Prince George's County


Glenarden Apartments Demolished

After years of complaints about poor management, deplorable conditions, code violations and crime, the Glenarden Apartments are no more.

P.G. County Launches Marketing, Branding Campaign

Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III joined county elected officials, business leaders and residents Monday at the National Harbor's Capital Wheel to launch the county's marketing and branding campaign, "Prince George's County - Experience. Expand. Explore."

P.G. Community College $100M Expansion to Include Safety Upgrades

Prince George’s Community College officials have begun the new phase of several building projects that will add a new arts building, a culinary arts school and a new classroom facility, along with upgraded safety features, such as emergency call boxes ...

P.G. County Prepares for Emergency Weather Conditions

Officials for the Prince George's County's Department of Public Works and Transportation began their annual Snow and Ice Dry Run exercise early Friday.

P.G. County Partners with Churches, Nonprofits to Save on Storm Water Fees

Prince George's County officials have launched a program aimed at reducing the county's storm water runoff and protecting its water quality.

P.G. County Education Briefs: Student Mural Unveiled

Schools CEO Kevin Maxwell, officials from the Prince George's African American Museum and Cultural Center, and officials from the schools' Culture Keepers program recently attended the official unveiling of the mural "Walking With Purpose."

Obama Stumps for Md. Gubernatorial Hopeful Brown

President Barack Obama visited Prince George's County Sunday for a get-out-the-vote rally, urging voters to cast a ballot in the Nov. 4 midterm elections and to support Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown in his quest to become Maryland's first African-American chief ...

P.G. County Education Briefs: Listening Sessions

In the coming weeks, a series of "Special Education Listening Sessions" will be held by the county's Board of Education.

Officer Helps Promote Disabilities Awareness Month

Shani Watson, who lost her ability to walk after being involved in a car crash 10 years ago, not only wears the crown as Ms. Wheelchair Maryland 2014, but works to encourage others with disabilities.

Congresswoman Donna Edwards to Host Annual College, Career Fair

Students from Prince George's and Anne Arundel counties seeking information about colleges and trade schools are invited to attend Rep. Donna Edwards’ sixth annual College and Career Fair at Annapolis High School on Saturday, Oct. 18.

Vigils Raise Awareness about Domestic Violence

In order to curb domestic assaults against women, children and men, activists have called for a unified effort that promotes healing and improved methods of communication.

P.G. County Officials Urge Use of 211 Hotline for Domestic Violence

Women, men and children seeking help in domestic violence cases in Prince George's County are encouraged to dial 211 to access information ranging from counseling programs to police reporting procedures, authorities said.

Minimum Wage in P.G. County Set for Increase by 2017

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker praised the county council for approving legislation that will increase the county's minimum wage to $11.50 an hour.

P.G. County Exec Rushern Baker Walks to End Alzheimer's

It's been two years since Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III announced that his wife Christa, 54, suffers from early-onset Alzheimer's disease.

P.G. County Native Serves Aboard USS John S. McCain

A 2012 Potomac High School graduate and Temple Hills, Md., native is serving aboard USS John S. McCain (DDG 56), living and working at a Navy base in Japan.