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    Maxwell’s Career Path Takes Him Back Home

    For Kevin Maxwell, the recent call from County Executive Rushern Baker III was both a summons to run Prince George’s County’s public school system and an invitation to come home. “This is my home,” said...

    1 Dead After House Fire in Bowie

    Authorities say one person has been found dead inside a house that caught fire in Bowie, Md. Prince George's County Fire Department spokesman Mark Brady says the fire spread from the garage to the two-story...

    Christmas Comes Early for 83 Prince George’s Homeowners

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. — A beautiful but cool sunny spring morning was the scene April 30 at the home of Alice Callaham in Upper Marlboro where repairs and renovations were well underway as part...

    Third Pedestrian Killed in Two Months on Pennsylvania Avenue near Forrest Village Mall

    Prince George’s County law enforcement officials are investigating a fatal traffic accident that occurred on Jan. 27 on Pennsylvania Avenue near Parkland Drive in District Heights—the third pedestrian fatality along a stretch of the...

    Stolen Car Crash Survivor Reeco Richardson Guilty of Joy Riding

    After deliberating for five hours over two days, a Montgomery County jury found Reeco Richardson guilty on Oct. 5 of two counts of joy riding for his participation in a fatal, stolen car crash...

    Upper Marlboro Man Dies After Car Crashes into Restaurant

    A Black man has died a week after he was hit by a car that plowed into a restaurant in a Maryland suburb of Washington, D.C. Prince George's County Police said in a statement that...

    Trash a Hot Topic on Campaign Trail

    In Prince George’s County, trash has become a leading issue in the upcoming elections. First it was Maryland State Sen. C. Anthony Muse, running for County Executive, who promised to restore two-day trash pickup, if...

    Alphas and Zetas Push Success through Education at Career Fair

    In an effort to get more Black students enrolled in college, the Kappa Epsilon Lambda chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity and the Eta Zeta chapter at Bowie State University hosted a college fair...

    County Exec Calls Suitland New Hot Spot For Development

    Suitland, Md., a suburb of Washington, D.C., has been designated as the new hot spot for development in Prince George’s County, according to Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker III. Baker helped break ground on...

    Augustine Seeks District 47 Senate Seat

    Malcolm Augustine said he wants to use his experiences as a member of the Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority and the Prince George's County Democratic Central Committee to be the next Maryland state senator representing...

    County Executive Baker Presents Budget to County Council

    Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III presented his FY 2015 budget to the County Council March 12. Baker’s $3.41 billion proposed FY 2015 budget calls for a 4.4 percent spending increase over last...

    UMD Highlights African-American’s Contributions

    During Black History Month the University of Maryland, College Park launched an online tour that highlights the rich African-American history on its campus. The online tour, created by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion...

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