Prince George's County


New PG Basketball Team Plays First ABA Game

The first official sports team of Prince George's County, the PG Valor, has officially started what they hope will be a long, successful legacy as a member of the American Basketball Association (ABA).

Prince George's Residents Hit the Polls on 1st Day of Early Voting

Thousands of Prince George's County residents stood in long lines Thursday, the first day of early voting in Maryland.

Prince George's Schools Hold Twitter Chat on Student Safety

Prince George's County Public School officials used social media Monday to communicate its message of student safety on Twitter.

Decision on New FBI Location Pushed to Next Year

Federal officials said Monday that any decision regarding a potential move of the FBI headquarters from northwest D.C. would not be made until March — potentially bad news for Prince George's County, which is vying to become the agency's new ...

Development, Construction the Priority at Contractors Event

The head of Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation said that with more than $10 billion in the pipeline for new construction over the next 18 months, the county "is on fire."

Officials Celebrate Approval of Prince George's $543M Hospital Project

Maryland politicos and medical officials proclaimed Friday as one of the biggest moments in Prince George's County history, the cause for celebration being the official approval of a $543 million state-of-the-art hospital proposal.

State Gives OK for Prince George's Hospital Project

Prince George's County's proposed state-of-the-art hospital was finally green-lighted Thursday by state officials, the culmination of several years worth of meetings, red tape and number-crunching.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: TV Show Helps with Homework

Prince George's County Public Schools' "Count on Us" is a two-hour call-in TV show that provides mathematical instruction to elementary and middle school students seeking homework help.

Prince George's Museum Showcases African-American Art, Culture

North Brentwood, a small Maryland town founded in 1924, proclaims itself as the first African-American incorporated town in Prince George's County. Unbeknownst to some visitors, the town of less than 600 people also has a 5,000-square-foot structure known as the ...

Prince George's Explores Investment Opportunities with Liberia

A fruitful return is the anticipated outcome of a recent meeting between Prince George's County officials and the delegation of 10 government and business leaders from Liberia who are looking to share investment opportunities with the county, specifically its vast ...

Prince George's Residents Hear Traffic Plan for Casino Resort

Residents in the southern part of Prince George's County can expect upwards of 25,000 people pouring into the MGM National Harbor casino resort when it officially opens on Dec. 8 — a likely traffic nightmare that county officials are already ...

Baker Resists Call to Fire Schools Chief Amid Scandals

The Prince George's County NAACP branch held a press conference Wednesday in Largo to call for County Executive Rushern L. Baker III to remove public schools CEO Kevin Maxwell immediately.

Prince George's Requests Millions for Revamping of Libraries

Prince George's County officials are proposing to borrow $60.7 million to build and renovate several libraries.

Prince George's High School Teacher Arrested for Trying to Kiss a Student

A 66-year-old foreign language teacher at DuVal High School in Lanham was arrested Monday for allegedly asking a 16-year-old student for a kiss.

Proposal to Expand Prince George's Council Mulled at Forum

Opponents of expanding Prince George's County Council say it's an unpopular waste of time and money, but proponents say two additional members would improve business relationships in the region, make the county more competitive and help fund countywide projects quicker.