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    Possible Delay in New Prince George’s Hospital Plan

    Everyone agrees that Prince George’s County needs a new hospital. Like the old D.C. General in neighboring District of Columbia, Dimensions Healthcare seems to have outlived its purpose and usefulness. For years it has served...

    Teacher Charged with Sexual Solicitation of Student

    Prince George's County police have charged a county high school teacher with sexual solicitation of a 16-year-old student. Police announced Oct. 11 that a relative of the student called police on Oct. 8 to report that 66-year-old Doney Olivieri, a...

    Prince George’s Schools Begins Budget Process

    Prince George’s County Public Schools has begun the budgeting process for fiscal year 2013 with the county still strapped for cash. After last year’s process, which saw a reduction in special education teachers and changes...

    Durant’s “Adopted Brother” Shot to Death in Atlanta

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Cliff Dixon, who was known at one time as NBA superstar Kevin Durant’s “adopted brother,” was shot to death at an Atlanta nightclub March 20. Multiple reports confirmed that Durant’s...

    Prince George’s County Schools Get Boost From Peterson Donation

    Milt Peterson, through the Peterson Family Foundation, donated $1 million to the Teach for America Program, designating the funds be used for Prince George's County schools. "When you're making a decision, you ask, 'What...

    Highlighting BSU 2019 HOF Class

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Two former NFL players, a two-time championship winning basketball  coach, a three time CIAA Track Coach of The Year, and a championship team headlined the Bowie State...

    Stage Play: ‘Conversations In Faith’

    Union Bethel AME Church will host the stage play “Conversations In Faith” on June 13 at Asbury United Methodist Church, 4004 Accokeek Road, from 2 p.m. 4 p.m. Doors will open at 1 p.m....

    BlackRock Center for the Arts to Host Annual Open House

    BlackRock Center for the Arts will host its annual Open House on August 22nd from 10 a.m.-1p.m. The event is free and open to everyone. At the Open House members of the public will...

    Golden Gloves Team Set For Nationals with HOF Manager

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Ten young fighters with dreams of becoming world champions took a giant step forward at Rosecroft Raceway in Oxon Hill.  The main hall of the harness racing track was...

    Students Post Blackface Pictures

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] With brazen disregard for their African American peers, two White students at a Montgomery County high school posted images of themselves in blackface to social media under a disparaging...

    Jack Johnson Formally Indicted

    Former Prince George’s County Executive Jack Johnson was indicted on federal bribery, extortion and witness and evidence tampering charges on Feb. 14. According to the indictment, the 61-year-old Johnson is accused of conspiring – with...

    Baker Picks Embry as Running Mate

    Hoping to tap into voter rich Baltimore City, Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III, has named a Charm City native to be his running mate. She is 40 year old Elizabeth Embry....
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