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  • Local Resident Gives Back On Reality Show

    From staff reports
    Cherokee Tribune & Marietta Daily Journal

    CANTON — One of Cherokee County’s rising entrepreneurs recently appeared on a reality television show, which showcases successful business owners giving back to the community.

    Sean Belnick, CEO and founder of, appeared on ABC’s Secret Millionaire, the show that…

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  • Outlet Mall Construction is Underway

    The Outlet Shoppes at Atlanta project is on track to open August 2013. Site activities are well underway in Woodstock off Ridgewalk Parkway. The first building pad was poured last week, and another is expected to be poured next week.

    See below for a quick summary of the Outlet…

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  • New Interchange 92 percent complete: Sixes Road bridge project on target, five companies submit qualifications for Northwest Corridor Project

    By: Janet Pelletier
    The Cherokee Ledger-News

    A new interchange in Woodstock along Interstate 575 is now 92 percent complete, according to a Georgia Department of Transportation spokesman, and progress also is moving on schedule for the Sixes Road bridge widening in Holly Springs.

    “The contractor has finished paving the…

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  • Cherokee Economic Partner Luncheon

    From: Cherokee Office of Economic Development

    The Cherokee Office of Economic Development (COED) and sponsor Georgia Power welcomed Cherokee economic partners to a luncheon Monday, July 23rd at the Georgia Resource Center. Representatives from AGL Resources, Georgia Department of Economic Development, GEDA, Georgia EMC, Georgia Power, Electric Cities of…

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  • Metro Atlanta Economic Briefing Newsletter

    Metro Atlanta Chamber recently released their mid-year Economic Briefing newsletter. The newsletter contained several statistics about Atlanta’s job activity and why businesses should look here when relocating or expanding. KPMG conducted studies in 2012 which showed Atlanta as the “Lowest Cost of Doing Business” U.S. Metro Area by scoring a…

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  • Georgia Online Export Directory – Bringing a New World to You

    Please take a moment to look at the new online Georgia Export Directory. The Directory is a great – and free – opportunity for Georgia companies and export service providers to increase their visibility in the global marketplace, and presents a no-cost to low-cost global marketing tool.

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  • Anderson Investment Management Leases 98,000 SF

    Canton Cherokee Industrial Bldg. Reaches 100% Occupied
    By Daniel Weingarten

    Anderson Investment Management LLC leased the 98,000-square-foot industrial property at Canton Cherokee Industrial Park in Canton, GA. The firm is slated to take occupancy in August.

    The building at 189 Etowah Industrial Court was constructed in 1997 on…

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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.


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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


    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

    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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