No one in Georgia woke up a new multimillionaire, but that shouldn’t stop some people here from testing Lady Luck again Saturday night.
The Powerball jackpot for Saturday night’s drawing is a mind-blowing $356 million.
That’s more than enough to tell your boss ... well, you know.
Hamid Rafie, who works at Akers Mill Food Mart in Cobb County, said Friday night saw a steady stream of ticket-buying customers hoping to win the Mega Millions drawing. It carried an estimated $393 million jackpot, making it the fifth-largest in the game’s history.
Shelia has worked at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution for more than 30 years. Previously, she worked at The Lexington Herald-Leader and The Louisville Defender. Her beat is a bit of a mixed bag that includes religion and spirituality, culture and trends, race and aging. She earned degrees from Spelman College and Northwestern University.