The Cherokee Office of Economic Development (COED) exists to promote economic development in Cherokee County by aiding in the expansion of existing industry and through the attraction of new investment and quality employment opportunities. The community focuses on economic development to create economic opportunity for all citizens, i.e. jobs; stimulate business investment; diversify the public revenue base.
COED aids in economic growth by working with existing industries to expand as well as by recruiting additional businesses to the community. COED and the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce hold regional meetings around Cherokee County to stay in constant communication with existing businesses in order to serve as a facilitators and community liaisons for their business needs.