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South Forsyth Publix sells $50,000 Powerball ticket
Winner has not come forward
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Anyone who bought a Powerball ticket in south Forsyth for Wednesday’s drawing and has not check it yet should pull it out and take a look – it may be worth $50,000.

One winning ticket was sold in south Forsyth, and the person who bought it has not yet come forward, according to the Georgia Lottery Corp.

While the jackpot ticket was sold in Massachusetts, Georgia Lottery players won big in the $700 million drawing. Two $1 million tickets, one $200,000 ticket and 14 $50,000 tickets were purchased in Georgia for the Aug. 23 drawing.

Winning numbers were: 6-7-16-23-26, and the Powerball number was 4.

The winning ticket in Forsyth was purchased at the Publix at 1735 Buford Highway, said Kimberly Starks, a spokeswoman for Georgia Lottery.

Georgia’s $1 million tickets were purchased RaceTrac #0453 at 2325 Marietta Blvd. in Atlanta and at Bouldercrest Shell at 3794 Bouldercrest Road in Ellenwood.

One player in Georgia multiplied a $50,000 prize to $200,000 with the Power Play option. The ticket was bought at Bloomfield at 4175 Bloomfield Road in Macon.

The 13 other $50,000 tickets were sold in: Atlanta (2), Blythe, College Park, Columbus, Comer, Doraville, Fayetteville, Marietta (2), Savannah, Scottdale and Tallapoosa.

More than 331,000 players in Georgia won more than $1.8 million in prizes yesterday.

No one has come forward for the three largest prizes.