Prince George's County News

    Varying Personalities Meet in Sheriff’s Race

    The race for Prince George’s County sheriff’s seat unites contenders with contrasting management styles and experiences. While all six men – Rafael Hylton, Edward R. Cheeks, Melvin C. High, Danny Hall, Michael T. Gonnella...

    Prince George’s Scarred by Foreclosure Crisis

    Behind the palatial facades and well-manicured, verdant lawns of Prince George’s County’s suburbia a secret was brewing. That is, until the fragile foundations of the U.S. housing market fell, exposing a festering sore that...

    Test of Faith Pushes Local Entrepreneur

    Wanda Childs has reached levels of success she never imagined as an entrepreneur. That’s because her faith in God is what’s kept her doing what she believes is his work. However, it was a...

    County Officials Try to Break Business Barriers

    Prince George's County officials are desperately trying to grow the commercial tax base in the county. However, they're fearful there are perceived hurdles to making this happen. "In the minds of some, the county may...

    Mother Mourns the Loss of Her Son

    Aaron Leach repeatedly denied his mother’s request to join the military when he graduated from high school. Leach, 21, was afraid he’d have to go to war and he’d be killed in action. Unfortunately for...

    State’s Attorney Candidates Believe in Experience

    The State's Attorney's race in Prince George's County is one that pits foes from different backgrounds against each other. However, the one advantage everyone believes they have is experience. Peggy Magee, a Mississippi native, served...

    Father Expresses Anger over Alleged Bowie High School Attack Video

    An alleged beating at Bowie High School was posted to Facebook last week and it still has the parents of the alleged victim asking questions. Two students have now been charged in the incident, but...

    District 5 County Council Race Matches Experience vs. Activism

    When Andrea Harrison won a special election to become the Prince George’s County Councilwoman for District 5, she held a seat her father once held and was fast-tracked into leadership positions. However, as she...

    Golf Course Foreclosures Disappoint Residents

    The lawn is unkempt. Notices litter the doors of the facility. What was once a symbol of pride in Prince George’s County is now nothing more than an eyesore. “The parking lot over there...

    Slain Trooper’s Family Sets Up Scholarship Fund

    The family of slain Trooper First Class Wesley Brown has announced the creation of a scholarship fund in his name to continue the education and mentoring of youth in his foundation. According to the family,...

    Parents Concerned about Proposed School Transfer

    Parents at Whitehall Elementary School in Bowie are upset about a proposed transfer of students to Kenilworth Elementary next school year. Roughly 140 students would be transferred and parents say they aren't confident the...

    Two Men Charged in the Murder of Maryland State Trooper

    Two men are being held in connection with the murder of Maryland State Police Trooper First Class Wesley W. Brown. Cyril Williams, 27, of Seat Pleasant, Md., was identified from surveillance photos as the man...
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