Prince George's County


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.

Casino Project Causes Uproar in Prince George's County

It's a $925 million project that has everyone seeing dollar signs. It also has many in and around Prince George's County, particularly in the African-American community, seeing red.

Seniors Cautioned to Beware of Scams

The respect once given to elders continues to be replaced with schemes, scams and acts of foul play, robbing many older adults of their homes, life savings and self-respect.

P.G. COUNTY BRIEFS: Jeffrey Taylor to Represent Students on Education Board

Members of the Prince George’s Regional Association of Student Governments (PGRASG), which represents more than 30 of the county’s public secondary schools, recently elected Jeffrey Taylor as the 2014-15 student member of the Board of Education.

Theater Tech Program Highlights Student Talent

Performing arts and workforce development may seem strange bedfellows; but through Joe’s Movement Emporium’s Theater Tech Program (TTP), that pairing has proved to be a game changer in the lives of at-risk teens in Prince George’s County.

P.G. County Warns of Jury Duty Scam

Prince George's County officials warned Thursday of a telephone scam that attempts to dupe county residents into paying fines for missing jury duty.

Artists Sizzle at Mt. Rainier's Better Block Night

Despite intermittent showers and brisk winds, diehard shoppers and supporters of the arts strolled through the commercial district of downtown Mt. Rainier last Friday evening to enjoy the town’s annual street festival, Better Block Night.

Contentious Races Brewing in P.G. County

Politicians in southern Prince George's County are gearing up for one of the most competitive election cycles in recent years due to an influx of candidates challenging incumbents' seats.

Students Push to Halt Planned Wal-Mart

Students and faculty at two schools in Prince George's County are maneuvering to stop plans for a proposed Wal-Mart store in Oxon Hill that would sit next door to the schools.

Harlem Remembrance Foundation Brings 2012 Awardee to P.G. County Middle Schools

The Harlem Remembrance Foundation of Prince George's County will host the 2012 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award winner, Alchemy, Inc. of Akron, Ohio, to introduce their unique and highly successful male youth self-improvement program to male county middle ...

Harlem Remembrance Foundation Stages Community March for Literacy in African-American History, Art and Culture

The Harlem Remembrance Foundation of Prince George's County will join with other religious, educational, social, cultural and youth organizations to stage a march on Saturday, May 3 at 9 a.m. to call for increased literacy in African American history and ...

P.G. County to Kick Off Harlem Renaissance Festival on May 3

Prince George's County's Harlem Renaissance Festival has grown into a major East Coast festival with attendees growing to 10,000 and traveling from as far away as New York and Georgia.