Byline: Nigel Duara
Dec. 23--The town of Pike Road was in the news this week with a special election Tuesday night when it nearly doubled in population after nearby residents decided to be annexed into the town.
The Montgomery Advertiser spoke to the town's mayor, Gordon Stone, about Pike Road's past and its future.
QUESTION: What was the idea behind founding Pike Road?
ANSWER: In 1997, many individuals living in the eastern part of Montgomery County recognized that the area that they called home was changing due to the increasing popularity of the area. In order to allow for local people to have a strong voice in the decisions about growth, …