A Columbus man won $1 million in a Powerball drawing, according to a July 3 Georgia Lottery press release.
Ernest Thompson purchased the winning ticket at Corner Cupboard No. 0003 at 3857 Milgen Road in Columbus. The Powerball drawing was May 18, and Thompson recently claimed his prize at the Georgia Lottery District Office in Macon.
Winning numbers from the May 18 Powerball drawing were 10-13-14-22-52 and the Powerball was 11. Thompson's ticket matched the first five winning numbers from the drawing.