115 years in prison on July 18 for...

Middle-School Students Work With Black Astronaut at Science Camp

The first Black astronaut to walk in space July 12 lead an exhibition of what 50 middle school students helped produce in a tough...

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...