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  • Cherokee Adds New Jobs

    From: 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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    (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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  • New Robot Helps Bring Specialized Care to Stroke Patients at Northside Hospital-Cherokee

    According to the American Stroke Association, roughly 795,000 people experience a new or recurrent stroke each year. It is the nation’s third leading cause of death. Now, Northside Hospital-Cherokee has rolled out its newest tool to give stroke patients in the Emergency Department (ED) immediate access to specialists, when they…

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  • Northside Hospital-Cherokee Now Offering Cardiac Angioplasty (PCI)

    Northside Hospital-Cherokee now offers Percutaneous Coronary Interventions – PCI (previously called cardiac angioplasty), marking a milestone in history as the first time this medical service has been available to residents in Cherokee County. The first procedure was performed April 7 in the Canton hospital’s state-of-the-art Cath Lab.

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  • Cherokee County positioned well for economic development

    From the Cherokee Office of Economic Development – March 2011

    While the economy has been challenging over the last several years, the Cherokee Office of Economic Development (CoED) has taken advantage of the opportunity to position Cherokee County for business growth. In 2008, the office engaged Boyette Strategic Advisors to…

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  • BizChair

    From the Cherokee Office of Economic Development – March 2011

    Belnick Inc., also known as, has certainly made a mark on Cherokee County as one of its most successful businesses. The company began in 2001 and has grown significantly over the last decade. They are currently expanding their walls…

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