Americus aims for top 10 spot America's Main Street competition

Americus aims for top 10 spot America's Main Street competition
Americus in the running for America's Main Street top 25 (Source: WALB)
Patrick Kay speaking about the opportunity this is bringing Americus (Source: WALB)
Patrick Kay speaking about the opportunity this is bringing Americus (Source: WALB)

AMERICUS, GA (WALB) - The city of Americus is in the running for America's Main Street Contest.

Along with Valdosta, Americus is being considered in the top 10 semifinalists, to have the chance to receive $25,000 in cash and related prizes to help revitalize their Main Street.

This competition is to keep America's downtowns thriving within their community.

"It's taken off and we sent it to all of our group and all of the Facebook community and it's just amazing how quickly its gone out," said Main Street Director Patrick Kay. "Now it looks like we are in the top running with Valdosta. So, that's really amazing for us."

Voting starts Monday.

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