Prince George's County News

    Green Party Candidate Tragically Killed in Accident

    Green Party candidate Natasha Pettigrew died on Sept. 21 from injuries she suffered after being hit by a car in the early morning hours of Sept. 19. Pettigrew, 30, was attempting to unseat 24-year...

    Annual Youth Conference at Bowie State Sept 25.

    On Sept. 25, approximately 300 students, age 12 – 18, from across the region will converge at the Center for Learning and Technology at Bowie State University for the 12th Annual Youth Leadership Conference....

    No Gains in Prince George’s Bus Driver Strike

    As a bus driver strike enters its second week in Prince George’s County, several hotly contested issues argued by Veolia Transportation and the drivers it employs remain unresolved. The company, which provides 40 percent...

    County Executive Candidates Gear Up for the Home Stretch

    The open Prince George’s County executive seat pits five challengers, with varying degrees of experience, against each other. The winner may be the person who makes voters believe he/she has the best plan to...

    PG Teacher Finalist for Maryland Teacher of the Year

    Tiffany Doster, a fifth-grade teacher at Barack Obama Elementary School in Upper Marlboro, has been named one of seven finalists for the 2010-2011 Maryland Teacher of the Year award. “We are extremely proud of...

    Northwest D.C. Woman Celebrates 100th Birthday

    It’s not too often that people get to celebrate their 100th birthday, let alone share it with a loving host of family and friends. But that the case Labor Day weekend, when Kellen Cook...

    Alsobrooks Endorsed by State’s Attorney and Women of Prince George’s

    State’s Attorney candidate Angela Alsobrooks received two major endorsements this week from current State’s Attorney Glenn Ivey and also from a conglomerate of powerful women in Prince George’s politics. “She just has the right experience,”...

    Harrison says Compassion Should be a Requirement for Office

    While candidates across Prince George’s campaign on improving the commercial tax base and making the school system more competitive with the county’s neighbors; Sydney Harrison, candidate for the District 9 County Council chair, takes...

    Foreclosure Crisis: Protect Yourself

    As Prince George’s County continues to lead Maryland in foreclosures, local, state and national legislators still have a cauldron of hurdles to overcome before the problem improves. But the burden does not rest solely with...

    Six Flags Grooming Policies to Face Opposition

    In the wake of a spring controversy over Six Flags refusing two women employment because of their hair , a group known as Friends for Hair Freedom have started an online petition and are...

    Equestrian Camp Exposes Kids to Farm Living

    Over four years ago, the Rev. Robert E. Slade and some members of Mount Zion United Methodist Church in Georgetown brainstormed about ways to make a contribution to the lives of young people. They...

    Foreclosure Fallout: Dumping Mortgages

    Over the course of the foreclosure crisis in Prince George's County, the dumping of mortgages became a viable choice for some struggling homeowners. While many people fought through the process to save their homes...
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