Prince George's County News

    Riddick Hopes Summit Will ‘Impact’ Community

    On Oct. 23 at the Queen Anne Auditorium on the campus of Prince George’s Community College, a forum will be held to address the fragile state of African-American males in Prince George’s County. Under...

    Prince George’s Police Chief Responds to Cheating Allegations

    A Washington Post report into a possible cheating scandal with the Prince George’s County Police Training Academy has Prince George’s County Police (PGPD) officials on the defensive. Over 32 PGPD and Maryland-National Capital Park...

    Prince George’s Businesswoman Takes Financial Literacy into Her Own Hands

    Carmen Johnson always had a big heart, but never knew how she could inspire and change others’ lives. Now, with the creation of the Katie Able Foundation, she’s learned to use her experience as...

    Community College Theatre Department a Hidden Gem

    Prince George’s Community College students continue to do surprising work, and that includes the theatre department. As the college continues to move forward, the theatre department continues to play a huge role in the...

    Regional Group Eyes Development Opportunity in Pr. George’s County

    As Prince George’s County continues its efforts to bring transit-oriented development (TOD) to the county, the Coalition for Smarter Growth – a regional nonprofit supporting both community revitalization and historic area conservation - has...

    Metro’s Performance in Prince George’s Angers Some Residents

    Prince George’s residents are becoming increasingly frustrated with Metro service. Increasing prices, service delays and other issues have residents wondering if using the service is even worth the trouble anymore. The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit...

    Maryland HBCU Digitizes Half-Century of Memories

    The University of Maryland Eastern Shore’s Frederick Douglass Library has digitized a half-century of The Hawk yearbooks – from the first volume in 1959 through 2009 – making it the first Maryland HBCU to...

    Alternative School Set Up to Keep Kids in School

    A new concept has been adopted in Prince George’s County to address the needs of students who need to learn in an alternative environment. The county has now partnered with Connections Academy to bring...

    Metro, State Officials to Give Prince George’s First Major Transit Center

    Officials from the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) and the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) are about to give Prince George’s County the kind of transit-oriented development (TOD) it desires. The two organizations...

    Franchot Defends Position, Slams Examiner

    Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot to responded to a Washington Examiner story that gave the impression he thought the Purple Line might be a waste of money. Franchot, in a statement sent to the press,...

    New Maryland Traffic Laws Take Effect October 1

    Effective October 1, two traffic safety laws passed during this year’s Maryland General Assembly session will immediately alter motorists’ current driving habits. The one attracting the most attention and causing the most trepidation is the...

    Capitol Heights Standoff Highlights County’s Recidivism Problem

    When David E. Williams, a convicted felon, barricaded himself in a Capitol Heights home on Sept. 14, it once again highlighted a disturbing problem in Prince George’s County: What is being done with citizens...

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