Welcome Guest
( Log In | Register )
The time is now 11:32 pm
You last visited January 22, 2021, 10:29 pm
All times shown are
Eastern Time (GMT-5:00)

Search

Search for news stories tagged with the keyword you specify
Search
See all tags:Tag Cloud
TagResults 1 - 10 of 432 for north carolina. (0.14 seconds)

N.C. COVID nurse 'in shock' after $1 million second-chance lottery win
A North Carolina nurse who works in the COVID-19 unit at a long-term care facility just hit a $1 million jackpot. Terri Watkins didn't believe she'd actually won the North Carolina Education Lottery's Supreme Riches second-chance lottery drawing last week but she did. I thought that it was a scam. I was a little upset actually! she said in a press release. I thought that it was not real, couldn't be real, Watkins added. It's still something that I really don't believe, I'm still in so ...
Jan 14, 2021, 10:24 am - Lottery News forum

N.C. man wins $250,000 in lottery after losing job of 20 years and father to COVID-19
Former preschool teacher who was in a dark place says he kept believing in himself By Kate Northrop It's been a seriously difficult time for a North Carolina man who just recently lost his job as a preschool teacher after 20 years and even more so after losing his father to the coronavirus a month later, but a lottery jackpot win to the tune of $250,000 was the Christmas miracle waiting to happen. Before he had hit the $250,000 jackpot, Joe Camp of Charlotte had been persevering through ...
Dec 28, 2020, 12:10 pm - Lottery News forum

Lottery player wins $100,000 with 20 identical tickets
N.C. man bets big on Pick 4 and reaps the rewards By Kate Northrop A North Carolina man played the Virginia Lottery and took a big leap by buying 20 identical lottery tickets. The result? He took home 20 top prizes totaling $100,000. James Swimpson of Elizabeth City, North Carolina, stopped at Love's Travel Stop in Skippers, Virginia, about a two-hour drive from home, and decided to play the Lottery's Pick 4 game. Whether it was pure instinct or a voice in his head, he must have had a g ...
Nov 23, 2020, 9:56 pm - Lottery News forum

U.S. Marine Corps veteran wins the lottery on Veteran's Day
Combat engineer scoops up the final top prize in North Carolina instant game By Kate Northrop A veteran from Creswell, North Carolina was not even in the state when he found out he won a $1 million prize from a scratch-off lottery ticket. In fact, he completely forgot that he bought them in the first place, only to discover the winning ticket right before his return flight home to North Carolina from Colorado. Yaheem Jones, formerly a combat engineer in the U.S. Marine Corps, got the bi ...
Nov 13, 2020, 4:41 pm - Lottery News forum

North Carolina veteran plans on using $10 million lottery prize to honor his son
Windfall from lottery winnings allow parents to pay touching tribute By Kate Northrop A retired veteran from North Carolina will be using his $10 million lottery prize to honor his recently deceased son by giving back to the community. Marine Master Sergeant Alvin Mack II of Jacksonville retired from the military in May. His 19-year-old son, Alvin Mack III, who served in the Air Force Honor Guard at Arlington Cemetery, passed away that same month. With a winning lottery ticket worth $10 ...
Nov 5, 2020, 5:17 pm - Lottery News forum

N.C. man rewards friend with new car in return for lucky winning lottery numbers
Because if it weren't for his numbers, I'd still have zero. By Kate Northrop A North Carolina lottery player is ready to give credit where credit is due after his friend suggests five lucky numbers that ended up winning him a share of a Carolina Cash 5 jackpot. After asking five friends to share a set of their own five lucky numbers each, one friend's suggestion won Timothy Lingo of Hillsborough half the jackpot for last Wednesday's Carolina Cash 5 drawing worth $390,814. I said, ...
Oct 22, 2020, 4:08 pm - Lottery News forum

NC man can reopen business shuttered by COVID-19 thanks to $1.2 million lottery prize
Winnings give business owner much-needed relief after pandemic causes financial struggles By Kate Northrop Many business owners and entrepreneurs saw their businesses and livelihoods shuttered after the coronavirus shutdown. But one North Carolina resident now has a chance to re-open his hair salon after winning a $1.2 million lottery prize. Jeffrey Yi, of Fayetteville, was fortunate enough to win the Sept. 24 Cash 5 jackpot worth $1,247,944 that would help him reopen his hair salon six ...
Oct 4, 2020, 1:05 pm - Lottery News forum

State lotteries exceed expectations in 2020
Despite hardships, lotteries are breaking sales records By Kate Northrop In previous months defined by economic hardship brought on by the global pandemic, the lottery industry has proven to be a beacon of light, with some state lotteries defying expectations and exhibiting record sales. The Texas Lottery, which has made headlines recently for its internationally-ranking Lotto Texas jackpot (now standing at $45.5 million), is also exceeding expectations with its 10th-consecutive record- ...
Sep 25, 2020, 4:29 pm - Lottery News forum

North Carolina father-to-be scores $1 million lottery prize
Impeccable timing for an expecting parent By Kate Northrop The timing for a $1 million prize from scratch-off lottery game couldn't be better for a North Carolina man who is expecting his first child in February. Clayton Cook, of Hickory, was on his way to his grandmother's house for dinner last Monday and stopped for gas at Advent Grocery on Old Shelby Road in Hickory. While there, he decided to try his luck with some instant lottery games. He waited until he got to his grandmother' ...
Sep 22, 2020, 10:50 am - Lottery News forum

N.C. Lottery introduces six new Fast Play games
North Carolina is the latest to act on growing trend of progressive jackpot lottery games By Kate Northrop North Carolina lottery players can try out the state lottery's newest offering Fast Play, a type of lottery game with a progressive jackpot that has become popular with other state lotteries in recent years. Fast Play was first available for purchase on Sun., Sept. 13, 2020 at most N.C. Lottery retailers and on all self-service vending machines, marking the Lottery's first game lau ...
Sep 18, 2020, 3:15 pm - Lottery News forum

« Previous123456789104344Next »