"Then I woke up and checked my tickets. I checked the fourth ticket and I saw the ‘4′ and then the next number and the next number and the next number,” Dowe told the Associated Press. “I’m like, ‘Wow!’ It was just crazy.” The odds of Dowe winnings were estimated at 1 in 12.6 million, according to official rules

"These dedicated health care workers continue to put their own lives at risk to serve others, and we owe them our ongoing gratitude," NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said in a statement posted on NFL.com. "We hope in a small way that this initiative will inspire our country and recognize these true American heroes. This is also an opportunity to promote the importance of vaccination and appropriate health practices, including wearing masks in public settings."

Officials are investigating the two-alarm blaze that happened just before 5 a.m. at Concord Diner on Sherwood Court, southeast of I-85 off Highway 29. Firefighters from Concord and the adjoining cities of Harrisburg and Kannapolis responded to multiple calls about the diner being engulfed in flames.

“The North Carolina utilities Commission as well as the North Carolina Supreme Court has affirmed these are prudent costs and is part of producing electricity for our customers," Duke Energy spokesperson Meredith Archie told WBTV. “Duke Energy has been producing energy from coal-fired units for decades. And so a byproduct of this is coal ash."

Beyonce is taking athleisure to a new level with this streetwear inspired slope-ready Icy Park collection.

Jackson, 38, a Afghan war veteran and National Guard soldier said he is committed to “honesty and decency” in politics. He's the latest candidate from either party to announce a run after Burr's seat. Donald Trump's daughter-in-law, Lara Trump, was one of the high-profile names to initially throw their name into the primary mix for the North Carolina seat. The incoming elected Senator will join Republican Thom Tillis to represent the Tar Heel State in the Washington chamber. 

  Are you confused on when your group will be vaccinated?  Are you clear on which group and phase you belong?  Well, North Carolina has a new tool to streamline that information and help you determine your vaccine group.  All you have to do is answer a few questions, sign up for the service and […]


We always talk about getting enough sleep.  But a new article on Ted.com says there are actually SEVEN different types of rest we need. According to Ted.com, here are all seven, and what they mean . . . Physical rest, either passive or active. Passive includes sleeping or napping.  Active means things like getting a […]

What came first the chicken or the egg and in Hip Hop would Salt-N-Pepa still been Salt-N-Pepa without the DJ Spinderella? The epic biopic of Salt-N-Pepa on The Lifetime channel went down last night giving us the background story of the rise of the original all girl band. Although Hip Hop fans and historians were […]