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Miller County schools start date pushed back

Miller County schools start date pushed back
Miller County schools start date pushed back
Posted at 4:41 PM, Oct 25, 2018
and last updated 2019-10-02 15:36:44-04

MILLER COUNTY, Ga. (WTXL) - Miller County school leaders said students were supposed to start back school Thursday. Unfortunately, school officials  had to push it back until Monday due to the damage from Hurricane Michael.

The Miller County Superintendent said a lot of teachers would miss the first day because of their individual conditions.

Plus, the school is out of internet until Wednesday and food was disposed from the cafeteria.

Superintendent James Phillips said many of the roads are still impassable and some families are still displaced.

"The driving force for us not going back until Monday was one to give people time to get their power on. We had 900 residents in the County that did not have power as of Wednesday and now there's about 157," said Phillips.

The Miller County Board of Education will be meeting next week to see if students will have to make up the missed days.