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Coles College of Business recognized for global ingenuity, innovation and creativity

Kennesaw State University’s Michael J. Coles College of Businesshas earned accolades for creating an environment where out-of-the-box thinking flourishes. AACSB International, the global accrediting body and membership association for business schools, has recognized the College’s innovative Doctor of Business Administration program (DBA). Celebrated as part of AACSB’s Centennial Anniversary and upcoming Visioning Initiative, the inaugural […]

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Jaipur moves Atlanta Headquarters to Cherokee 75 Corporate Park

Cherokee County, GA (February 2, 2015)- Jaipur Living Inc. (Jaipur), a company specializing in rugs, throws, pillows and more, has announced their move to Cherokee 75 Corporate Park. With the plans to relocate their Atlanta Headquarters, currently in Norcross, the company will be building a new facility in the southwest Cherokee park.   “Our company has […]

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Woodstock named green city by ARC

Going green is reason to celebrate these days in the city of Woodstock. The city was recognized by the Atlanta Regional Commission for leadership in policies and practices that contribute to efficient and sustainable use of resources, the ARC announced Wednesday. “Sustainability is one of Woodstock’s core values,” said Katie Coulborn, Woodstock’s long-range planner. “Focusing […]

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State of the County: Chairman touches on ‘unique selling points’

The county is chock full of unique selling points that are unmatched in the region. But even with a nationally recognized parks and recreation agency, an expanding job market and the second lowest tax burden per capita in the metro area, Cherokee County leaders continue to raise the bar. Commission Chairman Buzz Ahrens addressed the […]

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Atlanta Metro Export Challenge Announces First Round Winners

35 Companies Across Metro Region Receive $5,000 Grants to Help Them Export  Metro area leaders today announced the first-round winners of the inaugural Atlanta Metro Export Challenge, a grant program powered by Chase which boosts support for small and medium-sized businesses looking to begin exporting or to increase their export programs. Thirty-five companies from metro […]

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Canton Forward: Etowah to the Loop

We have visited many OTP cities and love the blend of history, quaintness, and development. Many downtowns have strategically grown both their retail and restaurant development, making them unique OTP destinations. Canton is our hometown city. Our children attend Woodstock High School based on boundaries, and therefore we find ourselves in downtown Woodstock more often than […]

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Transportation projects mapped out

 With projected population and employment growth on the horizon, Cherokee County is taking proactive steps to revise its 25-year transportation plan, which includes hundreds of projects that add up to a billion dollar price tag. The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners is expected to consider adopting an updated Comprehensive Transportation Plan at its Feb. 2 […]

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Gov. Deal proposes expanding full tuition coverage for certain work skills

Gov. Nathan Deal Tuesday proposed a slight expansion of the state’s technical college system program that provides full tuition coverage for students pursuing certain work skills. If the General Assembly approves the governor’s plan, industrial maintenance would become the 12th area of study offering full tuition coverage to technical college students under the HOPE Grants […]

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Leaders look to improve county in 2016

While Cherokee County has already garnered recognition as one of the top places to live in the state, the Board of Commissioners and county manager are working to make sure plans are in place for continued success in years to come. At the start of the New Year, a common objective among leaders is to […]

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New Superintendent Unanimously Appointed

Dr. Brian Hightower was unanimously appointed the next superintendent of schools Friday at a called board meeting. The new superintendent’s term will begin Feb. 1 following Dr. Frank Petruzielo’s retirement. “I stand ready to serve as your next superintendent and ensure that this school district will remain a shining light in the state,” Hightower said. […]

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