New legislation is growing an East Alabama city and sparking the interest of its neighbors.
Governor Kay Ivey signed House Bill 373 allowing Smiths Station to expand out affecting close to 200 property owners.
“We expanded our borders a little over 400 acres, 740 parcels. The borders expand some down Summerville Road and some towards where Phenix City meets Lee County,” said Smiths Station Mayor Bubba Copeland.
House Bill 373 displays 184 tracts of land affecting 170 property owners who are now annexed into Smiths Station city limits.