Prince George's County


Throng of Mourners Say Goodbye to Wayne Curry

It may have been a funeral, but laughter, joyous reflections and chuckles replaced tears and palpable anguish as several thousand people packed into the First Baptist Church of Glenarden in Upper Marlboro to celebrate the life of Wayne Curry.

P.G. County Group Eyes Green Economy

Environmental groups in Prince George's County are seeing green as they hope to raise awareness about a $1 billion plan that would bring thousands of green jobs to the county.

Wayne Curry Remembered as a Visionary

Condolences and accolades poured in for the man credited with transforming Prince George's County from a slow-paced, majority-white farming region and D.C. bedroom community into the most affluent and educated majority-black county in the country.

Marylander's Vision Creates Women Entrepreneurs

Margaret Dureke vividly recalls the challenges she faced when she emigrated to the United States as a young woman.

Thousands Attend P.G. County Career Showcase

Thousands turned out for a career showcase at Bowie State University to get a sneak peek of employment opportunities at the planned resort and casino at National Harbor in Oxon Hill.

P.G. County Voters Trickle Into Polls

Voter turnout in Prince George's County continued at a slow pace Tuesday during the Maryland primary election.

MGM, Prince George's County Reach Landmark Deal

Local residents and minorities have been assured of receiving half the jobs slated for the $925 million MGM National Harbor Casino and Resorts expected to open in Prince George's County in 2016.

Farmers Market, Bazaar Comes to Brentwood

With fresh produce and homemade crafts now available each week at a new farmers market and bazaar in Brentwood, saving a few hard-earned dollars may have become a little easier.

Casino Project Causes Uproar in Prince George's County

It's a $925 million project that has everyone seeing dollar signs. It also has many in and around Prince George's County, particularly in the African-American community, seeing red.

Seniors Cautioned to Beware of Scams

The respect once given to elders continues to be replaced with schemes, scams and acts of foul play, robbing many older adults of their homes, life savings and self-respect.

P.G. COUNTY BRIEFS: Jeffrey Taylor to Represent Students on Education Board

Members of the Prince George’s Regional Association of Student Governments (PGRASG), which represents more than 30 of the county’s public secondary schools, recently elected Jeffrey Taylor as the 2014-15 student member of the Board of Education.

Theater Tech Program Highlights Student Talent

Performing arts and workforce development may seem strange bedfellows; but through Joe’s Movement Emporium’s Theater Tech Program (TTP), that pairing has proved to be a game changer in the lives of at-risk teens in Prince George’s County.

P.G. County Warns of Jury Duty Scam

Prince George's County officials warned Thursday of a telephone scam that attempts to dupe county residents into paying fines for missing jury duty.

Artists Sizzle at Mt. Rainier's Better Block Night

Despite intermittent showers and brisk winds, diehard shoppers and supporters of the arts strolled through the commercial district of downtown Mt. Rainier last Friday evening to enjoy the town’s annual street festival, Better Block Night.

Contentious Races Brewing in P.G. County

Politicians in southern Prince George's County are gearing up for one of the most competitive election cycles in recent years due to an influx of candidates challenging incumbents' seats.