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Deals launch Read Across Georgia Month

March 2, 2015

Gov. Nathan Deal and First Lady Sandra Deal were joined today by Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) Commissioner Amy Jacobs to kick off Read Across Georgia Month, a campaign that supports increased childhood literacy in the state.

Deal: State of emergency to begin at 2 p.m.

February 24, 2015

In response to a winter storm warning declared for 50 counties in the northern portion of Georgia tomorrow, Gov. Nathan Deal this evening ordered state government offices in the affected areas to close at noon tomorrow and declared a state of emergency for disaster preparedness starting at 2 p.m.


Deal delays openings in counties facing storm warning

February 23, 2015

Responding to a winter storm warning from the National Weather Service, Gov. Nathan Deal has ordered a two-hour delayed opening tomorrow morning for state offices in Dawson, Fannin, Gilmer, Gordon, Lumpkin, Murray, Pickens, Towns, Union and White counties.

Deal: Comcast to create 300 jobs in Fulton, Gwinnett counties

February 17, 2015

Gov. Nathan Deal announced today that Comcast will expand its business in greater Atlanta, creating 300 new jobs in Fulton and Gwinnett counties and relocating to a new, more modern regional headquarters in Peachtree Corners as part of the company’s overall effort to enhance the customer experience.


Deal declares emergency for North Georgia counties

February 15, 2015

Acting on a recommendation from the state's Emergency Operations Command, Gov. Nathan Deal this evening signed an executive order to declare a state of emergency for disaster preparedness for the 15 North Georgia counties under a winter storm warning and will ask state workers in affected areas who are not involved in emergency response to work from home.