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March 5, 2021 By NCEL

Robeson County bus driver who saved kids from fire named NC School Hero

What does it really mean to go “above and beyond” for all of your students? To Tawanda Hunt, it means saving 17 students from her burning school bus.

March 5, 2021 By NCEL

Orange County coach who turns play into learning named NC School Hero

More than 400 students a week show up for PE each week at Pathways Elementary School in Hillsborough and somehow Coach Maria McMullin makes each one feel important.

March 5, 2021 By NCEL

Education Lottery committees to meet on March 9

The meetings will be held virtually and public can attend via WebEx.

March 5, 2021 By NCEL

Harnett County math teacher of 27 years named NC School Hero

The lessons that Joan Powell, a math teacher for 27 years, teaches in her fifth-grade classroom add up to the winning formula making Johnsonville Elementary School a top performing school in Harnett County.

March 3, 2021 By NCEL

Nash County man ‘ecstatic’ to win $1 million prize

Charles Rupert of Rocky Mount tried his luck on a $10 ticket and watched as it revealed a $1 million prize

March 3, 2021 By NCEL

Catawba County man scores $200,000 lottery prize

Steve Presnell of Newton tried his luck on a Power Shot scratch-off and scored a $200,000 top prize.

March 3, 2021 By NCEL

Halifax County man wins $110,000 Cash 5 jackpot

Gary Gibson of Roanoke Rapids found himself the winner of a $110,000 Cash 5 jackpot.

March 2, 2021 By NCEL

Guilford County woman ‘started shouting’ when her $5 ticket revealed $250,000 prize

Barbara Johnson of Gibsonville couldn’t believe her eyes when she scratched her 20X The Cash ticket and saw a $250,000 prize.

March 1, 2021 By NCEL

Free resources available for North Carolinians facing gambling problems

Gov. Roy Cooper signs proclamation making March Problem Gambling Awareness Month.

March 1, 2021 By NCEL

Catawba County woman wins $1 million instantly

Her win came with a $10 50X The Cash scratch-off.

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