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Grandmother hits $255K jackpot in Albany

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A recently retired grandmother has grabbed a Georgia Lotteryjackpot prize playing Fantasy 5, Sunday.

Margaret Rayburn of Albany was one of twowinners to match all five numbers from the March 23 Fantasy 5 drawing, winninga $255,187 jackpot prize.  

Rayburn, 62, claimed her prize Monday at the Georgia LotteryDistrict Office in Tifton. 

"I found out when I checked my ticket," the grandmother ofthree said. "I thought the clerk was joking with me at first." 

In addition to her three grandchildren, the lucky winner hasfour adult children and retired last June after working 23 years.  

"I want to work on my house andbuy a new car," Rayburn said. 

 Devis Convenience Store, 1400 Palmyra Road in Albany, soldthe winning combination.

The second jackpot winning ticket was sold in WarnerRobins.

 

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