Page 1 of 912345...Last »

CCSD Students Continue to Top the State

Cherokee County School District students continue to surpass their classmates statewide on the Georgia High School Writing Test (GHSWT), with 99% of students passing it on their first attempt. Students in the 11th grade must pass the two-hour test in order to show mastery of essential writing skills and earn a regular education diploma. This […]

READ MORE

Shopping local drives sales tax revenue

The Cherokee Office of Economic Development asks residents to remember to spend money where they live during the holiday shopping season. The office strives to draw more businesses into the county, including retail. When residents shop locally, the sales tax generates returns and benefits the people living in Cherokee. “Many residents are unaware that when […]

READ MORE

Cherokee County Board of Commissioners waives $175K in fees for new Rooker building

A large, speculative manufacturing facility is coming to Cherokee County. Commissioners agreed at their meeting last week to waive $175,288 in impact fees for Rooker to construct a 304,000-square-foot industrial building at Cherokee 75 Corporate Park. “The Cherokee Office of Economic Development has been working to recruit speculative building developers to the community. Almost 90 percent […]

READ MORE

Inside look at Inalfa’s New Manufacturing Facility

Inalfa Roof Systems is a leading supplier of sunroofs and open roofing systems for automotive manufacturers such as Hyundai Kia, Ford, General Motors, Volvo, Chrysler Group and BMW Group. In June 2013, the state of Georgia and Inalfa announced the construction of a new manufacturing plant in Cherokee County, Georgia. The plant would represent a […]

READ MORE

US: Inalfa Roof Systems opens largest assembly facility in Georgia

Inalfa Roof Systems has opened its largest assembly facility in Georgia, US. The supplier said in 2010 and 2011 as the North American market rebounded, it needed to address growing demand in South-East US. Planning started for a new facility in 2012. In 2013, the Rooker group worked with Inalfa, Cherokee County representatives and other suppliers […]

READ MORE

GA Ranked #1 State in the U.S. to do Business

Gov. Nathan Deal announced today that Georgia, for the second consecutive year, has been ranked the No. 1 state in the nation for business by Site Selection magazine, one of the nation’s top economic development trade publications. “Making Georgia the best state in the nation to do business was a strategic goal I set on […]

READ MORE

Inalfa Roof Systems Holds Grand Opening at SW Cherokee Facility

The Cherokee Office of Economic Development is pleased to announce that Inalfa Roof Systems held their official Grand Opening event on Thursday, October 30th at their Southwest Cherokee Facility located in the Cheorkee 75 Corporate Park. The event was well attend by State and Cherokee community leaders as well as, Inalfa’s international management team. Jan […]

READ MORE

Northside to spend $51 million on two expansions

Northside Hospital has notified the state of its desire to spend $48 million on upgrades to Northside Hospital-Forsyth and $3.3 million on Northside Hospital-Cherokee. On Oct. 1, the hospital filed a letter of intent to Georgia’s Department of Community Health for the addition of shared operating rooms at Northside Hospital-Forsyth in Cumming, Ga. The project […]

READ MORE

Georgia Department of Economic Development Named “BEST IN CLASS”

  The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) was named the No. 1 “best in class” state-level economic development agency in the country, according to a new survey of U.S. corporate executives and location advisors released at the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Annual Conference this week. “The well-deserving team of professionals at the Department […]

READ MORE

AP exam scores place district in No. 2 spot in Georgia

Students in all six Cherokee County School District high schools exceeded state and national averages on 2014 Advance Placement exams, with the district as a whole earning the second-highest passage rate in Georgia, out of 180 school systems. With a passage rate of 76 percent for the 3,242 exams taken in the district, the Cherokee […]

READ MORE
Page 1 of 912345...Last »