It's that time of year! Connect MAGAZINE is excited to launch the 2017 Readers' Choice Awards whereby local businesses are recognized by the community for being "THE BEST."

Vote once per day thru midnight, April 22, 2017.

1. First, Search to see if the business you want to vote for is listed.

2. If it is, click on the “Vote for Us!” button located at the bottom of the listing and you’re done!

3. Don’t see it? No worries. You can easily nominate your pick for the best!

4. Click on the nominate link and enter your email, plus the name and an email contact at the company you wish to nominate.

5. We’ll validate the business and add them to the 2017 ballot.

NOTE - BUSINESS MUST BE LOCATED IN BULLOCH COUNTY. IF NOMINEE WORKS FROM HOME, THEY MUST RESIDE IN BULLOCH COUNTY

Online voting ends at midnight on April 22, 2017.

If you don't see a category listed that you are interested in having added, please email Stephanie at schilds@connectstatesboromagazine.com.

For our nominee's, please confirm best contact number and email so we can keep you updated throughout the awards. We will notify all winners by email initially. You can email the information to schilds@connectstatesboromagazine.com.

This years official hashtag is #ConnectAwards2017. Be sure to include our hashtag on all social media platforms throughout the voting period.

GOOD LUCK & HAPPY VOTING