Home » Alabama

Alabama

Tonda Dickerson

Tonda Dickerson was Tipped a Winning Lottery Ticket. The Jackpot was $10 Million. She was Sued by her Co-Workers who Demanded a Share of the Winnings, and the Person Who Gave Her the Ticket Asked for a Truck. The IRS also Demanded a Gift Tax.

A lottery is a type of gambling in which numbers are drawn randomly for a prize. Some governments outlaw lotteries, while others support them enough to hold a national or state lottery. Governments frequently regulate lottery games to some extent. The most common rule is that lottery tickets cannot be sold to minors, and vendors …

Tonda Dickerson was Tipped a Winning Lottery Ticket. The Jackpot was $10 Million. She was Sued by her Co-Workers who Demanded a Share of the Winnings, and the Person Who Gave Her the Ticket Asked for a Truck. The IRS also Demanded a Gift Tax. Read More »

Sweet Home Alabama

How Much Did Alabama Pay to Own Rights to the Phrase “Sweet Home Alabama”?

Alabama is a state in the US Southeastern region, bordered to the north by Tennessee, east by Georgia, south by Florida and the Gulf of Mexico, and the west by Mississippi. But did you know they paid a large amount of money just for the right to use a phrase? The state of Alabama paid …

How Much Did Alabama Pay to Own Rights to the Phrase “Sweet Home Alabama”? Read More »

The last civil war veteran’s widow died in 2004 at the age of 97. She married the 81 year old vet in 1927 when she was 21 and he was 81.

Last Civil War widow dies at 97 The last surviving widow of a US Civil War veteran has died – nearly 140 years after the conflict ended. Alberta Martin passed away aged 97 at a nursing home in Alabama on 31 May after suffering a heart attack. In 1927, she married the 81-year-old war veteran …

The last civil war veteran’s widow died in 2004 at the age of 97. She married the 81 year old vet in 1927 when she was 21 and he was 81. Read More »