Prince George's County


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.

Students Push to Halt Planned Wal-Mart

Students and faculty at two schools in Prince George's County are maneuvering to stop plans for a proposed Wal-Mart store in Oxon Hill that would sit next door to the schools.

Harlem Remembrance Foundation Brings 2012 Awardee to P.G. County Middle Schools

The Harlem Remembrance Foundation of Prince George's County will host the 2012 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award winner, Alchemy, Inc. of Akron, Ohio, to introduce their unique and highly successful male youth self-improvement program to male county middle ...

Harlem Remembrance Foundation Stages Community March for Literacy in African-American History, Art and Culture

The Harlem Remembrance Foundation of Prince George's County will join with other religious, educational, social, cultural and youth organizations to stage a march on Saturday, May 3 at 9 a.m. to call for increased literacy in African American history and ...

P.G. County to Kick Off Harlem Renaissance Festival on May 3

Prince George's County's Harlem Renaissance Festival has grown into a major East Coast festival with attendees growing to 10,000 and traveling from as far away as New York and Georgia.

P.G. County Schools Briefs: New Immunization Requirements for 2014-15

Immunization requirements in the state of Maryland for the 2014-15 school year for students entering kindergarten and grade 7 have changed.

Obama Announces $7M Grant at Bladensburg High School

President Obama announced Monday a $7 million grant has been given to Prince George's County as part of a federal initiative to better prepare students for the work force.

P.G. County Briefs: Baker Participates in 'Principal for a Day' Program

On April 1, the Prince George’s County Public Schools system hosted its annual “Principal for a Day” program across all 205 school locations.

P.G. County Kicks Off Restaurant Week

Prince George's County Restaurant Week, an event aiming to showcase the region's eclectic mix of eateries, is now underway, with participating restaurants offering specially selected discounted prix fixe menus.

P.G. County Schools Briefs: Shawn Joseph Appointed to Deputy Post

Shawn Joseph has been appointed as deputy superintendent for Teaching and Learning for the Prince George's County Public Schools system.