Prince George's County


Prince George's County Education Briefs: Lottery Open House

The county’s public charter schools will be accepting online applications for the 2015-16 school year through Jan. 30, 2015.

Delegate-Elect Aims to Help Needy at Thanksgiving

Darryl Barnes is preparing for his swearing-in as the newest delegate from Prince George's County’s District 25, but he took a break Nov. 22 to deliver turkeys.

Small-Business Owners Poised for Nov. 29 Sales

When it comes to success with small businesses, Areta Prince, owner of two popular clothing and jewelry boutiques in Prince George's County, counts among one of the most savvy of entrepreneurs.

Rushern Baker: Administration Fulfilled Promises in First Term

As he prepares to begin his second term, Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III gave his administration high marks for his first four years in office and said he's hopeful that the county will reach new heights in ...

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Marker Unveiling

Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III joined other county elected officials, leaders and community activists on Friday to unveil a historic marker in recognition of Woodville School in Aquasco.

Foundation, Harbor Invest in Fight against Hunger

Families and individuals accustomed to battling hunger in Prince George's County could have an easier time accessing food, following an announcement last week by Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker that involves the Peterson Family Foundation and National Harbor.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Maxwell Receives Environmental Award

Schools CEO Kevin Maxwell has been named "2014 Educator of the Year" by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation for his work in promoting environmental education in Maryland.

Prince George's Community College Hosts Gala, Says $31M Raised

Prince George's Community College recently hosted its bi-annual Partners for Success Awards dinner and gala, where school officials announced that its "Purpose, People, Possibilities" campaign raised more than $31 million from both the private and public sectors.

Forest Heights Community to Talk Obama's 'My Brother's Keeper' Initiative

Residents, civic leaders and officials in Forest Heights, Maryland, are scheduled to meet Saturday to discuss President Obama's "My Brother's Keeper" initiative.

Woman Who Found Abandoned Baby ID'd as Mother

A Prince George's County woman who claimed to have discovered an abandoned newborn baby near her home is actually the child's mother, authorities said Thursday.

Prince George's County OKs New Power Plant

The Prince George's County Council approved two tax measures related to the Genesis Power Keys Energy Center project in Brandywine that will ultimately generate more than $43 million in revenue for the county.

Abandoned Newborn Found in P.G. County

Police in Prince George's County are asking for public assistance in finding the mother of a newborn girl found Wednesday morning.

P.G. County Voters Thwart Effort to Change Term Limits on Politicians

Voters thwarted the effort to give politicians more time when Question J was defeated.

MGM National Harbor Seeks College Students for Intern, Managerial Programs

MGM National Harbor, LLC, a subsidiary of MGM Resorts International, announced Monday it is accepting applications from current students and recent college graduates for the 2015 sessions of MGM Resorts International's Hospitality Internship and Management Associate programs.

P.G. County Exec Baker Backs Extended Term Limits

In an effort loosen term-limit restrictions for Prince George's County lawmakers, County Executive Rushern L. Baker III recently an email to supporters championing the expansion of the number of four-year terms.