Prince George's County News

    GSA Donates Computers to Prince George’s Schools

    The federal agency, General Services Administration (GSA), got in the county’s good graces recently as it donated computers to Suitland High School. “Today, we are proud to have the GSA as another partner with our...

    Baker Nomination for County Attorney Scrutinized

    M. Andree Green’s appointment as acting county attorney in July passed with little fanfare. Now, however, the Prince George’s County Council is at odds with County Executive Rushern Baker over the pick. Baker has...

    Community Rallies Against Slots in Prince George’s

    Prince George’s County Councilman Eric Olson introduced a bill to ban slots in the county, bringing back a hotly debated topic for the county and garnering remarkable support from many corners of the community. “County...

    Gas Tax Increase to Be Considered in Infrastructure Jobs Plan

    ANNAPOLIS — Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown said Oct. 18, that a gas tax increase could help Maryland fund needed infrastructure projects and create jobs. His testimony before a joint hearing of the Maryland House...

    U.S. Rep. Edwards Stands Alone in Redistricting Plan

    Gov. Martin O’Malley’s state redistricting plan made it through a state senate committee vote, but triggered much handwringing over districts in Prince George’s and Montgomery counties where the minority vote would be affected. In...

    Arrest Made in Suitland Sexual Assault

    Prince George’s County Police have arrested a suspect in connection with a sexual assault in Suitland. Philip James Fleming of District Heights was arrested Oct. 7 on 10 different charges connected to a Sept....

    Prince George’s is New Home to Global Security Firm

    Prince George’s County officials are beaming over the announcement that it had successfully lured a company out of Virginia into Prince George’s as Coastal International Security announced the opening of its new headquarters in...

    Prince George’s Delta’s Celebrate 25th Annual HBCU Tour

    The Prince George’s County Alumnae Chapter (PGCAC) of Delta Sigma Theta is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its annual tour of HBCU’s for local high school students with a ceremony on Oct. 16 in...

    White House Honors PGCC President

    Prince George’s Community College and its president, Charlene Dukes, was recognized recently by the White House as being a “champion for change.” “It is an honor to represent the work of dedicated faculty and...

    Trial for Ulysses Currie Begins

    Ulysses Currie’s trial on federal bribery charges began in Baltimore last week where the longtime state senator fights allegations that he used his political influence while a consultant for Shopper’s Food Warehouse (SFW), to...

    Muse Launches Exploratory Committee for U.S. Senate Seat

    State Sen. C. Anthony Muse launched an exploratory committee this week to assess his chances of snaring the U.S. Senate seat currently occupied by Sen. Ben Cardin and become the first Black senator from...

    PG Police Tout Crime Drop after Summer Initiative

    PALMER PARK, Md. (AP) — Police in Prince George’s County Maryland, scarred by a violent start to the year, reported a drop in crime Wednesday as part of a beefed-up police presence during the...
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