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Retired Acworth engineer lands on $232K Fantasy 5 prize

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

ATLANTA – An Acworth resident has reached his destination, landing on a prize from the Georgia Lottery worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Roy Pulliam, a retired Lockheed Martin industrial engineer, won the $232,648 jackpot prize from matching all five winning numbers in the July 21 Fantasy 5 drawing.

“I’m thrilled,” said Pulliam, 71.

Publix Super Market #1184, 80 Seven Hills Blvd. in Dallas, sold the winning ticket.

Winning numbers from the July 21 Fantasy 5 drawing were: 3-6-11-14-23.

Pulliam, who has four adult children and six grandchildren with his wife, Dianne, discovered his win while checking the results on the Georgia Lottery’s website.

“I couldn’t believe it,” he said. “I jumped up and down, hollered and screamed.”

Pulliam has created a checklist for projects he intends to complete.

Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corp. has returned more than $13.6 billion to the state of Georgia for education. All Georgia Lottery profits go to pay for specific educational programs, including Georgia’s HOPE Scholarship Program and Georgia’s Pre-K Program. More than 1.4 million students have received HOPE, and more than 1.1 million 4-year-olds have attended the statewide, voluntary prekindergarten program.

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