An Alamance County, North Carolina EMS driver fell asleep at the wheel and slammed an ambulance into a retaining wall, injuring another EMS worker, Burlington police said. The coworker was taken to a hospital.
The U.S. Geological Survey says a 3.0 earthquake Sunday in eastern Tennessee was felt in North Carolina, Georgia and Kentucky. The quake followed a 4.4 last week with aftershocks felt in neighboring states.
GoTriangle is expected to submit a final application for the Durham-Orange light-rail line to the Federal Transit Administration in April. A few snags remain, including a rail crossing and Duke’s Erwin Road concerns.
The North Carolina Board of Elections has been investigating ballot irregularities in the 9th Congressional District race between Republican Mark Harris and Democrat Dan McCready. The board will conduct a public evidentiary hearing in January.