IN BRIEF: NGMC recognized; sudden closing of Ga. bridal and formalwear company; $1.5B lottery winning ticket

*The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recently recognized Northeast Georgia Medical Center’s (NGMC) campuses in Braselton, Gainesville and Winder for providing exceptional stroke, heart and diabetes care. Habersham Medical Center (now part of NGMC) was also recognized.

*A bridal and formalwear company based in Georgia, with a store in Buford at Mall of Georgia, is leaving customers “out to dry” after closing its doors with no warning. Dapper and Dashing operated several chains, including Savvi Formalwear and Tip Top Tux.

*One person was in possession of a Mega Millions ticket worth $1.58 billion, the largest prize in the game’s history, on Wednesday after purchasing it in Neptune Beach, Florida and hitting all six numbers in the much-publicized lottery drawing.