Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Ashford and Simpson Awarded Honorary Doctorate by Bowie State

Bowie State University awarded Ashford and Simpson, the legendary soul singing group, an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree May 17. The degree was conferred...

Anne Arundel County Superintendent Kevin Maxwell to Head Prince George’s Schools

Kevin Maxwell, currently working as superintendent in Anne Arundel County, has been tapped to serve as the chief administrator in Prince George’s County Public Schools, unnamed...

Rushern Baker III Launches Re-Election Bid for County Executive Post

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III announced June 20 that he will run for re-election in 2014 to build on the accomplishments...

P.G. Teacher, Morgan Grad Up for a Steve Harvey Hoodie Award

Teaching was last thing on the mind of Albert T. Lewis when he left Capital Heights for Morgan State University. The communications major had...

Prince George’s County Mounts $1.2 Billion Clean Water Effort

Prince George’s County officials are touting a $1.2 billion retrofit plan to protect its waterways from urban pollution as required by the federal Clean...

Three New Members Sworn into Prince George’s County School Board

The Prince George’s County Board of Education is at authorized strength with the June 17 swearing-in of three new members—all veteran educators—to create a...

Melwood Celebrates a Half-Century of Helping

Melwood, a non-profit organization that creates jobs and opportunities to improve the lives of people with disabilities, is ready to celebrate this summer. For their...

The Search for Downtown Prince George’s

Some locals may consider Largo to be downtown Prince George’s County with its town center and hot restaurants such as Carolina Kitchen. Others say...

County Residents Sound Off About Next School Chief

The Prince George’s County Public Schools Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Search Committee held a town hall-style conference call on June 10 to get community...

Prince George’s County Resident Named AT&T’s Mid Atlantic Director of External Affairs

Prince George’s County resident LaTara Harris was named AT&T’s new regional director of external affairs for AT&T in the Mid Atlantic. She will focus...

Union Bethel AME Celebrates Ownership by Burning Mortgage

Union Bethel AME Church’s 11 a.m. service was more special than usual June 9. The congregation celebrated 27 years of Rev. Dr. Harry L. Seawright’s...

New Prince George’s Education Board Chair Selected

Newly appointed Prince George’s County School Board Chair Segun Eubanks said his first task is to integrate a highly qualified superintendent and a reconstituted...