Whiteville duo scoops $248,982 jackpot in state lottery
The North Carolina Education Lottery has announced that Lottie and Sylvia Williams have won a $248,982 jackpot. They scooped the staggering cash prize in last weekend’s drawing, after matching all five numbers.
Lottie Williams learned about the lottery jackpot Sunday morning, according to a statement from the state lottery
. “I hopped off my truck, rushed into the house and informed my spouse about the massive jackpot,” Lottie stated.
House renovation and debts
The couple bought the lucky ticket at a grocery store in the Columbus County-based city. The jackpot enables them to pay off debts and renovate their house, Lottie added.
Carolina Cash 5 jackpot
The North Carolina Education Lottery revealed that it’s the fifth Carolina Cash 5 jackpot won by a Columbus County resident. Four years ago, a Riegelwood inhabitant took home $370,904 in cash courtesy of the Carolina Cash 5 game.