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  • AP exam scores place district in No. 2 spot in Georgia

    Students in all six Cherokee County School District high schools exceeded state and national averages on 2014 Advance Placement exams, with the district as a whole earning the second-highest passage rate in Georgia, out of 180 school systems.

    With a passage rate of 76 percent for the 3,242…

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  • Raydeo Continues to Grow


    Holly Springs is welcoming an existing Cherokee County business into Rickman Industrial Park.

    Raydeo Enterprises, a company that provides design development services, manufacturing of millwork, resin and solid surface processes, awnings and decorative metalwork, announced it is leasing a 14,000-square-foot space in Rickman Industrial Park.

    The company…

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  • COED hosts First Lady Sandra Deal at Women in Business Reception

    The Cherokee Office of Economic Development (COED) was honored to host First Lady Sandra Deal for a Women in Business reception on Tuesday, September 23rd at Goin’ Coastal in Downtown Canton. Twenty Cherokee County business women attended to reception where Deal shared her passion for education, children and…

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  • Tops the List Once Again

    Atlanta Business Chronicle’s August 29 edition features a list of Atlanta’s Top 20 Office Furniture Dealers.

    Ranked by commercial sales volume in Atlanta in 2013, the list is led by for the second year in a row. The Internet-based company reported more… Read More »

  • Prologic ITS Expands to Southwest Cherokee

    The Cherokee Office of Economic Development is announcing the expansion of Prologic ITS, a trusted source for IT products and services, into new space within Majestic Realty’s Cherokee Commerce Center. Prologic ITS was formed in late 2013 by Chris Crapps, John Pickering Jr., and Paul Sprayberry.

    The company…

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  • CCSD Students Continue to Top Nation

    Cherokee County School District’s Class of 2014 continued to top National and State averages on the ACT, with more seniors than ever before choosing to take the challenging college entrance and placement examination.The CCSD average ACT composite (or total) score on the curriculum-based test is 22.6, increasing from…

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  • Southwest Cherokee Cabela’s draws thousands

    Thousands of people trying to get to the grand opening of Cabela’s on Thursday were met with gridlock within a 1-mile radius surrounding the store.

    The outdoor supply store opened its doors to thousands of anxious customers, as the traffic clogged the area and continued into the afternoon…

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  • Belnick Receives Pacesetter Award

    The New Year has given way to spring in metro Atlanta, and 100 area companies have proven they can spring into growth mode, earning each of them a Pacesetter Award.

    Contributing writer Tonya Layman provides a snapshot into each of the top 50 companies that make up the 2014 Atlanta…

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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…

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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…

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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