Tuesday, December 11, 2012
ATLANTA – A winning Georgia Lottery ticket worth a half-million dollars was sold in Jesup. Jesup Discount Corner, located at 1105 S. First St. in Jesup, sold a $500,000 top prize from the new instant game $500,000 Green.
The winner, William Edmunds of Jesup, claimed his prize Monday at the Georgia Lottery District Office in Savannah.
Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corp. has returned more than $13.8 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 1.2 million 4-year-olds have attended the statewide, voluntary prekindergarten program.
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