The recent bill (signed by Gov. Nathan Deal) to allow part of Stockbridge to de-annex itself and vote on becoming a new city has brought up the age-old Atlanta question – could Buckhead, the city’s most affluent suburb, split into its own city?  Local leaders have been quick to tamp down on that discussion, with both Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and former Mayor Sam Massell saying at a recent meeting that such an idea would be damaging for both Atlanta and Buckhead itself.  The concept will surely have its supporters, but with such high profile opposition its odds at gaining any traction are DRIFTING…

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