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Interstate 75 Signage in SW Cherokee to Change

WOODSTOCK, March 4, 2015 – Within a matter of weeks, the Georgia Department of Transportation will update the signage along Interstate 75 to include the city of Woodstock on posts that currently only reference Acworth. The southwest corner of Cherokee County has experienced tremendous growth over the past year, due to the successful development of […]

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300 New Jobs by 2019 as Inalfa Expands in Cherokee

WOODSTOCK- February 27, 2015  Over the course of the next four years, Inalfa Roof Systems, Inc. will expand its industry base to create at least 300 new jobs in Cherokee County by 2019. The jobs, just as the expansion, will happen in stages. The first phase will take place in 2016, generating at least 50 […]

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Governor Deal proclaims state’s first-ever Small Business Week

ATLANTA, February 19, 2015—Governor Deal announced today that Georgia’s Small Business Week is February 16 – 20. The Governor presented the proclamation at the state Capitol with economic development officials from across the state including representatives from the Georgia Department of Economic Development and the Georgia Economic Developers Association. “Small business is big business in […]

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TV Hit American Pickers Looking for Rusty Relics In Cherokee

Cherokee Pickers, Mike and Frank Want to Hear From You Mike Wolfe doesn’t just believe “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” No. Wolfe embodies dumpster diving. For him, garbage gleaning is an art; one he continues to perfect each week on the A&E’s hit show “American Pickers,” which airs on the History Channel. And […]

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Russ Sanders: Small Business Rock Star

Russ Sanders is a great corporate citizen. But beyond that, he’s a dedicated community servant. Hard to imagine just a few short years ago Sanders was running his now highly successful company, FactoryMation, out of his basement. Today, the Canton, Georgia-based company is a thriving national supplier of industrial control products, enjoying an annual growth […]

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50 Jobs Created As Inalfa Expands In Cherokee

  Add another 50 jobs to Cherokee County’s burgeoning workforce. Inalfa Roof Systems, already one of Cherokee’s largest employers, has announced plans to expand its operation in the Cherokee 75 Corporate Park with the construction of a new 52,500 square-foot building. This marks Inalfa’s second major expansion in less than a year. The company, a global manufacturer of […]

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Gaining Momentum: COED Featured in February Issue of Georgia Trend

  “There are many reasons we chose to expand in Cherokee, one being its close proximity to Atlanta without the congestion.”  -Russ Sanders  Founder and President of FactoryMation Cherokee County is going into 2015 with the best stronghold its ever had on business growth and development. A lot of that has to do with work […]

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Corporate Move To Create High-Paying Jobs In Cherokee County

CANTON-The next time you come across a pallet of merchandise bound in shrink wrap, think of Cherokee County’s latest industrial coup.  MSK Covertech Inc. is expected to break ground on its new North American Headquarters in just a few months, which will be located in Cherokee 75 Corporate Park, an industrial center located in the […]

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Economic agency plans 2015 push for southwest Cherokee

The head of the Cherokee County Office of Economic Development said multiple initiatives are underway to make the county’s southwestern edge a more robust work center in 2015. The area around Ga. 92 And Interstate 75, has historically been “kind of forgotten,” said Misti Martin. It will see improved DOT signage along I-75 at the […]

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CCSD Students get an introduction to the basics of computer science

Students at schools throughout the Cherokee County School District participated in the Hour of Code earlier in December, receiving an introduction into the basics of computer science and learning about a possible career choice. Students could choose from game-based activities such as Angry Birds or one featuring Anna and Elsa from the movie “Frozen,” or […]

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