Saturday, May 18 2013 8:00 AM EDT2013-05-18 12:00:09 GMT
In its effort to hire 10,000 new employees in May, Dollar General will host a career fair at Dollar General located at 2017 N Slappey Blvd. in Albany, Ga. on Saturday, May 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.More >>
The event is held as part of the major retailer's effort to hire 10,000 new employees in May...More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:59 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:59:20 GMT
The family of an Albany teenager who died on Friday, isn't sure how they'll pay for her funeral. 16-year old Keyanna Lang died from a heart condition. Due to her illness the family couldn't keep lifeMore >>
The family of an Albany teenager who died on Friday, isn't sure how they'll pay for her funeral.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:58 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:58:09 GMT
A student-led effort to help cancer survivors ended up being a big success at a Lee County School. Friday students at Twin Oaks elementary school donated the proceeds from their effort to the Cancer CoalitionMore >>
A student-led effort to help cancer survivors ended up being a big success at a Lee County School. Friday students at Twin Oaks elementary school donated the proceeds from their effort to the Cancer Coalition of Southwest Georgia.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:44 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:44:12 GMT
Furloughs for Marine Corps Logistics Base workers could start in less than two months. About 2,000 workers at the Albany base will have to take up to 11 unpaid days off in the next fiscal year that startsMore >>
Furloughs for Marine Corps Logistics Base workers could start in less than two months.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:43 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:43:28 GMT
The Rat Pack came back to Albany Friday night. Sinatra and Friends performed at Doublegate Country Club to raise money for the Albany Symphony Association. The guys who play the roles of Frank Sinatra,More >>
People danced the night away to Frank Sinatra tunes.More >>
ATLANTA – The Powerball jackpot is over $150 million to a single annuity winner for tonight's drawing. The excitement is spreading across Georgia as Powerball continues to roll.
The jackpot has grown since Feb. 9 and has rolled eight times.
Powerball offers two payment options: the $150 million jackpot prize paid over 29 years in 30 graduated payments, or the cash option, which is approximately $95 million.
Powerball tickets are $2 per play.
As with all other Georgia Lottery games, proceeds from Powerball will benefit education in the state of Georgia.
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 pre kindergarten program.
POWERBALL FAST FACTS
Draw Date: March 9, 2013
Estimated Jackpot Amount: $150 million Annuity Amount: Jackpot prize paid over 29 years in 30 graduated payments Cash Option Amount: Approximately $95 million Cost to Play: $2 per play; an additional $1 per play to add the Power Play multiplier Drawings: 11 p.m. (ET) every Wednesday and Saturday Overall Odds of Winning Any Prize: Approximately 1:32 Odds of Winning Jackpot Prize: Approximately 1:175 million Date Jackpot Began Rolling: Feb. 9, 2013 Number of Rolls: 8 Last Winning Jackpot Ticket: Feb. 6, 2013 – $217 million jackpot (Virginia winner) #1 Powerball Jackpot: Nov. 28, 2012 – $588 million jackpot (Arizona and Missouri winners)
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