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Cherokee Workforce Collaborative Launches Summer Internship Program

The Cherokee Workforce Collaborative, a community partnership created by the Cherokee Office of Economic Development (COED) to strengthen Cherokee’s pipeline of skilled workers and meet the needs of existing and future industry, has partnered with the Cherokee County School District to launch Cherokee County’s first-ever paid Summer Internship Program for high school juniors and seniors. […]

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300 Job-Seekers Attend Cherokee Career Expo

Hosted by the Cherokee Office of Economic Development (COED) and the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL), the Fourth Annual Cherokee Career Expo connected over 300 job-seekers with 38 of Cherokee County’s leading employers. Attendees were also offered free resume review assistance from Reinhardt University and Chattahoochee Technical College’s Career Services Center. Cherokee County continues to […]

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One Million Cups – Loves Atlas

Must Love Coffee 3 March 2018 WOODSTOCK, Georgia After Wednesday morning’s gathering, 1 Million Cups Cherokee is about 120 cups of coffee into its goal of 1 million! The team behind Loves Atlas took the attendees on a journey to find love with a matchmaking service for singles who want to combine looking for love […]

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2018 Cherokee County Career Expo Registration Form

Register your business for the upcoming Cherokee County Career Expo. For additional information or questions, Contact Shawna Mercer at 770-345-0600 Deadline to register is March 8, 2018. 2018 Cherokee County Registration Form  

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Pie Provisions, local favorite’s new brand, serves up baking essentials!

Exclusively announced in the May Lunch Circuit, Woodstock’s own Lauren and Cody Bolden on Pie Bar announced the newest addition to their business, Pie Provisions. Pie lovers now have the ability to bake up buttery, flaky pie crust at home with boxed pie crust mix. The mix includes the highest quality ingredients available. Congratulations from […]

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Cherokee Career Expo Attracts More Than 550 Job Seekers

The annual event also had over 400 job opportunities for attendees to explore and consider. CANTON, GA — The Cherokee Career Expo held last week brought more than 400 job opportunities to over 500 residents who attended the annual fair. The event, co-hosted by the Cherokee Office of Economic Development and the Georgia Department of […]

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Join the Cherokee Office of Economic Development Team

The Cherokee Office of Economic Development (COED) is the county’s sales and marketing arm, the lead agency for attracting new business investment, encouraging the expansion of existing industry and small businesses, providing entrepreneurial support, aligning workforce education and training with in-demand jobs, promoting our county for film projects, as well as planning and mobilizing county […]

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YANMAR AMERICA CORPORATION WILL CREATE 25 NEW JOBS IN CHEROKEE COUNTY, INVEST $20M

ATLANTA—November 1, 2016 —The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDED) today announced that YANMAR America Corporation, a manufacturer of advanced performance diesel engines, equipment and gas engine based energy systems, will open a new training and customer experience facility in Cherokee County, creating 25 jobs and investing $20 million into the local community. “We are […]

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YANMAR America Acquires Land for New Training and Customer Experience Facility

YANMAR America, a global manufacturer of advanced performance Industrial and Marine Diesel Engines and Generators; Compact Construction, Agricultural and Utility Task Vehicle equipment and gas engine based Energy Systems, is excited to announce that it has invested $ 20 million and acquired 50-plus acres of land in Acworth, Georgia to build a new training and […]

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Economic Director Reports County Thriving

Cherokee County Office of Economic Development President Misti Martin shared the latest on the economic success of Cherokee County at Tuesday’s Canton Rotary Club meeting. Cherokee is on track for more jobs, expansion of local industry and new businesses locating to the county, she said. About 77 percent of the community’s industries plan to expand […]

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