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You will have a chance to help a SWGA city win a national competition

Both cities were nominated to move on to this next step, but they will need your votes to make it to the next round. (Source: Main Street Contest Website) Both cities were nominated to move on to this next step, but they will need your votes to make it to the next round. (Source: Main Street Contest Website)
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Americus and Valdosta are now semifinalists in America's Main Streets competition.

They now have a better chance of taking home $25,000 in cash and prizes.

Both cities were nominated to move on to this next step, but they will need your votes to make it to the next round.

With your votes, they can beat out 23 other communities across the US, including four in Georgia.

Voting to determine the top 10 semifinalist starts Monday at 10 a.m., and runs through May 27.

Americus' and Valdosta's Main Street economic development agencies are on the list.

South Ashley Street in Valdosta also made the list. 

The goal of America's Main Streets contest is to help promote the importance and strong economic benefits of these Main Streets and the small businesses that help them thrive. 

The overall winner will be announced in June!

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