Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

White Founder of Black Megachurch Dies at 91

Bishop John L. Meares, founder of Evangel Cathedral—a mostly Black congregation in Upper Marlboro—was memorialized this week in services that drew thousands. Meares died...

Maryland Adopts Green Construction Codes

Gov. Martin O’Malley continues to move Maryland towards a greener future as he signed into law the state’s adoption of the International Green Construction...

Black Fraternities Visit Cheltenham to Make a Difference

On May 21, several local chapters of Black fraternities made the trek to Cheltenham Youth Facility in southern Prince George’s County to speak with...

Local Transportation Company Basking in Success

In 2006, Darnell Lee was sitting in church and heard a message that would forever change his life. That message led the man to...

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...

Maryland Unveils Program to Monitor Prescription Drugs

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley signed a bill into law last week creating a program to monitor prescription drug use in the state of Maryland....

Johnson Pleads Guilty

Former Prince George’s County Executive Jack B. Johnson pled guilty on May 17 to extortion and witness and evidence tampering charges at U.S. District...

Eight Counts against Currie Dismissed

Maryland Sen. Ulysses Currie, D-Dist. 25, had eight of the 18 charges levied against by the federal government dropped as he continues to fight...

Prince George’s Non-Profit Wants More Kids in STEM Careers

Bowie-based Pursuing a Dream Corp. joins the increasing number of organizations and community groups pushing kids towards careers in science, technology, engineering and math...

Economic Development Corp. Creates New Mentoring Program for Businesses

The Prince George’s County Economic Development Corp. (PGCEDC) has created a mentor-protégé program to provide local businesses with technical assistance. The program, two years in...

Prince George’s County reacts to news of Osama bin Laden’s death

The news came just a little before midnight on March 1: Osama bin Laden, the mastermind of the devastating terrorist attacks of Sept. 11,...

Maryland on Track to Comply with Federal Juvenile Detention Rules

ANNAPOLIS — After at least two years of noncompliance and threats of funding cuts from the U.S. Department of Justice, Maryland appears to be...