Deputies win $1 million

January 29, 2009 1:51:31 PM PST
Five Gaston County deputies have something to smile about. The North Carolina Education Lottery says they have one a cool million dollars in the Powerball Lottery.They did it with a Power Play and matching five white balls.

Fay Costner, Charles Martin, Thomas Summey, Joseph Hefner, and Charles (Barry) Ervin claimed their prize at lottery headquarters on Wednesday. They have been buying Powerball tickets together for less than a year.

Among their plans for their winnings are new golf clubs, upcoming wedding expenses, college education fund and saving for retirement.


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