Prince George's County


Students Push to Halt Planned Wal-Mart

Students and faculty at two schools in Prince George's County are maneuvering to stop plans for a proposed Wal-Mart store in Oxon Hill that would sit next door to the schools.

Harlem Remembrance Foundation Brings 2012 Awardee to P.G. County Middle Schools

The Harlem Remembrance Foundation of Prince George's County will host the 2012 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award winner, Alchemy, Inc. of Akron, Ohio, to introduce their unique and highly successful male youth self-improvement program to male county middle ...

Harlem Remembrance Foundation Stages Community March for Literacy in African-American History, Art and Culture

The Harlem Remembrance Foundation of Prince George's County will join with other religious, educational, social, cultural and youth organizations to stage a march on Saturday, May 3 at 9 a.m. to call for increased literacy in African American history and ...

P.G. County to Kick Off Harlem Renaissance Festival on May 3

Prince George's County's Harlem Renaissance Festival has grown into a major East Coast festival with attendees growing to 10,000 and traveling from as far away as New York and Georgia.

P.G. County Schools Briefs: New Immunization Requirements for 2014-15

Immunization requirements in the state of Maryland for the 2014-15 school year for students entering kindergarten and grade 7 have changed.

Obama Announces $7M Grant at Bladensburg High School

President Obama announced Monday a $7 million grant has been given to Prince George's County as part of a federal initiative to better prepare students for the work force.

P.G. County Briefs: Baker Participates in 'Principal for a Day' Program

On April 1, the Prince George’s County Public Schools system hosted its annual “Principal for a Day” program across all 205 school locations.

P.G. County Kicks Off Restaurant Week

Prince George's County Restaurant Week, an event aiming to showcase the region's eclectic mix of eateries, is now underway, with participating restaurants offering specially selected discounted prix fixe menus.

P.G. County Schools Briefs: Shawn Joseph Appointed to Deputy Post

Shawn Joseph has been appointed as deputy superintendent for Teaching and Learning for the Prince George's County Public Schools system.

Calls for FBI Relocation to Maryland Intensify

A campaign by Maryland officials to draw the FBI headquarters from Washington, D.C. to a site in Prince George's County struck a high note this week during a rally that drummed up support for the bureau to make the move.

Prince George’s County Briefs: County Executive Baker Honors Youth

Young athletes in Prince George's County are being honored by County Executive Rushern L. Baker III for their national athletic achievements.

$3.4B Proposed for Prince George's County Budget

A larger police force, increased spending for public schools, and expanded hours at public libraries are being proposed under a $3.4 billion budget Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III announced last week.

'Harlem Nights' Series Returns for P.G. Renaissance Festival

The sponsors and collaborative partners of the Harlem Renaissance Festival for Harlem Nights will pay homage every Tuesday during the month of April to the Harlem Renaissance Era.

New Health Center Arrives in Prince George's County

A new program designed to expand medical services in underserved communities has residents in the Capitol Heights area of Prince George's County on the road to wellness, after the opening of a state-of-the-art medical facility.

Developer Donates $1M to Teach for America

Classrooms in Prince George's County maybe getting more assistance from a national education nonprofit after the developer of National Harbor pledged a $1 million donation to the organization.