NC man wins massive Powerball, becomes a grandpa and celebrates birthday all in one week

REIDSVILLE, N.C. -- A Reidsville man can’t stop smiling after a whirlwind of a week!

Timothy Bolick, just celebrated his 62 birthday, won $200,000 playing the Powerball, and welcomed his grandson all within the same week!

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Bolick said, “I’m still pinching myself.”

The recently retired machine repairman bought the lucky Powerball ticket at the Week’s Grocery store on Barnes Street in Reidsville. 

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He didn’t even know he had won until his son told him there was a winning ticket bought from the store.

“I figured I should probably go check them since that’s where I bought them from.”

Bolick then brought the ticket to the grocery store to have it checked.

“I told them that I might have a big winner,” Bolick said. “The clerk gave me a high-five and then scanned the ticket. Sure enough, the bells and whistles started going off. My heart started beating 100 miles an hour and I thought, ‘Oh my God, this can’t be happening.’”

Bolick took home $139,002 after taxes. He plans to save it for retirement and to take his family on a beach vacation.

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