Voting remains open for readers to chose the “best of the best” in Loudon County.

The first step in the News-Herald’s annual Hometown Favorites was the nominations phase. The number of nominees included on the final ballot varies by category.

From Aug. 14-28, visit https://news-herald. -2021-2/ to vote for your favorite nominee in each category online. We’ll tally reader votes and then announce the winners in our exclusive special section in September in the News-Herald.

All voting must be completed online; there will not be a print ballot for 2021.

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