HARTWELL, GEORGIA – A Lavonia man recently kicked off his birthday weekend as a new millionaire.
43-year-old Joseph Emmons won $1 million playing the new Georgia Lottery instant game Georgia Millions.
“It’s still sinking in,” he says. Emmons celebrated his birthday Sunday and says he had a lucky feeling before purchasing the ticket “Something just felt right on Friday.”
Emmons plans to use his winnings to invest and help his family.
He bought the ticket at the Max Saver, on Liberty Hill Church Road in Hartwell.