partlycloudy
Thursday May 28th, 2015 6:03AM

Lawrenceville man purchases winning lotto ticket in Gainesville

By Alyson Shields Reporter
GAINESVILLE - A winning lottery ticket worth $1 million was purchased in Gainesville, according to state lottery officials.<br /> <br /> The instant ticket was purchased by Rafiqul Bhuiyan of Lawrenceville at the Texaco Food Mart at 1860 Atlanta Highway. Bhuiyan won the $1 million prize.<br /> <br /> The winning ticket was a Georgia Lottery's 20th Anniversary Exstravaganza instant ticket with a top prize of $1 million and $5 million.<br />
© Copyright 2015 AccessNorthGa.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Grass fire impacts rush hour traffic on 985
Rush hour traffic on I-985 was slowed by a grass fire Wednesay afternoon with one lane closed while firefighters fought the blaze.
10:19PM ( 4 months ago )
Judge denies motions to move, delay Tsarnaev trial
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to overturn a judge's decision to not move his upcoming trial out of state.
10:02PM ( 4 months ago )
Sheriff: Man shot 2 on I-85 because he wanted car
A 22-year-old man shot two people who stopped to give him a ride on Interstate 85 in South Carolina on Christmas Eve because he wanted their car to drive to Georgia, a sheriff said Wednesday.
5:21PM ( 4 months ago )
Local/State News
Georgia man pleads guilty to seeking to join Islamic State
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Leon Nathan Davis had a family and a sales job — and says he left them behind last fall with a one-way ticket overseas and a plan to join the Islamic State group.The 37-year-old Au...
4:25AM ( 1 hour ago )
Hurricane predictions breeze in: Feds expect light season
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With six to 11 named storms predicted, this year's hurricane season may be slower than average — but officials say that's no reason for Atlantic and Gulf coast residents to rest eas...
5:46PM ( 12 hours ago )
Gainesville police: Alleged sexual assailant in custody
A Lithia Springs man is in custody for reportedly sexually assaulting a Gainesville woman.
4:50PM ( 13 hours ago )
Man accused of killing four in Atlanta area pleads not guilty
A man accused of killing three men and a hairdresser walking to her car has pleaded not guilty in a death penalty case.
4:27PM ( 13 hours ago )
Elachee announces new Resource Manager
A new Natural Resources Manager is on the job at the Elachee Nature Science Center in Hall County.
By AccessWDUN staff
3:40PM ( 14 hours ago )