Tuesday, April 29, 2014
ATLANTA – A winning Georgia Lottery instant ticket worth more than a half a million dollars was sold in Calhoun. USA Food Mart, located at 1449 Highway 41 N. in Calhoun, sold a winning ticket worth $550,000 from the instant game $550,000 Grand Money.
The winner, Cynthia Richmond of Dalton, claimed her prize at the Georgia Lottery District Office in Dalton.
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