Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

The Refuge Temple Hosts ‘ABLAZE Youth Convention’

The Refuge Temple Worship Center, located at 4479 Beech Rd., is scheduled to host an ABLAZE Youth Convention from Aug. 25-27. The convention is...

Greater Beulah Baptist Church’s Gathering of Men Addresses Domestic Violence

The Greater Beulah Baptist Church, 6056 Central Avenue, is scheduled to host "The Gathering of Men" event on Aug. 22 from 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m....

Charlottesville Race Riots: A Reminder of County’s Divided Past

The recent race riots in Charlottesville, Va. precipitated by a White Power March by Neo-Nazis and the KKK in an effort to preserve a...

MOST-VISIONS Shows Path to Youth Entrepreneurship

Young entrepreneurs like 10-year-old Amari Washington gathered at the District Heights Municipal Building to display and grow their budding businesses. On Aug. 12, Forestville, Md.-based...

Schools Set to Receive Naloxone to Treat Student Opioid Overdoses

Citing a dramatic increase in opioid-related intoxication deaths in Prince Georges County, public schools will begin to store antidotes for overdoses in their healthcare...

Medical Marijuana Growers Still Missing Black Representation

Even though one medical marijuana dispensary in Prince George’s County has been granted a growers license by the state of Maryland, Black-owned dispensaries in...

Kevin Durant Day

Kevin Durant Day Parade & Festival is scheduled to be held on Aug. 17 at Goodwin Park, 311 68th Place from 10 a.m. to...

Key To Life Global Ministries ‘New Me’ Women’s Conference

Key To Life Global Ministries is scheduled to host a three-day “New Me” Women’s Conference from Aug.18-Aug. 20 at 7431 Old Alexandria Ferry Rd....

Grants Expected to Improve Select County’s Fire Departments

Maryland Sens. Chris Van Hollen (D) and Ben Cardin (D) announced that several counties, including Baltimore County and Prince George’s County, would be awarded...

Wiseman’s Appointment Reduces Number of Blacks on Board of Education

Donna L. Wiseman, the former Dean of the School of Education at the University of Maryland, was sworn in on Aug. 9 to fill...

Trash a Hot Topic on Campaign Trail

In Prince George’s County, trash has become a leading issue in the upcoming elections. First it was Maryland State Sen. C. Anthony Muse, running for...

Police Arrest 1 Suspect of Metro Shooting, Looking for 3 More

Authorities say one of four people wanted in connection with a shooting aboard a Metro red line train in Takoma Park, which is located...