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USA TODAY: Best Small Towns Competition 2018

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST (May 10, 2018) – There are five days left to vote for Ocean Springs, which has been nominated in USA TODAY’S annual America's Best Small Towns competition for Best Small Coastal Town and Best Small Town Food Scene!

Over the past week, Ocean Springs has dropped in the rankings for both categories, so everyone is encouraged to vote daily, on as many electronic devices as possible, as these last three days of voting are crucial!

Polls close on Monday, May 14 at noon ET. The winning towns will be announced on on Friday, May 18.


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