Gov. Deal signs bills to split city of Stockbridge, goes to vote - CBS46 News

Gov. Deal signs bills to split city of Stockbridge, goes to vote in November General Election

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STOCKBRIDGE, GA (CBS46) -

Governor Nathan Deal has signed the bills to split the city of Stockbridge and create the new city of Eagle’s Landing.

Tuesday is the deadline for Deal to either sign or veto legislation.

It’s been a long fight and journey, and Stockbridge city leaders said they are disappointed. State Senator Jones and State Representative Douglas said they were shocked by the outcome.

Even though the governor signed the bills, the mayor of Stockbridge said the city will continue to fight. The fate of Stockbridge will now go to a referendum vote in November’s general election.

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