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  • Investments in Cherokee 75 Corporate Corridor Continue to Surge

    Vanderlande, a Dutch based company, celebrated its grand opening into a new state-of-the-art facility in the Cherokee 75 Corridor last week. Vanderlande is a global market leader for logistic process automation at airports and in the parcel market. Combining manufacturing and distribution in this facility will aid in speed to market…

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  • LIVE, WORK, PLAY in Cherokee! Your Guide to 4th of July fun in Cherokee County

    4th of July Fun In Cherokee County

    The Outlet Shoppes of Atlanta- Woodstock, GA

    Saturday 7.1.2017

    12 PM – 4 PM

    Join us for our 4th of July kickoff event on Saturday, July 1 Noon – 4pm!
    – Power 96.1 and Star 94.1 on-site
    – $1000…

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  • The Circuit Opens for Membership

    Woodstock, GA – The Circuit, Cherokee’s first coworking space, officially welcomed Blackairplane and Affordable College as the first members of the space as of mid-May.  In addition to its new members, a formal process and program for membership has also been launched.

    Blackairplane, a leader in UX focused design and…

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  • Cherokee Company Named Lockheed Martin Elite Supplier For 2016

    HOLLY SPRINGS, GA – Lockheed Martin’s Aeronautics business has designated 27 small and large businesses as top-performing suppliers for 2016, a number the represents the top 2 percent of a supply base of 1,400 suppliers.

    Among the winners is Holly Springs-based Nor-Ral, Inc., which provides plastic and composite panel assemblies,…

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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…

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  • Cherokee In Photos Contest

    Experience Cherokee in Photos

    WOODSTOCK, GA –The Cherokee Office of Economic Development (COED) is looking for photo submissions of your favorite spots in Cherokee County and its cities. The photos can include local businesses, homes, parks and trails, or landscapes. COED wants to see anything that makes Cherokee feel unique…

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  • Lights, Camera, Location…Cherokee in Film

    ‘Diary of A Wimpy Kid, The Long Haul,’ ‘Champion,’ ‘Hidden Figures’ and ‘The Founder,’ these are just four of the most recent movies to have filmed in Cherokee County in the last year.  If you saw any of these films, you hopefully recognized a hometown property on the big screen.…

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  • Major companies soon a reality in Cherokee

    After another successful year of economic development in the county, three large corporations are soon set to open in Cherokee 75 Corporate Park along Highway 92, offering hundreds of jobs and investing $60 million in facilities.

    Papa John’s Quality Control Center, Jaipur Living Global Headquarters and the Adidas SPEEDFACTORY are…

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  • Film industry center stage at conference

    Almost 100 tourism professionals descended on Woodstock this week for the annual three-day Georgia Regional Visitor Information Center Conference.

    At this year’s event hosted by the Woodstock Convention and Visitors Bureau as a part of Georgia Cities Week, attendees learned how Cherokee County is rising to the top in the…

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  • Papa John’s Seeks To Hire 100 Employees For Distribution Center

    ACWORTH, GA — The Georgia Department of Labor will host a recruitment and open house to hire 100 employees for Papa John’s new food service distribution center in southwest Cherokee County.

    The recruitment will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 26 at the Papa John’s Quality…

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  • A Fresh Look at a Sustainable Cherokee

    When most people think of sustainability, the environment comes to mind, with a focus on programs like recycling and clean energy. Defining sustainability means looking beyond the environment to the community the environment supports. In other words, focusing on sustainable communities. Specifically, a sustainable community is one whose programs and…

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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…

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