Prince George’s County News

  • Foreclosure Crisis: Protect Yourself

    As Prince George’s County continues to lead Maryland in foreclosures, local, state and national legislators still have a cauldron of hurdles to overcome before the problem improves. But the burden does not rest solely with policymakers. Homeowners must also be proactive in protecting ...

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  • Six Flags Grooming Policies to Face Opposition

    In the wake of a spring controversy over Six Flags refusing two women employment because of their hair , a group known as Friends for Hair Freedom have started an online petition and are planning a boycott of the amusement park. “We’re just advocating for individuals who’ve ...

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  • Equestrian Camp Exposes Kids to Farm Living

    Over four years ago, the Rev. Robert E. Slade and some members of Mount Zion United Methodist Church in Georgetown brainstormed about ways to make a contribution to the lives of young people. They decided to invite youth down to Slade’s farm in Upper Marlboro for a little country living. ...

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  • Foreclosure Fallout: Dumping Mortgages

    Over the course of the foreclosure crisis in Prince George's County, the dumping of mortgages became a viable choice for some struggling homeowners. While many people fought through the process to save their homes and loss, some simply walked away from the mortgage and the property. ...

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  • Accomplice in Trooper Brown Murder Indicted

    Prince George’s County States Attorney Glenn Ivey announced that Anthony A. Milton II, one of the suspects in the murder of Maryland State Trooper First Class Wesley Brown, was indicted by a grand jury on five counts for his alleged involvement in the shooting. Milton, 28, of Seat ...

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  • PGCC Addresses Minority Business Shortage

    Prince George’s Community College’s Center for Minority Business Development (CMBD) has a groundbreaking accelerator program which is helping to create minority business opportunities in Prince George’s County. The Peterson Co., which is building National Harbor, in ...

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  • Two Longtime Legislators Vie for District 24 Seat

    Two legends in the Maryland General Assembly will go head-to-head in the state Senate race for District 24. Joanne C. Benson and Nathaniel Exum bring close to 55 years of legislative experience between the two of them. It’s a race that, according to the candidates, matches record vs. ...

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  • Baker Vows to Improve Pr. George’s Schools

    Prince George's County executive candidate Rushern Baker used a personal anecdote to illustrate his family's commitment to public education July 17 at a "Women to Elect Baker" luncheon in Fort Washington. Baker, an attorney and former Maryland state delegate, spoke of a time ...

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