David Ruffin the Durham county manager recommends a 3 cent property tax rate increase in his budget proposal to the board of commissioners. This increase is needed to help cover the county’s debt.
14 young students will be participating in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, 5 of those 14 are coming from the triangle. This spelling bee has been held every year in Fort Washington, Md. since 1925 except during World War Two.
In Rosedale, Maryland a CSX fret train crashed into a trash truck causing a explosion that shook the homes nearby. The 50 year old truck driver was in serious condition tuesday night. The officials have not announced exactly what caused the explosion yet.