Prince George's County News

    Twelve Deltas Recognized for Their Service to Prince George’s County Residents

    On April 29 at the newly renovated Ridgeley Rosenwald School in Capitol Heights, Md., twelve members of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority were recognized for their outstanding service in the areas of education and...

    Prince George’s, Montgomery Work Together on Budget Issues

    Amid budget uncertainty in Annapolis, the Prince George’s and Montgomery Counties came together last week to set the fiscal year 2013 budgets for the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC). The two councils voted to approve...

    Council and Police Employee Union Come to Agreement

    The Prince George’s County Council and the Prince George’s County Police Civilian Employees Association (PCEA) have reached a deal on a new collective bargaining agreement. In another example of how the county is streamlining the...

    Coppin State University Dean and Professor Make Top 100

    Coppin State University’s Dr. Marcella Copes and Ms. Tenyo Pearl are among Maryland’s Top 100 Women being honored by The Daily Record. Since 1996, has recognized more than 1,000 high-achieving Maryland women who...

    PGCC Student Wins Prestigious USA TODAY Scholarship

    Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) student Tia Holmes has been appointed to USA TODAY's All-USA Community College Academic Team. “The USA TODAY award was a really big deal because I worked so hard on the...

    Local Business Owner Wants in on Casino Debate

    While Prince George’s and state officials wrangle over whether or not a casino will be built in the county, there’s one local business owner who feels he’s been left out of the process. Charles Hopkins...

    Tax Increase among Ideas to Improve Prince George’s Finances

    Prince George’s County’s budgetary issues has it seeking new means of tax income from attracting more businesses to perhaps building a new casino. The latest idea to come from Prince George’s County Executive Rushern...

    Alleged Killer Was Doing Time for Assault on Family Member

    A 22-year-old man accused of killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend was on home confinement stemming from an incident involving her stepfather. Nathan Cedric Rogers of District Heights has been charged with first-degree murder in the...

    County Council Introduces Gun Offender Registry

    If Prince George’s County legislators have their way, police will be able to track the whereabouts of gun offenders similarly to the way sex offenders are tracked. Councilwoman Karen Toles, D.-Dist. 7, sponsored the legislation...

    Brandywine, Md. Native Looking to Take Next Step Toward Heavyweight Title

    Seth Mitchell has been billed as the next great American heavyweight, and he’ll have a chance to earn the praise in an April 28 bout against Chazz Witherspoon in Atlantic City. “I’m tired of training,”...

    Jericho Saga Continues: Joel Peebles Fired

    A once proud church was rocked by another controversy as the board of Jericho City of Praise fired Pastor Joel Peebles last week. The two sides had been in a lengthy and nasty battle over...

    County Officials Announce Program to Improve Inner Beltway Communities

    Prince George’s officials have announced an initiative to alleviate problems in some key inner beltway communities. “I am a citizen and resident just like you which means that I have the same concerns and compassion...
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