Thursday, August 23, 2012
ATLANTA – A Lincoln County store has sold a winning ticket worth thousands from the Georgia Lottery. Fast Trip #0003, 353 S. Washington St. in Lincolnton, sold a winning top prize ticket worth $27,777 from the instant game Red Hot & Wild 7’s.
The winner, Juanita Bynes of Lincolnton, recently claimed her prize at the Georgia Lottery District Office in Augusta.
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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