Prince George's County


Prince George's County Economic Exec to Step Down

The Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation announced this week that President and CEO Gwen McCall will step down to focus her efforts on specific economic-development projects in the county.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Youth@Work/Summer Youth Employment Program

Students ages 15 to 19 are encouraged to apply for the county's Youth@Work/Summer Youth Enrichment Program, which provides an opportunity for them to participate in career development, life skills training and summer employment opportunities.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Academy Program Applications

Grade-eligible high school students can now apply for enrollment in the Career Academy Program.

Plumber's Building in Prince George's County Demolished

Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III joined county officials and community leaders Wednesday morning in Brentwood for the demolition of the old Plumber's Building.

Prince George's County Hosts Public Hearing on Budget

Dozens listened and presented ideas during a public hearing on the the proposed fiscal 2016 budget for Prince George’s County on Feb. 3 at Prince George's Community College in Largo.

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.