Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Economic Impact of BRAC at Andrews Questioned

Questions abound over the viability of real economic impact surrounding the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) and the influx of jobs it will bring...

Prince George’s Police Chief Responds to Cheating Allegations

A Washington Post report into a possible cheating scandal with the Prince George’s County Police Training Academy has Prince George’s County Police (PGPD) officials...

Prince George’s Businesswoman Takes Financial Literacy into Her Own Hands

Carmen Johnson always had a big heart, but never knew how she could inspire and change others’ lives. Now, with the creation of the...

Community College Theatre Department a Hidden Gem

Prince George’s Community College students continue to do surprising work, and that includes the theatre department. As the college continues to move forward, the...

Regional Group Eyes Development Opportunity in Pr. George’s County

As Prince George’s County continues its efforts to bring transit-oriented development (TOD) to the county, the Coalition for Smarter Growth – a regional nonprofit...

Metro’s Performance in Prince George’s Angers Some Residents

Prince George’s residents are becoming increasingly frustrated with Metro service. Increasing prices, service delays and other issues have residents wondering if using the service...

Maryland HBCU Digitizes Half-Century of Memories

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore’s Frederick Douglass Library has digitized a half-century of The Hawk yearbooks – from the first volume in 1959...

New Maryland Traffic Laws Take Effect October 1

Effective October 1, two traffic safety laws passed during this year’s Maryland General Assembly session will immediately alter motorists’ current driving habits. The one attracting...

Alternative School Set Up to Keep Kids in School

A new concept has been adopted in Prince George’s County to address the needs of students who need to learn in an alternative environment....

Metro, State Officials to Give Prince George’s First Major Transit Center

Officials from the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) and the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) are about to give Prince George’s County the...

Franchot Defends Position, Slams Examiner

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot to responded to a Washington Examiner story that gave the impression he thought the Purple Line might be a waste...

Capitol Heights Standoff Highlights County’s Recidivism Problem

When David E. Williams, a convicted felon, barricaded himself in a Capitol Heights home on Sept. 14, it once again highlighted a disturbing problem...