• Elderly Mt. Pleasant couple wins $250K jackpot


    A Mt. Pleasant couple in their 80s won a $250,000 Cash 5 jackpot Wednesday.

    Officials said the winning ticket was purchased at Pop N’ Brew Super Store on East Main Street.

    The owner of the store referred to the couple as “sweet.” He said they play the lottery several times per week, and the wife usually plays regular numbers.

    According to the owner, the woman decided to do a “quick pick” and that’s the ticket that won.

    The couple’s identity has not been released.

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