Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Turmoil Continues for Prince George’s School Management

Six weeks before the end of the school year, controversy continues to roil in the Prince George’s County school system’s leadership. In recent weeks, the...

Bowie State University Professor Named Apple Distinguished Educator

A Bowie State University communications professor was named a 2013 Apple Distinguished Educator for her use of emerging technology in creating a student mobile...

Oxon Hill, Md. Teen Charged with Setting Family House on Fire

OXON HILL, Md.— Prince George's County fire investigators have charged an 18-year-old man with arson after authorities say he set his mother's house on...

Capitol Heights Resident to Receive Congressional Award Gold Medal

Rachel Green, a Capitol Heights resident and senior at Prince George’s Community College will be presented with the Congressional Award Gold Medal on Capitol...

PGCC Senior Tapped to Deliver Commencement Address

Juanita Artis, a Prince George’s Community College senior, experienced a myriad of tribulations before enrolling in college. She graduated from high school with a...

Wanted: Good Men

Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Angela B. Alsobrooks is on a mission and she needs some help. Specifically, she needs some of the men...

Michelle Obama to Deliver Bowie State University Commencement Address

First Lady Michelle Obama is to address Bowie State University’s 2013 graduating class on May 17. She will deliver the commencement address for the...

Governor Signs Prince George’s Schools Bill

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley on April 9 signed a bill that dramatically enhances Prince George’s County Rushern L. Baker’s powers over the county’s troubled...

Wayne K. Curry Elected Chair of Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation

Gwen S. McCall, president & CEO of the Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation, recently named former County Executive Wayne K. Curry as the...

Maryland Rep. Donna Edwards Takes Steps to Avoid Staff Furloughs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Maryland Rep. Donna Edwards says her staff has taken a 2 percent pay cut to avoid anyone being furloughed as a...

Rev. Jeremiah Wright to Kick off Conference on Dr. Martin Luther King at Bowie...

The Rev. Dr. Jeremiah Wright Jr. will explore the impact of Dr. Martin Luther King’s nonviolent social change philosophies at a free public lecture on...

P.G. School Takeover Foes Confront State Lawmakers

Retired educator L. Regina Barton, 71, inched towards the hearing room of the Department of Legislative Services in Annapolis on April 1 with the...