North Carolina Education Lottery

Time running out for local half-million-dollar lottery winner

A prize of more than a half-million dollars from a May drawing will not be awarded if the owner of a winning ticket bought in northern Mecklenburg County in May doesn’t claim the winnings soon, the North Carolina Education Lottery announced Friday. The ticket was purchased for the Wednesday, May 12 Cash 5 drawing and will expire on Tuesday, Nov. […]

Mooresville man’s $263,948 lottery win ‘pretty awesome’

MOORESVILLE – Gregg Richardson of Mooresville tried his luck on a North Carolina Education Lottery Cash 5 ticket Oct. 8. The next day, he found out his $1 ticket purchase was well worth the investment. That’s when Richardson discovered his ticket matched all five numbers, making him a $263,948 winner. “I was shocked,” the hardware store manager said Thursday when […]

Morning ritual pays off with $100,000 win for Huntersville man

Leonard Burch’s morning routine of stopping for coffee and scratch-offs on his way to work took a turn for the better last week with a $100,000 win. Burch, a mechanical contractor from Huntersville, made his usual stop for coffee and then played a few scratch-offs at Highland Creek BP on Ridge Road. He said just as he was leaving something […]