Americus Times-Recorder, Americus, Georgia

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December 4, 2013

Homes for the Holidays

Reader submitted contest to include Churches, businesses

AMERICUS — A favorite holiday treat of viewing brightly decorated homes takes on a new twist as we ask our readers to help us find the most festive homes, businesses, and churches in Americus!

 We are asking our readers to submit their favorite Christmas decoration display of a residence, your church or local business for our readers and Facebook friends to choose. You may submit your nominations by e-mail to in a medium to large format size jpg. file , “like” us on Facebook and submit your picture to our page or bring a copy by our office. We will then pick six entrants in each category for voting consideration. Deadline for submissions is December16th so send yours in as soon as you can! The contestants will be published in the ATR, online and Facebook by December 18th. Vote for your favorite festive house, church and business of the selections. We will have winners selected by you, our readers, in print, online and via Facebook. Bring your ballots by our office located at 101 Ga. Hwy 27 East in Americus between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. weekdays or mail to P.O. Box 1247 Americus, Ga. 31709. We will accept newspaper ballots postmarked no later than December 31, 2013. No photo copies please.

     You may also vote online by viewing our photo gallery at and casting your ballot on our homepage. "Like" us on the Americus Times Recorder page on Facebook and vote for your favorite home there too.

Voting ends on December 31, 2013. Winners and their stories will be published in our January 5,2014 edition. Our contest is sponsored by Georgia Power with the winners receiving $50.


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