A Jefferson County woman is riding a wave of excitement since winning a $1 million prize from the Georgia Lottery. Keeshona Lane of Wrens won her top prize playing the new instant game Georgia Lottery's 20th Anniversary Extravaganza.
Lane, 36, was at home when she scratched her lucky ticket.
"I want to get some things I want in life like a new home," the lucky winner shared.
A mother of two, Lane and her husband are ecstatic over the windfall.
Jet Food Store #0065, 201 Thompson Highway in Wrens, sold the winning ticket.
Georgia Lottery's 20th Anniversary Extravaganza is a commemorative instant ticket loaded with prizes, including $1 million and $5 million top prizes.
Players can enter non-winning tickets into the 20th Anniversary Extravaganza Extra Chance Promotion for a second chance to win $5 million. Visit www.galottery.com for more information.
Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corp. has returned more than $14.3 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 prekindergarten program.
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