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City drops battle to condemn flower shop

...property. And this week, the owners could finally claim victory: The city said it is dropping its battle to condemn Stockbridge Florist and Gifts. "Everyone was saying, 'You can't fight City Hall. You can't do this. The government's going...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/07/met_115538.shtml
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Eminent domain issue tops ballot questions

...season. "People are fed up with it," said Mark Meeks, who compares the government's attempts to seize his Stockbridge Florist and Gifts Shop with "legalized plunder." "Those same guys, if they were private citizens, someone would be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/26/met_101933.shtml
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Court's ruling heightens eminent domain battles

...and a property just behind the store. And it was still visible from the highway that is the current perch for Stockbridge Florist & Gifts. "That's the only reason we were even interested," Mr. Meeks said. The building is a simple, one-story...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/03/met_457691.shtml
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Eminent domain halt is approved

...their property, and a moratorium is a start of that process." Mr. Chapman's bill also is intended to help a Stockbridge florist shop owner who is fighting with city officials who want the property to build a mix of condominiums and retail...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/04/met_52606.shtml
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Georgia lawmakers considering limits on seizure of private land

STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. - Regina Meeks bought the Stockbridge Florist and Gifts shop 22 years ago, when the blossoming south Atlanta suburb was just a fledgling one-stoplight town. But in the past...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/16/met_43517.shtml
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