Prior to this year, some previous Milam County elected of f icials refused to address nor recognize much less consider the growth that was already happening here in Milam County. A growth in population was not thought possible according to the state demographics department as represented by the rhetoric of prior elected officials and even the state regional water planning board; however, by reading the local papers, using a little common sense, and simply opening one’s eyes to the local trends reveals what we all know to be true – Milam County is indeed growing.
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The Milam County 4-H Awards Program is held each year to celebrate the accomplishments of our Milam County 4-H members who have excelled in their specific field(s) of interest throughout the year. These young men and women work hard to achieve various levels of accomplishment at the county, district, state and national levels.
If you read the front-page story from Rockdale Municipal Development District Economic Director Jim Gibson, I’ll bet you are as surprised as I am that he predicted Rockdale’s population will be over 30,000 by 2041.