Governor Nathan Deal

Dekalb School Board

Derrick Boazman Talks To One Of The School Board Members

Today, DB gets to the bottom of the truth by speaking to former DeKalb school board member, Dr. Eugene Walker. He was one of the six DeKalb school board members who was removed from office by Governor […]

WAOK-AM–03/13/2013

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Gov. Nathan Deal Announces New Dekalb School Board Members

ATLANTA – Governor Nathan Deal  as promised has announced the names  of the new DeKalb County School Board members.  The six new Board members are David Campbell (District 5), Joyce Morley (District 7), Michael Erwin […]

03/13/2013

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MO IVORY TALKS ABOUT LIL POOPY AND HIS RAUNCHY VIDEO, TRAYVON MARTIN ANNIVERSARY AND THE CHAOS IN DEKALB COUNTY

Governor Nathan Deal suspended two-thirds of DeKalb County’s school board Monday, plunging the state’s third-largest school district deeper into a leadership limbo as it faces a threat to its accreditation. Do you agree with his […]

WAOK-AM–02/26/2013

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Governor Deal Says More Money For Hope Scholarship

ATLANTA (WAOK)-More people play the lottery in Georgia than in any other state. More players means that more money is available to fund HOPE Scholarship programs.  Georgia Governor Nathan Deal is proposing to increase funding […]

WAOK-AM–01/10/2013

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Deal Signs Law To Help Military Families

FORT BENNING, Ga. (AP) — Georgia is making it easier for military children to enroll in a new school when their parents move between states. Gov. Nathan Deal signed an interstate compact Wednesday during a visit to […]

WAOK-AM–04/26/2012

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Governor Plans To Invest In Fort McPherson

ATLANTA (AP) – Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal wants to spend about $28 million to help bring new life to Fort McPherson in south Atlanta, though details of the plan to revamp the 488-acre property are […]

WAOK-AM–02/10/2012

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Deal Optimistic About State Economy

ATLANTA (AP) -Gov. Nathan Deal says he believes that Georgia’s economy is stabilizing after the worst recession since the Great Depression and the weak recovery that followed.      The Republican governor testified Tuesday before a joint committee […]

WAOK-AM–01/17/2012

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Governor’s Budget Proposal Shows Modest Rise in Spending

ATLANTA (AP)-New proposals from Governor Nathan Deal would provide a modest increase in state spending as Georgia continues recovering from one of the worst recessions since the Great Depression. Deal released budget plans Wednesday that […]

WAOK-AM–01/11/2012

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HOT Lanes: Are They Warming Up?

ATLANTA (WAOK)-When the I-85 Express Lanes were implemented in October, commuters were upset and severely agitated over the new lanes. A lot of commuters complained that these lanes increased traffic, the rates were too high […]

WAOK-AM–11/30/2011

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Feds Say No to Two Person Carpools

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Federal authorities have denied Georgia’s request for a waiver to allow two-person carpools in a new toll system on I-85. The state had requested the waiver after repeated traffic backups in the […]

WAOK-AM–11/22/2011

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