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  • Cherokee Tops Georgia for Lowest Unemployment

    Cherokee County officials aren’t surprised that the county now has the lowest unemployment rate in the state.

    With the vast array of jobs and the county’s ongoing commitment to businesses here, the latest unemployment figures from the state Department of Labor add up to some good news.

    Cherokee tied for…

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  • Find a Career in Your Home Community

    Add it all up and it comes to 1,840 in less than 24 months. That’s the number of new jobs the Cherokee Office of Economic Development (COED) has helped generate by attracting new and expanding industries throughout the county. But that’s only part of the equation.…

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  • Piolax Opens New Automated Warehouse in Canton

    Piolax, a leading supplier of plastics and metal fastening products and technology around the globe, has opened the first fully-automated warehouse in Cherokee County.

    The company has operated at the Canton location in the Canton Cherokee Industrial Park for 28 years and the new 90,000-square-foot automated facility will house room…

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  • Made in America

    If one shoe can truly change your life, think what 50,000 pairs of footwear can do in a year. And that is just a starting point. The answer lies in Cherokee County, and it’s a Cinderella story of bringing jobs back to America. While the company could have chosen any…

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  • New Tool Connects Woodstock Residents To Job Openings

    WOODSTOCK, GA — The Cherokee Office of Economic Development has helped generate 1,840 new jobs in the last 24 months by attracting new and expanding industry throughout the county.

    However, according to the organization, that’s only part of the equation.

    As COED held various forums for its biennial Existing Industries…

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  • New Career Search Tool Bridges Job Gap in Cherokee

    Residents looking for a job and companies wanting to hire now have a new tool to make the job easy on the Cherokee Office of Economic Development website.

    The tool, which receives every new job posted in Cherokee County, is already generating interest and can be found at www.cherokeega.org/careers.…

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  • Why Your Taxes Aren’t Higher

    Property values are going up. The millage rate is going down. Taxes are always a topic of discussion within any community. But what’s missing from the conversation is how Cherokee corporations and businesses are keeping taxes at bay by contributing to the education of our children.

    “A key to the…

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  • Jaipur Living Breaks Ground on New Headquarters

    Jaipur Living officials, including President Asha Chaudhary, center, participate in the ceremonial groundbreaking on the site of the company’s future corporate headquarters and distribution center on August 23.

    Before breaking ground on the land that will be the site of Jaipur Living’s new corporate headquarters and distribution center, President Asha…

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  • Jaipur Living Breaks Ground on New Headquarters

    Jaipur Living officials, including President Asha Chaudhary, center, participate in the ceremonial groundbreaking on the site of the company’s future corporate headquarters and distribution center on August 23. Site to consolidate three distribution centers Thomas Lester, August 23, 2016 ACWORTH, Ga. — Before breaking ground…… Read More »
  • ROLLING OUT THE RED CARPET: Global carpet company breaks ground on new headquarters

    Jaipur Living, a family-owned, India-based carpet company globally known for its handmade rugs, broke ground Tuesday on its new $22.3 million headquarters in southwest Cherokee County.

    When completed in May 2017, phase 1 of the headquarters and warehouse will bring about 100 jobs to the community.

    Cherokee County commissioners, development…

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  • Jaipur Living Breaks Ground In Cherokee County

    The company’s $22.3 million, two-phase capital investment is expected to bring about 100 permanent new jobs to the county.

    ACWORTH, GA — Jaipur Living, an award-winning home decor company, on Tuesday turned dirt on its new 180,000-square-foot facility in southwest Cherokee County.

    Commemorating the development of the company’s…

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  • Thyssenkrupp Nears its One-Year Anniversary in Cherokee

    German powerhouse in everything metal, Thyssenkrupp Materials NA, Copper and Brass Sales Division nears its one-year anniversary in Cherokee County.

    The 170,000-square-foot building located in Cherokee 75 Corporate Park along Highway 92 has 80 employees who focus on adding value to more than 50,000 different metal products including rod, bar,…

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