Prince George's County


Prince George's Council Earmarks MGM Casino Revenue for Schools, Libraries

Prince George's County Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a bill requiring half of gaming revenue from the upcoming MGM casino resort at the National Harbor be allocated for public education.

EDC President Focuses on Helping Businesses, Residents

Coleman’s family pig-farming operation in Lexington spurred his enthusiasm as a businessman. It continues today as he serves as president and CEO for the Prince George’s County Economic Development Corp., a quasi-governmental agency that works to expand, retain and relocate ...

National Harbor Casino Resort Making Progress

The $1.25 billion MGM National Harbor Casino and Resort project is by no means a mirage.

Mixed-Use Development Proposed for Capitol Heights

A local developer looks to revamp the Kingdom Square Mall in Capitol Heights, Maryland, that would include 600 residences, a 250-room hotel and a grocery store.

Prince George's County Partners with National Dementia Awareness Initiative

A nationwide campaign to increase dementia awareness was launched Monday at the White House, with Prince George's County among the initial six communities to take part in the program.

Internal Battle at Jericho Church Escalates After Court Ruling

The son of the late Apostle Betty P. Peebles received a victory after a D.C. Superior Court judge ruled recently he can be reinstated at Jericho City of Praise Church in Landover, Maryland, which his parents founded more than five ...

Prince George's Council Seeks Residents for Budget Commission

The Prince George's County Council is accepting resumes from residents to serve as members of a blue-ribbon commission to address the county's structural deficit.

Panel: Music Should Be Core Subject

A panel of music advocates all spoke in one accord on June 25 to tell congressional officials that music should receive academic support and money similar to those granted to math, English and science.

Construction Set for New County Business

Groundbreaking has been scheduled for later this month on a new 61,200 square foot building in Capitol Heights, Maryland, that will expand an already robust and popular complex near Interstate 95.

Prince George's IT Program Cited for National Award

Prince George's County's information technology development program has been nationally recognized for its efforts in employing and training residents in the field.

Prince George's County Voters to Use Paper Ballots

Prince George's County voters will use a pen or pencil on paper ballots to select candidates beginning in the April 2016 primary.

Prince George's, D.C. Study Affordable Housing

After studies revealed that one-third of households in the Washington, D.C., that earn between 30 percent and 50 percent of the area's median income are spending more than half their incomes on rent, Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker and ...

Prince George's Co. Accepting Applications For Education Board Seat

Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III announced Monday that the county is accepting applications from residents interested in serving as an at-large member of the board of education.

Prince George's Lawmaker Lauds Supreme Court Ruling on Obamacare

Prince George's County Council Chairman Mel Franklin called the Supreme Court's ruling Thursday to leave President Obama's signature health care law largely intact a "huge victory for the working families."

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

Glory Ekhator, who recently graduated from Gwynn Park High School in Brandywine, has also been named a Scholar of the Week.