Monday, May 20 2013 11:25 AM EDT2013-05-20 15:25:03 GMT
Two men, one black and one white, burst into the Petro Store at the intersection of Highway 200 and Highway 45 Sunday night, and attacked the clerk, stealing money. The victim told authorities that theMore >>
Two men, one black and one white, burst into the Petro Store at the intersection of Highway 200 and Highway 45 Sunday night, and attacked the clerk, stealing money.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 10:54 AM EDT2013-05-20 14:54:19 GMT
Information from the Georgia Lottery- ATLANTA – A Valdosta man has won a huge jackpot prize playing Fantasy 5. William Gilbert, 71, matched all five numbers from the May 16 Fantasy 5 drawing, winningMore >>
William Gilbert, 71, matched all five numbers from the May 16 Fantasy 5 drawing, winning the 484,201 jackpot prize. Barretts, 6685 Bemiss Road in Valdosta, sold the Quik Pik ticket.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 10:45 AM EDT2013-05-20 14:45:59 GMT
Thomasville Police Officers responded to Walmart in reference to a shoplifting Sunday night. Employees told police a man left the store with a shopping cart full of items without paying. The employeesMore >>
Thomasville Police Officers responded to Walmart in reference to a shoplifting Sunday night. Employees said the man pulled knife and began swing it at them. He then ran to a vehicle parked in the parking lot and attempted to leave however, but the car would not start, so he took off running.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 9:30 AM EDT2013-05-20 13:30:40 GMT
By PAMELA SAMPSON AP Business Writer BANGKOK (AP) - The price of oil fell Monday ahead of the release later this week of economic data from the U.S. and China, the world's two largest economies, andMore >>
The price of oil fell Monday ahead of the release later this week of economic data from the U.S. and China. Benchmark crude for June delivery was down 55 cents to $95.47 a barrel, but gas in East Albany was $3.42 this morning....More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 9:03 AM EDT2013-05-20 13:03:02 GMT
A Lowndes County man is behind bars after deputies uncovered nearly half a million dollars of marijuana. Deputies responded to a complaint at Jose Sanchez's house on Highway 129 North Friday. AuthoritiesMore >>
A Lowndes County man is behind bars after deputies uncovered nearly half a million dollars of marijuana.
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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