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  • wayneboyd Dec 10, 4:17 p.m.

    The state won again. Out of her million dollar prize the government got over half.

  • lorawatson Dec 10, 3:46 p.m.

    Congratulations!

  • glpowers Dec 10, 2:34 p.m.

    Salaries for teachers in kindergarten through third grade??
    Surley you jest.

  • North Carolina Cutie Dec 10, 2:25 p.m.

    Congrats! spend it wisely.

  • Wags Dec 10, 2:17 p.m.

    Good thing she claimed it this year or Obama would have increased the tax owed. She has gone from a nice woman to an evil millionare that needs to pay more taxes. (at least that's how our government looks at it)

  • Scubagirl Dec 10, 1:37 p.m.

    I agree, not a millionaire, but still a lot of money. Congrats to her!

  • JoCo50 at MXR Dec 10, 1:19 p.m.

    Only the government could give someone a check for $408,000 and tell them that now they were a millionaire.

    She's only a millionaire if she already had $600,000.

  • ncrebel Dec 10, 1:16 p.m.

    That is sad.......you win one million dollars and you get to take home $408,006.00???

    Follow the money. I would demand to know exactly where the money went in Robeson County School System.

  • Pseudonym Dec 10, 12:53 p.m.

    Last I checked, a net worth of $408,006 does not make one a millionaire.

    Not even a half millionaire.

  • HereswhatIthink Dec 10, 12:44 p.m.

    Enjoy!!!!

  • lucasd06 Dec 10, 12:44 p.m.

    Actually, NCPictures, since this income source won't continue, she won't be taxed at the higher tax rate after the tax year 2012, assuming she makes less than $250k annually.

  • Uhavenoclu Dec 10, 12:44 p.m.

    She has had the ticket same with the $4 m winner. Now would be a good time to cash it in.

  • kbrianf Dec 10, 12:38 p.m.

    "Officials said Evans chose to take her winnings as a $600,000 lump sum rather than an annuity paid out over 20 years. After withholdings, she received a check for $408,006."

    Ummm, she's already paid her taxes and gotten her money, NCPictures.

  • NCPictures Dec 10, 11:51 a.m.

    Congratulations, you are now one of the (according to "our" President) hated rich that will have a higher tax rate. Good luck getting even half of that money.

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