Prince George's County


Baker: Black Community Must Confront, Combat Mental Health Issues

Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III recalled Wednesday when he and his wife went to the doctor in February 2010 and discovered she had early-onset dementia.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Parkdale High Principal Mourned

The PGCPS community is mourning the sudden death this month of Parkdale High School principal Tanya Washington.

Prince George's School Bus Aide Charged with Child Abuse

A 38-year-old man was arrested and charged Tuesday with molestation for abusing special-needs children on a county school bus, according to court documents from the Prince George's County State's Attorney Office.

EDC's 'Thirsty for Business Thursday' Event Draws Record Crowds

The Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation recently took its signature networking event, “Thirsty (for Business) Thursday," to another level, as more than 300 people gathered at the Marlton Golf Club in Upper Marlboro to network and celebrate 'Economic Development ...

Residents Call for Baker Resignation, New School Leadership at Rally

Prince George's County residents frustrated with recent child abuse scandals in county schools sent a message Monday to local and school leadership: It's time to go.

Iverson Mall to Receive Facelift

Prince George's County officials announced Friday that the county will invest $4 million in the renovation of the The Shops at Iverson.

Prince George's Vies for Redskins' Affection

Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III is a die-hard Washington Redskins fan — and he has at least 6 million reasons to keep his beloved burgundy and gold in the county.

County Council Presses Prince George's Schools on Abuse Scandals

Prince George's County Council grilled school officials for more than two hours Monday on how the school system will improve amid allegations of child abuse in the Head Start program and on a school bus.

Donna Edwards: Reflects on Her Past and Future

Donna Edwards, serving in her fourth term on Capitol Hill, will complete some of her final duties in the 4th Congressional District before her term expires in January.

Roundtable Aims to Spark Farming Revolution

More than 40 renowned scientists and researchers from the agricultural business community recently joined state and local officials at the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center to participate in the inaugural Maryland Agricultural Business Roundtable.

Obama Official Gives Thumbs-Up to Prince George's Jobs Initiative

At the launch of its Sept. 12 veterans jobs recruitment fair that commemorated the second installation of "Operation 500," the Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation welcomed top Obama administration official Michael Michaud, assistant secretary for veterans.

Prince George's Schools Chief Addresses Latest Abuse Allegations

Prince George's County Public Schools CEO Kevin Maxwell on Tuesday addressed allegations of abuse of a special-needs child and a new principal being placed on administrative leave, less than a month into the school year.

Prince George's Council Nixes Wal-Mart Expansion in Landover Hills

The Prince George George's County Council voted unanimously Tuesday to deny a Wal-Mart expansion in Landover Hills.

Prince George's Residents Irked by Leadership Amid Head Start Troubles

Angry residents called for the heads of top Prince George's County officials at a school board meeting Thursday night in the wake a Head Start scandal that cost the county millions in federal funding.

'Hire Prince George's' Program Helps Participant Achieve the 'American Dream’

Tami Johnson had no job prospects and her unemployment benefits were running out. Just when her situation seemed hopeless, she received a phone call that would change her life.