Wednesday, February 27, 2013
ATLANTA – A winning Georgia Lottery ticket worth thousands was sold in LaGrange. B & D Food Store, located at 801 Whitesville St. in LaGrange, sold a winning ticket worth $20,000 from the instant game $20,000 Jacksons.
The winner, Marvin Laye of LaGrange, claimed his prize Monday at the Georgia Lottery’s District Office in Columbus.
Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corp. has returned more than $14 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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