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  • Universal Alloy in Canton gets grant for expansion

    by Cherokee Tribune Staff
    May 25, 2012 12:01 AM

    CANTON — Canton-based Universal Alloy Corp. has been awarded a grant for its expansion.

    The company was presented with a $250,000 check from the Regional Economic Business Assistance grant program with the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.

    The Cherokee Office…

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  • UAC receives REBA Grant

    May 24, 2012 from the Cherokee Office of Economic Development

    This morning the Cherokee Office of Economic Development and Chairman Marshall Day delivered a $250,000 check to Universal Alloy Corporation (UAC) as part of the State’s REBA Grant to offset costs related to their most recent multi-million dollar expansion.

    This…

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  • New outlet mall in Woodstock breaks ground

    Posted: May 02, 2012 4:27 PM EDT Updated: May 02, 2012 5:10 PM EDT
    By Sonia Moghe

    WOODSTOCK, GA (CBS ATLANTA) –

    A new outlet mall will be coming to Woodstock in August of 2013, making it the closest outlet mall to Atlanta.

    The Woodstock site was chosen…

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  • Ground has been broken on a new outlet center in Woodstock, Ga., north of Atlanta

    Ground broken on new Outlet Shoppes
    Atlanta Business Chronicle
    Date: Wednesday, May 2, 2012, 2:03pm EDT – Last Modified: Wednesday, May 2, 2012, 2:07pm EDT

    CBL & Associates Properties Inc. (NYSE: CBL) and Horizon Group Properties Inc. today announced construction will begin immediately on The Outlet Shoppes at…

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  • 150 jobs created in opportunity zone

    by Kristal Dixon
    kdixon@cherokeetribune.com

    May 02, 2012 12:00 AM


    Misti Martin, president of the Cherokee Office of Economic Development, speaks about the new jobs the opportunity zone would bring to the county in the near future.

    CANTON — Those looking for work could now find it…

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  • Cherokee Adds New Jobs

    From: Patch.com May 1, 2012 / Rodney Thrash

    And a Canton company announced plans for a larger facility in the Bluffs and a new training program with Chattahoochee Technical College.

    Cherokee County has added nearly 150 new jobs since Jan. 1, 2012, and more are on the way now that…

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  • Senator Chip Rogers calls Opportunity Zone press conference

    From: The Cherokee Office of Economic Development
    Tuesday, May 01, 2012 New Opportunity Zone in Cherokee County

    Senator Chip Rogers called a press conference for 10:00am today announcing the newly designated multi-jurisdictional Opportunity Zone (OZ) for Cherokee County. This is the first multi-jurisdictional OZ within the state of Georgia…

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  • 2012 Operation Thank You

    From: The Cherokee Office of Economic Development
    Monday, April 30, 2012 Operation Thank You

    Annually the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce, Cherokee Office of Economic Development, along with event sponsor Georgia Power work together to distribute over 4,800 tokens of appreciation to 110 local businesses. This event, Operation Thank…

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  • Sam Thomas, CEO of Chart Industries guest of CNBC’s “Mad Money” with Jim Cramer

    From:CNBC Published: Friday, 13 Apr 2012 | 7:11 PM ET

    Chart Industries CEO Sam Thomas was the guest of “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer on Friday.

    The top executive spoke with Cramer about the growing demand for liquefied natural gas, as well as the numerous LNG facilities that his…

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  • Developing a trend: Cherokee listed as a County of Excellence by ‘Georgia Trend’ Read more: Cherokee Tribune – Developing a trend Cherokee listed as a County of Excellence by ‘Georgia Trend’

    written by Kristal Dixon
    The Cherokee Tribune

    CANTON — Cherokee County is in the spotlight for its trend-setting customer center at the county Administration Building.

    The county was placed on the Counties of Excellence list in the March issue of “Georgia Trend” magazine for its Development Service Center, located…

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  • 2012 Counties Of Excellence

    by:Ed Lightsey and Ben Young

    The Cherokee County government has installed a kind of civic concierge service in the hopes of speeding along the permitting and licensing processes, earning high praise from citizens, builders and developers.

    To anyone who has navigated the halls of local government in search of a…

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  • WELLSTAR’S CONTINUED ATTEMPTS TO BLOCK CHEROKEE REPLACEMENT HOSPITAL DEFEATED

    (ATLANTA, GA) – – Once again, Wellstar Health System’s attempts to stop Northside Hospital-Cherokee’s plans to build a replacement hospital in Canton, Ga. have failed. On Friday, November 18th, 2011, Wellstar filed an appeal challenging the State’s initial decision in October of last year to approve the relocation project. And…

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