Stockbridge voting precinct changes approved

Changes to voting precincts in Stockbridge received final approval from the City Council at its Aug. 31 meeting. The changes are meant to align municipal voting precincts with those used for county elections, and the two precincts affected are Red Oak and Stockbridge East/West. The polling location for Red Oak will be Red Oak United Methodist Church at 3894 Walt Stephens Road, while the Stockbridge First United Methodist Church at 4863 North Henry Boulevard will be the voting site for Stockbridge East/West voters.

The council vote was 3-2 with John Blount and LaKeisha Gantt opposed. Gantt voiced budgetary concerns as the reason for her vote. Information: