Thursday, January 9, 2014
ATLANTA – A Cedartown food mart sold a Georgia Lottery instant ticket with a half-million dollar prize. Shell Food Mart, 731 N. Main St. in Cedartown, sold a winning 20X The Money – Holiday Edition instant ticket worth $500,000.
The winner, Wanda Brannan of Cedartown, claimed the prize Wednesday at the Georgia Lottery District Office in Dalton.
Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corp. has returned more than $14.8 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 1.6 million students have received HOPE, and more than 1.3 million 4-year-olds have attended the statewide, voluntary prekindergarten program.
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