Another winning Powerball ticket sold in Anderson

A Powerball player in Anderson County won $100,000 in Wednesday’s drawing, according to lottery officials.

According to a press release, Wednesday night’s winner matched four out of five white balls as well as the red Powerball to win $50,000.

Since the player opted to go with the Power Play feature for an additional dollar, and the Power Play number drawn was 2, doubling the winner’s prize to $100,000.

The winning ticket was purchased at Turnpike Liquor Store on the Turnpike in Oak Ridge.

The winner has not been publicly identified.

Last month, someone purchased a Poerball ticket worth $500,000 at Ian’s Market in Clinton.

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Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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