Prince George's County


Rushern Baker to Head County Executives of America

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III scored a major political and career victory recently when he was elected as the president of the County Executives of America.

P.G. County Voters Decry Term Limit Increase

The Prince George's County Council voted July 23 to ask residents to extend the terms from two to three for council members and the county executive. The question will be placed on the ballot in the November election.

Baker Lauds Opening of Metro Silver Line

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker called Saturday's Phase 1 opening of the Metro Silver Line the dawn of a new day for public transportation and economic development in the Washington Metropolitan region.

P.G. County Seeks Foreign Investors

Prince George's County wants foreign investors from China to help increase economic development in low-income neighborhoods through a nationwide program previously used in the District.

P.G. County Council OKs MGM Casino at Harbor

A building plan for a $925 million MGM casino resort at the National Harbor in Prince George's County was approved Monday by the county council.

Owens Elected Chair of P.G. County DCC

The Prince George's County Democratic Central Committee has elected District 27's LaRhonda Owens as its new chair.

Chick-fil-A at P.G. Mall Stymied by Drive-Thru Regs

Plans to build a Chick-fila at the Mall in Prince Georges have stalled because the county's zoning law doesn't allow fast-food businesses to build drive-thru windows on the property along East West Highway in Hyattsville.

Throng of Mourners Say Goodbye to Wayne Curry

It may have been a funeral, but laughter, joyous reflections and chuckles replaced tears and palpable anguish as several thousand people packed into the First Baptist Church of Glenarden in Upper Marlboro to celebrate the life of Wayne Curry.

P.G. County Group Eyes Green Economy

Environmental groups in Prince George's County are seeing green as they hope to raise awareness about a $1 billion plan that would bring thousands of green jobs to the county.

Wayne Curry Remembered as a Visionary

Condolences and accolades poured in for the man credited with transforming Prince George's County from a slow-paced, majority-white farming region and D.C. bedroom community into the most affluent and educated majority-black county in the country.

Marylander's Vision Creates Women Entrepreneurs

Margaret Dureke vividly recalls the challenges she faced when she emigrated to the United States as a young woman.

Thousands Attend P.G. County Career Showcase

Thousands turned out for a career showcase at Bowie State University to get a sneak peek of employment opportunities at the planned resort and casino at National Harbor in Oxon Hill.

P.G. County Voters Trickle Into Polls

Voter turnout in Prince George's County continued at a slow pace Tuesday during the Maryland primary election.

MGM, Prince George's County Reach Landmark Deal

Local residents and minorities have been assured of receiving half the jobs slated for the $925 million MGM National Harbor Casino and Resorts expected to open in Prince George's County in 2016.

Farmers Market, Bazaar Comes to Brentwood

With fresh produce and homemade crafts now available each week at a new farmers market and bazaar in Brentwood, saving a few hard-earned dollars may have become a little easier.