Thursday, June 7, 2012
ATLANTA – A Henry County gas station has sold a winning Georgia Lottery ticket. Chevron Food Mart, located at 2778 Highway 81 E. in McDonough, has sold a winning Jumbo Bucks Classic instant ticket worth $50,000.
The winner, Phyllis Reinig of Manchester, claimed her top prize Wednesday at the Georgia Lottery District Office in Columbus.
Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corp. has returned more than $13.4 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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