ELLABELL, GA (WTOC) – The Georgia Lottery presented a $1 million check to 39-year-old Penny Green of Ellabell. Green purchased the winning Georgia Lottery Black ticket at the Gateway Texaco on Gateway Blvd. in Savannah.
"I was waiting for my gas tank to fill up and got a ticket," Green told lottery officials. "I saw the $1 million and had to keep looking back and forth at it. I started laughing hysterically and shed a few tears."
Green is a bar manager at Ruby Tuesday's and is married with three children. She plans to use the money to plan her retirement and her children's education.