Press Releases

Deal: Mannington Mills to create 200 jobs in Morgan County

October 30, 2014

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Mannington Mills, the world’s leading manufacturer of luxury vinyl tile, will further expand in Morgan County, creating an additional 200 jobs and investing $50 million into the project over the next four years.

Deal: Kubota to create 650 jobs in Hall County, invest $100 million

October 27, 2014

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Kubota Manufacturing of America (KMA), a leading global manufacturer of small tractors, RTVs and lawn mowers, will expand its headquarters in Gainesville, creating an additional 650 jobs and investing $100 million into the project over the next several years.

Deal: Schools statewide awarded $37 million technology grant

October 27, 2014

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced 103 local education authorities will be awarded more than $36.7 million from the Connections for Classrooms, a collaborative funding effort between the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement (GOSA), the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) and the One Georgia Authority (OGA) to help ensure classrooms across the state have the high-speed broadband access required for digital and blended learning.

Deal: Acuity Brands to create 700 jobs in DeKalb, Rockdale counties

October 20, 2014

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Acuity Brands, a Georgia-based global leader in lighting solutions for indoor and outdoor applications, will expand its operations, creating 700 jobs and investing more than $16 million into DeKalb and Rockdale counties over the next five years.



Deal: Team to combat risks of Ebola should the need arise

October 20, 2014

Gov. Nathan Deal today named the members of the Georgia Ebola Response Team, which was created by executive order to assess current state health and emergency management procedures and produce necessary recommendations to minimize any potential impact of the disease in Georgia.

Deal: Ebola response team will examine state preparedness

October 19, 2014

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that he will sign an executive order to create an Ebola response team, which will assess current state health and emergency management procedures and produce necessary recommendations to minimize any potential impact of the disease in Georgia.

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