Michael Carlton of Lenoir saw his $5 Power Shot ticket score him a $200,000 top prize.
Carlton purchased his lucky ticket from the Quick Way Superette on Norwood Street in Lenoir.
He claimed his prize Wednesday at lottery headquarters in Raleigh. After required federal and state tax withholdings, he took home $141,921.
Power Shot launched this month with four top prizes of $200,000. Three top prizes remain to be won.
Caldwell County received $15 million in money raised by the lottery to help build the new Granite Falls Middle School. For details on other ways Caldwell County benefits, visit www.nclottery.com and click on the “Impact” section.