Prince George's County


MGM CEO Outlines Path to Success on Eve of Casino Opening

MGM Resorts CEO and Chairman James Murren laid out Friday the three keys to success for the $1.4 billion casino resort at National Harbor once it opens next week: be an effective partner, commit to diversity and create a pathway ...

Prince George's Councilman Franklin Charged with DUI

Prince George's County Councilman Mel Franklin has been charged with driving under the influence after he recently crashed a county vehicle at a traffic light.

Prince George's EDC Partners with Local Developers to Boost Retail Success

Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation President and CEO Jim Coleman announced in a Tuesday meeting with a group of movers and shakers within the county's retail and real estate establishments that the EDC will be joining forces with several ...

Purple Line Project Dealt Another Setback

A federal judge has ruled that the Purple Line light-rail project cannot continue until Metro's ridership and safety concerns are analyzed by the Federal Transit Administration.

Officials Break Ground for Public-Safety Pier at National Harbor

Prince George's County officials broke ground Tuesday along the base of the Potomac River for a public-safety pier complex, which they said is a necessity on the eve of the new MGM casino at the National Harbor.

Audit: Improvements Needed in PGCPS

In the first performance audit conducted in 18 years, members of the Prince George's County School Board and County Council received a draft assessment with a focus on management, information technology and other services.

Prince George's Voters OK Council Expansion

On Election Day, about 66 percent of Prince George's County voters approved to add two members to the nine-member council in 2018.

Prince George's Parents Advised on Social Media Usage, Etiquette

Prince George's County Public Schools hosted a town hall Thursday night in Greenbelt to educate parents about living in a digital age and the possible pitfalls of social media.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Social Media Town Hall

School officials will host a social media town hall on Thursday, Nov. 10 at Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Greenbelt.

Prince George's School Board Gets Infusion of Youth

The board will have at least four members 25 or younger.

Election Day Turnout Not as Big in Prince George's Co.

Although hundreds of voters appeared at various polling places throughout Prince George's County during the morning rush hour, lines had begun thinned out by 9 a.m.

Baker to Lead Business Delegation to Cuba

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker met recently with a team of business delegates who will join him this month on a historic five-day exploratory mission to Cuba.

PGCPS Hosts Community Summit on Safety, Accountability

Prince George's County Public Schools held a community summit Saturday to hear from parents and community leaders on how the system could hold itself accountable and ensure schools are safe.

Bacteria Scare Closes Prince George's Neonatal ICU Again

Dimension Healthcare officials closed a neonatal intensive care unit at a Cheverly hospital Wednesday after discovering potentially deadly bacteria, less than a month after it reopened following a similar issue.

New PG Basketball Team Plays First ABA Game

The first official sports team of Prince George's County, the PG Valor, has officially started what they hope will be a long, successful legacy as a member of the American Basketball Association (ABA).