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Winning lottery ticket sold in Dawsonville

A $50,000 winning lottery ticket for the March 9 Powerball drawing was sold in Dawsonville.

The ticket was sold at Chevron Food Mart at 18 Blue Ridge Overlook and matched the first four winning numbers and the Powerball.

The winning numbers for the March 9 drawing were 5-6-45-55-59 and the Powerball was 14.

A winner has not come forward to claim the prize yet, according to a March 11 press release from the Georgia Lottery Corp.

Tuesday's Powerball jackpot is an estimated $448 million to a single winner. 

Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corp. has returned more than $20.5 billion to education in Georgia, with all lottery profits paying for educational programs including the HOPE Scholarship Program and Georgia’s Pre-K Program.