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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.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's Budget Causes Uproar

The honeymoon ended quickly.

Rushern Baker Honored as Washingtonian of the Year

Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III was honored earlier this month by Washingtonian Magazine as one of its nine Washingtonians of the Year.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Ariel Wright, Science Fair Winner

Ariel Wright, a 7th-grader at St. Columba Catholic School in Oxon Hill, received her fourth first-place award as a participant in area science fairs.

Giant Sinkhole Swallows Car in Prince George's County

A 12-inch water main break in Bladensburg on Tuesday morning caused a massive sinkhole that nearly swallowed a car whole as a family sat inside.

Prince George's County Budget Hearing for Tuesday Cancelled

A public hearing scheduled for Tuesday evening at Oxon Hill High School regarding Prince George's County's fiscal 2016 budget has been cancelled because of weather conditions.

Prince George's County Councilman Makes Staff Appointments

Prince George's County Council Member Todd M. Turner announced Monday the appointments of Tomeka Bumbry, Evelyn Archie, Rhonda Tinsley and Ingrid Harrison to his staff.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Evening High School Registration

Evening High School classes provide students with an alternative to traditional day schools, while enabling others to earn a Maryland High School Diploma by attending school late in the day or studying online.

Parents, Officials Discuss Lead in Water

Parents of students at Ardmore Elementary School in Springdale attended a PTA meeting recently to find out what Prince George's County school officials are doing to address lead found in the school's water supply two months ago.

Prince George’s Council Chairman Mel Franklin to Host MLK National Day of Service Project

Prince George's County Council Chairman Mel Franklin (D- District 9), in partnership with the Prince George's County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.; Kappa Epsilon Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.; and the Gamma Pi Chapter ...