Friday, June 13, 2014
ATLANTA – A Georgia Lottery instant ticket worth a half-million dollars was sold in Twiggs County. M & H Food Mart, located at 5220 Jeffersonville Road in Dry Branch, sold a Stacks of Green instant ticket with a $500,000 top prize.
The winner, Jeffrey Basley of Jeffersonville, claimed his prize June 2 at the Georgia Lottery District Office in Macon.
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