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Local man wins $500,000
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Instant ticket winner Phillip Lambert poses with a celebratory check alongside Georgia Lottery Commission regional sales rep Janet Rawls, left, and friends William and Daphne Knight. - photo by Photo by Jen Alexander McCall
Winning $500,000 from an instant-win Monopoly ticket is certainly a big deal, but so far Phillip Lambert hasn’t made big plans to match. He bought the winning ticket at Clyde’s Market on the corner of Highway 84 and Airport Road. The 31-year-old Ohio native, who has been in Hinesville since October as a temporary civilian employee at Fort Stewart, said his immediate goals are “to pay off my debt, pay off my brother’s debt and my parents’ debt.” Read the whole story in Friday's Coastal Courier
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