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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…

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  • Inalfa Roof Systems Job Fair – September 24th

  • 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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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  • Outlet opening draws thousands

    By Michelle Babcock

    WOODSTOCK — As many as 25,000 people crowded The Outlet Shoppes of Atlanta during opening events Thursday as shoppers from all over poured into Cherokee County to check out the new mall.

    The crowds taxed area roads, backed up traffic toward Atlanta and exceeded expectations of mall…

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  • Deal announces 300 new jobs

    By: Carolyn Mathews
    Cherokee Ledger-News

    Gov. Nathan Deal announced Monday that Inalfa Roof Systems, a global supplier of vehicle roofing systems, will open a manufacturing plant in Cherokee County. The plant represents a $17.1 million investment and 300 jobs for Georgians.

    “Inalfa joins the dynamic auto industry Georgia…

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  • Sunroof company Inalfa to build Cherokee plant, employ 300

    By: Christopher Seward
    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

    Inalfa Roof Systems, a Dutch company that supplies sunroofs and other roofing to automakers, will open a $17.1 million plant in Cherokee County next year that will employ 300 workers, Gov. Nathan Deal announced Monday.

    The plant, which is expected to be…

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  • Upcoming Job Fair for The Outlet Shoppes at Atlanta

    Please click the image below to view the full size flyer:

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