Acworth grandmother wins lottery prize

December 7, 2017--11:07 a.m.

GEORGIA LOTTERY

Christmas has come early for Acworth resident.

Melissa Golden won more than $533,000 by matching all five numbers in the Dec. 4 Fantasy 5 drawing.

The grandmother of two said she was on her way home from visiting her grandchildren when she stopped to purchase lottery tickets.

Golden, who works for Monitor Manufacturing in Cartersville, said she plans to use her winnings to buy a couple of things for herself and share with her family.