2012 Year in Review - Prince George's County

WI Staff | 12/26/2012, 9:38 a.m.

Seat Pleasant Honors Veterans - Veterans were honored in Seat Pleasant on Nov. 12 through poetry, song, recollections and promises that their sacrifices will not be forgotten. The hour-long ceremony at the Seat Pleasant Activity Center included presentation of colors by the Largo High School Junior ROTC, recitation of the poem "You Are Someone Special" by Seat Pleasant Councilman ReveralYeargin and the singing of the national anthem and "America the Beautiful" by Kim Carrington. About 40 people attended.

Prince George's County Council Passes Legislation to Form Office of Ethics and Accountability - The Prince George's County Council recently passed important legislation that will give Prince George's County citizens piece of mind that their government is being run to the highest of ethical standards. "I want to thank the Prince George's County Council for their incredible work during this recent session," said Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III. "The cooperative efforts of the Prince George's County Council with my office, executive branch departments, community stakeholders and each council member's constituents have paid dividends with smart, aggressive, and progressive legislation that will improve the lives of our citizens. I want to congratulate the Prince George's County Council and look forward to working with them during the next Council session."