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    Hogan Punts on Maryland Bid to Keep D.C.’s NFL Team in MD

    By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has punted on his hopes to keep Washington D.C.’s NFL franchise in Prince George’s County.  The governor at least temporarily ended conversations with the team about...

    Suitland Man sentenced to 50 Years for Toddler Murder

    On May 22, 2013, two-year-old Jamir Shipe was under the care of Clifton Bernard, 28, while Shipe’s mother was at work.  During this time Bernard was in a romantic relationship with Jamir’s mother. While Bernard...

    High Point High Teacher Awaits Arraignment For Sex Abuse of a Minor

    High Point High School special education teacher and former football coach Andre Brown, 32, was arrested May 22 charged with sexual assault of a minor. He was indicted on a single count of sexual...

    Brown, Hogan Agree to Disagree

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and Congressman Anthony Brown (D-MD) may be on the opposite side of the aisle, but they have come to a consensus about one thing:  the...

    Pr. George’s Woman and Presidential Appointee Sworn In at New Post

    Glenn F. Ivey, state’s attorney for Prince George’s County, recently announced the appointment and confirmation of Prince George’s County Deputy State’s Attorney J. Patricia Wilson Smoot as a commissioner of the United States Parole...

    Delta Education Awareness Town Hall

    The Prince George’s County Delta Alumnae Foundation will host a panel to raise awareness about education on Nov. 21 at Prince George’s Community College, 301 Largo Road from 9 a.m. - 12:30 p. m. ...

    Fourth of July Weekend In Prince George’s County

    The Fourth of July weekend for Prince George's County wasn't exactly memorial. Instead it was a day of high law enforcement-related activity. On the morning of July 4, a Bladensburg man was arrested in his...

    Williams Brings Championship Savvy to Wise in First Season as Coach

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Whether he’s leading a team of a private school or guiding what has become one of the now storied high school public basketball programs in the D.M.V., Wise first...

    Watkins Award Honors Nation’s Top Black HS Players

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] For 30 years the National Alliance of African American Athletes has created a movement amongst young high school football talent who buy into being a part of the legacy...

    Patricia Dowtin Named President of Realtors Organization

    On Oct. 1, Patricia Dowtin was installed as the 2017 president of the Prince George’s County Association of Realtors. In her new position, Dowtin said she plans to enhance the organization's community service profile,...

    ‘Shred-It’ Event Comes to Prince George’s County

    Prince George’s County Community College was flooded with cars on a sunny September morning, but they were not vehicles of students going to class. On Sept. 6 NBC4, in partnership with Prince George’s County...

    Prince George’s County Adds Healthier Options with Whole Foods Market

    Whole Foods Market, an organic food specialty store, recently opened in Riverdale Park, Md. The market is part of a city-wide plan to develop areas in the county. Riverdale is the first municipal within...
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