Friday, December 4, 2020

Prince George's County News

Six Flags Stages a ‘Lock Out’

Six Flags America may be facing a lawsuit over what two women say are discriminatory hiring policies. Janet Bello and Jackie Sherrill are crying foul because theme park representatives allegedly said they could only work there if they changed...

County Executive Candidate Pledges to Clean Up Prince George’s Politics

Former State Del. Rushern Baker, candidate for Prince George’s County Executive has released his proposed plan for ethics reform in the county. Baker’s “Raising Our Standards Ethics Initiative” was put in place to mitigate the political corruption that has marred...

Tart Family Creating a Legacy at Bowie State

On May 21, a family experience will come full circle when Tiara and Tonya Tart graduate from Bowie State University, a feat their father already completed. “It’s very exciting,” Tonya, 38, said. “I’m 16 years older than Tiara, so this...

PGCEDC to Hold Information Session on Recovery Act Funding

The U.S. Department of Treasury has allocated $41.5 million to Prince George’s County under the Recovery Zone Facility Bond (RZFB) as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). And, on May 18 at 10:30 a.m., the Prince...

Ebenezer Church Officials Dispute Reuters Article

Officials at Ebenezer AME Church in Fort Washington are upset over a recent Reuter’s story that they say was a distortion of the church’s finances. In the April 1 article “Holy Bubble: Churches Struck Down by Foreclosures,” the Rev. Grainger...

Lanham Resident Launches Campaign for District 23A Seat

Lanham resident and real estate attorney, Nicole Williams will officially launch her campaign for District 23A’s state delegate this week. “There are a lot great things going on in Prince George’s County and there are a lot of great things...

Suspect Sought in Largo-Area Bank Robberies

Prince George’s County Police Department has released surveillance photos of a suspect sought in several bank robberies in the Largo area. Officials say the suspect walked inside the SunTrust Bank at 24 Watkins Park Dr in Kettering on March 12,...

New Bill to Provide Tax Relief to Pr. George’s Homeowners

Gov. Martin O'Malley last week signed a bill into law that would provide tax relief for Maryland homeowners. The bill, which was sponsored Sen. Douglas J.J. Peters (D-Dist. 23), will provide $18 million in tax relief to county homeowners. Peters...

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