Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Budget, Ethics are Big Concerns for Prince George’s Legislators

The Prince George’s delegation in Annapolis is beginning the 2011 legislative session with some key goals. Most include getting funding for the county as...

Disconnect May be Preventing Police-Community Partnership

Prince George’s County officials and community groups both acknowledge that in order to solve many of the violent crimes that have plagued the county...

Prince George’s Officials Scramble to Curb Violence

Prince George’s County officials are working hard to stem a tide of violence that swept the county in the early days of the new...

Prince George’s Task Force to Help County’s LGBTQ Youth

For years, there has been a lack of help for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth in Prince George’s County. Now, there...

Baker Makes More Changes

New Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker continued his overhaul of the Prince George’s County government as he announced new changes at the top...

History-Making Alsobrooks Ready for Challenge

Angela Alsobrooks is taking on one of the most colossal challenges of her life as she begins her tenure as Prince George’s County state’s...

Prince George’s Business and National Science Foundation form Alliance

With a paucity of minority women in science, technology and math (STEM) careers, a Prince George’s-based business has partnered with the National Science Foundation...

Baker: County’s 2012 Budget Looks Bleak

Among his first tasks, newly christened Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker recently announced some sobering news regarding the county’s budget in fiscal year...

Stormy Year in Prince George’s May Yet Produce Rainbows

2010, as expected, was a year of change in Prince George’s County. The county saw a massive change in its political leadership, but also...

Prince George’s County Executive Makes Changes at the Top

Rushern Baker promised he would come in and make changes within the county’s government and he instituted those changes in a major way, announcing...

Johnson Associate Reaps Benefit of Federal Funding

The ‘AFRO’ takes a look at the HOME Investment Partnerships Program in Prince George’s County and the increased scrutiny it’s come under since the...

Hundreds of Black Students Have Fun Learning about the Video Gaming Industry

Hundreds of African-American male and female students attended the Patriots Technology Training Center’s Video Gaming Conference Dec. 11. This year’s theme, “Imagine-Innovate-Serious Play II,”...