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  • NC Education Lottery sees strong sales amid COVID-19 pandemic January 23, 2021 5:59 am WNCN 17 - North Carolina RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Even before the recent Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots drove people to buy tickets, North Carolina Education Lottery officials say the agency was on track to have one of its strongest years for sales amid the COVID-19 pandemic. …
  • COVID-19 Nurse Wins $1 Million in Lottery January 15, 2021 7:14 am Medscape Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Terri Watkins says it hasn't been easy working as a COVID-19 nurse in a long-term facility in Durham County, North Carolina. But her life got a …
  • Russian opposition leader Navalny plans defiant Moscow return January 14, 2021 1:24 pm NBC News Yasmine Salam and Reuters 2h ago / 11:22 AM UTC African Union purchases 270 million Covid vaccine doses The African Union has purchased a provisional 270 million Covid-19 vaccine doses from manufacturers for member states to bolster its efforts to …
  • Nurse who works in Covid-19 unit wins $1 million in North Carolina lottery January 14, 2021 2:53 am MSNBC A North Carolina nurse who works in the Covid-19 unit at a long-term care facility received a welcome surprise when she won $1 million in the state lottery. The nurse, Terri Watkins, had entered the $300,000,000 Supreme Riches second-chance drawing but …
  • COVID-19 nurse ‘in shock’ after $1 million lottery win in North Carolina January 13, 2021 9:56 pm KFOR-TV Oklahoma's News 4 by: Nexstar Media Wire and WGHP Posted: Jan 13, 2021 / 12:53 PM CST / Updated: Jan 13, 2021 / 12:53 PM CST DURHAM, N.C. (NEXSTAR/WGHP) — Terri Watkins couldn’t believe her ears when she heard she had won $1 million in the North Carolina …
  • Man wins $250,000 lottery soon after he loses job and dad to COVID-19 December 26, 2020 11:37 am New York Post A Charlotte, North Carolina preschool teacher recently lost his job, and then his father to the coronavirus — but on Christmas Eve, he won $250,000 in a scratch-off lottery. “I fell to my knees at the gas pump,” Joe Camp said of scratching off his prize, …
  • Autopsy: Woman allegedly killed by NC lottery winner was shot to death November 24, 2020 9:53 pm WRAL 5 - North Carolina Shallotte, N.C. — A woman who was allegedly killed by a former North Carolina lottery winner in July died from a gunshot wound to the back of the head, an autopsy from the State Medical Examiner’s Office concludes. According to WECT News, an investigative …
  • North Carolina caregiver to use $1 million lottery prize to pay daughter’s student loans November 21, 2020 8:02 pm WAVY - Virginia by: FOX8 Digital Desk and Nexstar Media Wire Posted: Nov 21, 2020 / 02:44 PM EST / Updated: Nov 21, 2020 / 02:44 PM EST (NCEL) CHERRYVILLE, N.C. (WGHP) – After getting off of work on Tuesday, “something” told Selena Wallace to stop and try her …
  • Marine veteran wants to use $10 million NC lottery prize to honor son who also served November 6, 2020 2:15 am Stars and Stripes RALEIGH, N.C. (Tribune News Service) — A Marine veteran who won $10 million in the North Carolina lottery hopes to give back to those who helped him. Alvin Mack II retired in May, the same month his son died at the age of 19, the N.C. Education Lottery …
  • Bridgeton, North Carolina, Witch Leader Claims Discrimination In Lottery Ticket Incident October 16, 2020 9:09 pm Daily Caller The leader of a local Wiccan church in Bridgeton, North Carolina, claims he was discriminated against when trying to purchase a lottery ticket, according to local media reports. An employee at Fisher Fuel Mart in Bridgeton was disciplined and the …
  • Paysafe and NeoPollard interactive expand partnership into North Carolina lottery market July 9, 2020 7:27 am Calvin Ayre North Carolina Education Lottery becomes latest U.S. state lottery to integrate industry-leading iLottery platform with payment gateway. Houston, Texas. July 7th, 2020 – Paysafe, a leading specialized payments platform, has expanded its partnership with …
  • Gaston County man buying birthday cake ends up with $1 million North Carolina lottery win May 28, 2020 12:52 pm Gaston Gazette - North Carolina Gary Grant of Mount Holly was buying a birthday cake when he decided to check a few Cash 5 tickets. As it turns out, one of his tickets was worth $1,127,585 jackpot. “It was my kid’s birthday so I was going out to get a cake and I had old lottery tickets I …
  • Iron worker wins $10m on lottery and vows to take family on cruise after coronavirus May 16, 2020 6:02 pm Metro $10million lottery winner Wade Harmon says he will treat his family to a cruise as soon as the killer virus – which ravaged scores of ships – subsides (Pictures: AP/North Carolina State Lottery)An iron worker who won a $10million lottery jackpot has …
  • Anthony Eden Rand May 7, 2020 1:12 am Blowing Rocket Anthony Eden Rand died peacefully on May 1, 2020, at the age of 80 after a protracted fight against thyroid and hypopharyngeal squamous cell cancer. Though cancer eventually won, it was a split decision. Anthony Eden Rand (who went by "Anky" or …
  • Scotland County School staff nominated for School Heroes February 19, 2020 12:29 am The Laurinburg Exchange - North Carolina By: Katelin Gandee - Staff writer LAURINBURG — Seven Scotland County School faculty have been nominated as North Carolina School Heroes, with time still to nominate and vote. Last year the North Carolina Lottery created the School Heroes program to give …

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