Press Releases

Deal commends 2012 Master Teachers

September 18, 2012

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced the names of 75 Georgia teachers who have earned the “Master Teacher” certification, based on demonstrated excellence in student achievement and student growth for 2012.

Deal: Ethicon, Inc. to expand in Athens

September 12, 2012

Gov. Nathan Deal announced today that Ethicon, Inc. is planning to expand operations in Athens-Clarke County, adding to the company’s existing Georgia presence in Athens and Cornelia.

Deal: August revenues up 1.9 percent

September 11, 2012

Gov. Nathan Deal announced today that Georgia’s net tax collections for the month of August totaled $1.32 billion for an increase of $24.5 million, or 1.9 percent, compared to August 2011.

Deal releases college completion plans

September 10, 2012

Gov. Nathan Deal today released the college completion plans submitted by every institution in the University System of Georgia and the Technical College System of Georgia. This announcement makes Georgia the first state in the nation to have a completion plan for every public higher education institution.

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