Prince George's County


Prince George's Residents Demand County to Clean Up Its Act

Southern Prince George’s County residents told officials they are fed up with the litter and trash that blanket the area and they are tired of hearing unfulfilled promises to clean it up.

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

Jared Dyer, a Frederick Douglass High School senior with a 4.12 grade point average, has been named Scholar of the Week.

Prince George's Council Member to Host Breakfast for Business Sector

Prince George's County Council member Todd Turner (D-District 4) will host a business breakfast briefing this week to connect county officials with Bowie Business Innovation Center companies currently engaged in the creation of new businesses.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Maxwell Praises Budget Proposal

Schools CEO Kevin Maxwell has commended County Executive Rushern Baker’s budget proposal, saying he’s grateful for Baker’s bold commitment to public education.

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker Proposes Tax Increase, Layoffs

Prince George's County could experience its first tax increase in more than 30 years and incorporate layoffs and furlough employees.

Exelon, Pepco Reach Merger Deal with Md. Counties

The Chicago-based Exelon Corporation and Pepco Holdings have reached an agreement with Montgomery and Prince George's counties regarding the two companies' merger proposal, which all sides say will create jobs and help meet the region's energy, environmental and economic policy ...

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Snow Day Accommodations

At the start of the academic year, the county's public schools calendar included four built-in snow days. But due to the particularly harsh weather in February, students and teachers have taken five snow days.

Prince George's County to Celebrate Women at Annual Luncheon

Prince George's County is recognizing March as Women's History Month by honoring women who work for or partner with the county government, as well as the impact they've had on their communities.

Nonprofit Teams with Bowie State Group to Help Underprivileged

Project Hygiene, a nonprofit organization that promotes health and wellness among underprivileged youth, has partnered with the Bowie State Graduate Student Association for the second annual "Women Give, Women Receive" campaign.

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

Chioma Ike, a senior at Wise High School in Upper Marlboro, lists among the latest students honored as a Scholar of the Week.

Talented Youth Honored for Leadership, Service

Expressions of excitement, joy and anticipation filled the faces of family, friends and supporters at the Voice of Class Act Community Youth Awards, where 14 youth, ranging from ages 8 to 21, were honored for their leadership, community service initiative ...

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.