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Inalfa Roof Systems creates 100 more jobs in Cherokee County

February 27, 2014 Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Inalfa Roof Systems, a leading global provider of vehicle roof systems, will expand its recently completed 165,000-square-foot regional headquarters in southwest Cherokee County by an additional 45,000 square feet. The company will invest an additional $6 million and create 100 new jobs in addition to the […]

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State of the County is Good

About 500 people gathered last Thursday morning in Canton to hear Cherokee Commission Chairman Buzz Ahrens give his 2014 State of the County address. Speaking to the crowd at the Cherokee Conference Center, Ahrens talked about the many developments and jobs that sprang up around the county in 2013, recalling it as another year of […]

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Governor Deal presents “Deal of the Year Award” to Inalfa Roof Systems & Cherokee Office of Economic Development

Pictured L-R above:Heath Tippens – COED, Misti Martin – COED, John Rooker – Rooker, Marshall Day – COED, Ron Rouse – Inalfa Roof Systems, Dan Twork – Inalfa Roof Systems, Wylly Harrison – GDEcD, Governor Nathan Deal, Tom Cromartie – CBRE, Charles Stallworth – GA Power, JoAnne Lewis – GEDA On Monday, the Georgia Economic […]

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Canton ‘rock stars’ lauded by state business leaders

By: Carolyn Mathews Cherokee Ledger-News A Canton-based parts distribution company is being lauded on the state level for being a “rock star” for small businesses in the state. FactoryMation was recognized recently as one of Georgia’s first “Small Business Rock Stars,” a new joint effort of the Georgia Economic Developers Association (GEDA) and the Georgia […]

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Job Fair for Inalfa set for Wednesday, Aug. 28

Cherokee Ledger-News A job fair, hosted by the Georgia Department of Labor and Chattahoochee Technical College, will highlight employment opportunities with Inalfa Roof Systems. The drop-in event is scheduled for Aug. 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Building D, Room 400 of the college’s North Metro Campus in Acworth. Those interested in attending […]

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Cherokee County School District ACT Scores

The Cherokee County School District’s (CCSD) Class of 2013 continued the highest ACT scores in the District’s history. All CCSD high schools outperformed National and State Averages on the curriculum-based test, which is taken by seniors either in lieu of the SAT or in conjunction with the SAT. The CCSD average ACT composite (or total) […]

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FactoryMation Receives Georgia Small Business Award

Pictured L-R Mary Ellen McClanahan, Director of Entrepreneur & Small Business GDEcD-, Russ Sanders, FactoryMation CEO – JoAnne Lewis, GEDA Chair – Misti Martin, Cherokee Office of Economic Development President – Eric Van Otteren, GEDA Small Business Committee Chair – Heath Tippens, Cherokee Office of Economic Development Project Manager FactoryMation was recognized on Monday as […]

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Officials: Cherokee Ready for Development

By: Josh Sharpe Cherokee Tribune CANTON — For many officials, it’s easy to see Cherokee County is moving on a steady path to recovery following the economic slump in recent years. About 100 business and government leaders from around the county gathered Wednesday in Canton for the Cherokee Office of Economic Development’s Economic Development Forum […]

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Retailer Cabela’s to Bring 200 Jobs to Cherokee

By Joshua Sharpe Cherokee Tribune A national leader in retail sales of outdoor gear announced plans Thursday to open one of its first two Georgia locations near Acworth, bringing Cherokee County 200 new jobs. Nebraska-based Cabela’s Inc. is set to begin construction this fall on its Acworth location on Highway 92 at Interstate 75 and […]

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