Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

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...

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...

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,”...

Prince George’s Inauguration Ushers in New Day

Before the real work in Prince George’s County begins, the newly elected officials had their day in the sun as inauguration officially ushered in...

Kingdom Village to Open Doors

Kingdom Village opened its doors Dec. 9 to welcome battered women and children to their facility. The shelter, brainchild of the Rt. Rev. Shirley...

Ivey States Prince George’s Police Chief to be Replaced

Controversy continues to embroil Prince George’s County, MD amid talk in early December that the incoming county executive will replace Police Chief Roberto Hylton. In...

Bowie State Exceeds Maryland MBE goals

For the second consecutive year, Bowie State University exceeded the state's expectation of 25 percent for issuing contract awards to Minority Business Enterprises (MBE)...

Rushern Baker Prepares for County’s Top Office

Rushern Baker had to wait eight years to become Prince George’s County executive. Now, as he prepares for the position he’s longed for, the...