Prince George's County


Prince George's County OKs New Power Plant

The Prince George's County Council approved two tax measures related to the Genesis Power Keys Energy Center project in Brandywine that will ultimately generate more than $43 million in revenue for the county.

Abandoned Newborn Found in P.G. County

Police in Prince George's County are asking for public assistance in finding the mother of a newborn girl found Wednesday morning.

P.G. County Voters Thwart Effort to Change Term Limits on Politicians

Voters thwarted the effort to give politicians more time when Question J was defeated.

MGM National Harbor Seeks College Students for Intern, Managerial Programs

MGM National Harbor, LLC, a subsidiary of MGM Resorts International, announced Monday it is accepting applications from current students and recent college graduates for the 2015 sessions of MGM Resorts International's Hospitality Internship and Management Associate programs.

P.G. County Exec Baker Backs Extended Term Limits

In an effort loosen term-limit restrictions for Prince George's County lawmakers, County Executive Rushern L. Baker III recently an email to supporters championing the expansion of the number of four-year terms.

400 Unvaccinated P.G. County Students to be Barred from Class

About 400 students in Prince George's County will be unable to attend school when classes resume Wednesday after failing to get required vaccinations, county officials said.

Glenarden Apartments Demolished

After years of complaints about poor management, deplorable conditions, code violations and crime, the Glenarden Apartments are no more.

Prince George's County Launches Marketing, Branding Campaign

Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III joined county elected officials, business leaders and residents Monday at the National Harbor's Capital Wheel to launch the county's marketing and branding campaign, "Prince George's County - Experience. Expand. Explore."

P.G. Community College $100M Expansion to Include Safety Upgrades

Prince George’s Community College officials have begun the new phase of several building projects that will add a new arts building, a culinary arts school and a new classroom facility, along with upgraded safety features, such as emergency call boxes ...

P.G. County Prepares for Emergency Weather Conditions

Officials for the Prince George's County's Department of Public Works and Transportation began their annual Snow and Ice Dry Run exercise early Friday.

P.G. County Partners with Churches, Nonprofits to Save on Storm Water Fees

Prince George's County officials have launched a program aimed at reducing the county's storm water runoff and protecting its water quality.

P.G. County Education Briefs: Student Mural Unveiled

Schools CEO Kevin Maxwell, officials from the Prince George's African American Museum and Cultural Center, and officials from the schools' Culture Keepers program recently attended the official unveiling of the mural "Walking With Purpose."

Obama Stumps for Md. Gubernatorial Hopeful Brown

President Barack Obama visited Prince George's County Sunday for a get-out-the-vote rally, urging voters to cast a ballot in the Nov. 4 midterm elections and to support Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown in his quest to become Maryland's first African-American chief ...

P.G. County Education Briefs: Listening Sessions

In the coming weeks, a series of "Special Education Listening Sessions" will be held by the county's Board of Education.

Officer Helps Promote Disabilities Awareness Month

Shani Watson, who lost her ability to walk after being involved in a car crash 10 years ago, not only wears the crown as Ms. Wheelchair Maryland 2014, but works to encourage others with disabilities.