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    Term Limits Debate Heats Up as November Approaches

    This November, Prince George’s County voters will have the opportunity to decide whether council members and the county executive should be allowed to serve more than two consecutive terms in office. The ballot referendum...

    First Baptist Church of Glenarden Red Flag Conference

    First Baptist Church of Glenarden, located at 600 Watkins Park. Dr., is scheduled to host the Red Flag Conference on Oct. 28 from 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. This free conference will discuss issues...

    Bowie Students Design Technology to Aid Homeless

    On a stingingly cold day in late January, more than 1,100 individuals in the Washington Metropolitan area were without shelter, living on the streets, in alleys, under bridges, in local parks, in camp sites,...

    DMV HBCU Report: Despite Losses QBs Shine in Season Openers

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO Local HBCU teams went 0-3 as the Labor Day Weekend marked the final unofficial weekend of summer and kicked off college football season.  However, two premiere quarterbacks set...

    Thief Arrested in Md. Homicide

    Prince George's County police have arrested a man they say shot and killed the owner of a car he was stealing. The department said in a news release that 27-year-old Diartianan Rivers has been charged...

    Five DeMatha Football Players Dismissed After Allegedly Buying Prostitutes

    Five members of the DeMatha Catholic High School football team have been dismissed from the Hyattsville, Md. school’s squad after allegedly paying for prostitutes during an out-of-state road trip game, according to reports. According to...

    Saga with Former WPGC DJ is Over

    An attorney for former WPGC radio personality Ranelle Sykes and a representative from CBS Radio, WPGC’s parent company, have confirmed that Sykes’ legal dispute with the station’s management has been resolved. Sykes, known as her...

    Goldson Proposes Step Pay Increases For PGPCS Staffers

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Less than a week after she was endorsed by a group of local residents for the interim title to be removed from her job as Chief Executive Officer...

    Prince George’s Braces for Outlet Debut

    Just in time for the holiday shopping season—and to help remove some of the tarnish from Prince George’s County’s image in commerce-- Tanger Outlets is coming to National Harbor. Shoppers hunting for bargains will get...

    Mom of Two Opens Gallery of Food in Upper Marlboro

    Alexis Streets said she was always a creative person, but never really pursued it. Now the mother of two has her creative juices flowing at her unique gallery of food in Upper Marlboro. Streets says...

    Prince George’s Residents Unsure about O’Malley’s Presidential Bid

    Prince George's County has come through for a former governor of Maryland Martin O'Malley in his gubernatorial election and re-election bids. However, residents are ambivalent about his campaign for the White House. On May 30, O'Malley...

    DMV Resident Highest Ranking Black Female Federal Officer

    Imani-Frances Smith was dedicated to serve and excel in the United States government, even though it was through a racist and sexist system. It didn't matter that she was frequently overlooked as the smallest...
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