Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Correctional Officers Help Students COPE

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker and officials from the Prince George’s County Correctional Facility made a trip to Capitol Heights Elementary on June...

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...

Jobs Not at Risk in Council-Approved Budget

The Prince George’s County Council adopted the fiscal year 2012 budget last week, keeping many provisions that Prince Georgians asked for. “Together with Council-initiated enhancements,...

NAACP Calls for Investigation into Retired St. Mary’s Judge

State and local chapters of the NAACP are asking that a St. Mary’s County judge be investigated over comments he made at a hearing...

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...