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Miller County's new multi-million dollar school

By Wainwright Jeffers - bio | email

MILLER COUNTY, GA (WALB) - The Miller County School System showed off a new multi-million dollar school to taxpayers on Sunday.

The 140,000 sq. ft. building sits on 200 acres and houses all students in the county, Kindergarten through 12th grade.

Students fill the 60 classrooms for the first time on Friday, there are new science labs and space for special class like nursing.

K-5 is on one side of the building 6 to 12th grade on the other they share a central cafeteria and a split library.

"There are 1,100 students in our entire system so the state agreed to fund the project if we agreed to put all the students under the same roof," said Robbie Phillips, Superintendent.

It took roughly $20 million to build the new school, $9 million came from a bond citizens voted to approve.

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