RALEIGH – Cathy Klinglesmith of Harrisburg matched all five numbers in Monday’s Carolina Cash 5 drawing and won the $227,730 jackpot. She purchased the lucky ticket at the Food Lion on N.C. 49 in Harrisburg.
After state and federal taxes were withheld, Klinglesmith received a check for $157,589.
Ticket sales have made it possible for the lottery to raise more than $3.3 billion for the state. Net proceeds are used for prekindergarten programs for at-risk four-year-olds, teachers’ salaries in grades K-3, school construction, digital learning initiatives, need-based college scholarships and financial aid.
For details on how more than $59.8 million in lottery funds have made a difference in Cabarrus County, click on the “Where the Money Goes” tab on the lottery’s website.