Prince George's County


Simmie Knox Unveils Portrait for O'Malley

When Simmie Knox received a telephone call recently in which the caller asked him to paint a portrait of Frederick Douglass, he wasn’t at all surprised.

P.G. County Education Briefs: Publicity Release Forms

Throughout the school year, the Board of Education and schools within the county system will conduct activities that could publicize events via local or national news media.

P.G. County Extends Deadline for School Immunizations

Officials for Prince George's County Public Schools will seek a 45-day extension of the deadline for students to fulfill new state immunization requirements.

P.G. County Education Briefs: Free and Reduced Meals

School officials are encouraging families to apply for free and reduced-price meals for the 2014-15 school year, which are available to students based on household size and income.

P.G. Council Salary Hike Proposal Draws Fire

Council President Mel Franklin introduced a measure at the Sept. 2 weekly meeting in Upper Marlboro to increase salaries for the nine-member board by five percent, effective in December.

Baker, P.G. County Business Leaders Head to China

Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III is leading a delegation of business leaders and government officials to China to strengthen trade ties and attract new investments to the county.

Water Advisory Issued for P.G. County

The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission issued a precautionary boil-water advisory Wednesday for several Prince George's County towns amid concerns of harmful bacteria or other harmful microorganisms in tap water.

Greenbelt Acquires Automated License Plate Reader

Thanks to a $49,000 grant from the Maryland Vehicle Theft Prevention Council, Greenbelt police will be deploying a portable automated license plate reader to help fight crime.

Girls Get Royal Treatment

They didn’t wear glass slippers or ride in golden carriages but dozens of youngsters received spa treatments befitting a princess during a gathering at a local salon.

P.G. County Women's Organization to Make Over Homeless Shelter

My Girlfriend's House, a Prince George’s County organization that works with at-risk middle and high school girls in the region, will complete their fourth Shelter Room Makeover renovation at a Hyattsville homeless shelter on Saturday, Sept. 6, providing new furniture, ...

Donna Edwards to Host P.G. County Job Fair

Dozens of employers will gather Thursday for a job fair at the Prince George's County Sports and Learning Complex Field House in Landover.

P.G. County Proposes Facelift at Watkins Regional Park

Officials with the Prince George's County Department of Parks and Recreation are crafting a proposal to refurbish Watkins Regional Park in Upper Marlboro.

P.G. County Receives $1M Grants for Energy Projects, Upgrades

A partnership involving the Prince George's County Office of Central Services (OCS) and the Department of the Environment has resulted in more than $1 million in grants for the county.

Democrats Push Middle-Class Agenda

Women succeeding in the workplace will help boost the middle class, a message Democrats hope will resonate with voters in the November elections.

P.G. County Moves Closer to Clinching FBI

Prince George's County inched closer to becoming the new home of the FBI after elected officials announced two locations in the county have been included on a short list of sites for the bureau's new base of operation.