Woman finally gets to buy dream home with $756k lottery win


Linda McCain a Maxton woman plans to buy her dream home after winning $756k from a lottery ticket, according to the North Carolina Education Lottery.

“I can finally get my dream home,” Linda McCain said. “Now I can have something I can finally call my own.”

McCain said she looked at the numbers later at night after the Aug. 18 drawing, but she could not believe it so she went to the kitchen so she could get light to see it better.“When I realized it, I just started hollering,” McCain said. “I was feeling so good, I couldn’t even go back to sleep.”

McCain got her ticket from Short Stop Mart on West Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Maxton. After the state and federal withholdings, she ended up taking home $537,093.