Prince George's County


Prince George's County to Celebrate Women at Annual Luncheon

Prince George's County is recognizing March as Women's History Month by honoring women who work for or partner with the county government, as well as the impact they've had on their communities.

Nonprofit Teams with Bowie State Group to Help Underprivileged

Project Hygiene, a nonprofit organization that promotes health and wellness among underprivileged youth, has partnered with the Bowie State Graduate Student Association for the second annual "Women Give, Women Receive" campaign.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Scholar of the Week

Chioma Ike, a senior at Wise High School in Upper Marlboro, lists among the latest students honored as a Scholar of the Week.

Talented Youth Honored for Leadership, Service

Expressions of excitement, joy and anticipation filled the faces of family, friends and supporters at the Voice of Class Act Community Youth Awards, where 14 youth, ranging from ages 8 to 21, were honored for their leadership, community service initiative ...

Prince George's County Economic Exec to Step Down

The Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation announced this week that President and CEO Gwen McCall will step down to focus her efforts on specific economic-development projects in the county.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Youth@Work/Summer Youth Employment Program

Students ages 15 to 19 are encouraged to apply for the county's Youth@Work/Summer Youth Enrichment Program, which provides an opportunity for them to participate in career development, life skills training and summer employment opportunities.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Academy Program Applications

Grade-eligible high school students can now apply for enrollment in the Career Academy Program.

Plumber's Building in Prince George's County Demolished

Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III joined county officials and community leaders Wednesday morning in Brentwood for the demolition of the old Plumber's Building.

Prince George's County Hosts Public Hearing on Budget

Dozens listened and presented ideas during a public hearing on the the proposed fiscal 2016 budget for Prince George’s County on Feb. 3 at Prince George's Community College in Largo.

Marvin F. Wilson Laid to Rest

Funeral services were held Thursday for former Prince George's County Councilman Marvin F. Wilson.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Black History Month Celebrations

Several schools will continue the celebration of African-American history this month by highlighting the contributions of blacks who've played defining roles in shaping the nation.

Plans for Metro's Purple Line Move Forward

Business leaders and public officials recently met at the University of Maryland to reaffirm their commitment to the development of the 16-mile Purple Line that would run from Bethesda to College Park, linking university's campus and federal employment centers.

Prince George's Councilman Raps Governor's Proposed Cuts

Prince George's County Council Chair Mel Franklin on Monday sharply criticized Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's proposed budget cuts, saying the short-sighted reductions come at the expense of the state's middle class.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: 'Teacher of the Year' Nominations

Nominations are being accepted for the Prince George's County Public Schools' "Teacher of the Year" award.

Joanne Benson Remains Advocate for Justice

Maryland state Sen. Joanne Benson has a reputation for not being afraid to speak her mind with a sprinkle of humor, enthusiasm and passion.