Wed Aug 12, 2020

‘Yabba dabba doo!’ — Whiteville retiree wins $200,000 prize

Vernis Hardy of Whiteville with his $200,000 check from the N.C. Education Lottery.

For Vernis Hardy of Whiteville, a routine morning stop turned extraordinary when he won a $200,000 lottery prize, the N.C. Education Lottery announced in a press release.

 “There’s not much to do now that I’m retired,” Hardy said. “I get a scratch-off ticket and a drink every morning

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