News

Area Retiree Gets Jackpot Thanks To A Scratcher Game

Area Retiree Gets Jackpot Thanks To A Scratcher Game

Photo: WINA

The Virginia Lottery has a scratch game called “Hit the Jackpot” and a retiree managed to do that with his purchase at a store on Cherry Avenue in Charlottesville.  John Blair III (pictured) won $200,000 thanks to a ticket he bought at the Tom Thumb Market. Blair says he will save his winnings to pay the bills.

 

Latest Stories

in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

grizzlies

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, Dec. 18.

in Sports

Ray Rice investigation heating up

Former Baltimore Ravens NFL running back Ray Rice and his wife Janay arrive for a hearing at a New York City office building November 5, 2014.

Hundreds of NFL employees gave records to investigators looking into how Commissioner Roger Goodell handled evidence in the Ray Rice case.

in Sports

49ers release McDonald amid sex assault investigation

raymcdonald

San Francisco released defensive tackle Ray McDonald after he was named a suspect in a sexual assault case.